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  Topic: How to carry a black powder measure
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 16
Views: 7060

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:36 am   Subject: How to carry a black powder measure
Mgardner,
Are you carrying your powder measure in a certain way as a result of the answers you have received from the forum?
Paul
  Topic: Trail Foods--How did it Go??
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 6
Views: 3415

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:21 pm   Subject: Trail Foods--How did it Go??
Ken,
Interesting, as you may remember My first experience with uncooked ships bread and eating it with out soaking resulted in my breaking a tooth. The British Navy's bake houses did use a well grou ...
  Topic: Trail Foods--How did it Go??
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 6
Views: 3415

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:08 pm   Subject: Trail Foods--How did it Go??
Guys,
Thanks for your responses. I am very interested in what folks have done with the information I have offered. This will make the second time that I have inquired about the usefulness of the fu ...
  Topic: Trail Foods--How did it Go??
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 6
Views: 3415

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:53 am   Subject: Trail Foods--How did it Go??
A while back I posted some well documented recipes for 18th century foods in the "Trail Food section". I was interested in some feed back, (no pun intended). Has anyone used the recipes and ...
  Topic: Correction For Ship's Bread Post by PCD
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 0
Views: 5969

PostForum: Trail Foods   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:55 am   Subject: Correction For Ship's Bread Post by PCD
My apologies to this forum, my receipt for Ship's bread, (hardtack), included sea salt as one of the ingredients and this is in error. Salt was not included in the original receipts of the 18th centur ...
  Topic: 17th Century Pemaquid Mayne Cod Fishing Crew
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 2
Views: 3160

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 6:18 pm   Subject: Be part of it!
I still have room for one more man in my boat crew. If you have an interest in 17th century New England History this is the place to set up and educate the public as well as your fellow interpretive h ...
  Topic: on the fly
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 8
Views: 4825

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:00 am   Subject: on the fly
Smoke,
So how did you do?????????????????????????????
Paul
  Topic: on the fly
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 8
Views: 4825

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 10:11 pm   Subject: on the fly
The 28 bore has the same good pattern that a 12 bore has and is light weight. More modern hunters are experimenting with the 28 bore for grouse hunting. The shells are expensive and sometimes hard to ...
  Topic: on the fly
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 8
Views: 4825

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 8:09 am   Subject: on the fly
Smoke,
I would use 50 grains of FFG, a card wad, a cushion wad, an oz. of whatever shot equal to the powder charge, and an over wad. Use FFFFg powder in the pan and only prime to just below the tou ...
  Topic: Veterans
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 2
Views: 2764

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 7:43 am   Subject: Veteran's Day!
I hope you are healthy, happy and had peace of mind on your Veteran"s Day. Thanks for your service and for thinking of others on such a day.
Paul
  Topic: 17th Century Pemaquid Mayne Cod Fishing Crew
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 2
Views: 3160

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:26 am   Subject: 17th Century Pemaquid Mayne Cod Fishing Crew
Hi,
I have most everything we need in terms of fishing equipment as well as firearms. All you'll need to do is get the proper clothing if you don't already have it. Caps, jackets, shirts, neck cloth ...
  Topic: 17th Century Pemaquid Mayne Cod Fishing Crew
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 2
Views: 3160

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:31 am   Subject: 17th Century Pemaquid Mayne Cod Fishing Crew
I'm looking to build a five man cod fishing crew for Pemaquid 2016. Two men will interpret the dry cure process and three men will talk about the catching of the fish. We'll wear documented clothing, ...
  Topic: Pocket Fire Striker Kit
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 11
Views: 7159

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:50 pm   Subject: Pocket Fire Striker Kit
Chuck,
Thanks for your post, research and docuentation seem to always do away with the guess work.
Regarsds to you, Paul
  Topic: Pocket Fire Striker Kit
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 11
Views: 7159

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:13 pm   Subject: Pocket Fire Striker Kit
LRB,
I guess I've just never come across any references to a fire starting purse in my 40 Years of research and reading. I don't read every post on FF.net so no need for surprise. Having said that, ...
  Topic: Pocket Fire Striker Kit
Paul C. Daiute

Replies: 11
Views: 7159

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2015 7:21 pm   Subject: Pocket Fire Striker Kit
Hi,
Very nice work!
I'm interested in your documentation for such an item, can you refer me to any other existing examples or period descriptions or images for the 19th or 18th century?
Thank y ...
 
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