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  Topic: Buck and Ball
Dan H

Replies: 1
Views: 4859

PostForum: Resource Listing   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:57 pm   Subject: Buck and Ball
There was an original bess found off the coast of florida (I believe thats where it was) and when x-rayed, found to still be loaded. There was powder first (obviously), then 3 or 4 "buck" to ...
  Topic: Tumpline or Rucksack
Dan H

Replies: 17
Views: 15224

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:17 pm   Subject: Tumpline or Rucksack
Just made and tried the rucksack this year, and would recommend it to anyone. Used Chuck( Casallada's)?? pattern, and it works better than anything I have used in 20 years. Simple, and carries alot or ...
  Topic: patterns and sewing
Dan H

Replies: 8
Views: 5124

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:58 am   Subject: patterns and sewing
Iv'e sewn 2 regimentals, cant tell you how many weskets, both sleeved, and non, several shirts, thats where I started,and leggin's.
I am currently sewin a frock coat, I ALWAYS make a quick muslin te ...
  Topic: patterns and sewing
Dan H

Replies: 8
Views: 5124

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:11 pm   Subject: patterns and sewing
Thanks Bill, I'll check them out, My primary interest is mid 18th cntry. I also hand sew everything, It doesn't take that much longer than me untanglin my mechanical P.O.S :) plus it's relaxing and pe ...
  Topic: patterns and sewing
Dan H

Replies: 8
Views: 5124

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:38 pm   Subject: patterns and sewing
been a couple of days now since a new post , so in the interest of keepin things rollin,
How many of yuall sew your your own stuff??
Britches, weskets, coats?? and what is the best patterns you li ...
  Topic: Help with 1675 Persona....
Dan H

Replies: 7
Views: 3306

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:37 am   Subject: Help with 1675 Persona....
I don't know much about 17th century, but try vinny at bethlehem trading post, www.bethlehemtradingpost.com , I am pretty sure he has some 17th cent. wares.

Dan
  Topic: Military flintlocks (locks)
Dan H

Replies: 10
Views: 6621

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:39 pm   Subject: Military flintlocks (locks)
The Chambers lock is too small for a military musket, I just used a Davis trade lock on a club butt I built, it is MUCH larger and closer to a musket lock, but still not as large as a bess lock from T ...
 
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