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Which is more seaworthy- Skull Eyes Schooner or Imperial Flagship


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34 replies to this topic  – Started by lt.Gonville brickhead , Mar 04 2011 11:01 PM

Poll: Which is the better ship? (118 member(s) have cast votes)

Skull's Eye Schooner or Imperial Flagship

  1. Skull's Eye Schooner (32 votes [27.12%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 27.12%

  2. Imperial Flagship (86 votes [72.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 72.88%

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#26 Enpaz

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 05:01 PM

Seaworthy of course the Imperial Flagship! The SES hasn't even got a deck - the minifigs walk around directly on the hull, which is not cool. On the other hand, the Skull's Eye Schooner looks great and is a real classic, an awesome Lego set. But frankly, it's somewhat of a toy in comparison to the IFS, and therefore not as seaworthy, even though it's really lovely and adorable. It should at least have a deck like the BSB!

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#27 Churchill

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 11:06 PM

I'm partial to imperials, but I think that the Imperial Flagship looks much better proportioned.

#28 Lord Brick

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 08:08 PM

I think both are ships are pretty much equal in terms of combat. However, the IFS's architecture allowed me to add 2 cannon ports to each side. Anyway, my vote went to the IFS.


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#29 Don Pedro

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Posted 17 April 2011 - 06:52 AM

I wrilly like Imperial Flagship.(I have it  :pir-blush: )

#30 Lord Valgor

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Posted 20 April 2011 - 11:39 PM

I don't own the SES, but I do own the IFS and I can say one thing about it. Photos do absolutely no justice to that ship. It is absolutely beautiful, as well as (in my opinion) the best built Ship that Lego has ever released (It only has one structural flaw!! and yes that is good, usually I have to fix like 10 flaws on most sets).
One way to give those who don't own it a perspective, I have roughly 24 minifigures on board with various "duties" and plenty room to spare for at least another 10 minifigs. Now by then it might be a bit cramped, but pushing it to its limits I would say at least 40 minifigs could fit. That is huge, and easily playable. As well as all the details that went into the ship.
Anyways, that's my "short" shpeel on the IFS.

As far as the SES goes, it is the one prate ship that I want most, mainly cause it is the only one that could ever even have a small chance against the IFS, but still, it seems to be no where near close in my mind as far as seaworthy, detail, or awesomeness.

So ya my verdict is, IFS Rules lol.

Edited by Lord Valgor, 20 April 2011 - 11:50 PM.


#31 Flintlock

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 02:07 AM

SES all the way! This classic is way more sea worthy then the IFS. IMO of course  :pir-classic:

#32 vlai23

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 03:26 AM

I'm not normally a Pirates guy (I didn't even have any Pirates sets as a kids in the 80s), but I did pick up the Imperial Flagship a while back & absolutely love it!

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#33 Sebeus I

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Posted 29 April 2011 - 11:18 AM

Most seaworthy ? The Skull's eye Schooner of course.
The imperial flagship can't even sail seas with its headsail attached like that.
The Skull's Eye Schooner has its steering wheel connected to the rudder which means it can actually steer AND is has a compas so it won't get lost at sea so easely, I don't see those features in the imperial flagship.
The sails themselves are nicer on the IFS but considering the rigging and how it is attached to the ship the SES conquers over the IFS again.


Really, the imperial flagship might be bigger and is a very nice ship but when judging on seaworthyness there should be no doubt that the Skull's Eye Schooner is the better choice.

Edited by Sebeus Iniwum, 02 May 2011 - 10:21 PM.

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#34 382nd Legionnaire

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Posted 01 May 2011 - 01:53 AM

I would have to say the IFS. The IFS is larger and has a much better and organized cabin space. I do like the swivel cannons on the schooner but I'm an imperial fan.

#35 LEGO AFOL

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 06:45 AM

In my opinion, imperial flagship is better.




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