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  Topic: Newbe resources
Steve Stanley

Replies: 7
Views: 13382

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 4:14 am   Subject: Newbe resources
Coincidence time....My wife has decided on the same impression for the 1750's.........Above info VERY useful!
Steve
  Topic: Farbs Anonymous
Steve Stanley

Replies: 65
Views: 35709

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:18 am   Subject: Farbs Anonymous
Thoughts..........For ages,I saw a linear progression from motel-staying,cotton-wearing to ditch-sleeping,walnut-dyed......I've now come to the conclusion it doesn't matter as long as the individual i ...
  Topic: sweaters
Steve Stanley

Replies: 51
Views: 30238

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:20 am   Subject: sweaters
The painting is awkward...Yes,it's later,but he did a LOT of research,& it's generally accepted as a reliable source.....Certainly the uniformed figures all match the regulations/other sources...O ...
  Topic: sweaters
Steve Stanley

Replies: 51
Views: 30238

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:31 am   Subject: sweaters
Very interesting thread...I'm still trying to research a guernsey frock for my Napoleonic Wars RN impression, but I just don't know when they became regulated in the navy.

Art-who loves sweaters; 1 ...
  Topic: Wet weather gear?
Steve Stanley

Replies: 42
Views: 33419

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 1:53 pm   Subject: Wet weather gear?
Outstanding,Karl!
Steve
  Topic: Ethics of Native Reenacting
Steve Stanley

Replies: 59
Views: 81306

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:13 am   Subject: Ethics of Native Reenacting
A thought.....Some years ago,I was a member of a group portraying 18th cent Scots Jacobites(I'm English....)....We used to get regular bookings from prestigious venues in Scotland....Whilst grateful f ...
  Topic: New Skills
Steve Stanley

Replies: 8
Views: 4890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:53 am   Subject: New Skills
As was said above....You are an inspiration....It's nice to know someone is doing the things I'll never get round to......
Steve
  Topic: Camisole/Waistcoat difference?
Steve Stanley

Replies: 5
Views: 3687

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:54 pm   Subject: Camisole/Waistcoat difference?
'Costume in New France' suggests the camisole is much like the gilet,but worn under the shirt.
Steve
  Topic: Got a problem
Steve Stanley

Replies: 34
Views: 17886

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:33 pm   Subject: Got a problem
Sounds like exactly the same problems I've had with my loyalist arms dog-lock.....It does appear,(in my case) to be the surplus T-34 springs they've used.......
Steve
  Topic: Spookies, Ghosts, lost souls etc...
Steve Stanley

Replies: 37
Views: 22292

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2009 5:31 am   Subject: Spookies, Ghosts, lost souls etc...
One from the UK.....My wife & a friend were driving back home across the 1645 Naseby battlefield,when they hit what they described as a 'wall of ice'.....shivering,feeling intensly depressed..last ...
  Topic: Is This Fabric Pattern Acceptable
Steve Stanley

Replies: 19
Views: 11530

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: Is This Fabric Pattern Acceptable
Is This Fabric Pattern Acceptable

Is this anything like "does this make my arse look fat"?

I generally try to avoid those questions.:):):)

I guess it's the Re-enactor's equvalent.. ...
  Topic: Wake up call
Steve Stanley

Replies: 12
Views: 7948

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu May 22, 2008 1:57 am   Subject: Wake up call
Noted with interest....Due to dog-sitter moving,we're going to have to start taking our two Lurchers to events....any advice appreciated.
Steve
  Topic: The Terror
Steve Stanley

Replies: 3
Views: 4084

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat May 10, 2008 3:53 pm   Subject: The Terror
I have a feeling there were pinfire shotguns by that date.
Steve
  Topic: MVTC, Loyalist and Discrim. Gen-- Are they SAFE?
Steve Stanley

Replies: 23
Views: 18981

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:03 pm   Subject: MVTC, Loyalist and Discrim. Gen-- Are they SAFE?
David,

My Baker has a tough mainspring-- one that could really go thru hell and back with you. One of my biggest problems at first was the frizzen spring was way too powerful also and it took too ...
  Topic: India Pattern Brown Bess
Steve Stanley

Replies: 10
Views: 6314

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2008 3:14 pm   Subject: India Pattern Brown Bess
[quote="Gonzales"]

My 3rd Model from India did not have the "tear drops". The stock was very thick and chunky. The lock and side panels were awful, I think the lock was 1/8th to ...
 
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