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  Topic: Highland oat cakes
Jacques

Replies: 0
Views: 5972

PostForum: Trail Foods   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:28 am   Subject: Highland oat cakes
I cannot remember where I got this specific recipe, but it is a common one for making oat cakes, a common heritage of Scots and Scots-Irish. If you ate them as a child, they are delicious. If you di ...
  Topic: Newest build
Jacques

Replies: 7
Views: 4671

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:17 pm   Subject: Newest build
Beautiful work!
  Topic: loose plug on powderhorn
Jacques

Replies: 7
Views: 5126

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:41 am   Subject: Plug
It is probably best to carve a new plug. It may not be as elegant, but it will work. Alternatively, you might consider rubbing a little bee's wax on the plug. It may make it stick just enough.
  Topic: Black rifle from Lofty
Jacques

Replies: 4
Views: 3911

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:54 pm   Subject: Black rifle from Lofty
WOW
  Topic: Sword Scabbard, #2
Jacques

Replies: 6
Views: 4723

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 7:44 am   Subject: Sword Scabbard, #2
Beautiful workmanship!
  Topic: Knife history
Jacques

Replies: 19
Views: 11401

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:22 pm   Subject: Fish net notch?
I have no documentation at all about the "Spanish notch," but I know it is useful in pulling knots very tight for a fishing net. I was told--though I have no documentation--that the notch w ...
  Topic: New Year's resolutions?
Jacques

Replies: 4
Views: 2189

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:21 am   Subject: Resolutions
Learn to actually hit what I aim at with my new gun. Gun is accurate; I am twitchy. Sew more. Improve French. Make a better hearing horn. Get to more events.
  Topic: question about item carried on a historical event
Jacques

Replies: 11
Views: 6523

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:27 pm   Subject: In contrast ...
In contrast to those mean New Yorkers, you could just give it to him. We are not talking about a life-changing amount of value here, and by doing so you would increase the amount of joy in the world. ...
  Topic: Going to Fort de Chartres?
Jacques

Replies: 9
Views: 4873

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:59 pm   Subject: Darn!
After looking forward to the de Chartres meeting for months, I threw my back out yesterday and am not going to be able to make it!
  Topic: Going to Fort de Chartres?
Jacques

Replies: 9
Views: 4873

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:54 pm   Subject: de Chartres
Josuway,

You will be missed. Keep your head down and your eyes open.

Mac
  Topic: Going to Fort de Chartres?
Jacques

Replies: 9
Views: 4873

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:40 pm   Subject: Going to Fort de Chartres?
The Autumn meeting at Fort de Chartres in Nov. 5-6. Who is going? I met some great people last year, ate good food, saw some fine shooting, bought some good things. I am very much looking forward t ...
  Topic: Cheating the intent of muzzleloader season
Jacques

Replies: 92
Views: 37622

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:55 am   Subject: Well said indeed
Well said, indeed.

I have overheard over the years many post-hunt conversations between those who follow the most modern technologies, both gun and bow, and those who follow traditional methods, bo ...
  Topic: SIH 2012 Gun Raffle
Jacques

Replies: 7
Views: 8412

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:23 pm   Subject: Beautiful gun and accessories
You have out done yourself for the 2012 drawing! And for such a good cause too. Expect my check.
  Topic: Jack Sparrow at Fort de Chartres
Jacques

Replies: 38
Views: 17085

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:46 am   Subject: Good point!
Good point--but of course not everyone has been going to the Fort's June affair all that long. I thought it might be worthwhile pointing it out for the benefit of anyone new or contemplating coming f ...
  Topic: Jack Sparrow at Fort de Chartres
Jacques

Replies: 38
Views: 17085

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:55 pm   Subject: The Fort at different seasons
For good eighteenth century events, attend Fort de Chartres in the Spring and Fall. The June event is just good dumb fun, not meant to be anything else. If you can approach it in that fashion, you w ...
 
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