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Vasa

72.3k WahrscheinlichIch  1.7 years ago
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It is the 10th of August 1628. All the townfolk of Stockholm have gathered for a spectacular event. The Vasa, the new regal ship of the Swedish Kingdom lies tied at the Kronor Palace where it has taken it's armament, exceeding that of any ship of it's age, threatening Poland with it's luxourious decorations and menacing figurines. Then Vasa is cast off and begins to set sail, main topsail first, then fore course and mizzen. She heels to portside. As the ship drifts through the current from lake Mälaren, Vasas sails take wind and she answers the helm. The fore topsail is set but as the ship passes Tegelviken, a gust, channeled by the cliffs, heels the ship. The captain cries "Cast off the sheets! Helm to leeward!", but it is too late. All gunports are open and so water begins to flow into the lower gundeck. Panic starts to rise as men desperately try to close the gunports or flee the ship. It is futile. Within minutes the ship sinks as more and more cannonhatches take in water and only the mast tops reach out of the water where the pride of the Swedish navy lies 18 fathoms deep. Fifty people - Sailors and passengers- lost their lives that day and lay down with the ship for 333 years to come.


So what can I say about this replica that you can't see? It has 3.1k parts yet still runs smoothly on my pc. ...until I sink it. as soon as the stern goes under water the game almost crashes. I used every source i could find, took measurements from my modelkit and a long complicated book and used basically every trick in the game to make it work. It took six full days to build. It also has approx. 250+ human figurines and another ~55+ lion and griffon statues.
Roll to steer (though you have to stay before the wind), space for simulator mode

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 53.3ft (16.2m)
  • Length 150.0ft (45.7m)
  • Height 116.4ft (35.5m)
  • Empty Weight 470,878lbs (213,587kg)
  • Loaded Weight 470,878lbs (213,587kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading 63.3lbs/ft2 (309.3kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 7,433.7ft2 (690.6m2)
  • Drag Points 46334

Parts

  • Number of Parts 3094
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    I have Tried, I have up the little statuettes are 1600 parts themselves. So Mobile version seems impossible without some serious compromise @Littlebean

    1.3 years ago
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    105 Legal

    when they say go big or go home i think i'll just go home

    +1 1.4 years ago
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    1,117 ploptro7

    Wow, nice.

    +2 1.5 years ago
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    Can someone make a mobile version

    +4 1.6 years ago
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    27.3k MisterT

    @DeskPilotsSquadron Ok, I'll give it a try another time.

    +1 1.6 years ago
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    @MisterT I cant join it isn't working i keep disconecting

    +1 1.6 years ago
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    5,662 Johawks1976

    @WahrscheinlichIch nothing This one is way better

    1.6 years ago
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    @Johawks1976 what looks better about it?

    +1 1.6 years ago
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    5,662 Johawks1976

    I think the older one looks way better

    1.6 years ago
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    @Stormfur yes. they raised it in 1961

    1.6 years ago
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    Who would win:
    The biggest worship of her time!One windy boi
    !!
    !!
    !!

    1.6 years ago
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    11.8k Stormfur

    Wasn't this the ship that in real life was raiseed and actually once water was pumped out it floated with no assistance

    +1 1.6 years ago
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    9,366 Razor3278

    I kind of want to download it, but I don't wanna set my potato of a pc on fire, so yeah

    I'll just leave an upvote

    1.6 years ago
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    88.4k MrSilverWolf

    @WahrscheinlichIch no problem!

    1.6 years ago
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    9,548 shipster

    @AeroEngineering I'll be sure to go some time.

    1.7 years ago
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    @LegnaK thanks

    1.7 years ago
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    23.4k LegnaK

    I'm speechless, this is amazing!

    1.7 years ago
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    @MrSilverWolf @CSP27 Thank you!

    1.7 years ago
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    @shipster If you're even in Stockholm, I would recommend visiting it. Its an impressive sight.

    1.7 years ago
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    3,484 CSP27

    100th!!
    It's awesome

    1.7 years ago
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    88.4k MrSilverWolf

    Awesome!

    1.7 years ago
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    @temporaryaccount there

    1.7 years ago
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    @WahrscheinlichIch or you could send it via Google Drive. I can’t download anything 3k+ parts.

    1.7 years ago
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    23.5k Mustang51

    It's really fantastic to be able to see a full 3d model of the ship after visiting the museum. Awesome stuff

    1.7 years ago
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    9,548 shipster

    Oh, that's neat @InternationalAircraftCompany

    1.7 years ago
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