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  Topic: References to Mules and Donkeys in Colonial America & th
Newburghboy

Replies: 3
Views: 2679

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 7:37 pm   Subject: References to Mules and Donkeys in Colonial America & th
Subject: References to Mules and Donkeys in Colonial America and Revolution.

I was wondering if anyone has come accross any interesting anecdotes relating to the presence of mules and donkeys in th ...
  Topic: How to loosen a rust-frozen lock?
Newburghboy

Replies: 8
Views: 5565

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 1:44 pm   Subject: Thanks!
Thanks Flint and Smoothie, gives me some confidence to move ahead. I dont want to heat a lock unless I absolutely have to, I will go from easy to rough on it.. and try some various "McGuyvered&qu ...
  Topic: How to loosen a rust-frozen lock?
Newburghboy

Replies: 8
Views: 5565

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:18 am   Subject: How to loosen a rust-frozen lock?
Hi to all,

While I have seen some posting relating to external rust removal, I have a lock which I got cheaply, nice flinter, but frozen solid with rust although it was cleaned externally with a wi ...
  Topic: Measuring "throw" of a flintlock hammer?
Newburghboy

Replies: 2
Views: 2917

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:12 am   Subject: Thanks Jeff....
As above..thanks much....Mike
  Topic: Looking for Plans for a 17th/18th. C. Lathe
Newburghboy

Replies: 10
Views: 10148

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:48 pm   Subject: Pole Lathe Underway!!!!!
I am pleased to announce that my pole lathe (decided on the pole for ease of building as opposed to a wheel & treadle) is well underway, and I look foward to posting pics when complete, probably o ...
  Topic: Measuring "throw" of a flintlock hammer?
Newburghboy

Replies: 2
Views: 2917

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:50 pm   Subject: Measuring "throw" of a flintlock hammer?
Hi to all,

When I was a boy-fanatic about flinters back in the 70s Im sure I knew some of these things but the ole brain is a little glitchy lately..Please---from what aspect to what aspect do you ...
  Topic: Fiddling!
Newburghboy

Replies: 7
Views: 8281

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:27 pm   Subject: I'll check it out...
I do thank you Brent I will check it out...Mike
  Topic: A Fall & Winter Antihypertensive Tea
Newburghboy

Replies: 2
Views: 11130

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:45 pm   Subject: And a followup to "The Hypertensive Trekker"...
You may also look down into grassy fields in Summertime, there you will see the common dandylion. If that high blood pressure continues to ruin your trip, pull up and eat a dandylion root. Though bitt ...
  Topic: Does caliber equate to "Hog Size?"?
Newburghboy

Replies: 10
Views: 10734

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:27 pm   Subject: Does caliber equate to "Hog Size?"?
Im trying to come up with some sort of very rough estimate of how large a hog (or perhaps the ideal sized hog) I can take with either of my smoothbores. The first is a 62 caliber Officer's fusil, the ...
  Topic: ISO an opportunity for extended hunt/camp on public land
Newburghboy

Replies: 4
Views: 2868

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:35 pm   Subject: ISO an opportunity for extended hunt/camp on public land
Hi to all,

It has taken a long time to save up enough vacation time but I have an entire month where I can do anything I want. My fantasy I guess is to find a place in the USA (lower 48) where I ca ...
  Topic: How Many Reenactors & Trekkers live in Texas?
Newburghboy

Replies: 8
Views: 4223

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:46 pm   Subject: Texans!
Doc, David, Wendel, Allen and Kieth, pleased to make your acquiantances...good to know there are some flinters and buckskinners within a day's drive...look forward to meeting you sometime in the futur ...
  Topic: A period correct rabbit trap and correct load for a 66 calib
Newburghboy

Replies: 9
Views: 15781

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:14 pm   Subject: Its not a spike!
I had to go examine the illustration again..you were right..its not a spike but some sort component of the trigger....

And yes thats an awfully good thought, a snare that (1) lifs the animal above ...
  Topic: Can you correspond in a Delaware-related language?
Newburghboy

Replies: 5
Views: 8611

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:18 pm   Subject: Algonquin Language
Hi to all,

In my first posting on this topic I wondered if there was anyone out there who might like to add the acquisition of a Woodland forest Indian language into their persona. I often see Ger ...
  Topic: Can you correspond in a Delaware-related language?
Newburghboy

Replies: 5
Views: 8611

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:18 pm   Subject: Can you correspond in a Delaware-related language?
Hi to all,

I have been wanting to learn a Native American language in the Delaware language group for some time and although there are a smattering of websites out there where I could piece togethe ...
  Topic: Sour Stomach Cure
Newburghboy

Replies: 10
Views: 19066

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:46 pm   Subject: Also cumin works and strong mint tea...
Also cumin works for a bad digestive situation, and if you are inclined, some strong mint tea will also work. Possibly chewing mint leaves might work as well, seems like a quicker way to get the essen ...
 
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