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  Topic: What's your firelocks name?
Woodchucker

Replies: 45
Views: 46170

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:57 pm   Subject: What's your firelocks name?
My Pedersoli "Frontier" rifle's name is... "Mutt"

(Mario named it... It stuck!)
  Topic: Powder Horn "Stoppers".....
Woodchucker

Replies: 7
Views: 7737

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:48 am   Subject: Powder Horn "Stoppers".....
What type of "stoppers" do you folks use,and do you tie it to your horn with a cord or thong,or just push it in the end of the horn and hope the "tight-fit" keeps it in place???
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  Topic: Need shirt help/oppinions.....
Woodchucker

Replies: 7
Views: 5828

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 8:18 pm   Subject: Need shirt help/oppinions.....
Chris,

Does Bethlehem Traders have a website???

I did a google search and got all kinds of CRAZY stuff!!!!! (but no 18th century clothing) LOL!!!
  Topic: Need shirt help/oppinions.....
Woodchucker

Replies: 7
Views: 5828

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 2:37 pm   Subject: Need shirt help/oppinions.....
Thank You for the replies Gentlemen!!!!!

Mario, Still hoping to get up on the 15th,16th..... I pit in for a "personal day" but it got denied.

I still might be (cough,cough,cough) " ...
  Topic: Need shirt help/oppinions.....
Woodchucker

Replies: 7
Views: 5828

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 9:44 am   Subject: Need shirt help/oppinions.....
I have been doing some "research" on this and the "other" site,trying to "document first,buy last" as best as I can.

I have put off buying any clothing,and have yet to ...
  Topic: Farbs Anonymous
Woodchucker

Replies: 65
Views: 37759

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:59 pm   Subject: Farbs Anonymous
There is a Jackie Brown fowler on the RR right now for the same price as the Cabella's Ped. Frontier rifle is selling for... so don't say that you can't afford to be PC..I've bought many a PC gun off ...
  Topic: Matchcoat/Blanket Pins???
Woodchucker

Replies: 37
Views: 30140

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 12:54 pm   Subject: Matchcoat/Blanket Pins???
Is there a "PC" or common type of "blanket pin" that one would use to secure a matchcoat around them?????
  Topic: Pattern for Iroquois Leggings???
Woodchucker

Replies: 0
Views: 6354

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:31 pm   Subject: Pattern for Iroquois Leggings???
Does anyone know where I can find a good pattern for mid-1700s wool Iroquois leggings?????

Also, Does it matter what color wool I use for them???
  Topic: My first attempt as a Mohawk, ca. 1778
Woodchucker

Replies: 7
Views: 13760

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:58 pm   Subject: My first attempt as a Mohawk, ca. 1778
Hmmmmm, Ya didn't show us the BACK of yer head!!!!!

Looking GOOD Mario!!!!! Makes me want to go paint myself up right now!!!!! Long story..... LOL

(Campfire & "Fire water"(Wild ...
  Topic: "Colonial Rifleman" in the Hudson Valley
Woodchucker

Replies: 6
Views: 14582

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:57 am   Subject: "Colonial Rifleman" in the Hudson Valley
THANKS Dave!!!!!

Between 1775-1780..... I have offers from Mario to join his Oquaga Volunteers,and a couple of friends in the 5th N.Y. Reg. Both units have several "loaner guns" that have ...
  Topic: "Colonial Riflemen" in the Hudson Valley
Woodchucker

Replies: 0
Views: 1878

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:12 pm   Subject: "Colonial Riflemen" in the Hudson Valley
Were there any Rifle Companys that came to the Hudson River Valley to fight during the AWI?????

I'm still searching for a rifle carrying persona and the thought of a "Colonial Rifleman" s ...
  Topic: "Colonial Rifleman" in the Hudson Valley
Woodchucker

Replies: 6
Views: 14582

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:26 pm   Subject: "Colonial Rifleman" in the Hudson Valley
As I am just getting started in the "Historical Trekking" lifestyle, I have broken the most "carved in stone" of rules.....

I bought my flintlock FIRST!!!!!

I actualy bought ...
  Topic: Flap style sheath... Seam up??? or down???
Woodchucker

Replies: 8
Views: 5743

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:52 pm   Subject: Flap style sheath... Seam up??? or down???
Actualy,the seam is along the sharpend edge of the blade.(without an edge welt. I tried,but it wasn't happening) What I'm trying to figure out is which one of the tabs to use for the belt flap. If the ...
  Topic: Flap style sheath... Seam up??? or down???
Woodchucker

Replies: 8
Views: 5743

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:12 am   Subject: Flap style sheath... Seam up??? or down???
Sorry LRB, I'm a putor dummy. Pics are beyond my abilities lol.

I am making a folded "side seam"(stitched along the edge of the blade) "flap style"(with a folded flap to prevent ...
  Topic: Flap style sheath... Seam up??? or down???
Woodchucker

Replies: 8
Views: 5743

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:13 pm   Subject: Flap style sheath... Seam up??? or down???
I'm making a flap style sheath for an old knife that I have. I have it all cut and ready to stich,I cut the leather and folded it leaving 2 long tabs on each side. But, before I stich it up I would li ...
 
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