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Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2021, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
The nautical terminology is most definitely...

The nautical terminology is most definitely colorful and fascinating with these similes! adding the language element to the glossary truly does add further dimension.
I recall in numerous cases...
Forum: European Armoury 20th May 2021, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
Thank you Rick! There is really a fascinating...

Thank you Rick!
There is really a fascinating jargon here, and sets the mind to wonder how the etymology came about.
Forum: European Armoury 20th May 2021, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
As someone not especially well initiated in the...

As someone not especially well initiated in the nautical thing, what is a 'cathead'? or should I say what does it represent (other than the obvious figure).
On the markings, it seems to me that in...
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2021, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
Yup! not a good effect! Its odd though,...

Yup! not a good effect!
Its odd though, psychologically to paint rooms red in homes, offices etc. is thought to effect the senses aggressively causing anxiety, tension etc.
But surely that is an...
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2021, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
Was the reason actually the obvious? Sounds...

Was the reason actually the obvious? Sounds pretty grim.
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2021, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
Just a question regarding the colors on these...

Just a question regarding the colors on these pikes, it seems there was a range of colors, black, red, white , green, ochre etc.

Is it possible that these had to do with positioning in the arms...
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2021, 12:58 AM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
Cap,n, This is amazing!! and what displays! (you...

Cap,n, This is amazing!! and what displays! (you know that basket hilt gets my Drambuie bubblin') :)
What ship is the model?

What have you on this amazing pike so far?
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