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  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
jwduquette1

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 4:43 pm   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
Thank rubberboot. That is dissapointing regarding the imbalance in the game. Perhaps they will address this with a future patch.
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
jwduquette1

Replies: 16
Views: 25031

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:22 am   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
Thanks for the commentary Rubberboat. Have you tried the Battlecruisers yet?
  Topic: Norm Koger's Jutland
jwduquette1

Replies: 16
Views: 25031

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:25 am   Subject: Norm Koger's Jutland
Has anyone tried Norm Koger's new Jutland game yet? Is it worth purchasing?

http://www.stormeaglestudios.com/public/Html/se_press_kit_v2.html
  Topic: Buyer Beware Ė Donít Buy from AviaPress Web Site
jwduquette1

Replies: 1
Views: 5313

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 9:07 am   Subject: Buyer Beware Ė Donít Buy from AviaPress Web Site
Buyer Beware Ė Donít Buy from AviaPress Web Site!

I reckon this post will be deleted...but I feel strongly enough about this to warn people in case they may be tempted to purchase reference materia ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:14 pm   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
I'll try you through the forum PM on Monday. The report is on my desk at work.

As to the Dreyer Plot, I'm sure there are a number of folks including myself that would be interested in seeing the l ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:29 am   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
I wasn't sure there was a towed target in this excercise. All the other guunery reports provide some details about the towed target. But I don't think this one did. I thought the intent was to just ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:25 am   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
I was going back through the Tiger Gunnery training report text yesterday (the first two pages of the materials I posted), and I thought it said something to the effect that inclination errors of up t ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:44 am   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
Perhaps the Arrows represent the frame of reference for each location conducting the inclination reading? Than the number adjacent to the arrow represents the inclination relative to each specific fr ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 7:21 am   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
Thanks. I suppose I need to brood a bit more on this problem.

It looked like the true location of Renown relative to Tiger is displaced downward because of the amount of information being convey ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:50 pm   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
Understood regarding the intent of the inclination reading and it being an indication of the gun-target-line orientation.

However, I wanna' make sure I understand the frame of reference of the plo ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:36 am   Subject: Inclination Vectors?
It sounds like you know exactly what youíre looking at with the plot. So Iíll try another tack. How boutí I jabber on about what I think I am looking at and maybe you can help me by telling me what ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
jwduquette1

Replies: 26
Views: 32008

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:14 am   Subject: Tiger Gunnery Training, 1918
I thought the attached scans might be an interesting addition to this thread on gunnery. These are photocopies of archival materials I recently obtained from the UK. It is a rather extensive report ...
  Topic: New gunnery book by Norman Friedman
jwduquette1

Replies: 5
Views: 9458

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 8:06 pm   Subject: New gunnery book by Norman Friedman
Looks interesting. Thanks for the heads-up. It's Norm Friedman so how can you go wrong. I went ahead and pre-ordered a copy -- from me to me for a belated Christmas Present :D
  Topic: Jutland Fiction
jwduquette1

Replies: 8
Views: 10739

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:11 am   Subject: Jutland Fiction
Fawcett & Copper did put a book togeather called "The Fighting at Jutland". It's not fiction -- rather it is a collection of personal accounts and experiances of folks that participated. It is o ...
  Topic: Jutland Fiction
jwduquette1

Replies: 8
Views: 10739

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:52 am   Subject: Jutland Fiction
No - cutting out 120 SOL with a sloop, that sort of thing. No!

I think he dismasted a French Frigate while in a sloop. Out sailed the Frenchie while pounding away with stern chasers. Great Stuff ...
 
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