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  Topic: French Stroud?

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PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:32 pm   Subject: French Stroud?
I believe the french attempted to make stroud , but it was consider a inferior trade cloth? Does anyone know of a sample?
  Topic: Cure for storage odor

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PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:05 pm   Subject: Cure for storage odor
Woodsmoke, vinegar, Sunlight, Fresh air. I have had luck with cedar oil mix't with alcohol and spritzed on items with musty odors ?
  Topic: ox-hide shoes

Replies: 3
Views: 4266

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri May 06, 2011 12:04 pm   Subject: ox-hide shoes
Yes the pattern in the Voyager's Sketckbook is as good a pattern as there is? I am working on making the shoes a bit more available, but time will tell?
  Topic: I need some brains!

Replies: 18
Views: 13960

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:19 am   Subject: I need some brains!
Don't know where you are, but either find a Mexican Grocery or a local Processing house? I can buy pigs brains by the case from either.
  Topic: Best leather for moccasins

Replies: 13
Views: 13836

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:59 am   Subject: Best leather for moccasins
And the last of the 3 is having 2nd thoughts!
  Topic: State of the Sport in your area

Replies: 53
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PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:51 pm   Subject: State of the Sport in your area
I have heard that the hobby is dying since I started doing this Hobby back in the early 90's and if anything the only thing dying in the Reenactment Hobby is the Mtn-man/plainsman side? I can honest ...
  Topic: State of the Sport in your area

Replies: 53
Views: 33314

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 3:21 pm   Subject: State of the Sport in your area
Hmm, I must be a bad person, cause I have never fired a musket in a competition? I have used them to hunt and shoot varmints , but never had a desire to prove I could hit a paper target. I guess I s ...
  Topic: Fat people in paradise...

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Views: 17696

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:49 am   Subject: Fat people in paradise...
We have a photo of a aunt from the late 40-early 50's who had to have weighted #300? My Mom's family(Prices/Zimmerman) runs to fat even when they farmed!
  Topic: Blachberry shrub

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PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2010 2:08 pm   Subject: Blachberry shrub
I just put it on a clean container, Hot, and cork it. Never had a issue with it going bad? Then again, we have never had it last longer then 6 mths!
  Topic: Early Rustic Arms

Replies: 58
Views: 40313

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:27 am   Subject: Early Rustic Arms
Damn, the trolls are out everywhere? Or is it that the all the kids are out of school?
  Topic: La Nouvelle France

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PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 9:54 am   Subject: La Nouvelle France
Same here Doc, I can't wait! Dude know his stuff.
  Topic: Early Rustic Arms

Replies: 58
Views: 40313

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:11 pm   Subject: Early Rustic Arms
Well, be glad you didn't order the parts from TRS? While the lack of return calls, sucks, we do have lives other then the 18th C?
  Topic: 1700's cutting grass

Replies: 19
Views: 19585

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun May 09, 2010 5:26 pm   Subject: 1700's cutting grass
I once cut hay with a group of Old order German Baptist and the oldest guy there was the lead pace setter. We did a 5 acres field with 6 people and IT BEAT MY ASS! After the first hour, I went into ...
  Topic: Deer Skin Breeches

Replies: 6
Views: 7315

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:10 am   Subject: Deer Skin Breeches
I have made a pair with the help of a professional and there is a world of difference, between what ones uses sees at events and what they should look like? There is going to be a workshop in WI on m ...
  Topic: Crock Cracked

Replies: 13
Views: 8103

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:11 pm   Subject: Crock Cracked
JP Weld is what we used on the outsides of items at a facility that used a lot of cast iron , water crocks and preserving crocks? Not period by any means, but it allowed a lot of folks to use the ite ...
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