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MILITIA PACK WEIGHT.
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Real Name: Wendell K. Smith

PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2010 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Le loup,
Left a response on your blog, don't know if it went through

here is exactly what I took:
Clothing
Wonr: Jacket: tied to knapsack
Shirt, Leather Breeches, Waistcoat, Stockings, Shoes, Gaiters, Hat

packed: One extra shirt, one pair of wool stockings

Firelock and shooting gear
.62 cal fusil de chasse, Cartridge box with ball and BB shot, Firelock maintenance tools (vent pick, extra flints, tow worm, etc), Powder horn, .fff, Tompion

Tools and gear
One light Blanket. a small lightweight Oil cloth, a ball of twine, a small Hand axe, Bayonet, Fire kit, Sewing kit, a couple Rags, belt Knife, Copper Kettle, Eating utensils (folding knife and fork my spoon broke :( ), Compass and map of scout or trek area, First Aid kit, Toilet paper

Food and water
Water; One of fresh water, iodine pills, dry soup mix, made of dehydrated vegetables and meat, dry sausage, dry berries, small cheese, ships bread.

That's it. Altogether it weighed 35 pounds total. Didn't eat the sausage or the cheese or the dry fruit. Of course, we had to eave early becuse of my companions illness.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:10 pm    Post subject: equipment weight. Reply with quote

[quote="wsmith"]Le loup,
Left a response on your blog, don't know if it went through

here is exactly what I took:
Clothing
Wonr: Jacket: tied to knapsack
Shirt, Leather Breeches, Waistcoat, Stockings, Shoes, Gaiters, Hat

packed: One extra shirt, one pair of wool stockings

Firelock and shooting gear
.62 cal fusil de chasse, Cartridge box with ball and BB shot, Firelock maintenance tools (vent pick, extra flints, tow worm, etc), Powder horn, .fff, Tompion

Tools and gear
One light Blanket. a small lightweight Oil cloth, a ball of twine, a small Hand axe, Bayonet, Fire kit, Sewing kit, a couple Rags, belt Knife, Copper Kettle, Eating utensils (folding knife and fork my spoon broke :( ), Compass and map of scout or trek area, First Aid kit, Toilet paper

Food and water
Water; One of fresh water, iodine pills, dry soup mix, made of dehydrated vegetables and meat, dry sausage, dry berries, small cheese, ships bread.

That's it. Altogether it weighed 35 pounds total. Didn't eat the sausage or the cheese or the dry fruit. Of course, we had to eave early becuse of my companions illness.[/quote]

Ripper Wendell. Thank you.
Have not found your post on my blog yet, but did check.
Regards.
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