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  Topic: Mosquito Repellent
Randy Hedden

Replies: 30
Views: 37779

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu May 10, 2012 4:08 pm   Subject: Mosquito Repellent
I have used catnip on many occasions to repel mosquitoes. You just crush several catnip leaves in your hand and then rub the leaves on any area of your body that needs protection. It works.

Test ...
  Topic: Replying to threads on the Virtual Round Robin
Randy Hedden

Replies: 21
Views: 27939

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2009 3:43 pm   Subject: Replying to threads on the Virtual Round Robin
I voted no because I really hate to see someone post an item for sale and then the next 10-12 replies are "atta boys" telling the seller how great his item is. Then there are always a few q ...
  Topic: Tecumseh's powder horn and sash
Randy Hedden

Replies: 4
Views: 4627

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:32 pm   Subject: Tecumseh's powder horn and sash
Sorry Pit,

I do not know what the horn and bag look like, except that the powder horn is made from a bison horn. I have been told by a couple of people who have seen it that it is supposed to have ...
  Topic: Tecumseh's powder horn and sash
Randy Hedden

Replies: 4
Views: 4627

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:00 pm   Subject: Tecumseh's powder horn and sash
There is a shooting pouch and a bison powder horn in one of the big English museums that is supposed to have been taken from the body of Tecumseh after the Battle of the Thames. So know I guess we ha ...
  Topic: Trekkers in Chicagoland?
Randy Hedden

Replies: 6
Views: 3694

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:41 am   Subject: Trekkers in Chicagoland?
Dale,

Go to Google and search for "The Gathering On The Theatiki". Theaaiki is a French & Indian War reenactment that takes place in July at the Kankakee River State Park. Many of the ...
  Topic: rifle pouch
Randy Hedden

Replies: 3
Views: 3168

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2008 6:00 pm   Subject: rifle pouch
Ridgerunner,

I think that you need to take a better look at the things you want to carry in your shooting pouch. If what you want to carry won't all fit into an 8"X 8" pouch then you are ...
  Topic: Bullet mold handles
Randy Hedden

Replies: 8
Views: 5114

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2007 2:58 pm   Subject: Bullet mold handles
I cover my mold handles in leather also, but rather than sewing th leather on I just cut some long stripos of leather about 3/8" wide and wrap the handle and tuck the end under to hold it.

Ran ...
  Topic: Staples for powder horn straps
Randy Hedden

Replies: 2
Views: 3389

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:31 pm   Subject: Staples for powder horn straps
Some staples on original powder horns were made from round stock and some were made from square stock. I believe that a majority were made from plain old round stock. Hardly ever have I seen staples m ...
  Topic: DELETED
Randy Hedden

Replies: 22
Views: 15993

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:49 pm   Subject: DELETED
For those who are worried about Lyme Disease, your family doctor can inoculate you against lyme disease much like getting a shot for measles or mumps. The shot will probably cost $35 or so. It might b ...
  Topic: making cordage from bark- details
Randy Hedden

Replies: 8
Views: 5724

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:22 pm   Subject: making cordage from bark- details
Rich,

one plant that makes good cordage is stinging nettle. You should have a lot of that down by you. You have to cut the plants in the late fall/early winter after the stinging part of the plant ...
  Topic: Buffalo Powder horns
Randy Hedden

Replies: 4
Views: 5770

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: Buffalo Powder horns
A little bit out of the 18th century, but William Clark carried a buffalo powder horn on the Corp of Discovery. This horn is contained in the Museum of Westward Expansion in St. louis, MO. It is inlay ...
 
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