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  Topic: Pedersoli Frontier Rifle- Time Period?
Halfdan

Replies: 63
Views: 44608

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:15 pm   Subject: Pedersoli Frontier Rifle- Time Period?
Cap, I've said it before and I'll say it again--you are a wise, wise man. We are all better off for knowing you.

Halfdan
  Topic: How authentic?
Halfdan

Replies: 39
Views: 15322

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:13 am   Subject: Re: authenticity
since I started out as a progressive civil war reenactor, I can't help but to hand sew things that I have and take the machine stitching out if there is any. I agree. Everybody starts out in their own ...
  Topic: Attempting to contact sutlers via email?
Halfdan

Replies: 20
Views: 10818

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:49 pm   Subject: Attempting to contact sutlers via email?

I got this rude email telling me "I do not and will not sew buttons on any shirt. We supply the buttons as a courtesy. I know I sent you 3 buttons and it is up to you to sew them on." That ...
  Topic: Linsey-Woolsey
Halfdan

Replies: 4
Views: 4318

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:12 am   Subject: Linsey-Woolsey
Try the District 96 Storehouse. They have L/W for $18/yd and it is good stuff. Google up their website to get the phone number, then give them a call. Great people to deal with, and be extra nice to M ...
  Topic: Shooting bag worn on the belt
Halfdan

Replies: 4
Views: 3641

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:59 am   Subject: Shooting bag worn on the belt
Speaking only from personal experience (not from documentation), I have worn a "belt bag" and found it very convenient to slide it around to the front while shooting. That way I ccould reach ...
  Topic: Leather knee breeches
Halfdan

Replies: 26
Views: 22139

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 10:01 pm   Subject: Leather knee breeches
As I understand it, Makers of leather breeches went through a 7 year apprenticeship just for that specialty. I have also seen buckskin breeches mentioned in a number of sources, notably the runaway ad ...
  Topic: F&I frock coats
Halfdan

Replies: 13
Views: 11293

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:20 am   Subject: F&I frock coats
Check out some of the Hogarth drawings. they include that time period and have sketches of peasants and aristocrats including their coats, etc

The art of the period also shows hunting/working coats ...
  Topic: Colonial Faith
Halfdan

Replies: 51
Views: 24561

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:28 am   Subject: Colonial Faith
Pathfinder- I have noticed that anytime someone presents a reasoned argument to challenge your position, or even simply disagrees strongly with you, your next post quite often throws around phrases li ...
  Topic: Colonial Faith
Halfdan

Replies: 51
Views: 24561

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:36 pm   Subject: Colonial Faith
I think it is a shame that it is "wrong" in our country now to be Christian and to express it publicly. The early settlers were all just backward from that. They were shamed for not expressi ...
  Topic: A small matter
Halfdan

Replies: 4
Views: 3201

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:01 pm   Subject: A small matter
I'll keep a good thought for you, Pathfinder. Just remember, if you project your excitement about the subject the audience will pick up on it and get excited with you.

regards,
  Topic: F&I frock coats
Halfdan

Replies: 13
Views: 11293

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:06 pm   Subject: F&I frock coats
So far as I have found in many sources, the open front, caped, fringed frock coat didn't come in until the Rev War era or slightly before. For F&I you're looking more at the pullover hunting shirt ...
  Topic: or are we just playing at it??
Halfdan

Replies: 124
Views: 69440

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 4:38 pm   Subject: or are we just playing at it??

Only the skeptic, antagonist, atheist and those unknowledgeable concerning the scriptures believe that it is allegory, myth or superstition…….respectfully!


Pathfinder

I bear the name of &quo ...
  Topic: or are we just playing at it??
Halfdan

Replies: 124
Views: 69440

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:33 pm   Subject: or are we just playing at it??
I will echo the last few posts in that I, too, have enjoyed this thread tremendously. Civil and gentlemenly disagreement is such fun! The debate is always better when fueled by passion.

Respectfull ...
  Topic: or are we just playing at it??
Halfdan

Replies: 124
Views: 69440

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 12:44 am   Subject: or are we just playing at it??
Ahh, the good old days. Every generation has had a longing for the days of their parents. It's called nostalgia, which is a state of longing for a world that never really existed.

I know it seems t ...
  Topic: or are we just playing at it??
Halfdan

Replies: 124
Views: 69440

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 5:49 pm   Subject: or are we just playing at it??
Mr. Cunningham-

Bravo, sir. You have stated quite clearly and succintly what I have tried to say but lacked the words.

Your servant,
Dave
 
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