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  Topic: Browning my Bess
bigdeutscher

Replies: 12
Views: 11539

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 5:02 pm   Subject: Browning my Bess
I think I will try natural ageing...per Mario... try not to pee on it ....mustard makes my wife ill ...and my relish jar is moldy
navel jelly stinks and stains the tub
And if I leave it on the fr ...
  Topic: Browning my Bess
bigdeutscher

Replies: 12
Views: 11539

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:50 pm   Subject: Browning my Bess
Thanks for all the help
I think I will do alittle navy jelly treatment it gives it a good start
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  Topic: New Forums
bigdeutscher

Replies: 25
Views: 49509

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:57 pm   Subject: New info is always good
I cant wait for the new stuff
And I love that picture of you and your wife
You two look so good!
I read the mag over and over ...there is always something I missed
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  Topic: Browning my Bess
bigdeutscher

Replies: 12
Views: 11539

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:50 pm   Subject: Browning my Bess
I would like to see what you all think about Browning
I have just got my hands on a first mod Brown Bess
for F&I and frontier Trecking
I will not portray any British Regular ,so what would ...
  Topic: A period correct rabbit trap and correct load for a 66 calib
bigdeutscher

Replies: 9
Views: 24393

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:32 am   Subject: Snares
go to u tube
put in {how to snare a Rabbit}
Nothing has chaged for 500 years
except material used
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  Topic: original pewter ,brass and copper buttons
bigdeutscher

Replies: 0
Views: 5759

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:18 pm   Subject: original pewter ,brass and copper buttons
I just came home with a jar full of these
Pewter buttons several Brass and copper some marked london
mostly plain some fancy
Large and small and alot mixed sizes
Some broken some cut down
1 C/ ...
  Topic: Down sizeing Good Flints
bigdeutscher

Replies: 3
Views: 9475

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:50 pm   Subject: Down sizeing Good Flints
Does any one know of any vids of musket flint napping
Could one of you old hats make a video
And load it up on u-tube?
I have alot of oversized flints that are chipped or broken that could be dow ...
  Topic: pic's of Jackie brown guns
bigdeutscher

Replies: 11
Views: 15060

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:03 am   Subject: pic's of Jackie brown guns
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  Topic: snap sack holes...
bigdeutscher

Replies: 10
Views: 13212

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:46 am   Subject: Great Thinkers
I want to thank all who Post here for provideing me with endless information about the period.
Very skillfull words and thoughts on everything a person might be carrying in the wilderness
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  Topic: Double Ball Loads
bigdeutscher

Replies: 12
Views: 19357

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:13 pm   Subject: Buck N Ball
When you have to kill it
Buck-n-Ball ....it just works
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  Topic: White Buff Leather The Search Continues...
bigdeutscher

Replies: 4
Views: 9366

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 6:20 pm   Subject: Why Yes.... It Is The Old 43rd
I was Looking for a Bess and found these folks ...Very good People
Thanks If I need anythig else I will Get Back to you
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For King and Country
  Topic: Mario's Milice documentation (Could this be a sticky?)
bigdeutscher

Replies: 11
Views: 20853

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 9:34 am   Subject: can you show me the way
Mario
I wish I lived up your way ,you fellas look like you have a wonderful time.And with the little to nothin I know of the period,I think you all look great.
Who is the indian with the wi ...
  Topic: Mario's Milice documentation (Could this be a sticky?)
bigdeutscher

Replies: 11
Views: 20853

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:17 pm   Subject: Mario's Milice documentation (Could this be a sticky?)
Wow i never enjoyed reading something on the web as much as that
That really puts me there
Now I want a Fusil
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  Topic: White Buff Leather The Search Continues...
bigdeutscher

Replies: 4
Views: 9366

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:58 pm   Subject: Good men loyal to the Crown
Please let me extend my thanks ...for presenting me with this valued information
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43Rd of foot
  Topic: White Buff Leather The Search Continues...
bigdeutscher

Replies: 4
Views: 9366

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:45 pm   Subject: White Buff Leather The Search Continues...
Just Started diong British Rev War and I want to do my own leather work
What is the best way to get the chalky whiteish, yellowish look of White Buff on your straps and belts
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