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How to play Ship, Captain, and Crew

What you need: 5 dice and at least 2 people. In Ship, Captain, and Crew, players are pirates, assembling everything they need to plunder booty! The goal of the game is to win, and you win by having the most cargo after 5 rounds. Assembling the "ship" and "crew" Each turn consists of three rolls of the dice. The player must roll a 6, 5 and 4 in descending order.  For example: The first roll of the dice shows a 6 a 4 two 3's and a 1. The player banks the 6 but must reroll the 4 because there is no 5 yet.The second roll the player gets a 6 a 5 a 4 and a 1. The player...

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The Different Types Of Brass

The most commonly used copper alloys in the industrial and commercial applications are so-called brass, traditionally applied to copper-zinc alloys. In this type of alloy, the zinc content varies between 5 (brass C 210) and 40% (brass C 280). The essential distinction between different types of brasses is determined by their crystal structures, because the combination of zinc and copper is represented by peritectic solidification, making them combine in different ways depending on the content ratios and temperatures. Here are the three different types of crystal structures that can be formed as a result of these factors: Alpha Brasses This is still a monophasic alloy, but already has very different characteristics from the red brass, starting with its yellowish coloration....

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