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  Topic: Knife history
Michael Archer

Replies: 19
Views: 18833

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:35 pm   Subject: Knife history
How d'ye!

Once more into the Fray.

Once Upon a Time, when I was studying to be an archeologist.. the professor handed us a penny and said we were to be space aliens having found it in ...
  Topic: please pray for a sick 10yr. old girl UPDATE
Michael Archer

Replies: 11
Views: 9578

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:23 am   Subject: please pray for a sick 10yr. old girl UPDATE
How d' ye!

I might would suggest looking into such services as "Locks of Love" that provide human hair wigs to needful children who have lost their hair due to treatment.

When my ...
  Topic: Captain Jack and Long Tom
Michael Archer

Replies: 4
Views: 5402

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:11 am   Subject: Captain Jack and Long Tom
How d' ye!

I believe that is "Juniata" rather than "Juanita." The Juniata River is part of the Susquehana River, and Fort bedford (modern day Bedford PA) was built on it.) ...
  Topic: Questions on the 1777 Charleville musket.
Michael Archer

Replies: 15
Views: 14216

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 6:06 pm   Subject: Questions on the 1777 Charleville musket.
How d' ye!

In brief and to over generlaize...

Troops did more "levelling" than they actually did putting their heads way down and eyes at the wrist- and sighting like a more mode ...
  Topic: Defarbing Middlesex Village 1816
Michael Archer

Replies: 13
Views: 8553

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 12:23 pm   Subject: Defarbing Middlesex Village 1816
How d' ye!

"De-farbing" is a subjective process and varies in the eyes and needs of the beholder...

However, the modern mirror bright factory machine polish finish can be replace ...
  Topic: Pedersoli Jaeger
Michael Archer

Replies: 12
Views: 15267

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:41 pm   Subject: Pedersoli Jaeger
How d' ye!

Aye, and the lock is even on the right side!

:)

Michael Archer
  Topic: Pedersoli Jaeger
Michael Archer

Replies: 12
Views: 15267

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:30 pm   Subject: Pedersoli Jaeger
How d' ye!

The General Rule is that you move the rear in the direction you want the group to go, and the front sight the opposite.

If it is shooting low, lower the front sight to raise the ...
  Topic: Pedersoli Jaeger
Michael Archer

Replies: 12
Views: 15267

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:34 pm   Subject: Pedersoli Jaeger
How d' ye!

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/PedersoliJaeger.jpg

IMHO, this is more of a short "longrifle" than a "Jaeger" rifle.

But, that being ...
  Topic: Are there any traditional holidays in January and February?
Michael Archer

Replies: 15
Views: 11428

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:42 pm   Subject: Are there any traditional holidays in January and February?
How d' ye!

One can also add feasts and festivals to the list.

And such "arcane" days at January 1 as the naming and circumsion of Jesus, or the baptism of Jesus the next Sunday af ...
  Topic: Michael Archer
Michael Archer

Replies: 2
Views: 3835

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:43 pm   Subject: Michael Archer
How d' ye!

I tried the Snellen Saddlery website email site home page address, and it is also blocked.

Sorry part two...

Michael Archer
  Topic: Michael Archer
Michael Archer

Replies: 2
Views: 3835

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:34 pm   Subject: Michael Archer
How d' ye!

I tried clicking on your address, but it kicked out and would not me go there to email.

Perhaps try checking that it is indeed correct, or we need a Plan B.

Sorry.

...
  Topic: Walnut hull dye and mordant?
Michael Archer

Replies: 5
Views: 5323

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 12:51 pm   Subject: Walnut hull dye and mordant?
How d' ye!

In brief and over generalize...

A "mordant" Nug (normally, usually, generally) does three things:

1. it opens the material to better accept the dyestuff into its su ...
  Topic: woodsman...?
Michael Archer

Replies: 16
Views: 12648

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:21 am   Subject: woodsman...?
How d' ye!

It is extremely hard, and sometimes impossible to KNOW how someone is using the "terms."

Over the years, I have found that if I am reading accounts or remembrances, ...
  Topic: Cheating the intent of muzzleloader season
Michael Archer

Replies: 92
Views: 66154

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:32 am   Subject: Cheating the intent of muzzleloader season
How d' ye!

It IS interesting how we have folks who actually have the luxury to want to CHOOSE to use "primitive technology" when it comes to hunting.

:) :)

I have only ever ...
  Topic: woodsman...?
Michael Archer

Replies: 16
Views: 12648

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:30 pm   Subject: woodsman...?
How d' ye!

I have been a scout/spy, sicne 1987, but am usually ALWAYS made out to be, seen, or labeled a "longhunter."

In brief and to over generalize...

On the PA/VA front ...
 
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