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    Bump, still looking.

    Bump, still looking.
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    WTB: M1863 Springfield repro

    Looking to buy a M1863 Springfield repro. Euroarms (M1863) preferred or Dixie / Miroku (M1864). No Loyalist / Veteran Arms / India stuff please. Doesn't need to be defarbed but must be working.
  3. s Don't ask me, I still look from time to...

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    Don't ask me, I still look from time to time. I'd say when they can't fit in the steamer trunk anymore (mine is almost full). And don't ask me how many I have, if my wife has an accurate...
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    Yea, it just got better. Yep, wife too,...

    Yea, it just got better.

    Yep, wife too, Federal, AFB (Army of the French Broad River, Lance Dawson's group) & the Henry's. I'll be with my mainstream group.
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    Hey I still use the punctuation marks, so if it...

    Hey I still use the punctuation marks, so if it doesn't convert oh well. Like gifts at Christmas, its trying and the thought that counts.

    One of these days we'll get together at an event and...
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    Even though I'm spoken for, everybody needs love,...

    Even though I'm spoken for, everybody needs love, not just us Mikes. :)
  7. Thread: Doc Wheat

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    His obituary from the Richmond Times-Dispatch: ...

    His obituary from the Richmond Times-Dispatch: http://www.richmond.com/obituaries/article_5dbb1c64-3941-599a-a9da-6cbccc6d35d9.html
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    I hope the changeover that he spoke of works for...

    I hope the changeover that he spoke of works for everyone involved. The only thing I've noticed is the time of posts is wrong. As I write this, it is 1:29 pm EST.
  9. 7tharkinf, there is always more to learn. I've...

    7tharkinf, there is always more to learn. I've been back in the hobby for 10 years, and I pick things up here and there often. When time allows, I also look over written accounts or diaries. I've...
  10. Ask your pards what they do. We do this for 3-5...

    Ask your pards what they do. We do this for 3-5 days at a time, so guys that have been in the hobby for years will have ideas that work for them and other ideas that aren't so goo. While I've...
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    Call David at Lodgewood. Not only can he defarb...

    Call David at Lodgewood. Not only can he defarb it for you, but will probably have the spare parts you need.
  12. Thank you ma'am, PM sent.

    Thank you ma'am, PM sent.
  13. I was at the Appomattox Industrial Park for the...

    I was at the Appomattox Industrial Park for the 140th Appomattox. It was a good site, lots of room. However I don't know how much has been built around/in it. Here is a link to Google Maps, I hope...
  14. If I bring another blanket home my wife will...

    If I bring another blanket home my wife will disown me. What are the dimensions on the ticking bed?

    Thank you ma'am.
  15. Is one of those emails mine that I sent to Andy...

    Is one of those emails mine that I sent to Andy w/ the Nat. Henry Rifle Co.?
  16. Lodgewood, period. Finally saw one of David's...

    Lodgewood, period. Finally saw one of David's hands-on last weekend, I'm sending mine to him.

    Side-by-side comparison:...
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    Jim, that reminds me of Giles Cromwell's book...

    Jim, that reminds me of Giles Cromwell's book about the Virginia Manufactory and their barrel proofing. The short story is when they cracked or burst towards the muzzle, they cut off the burst...
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    Not to be a "devil's advocate", but I also...

    Not to be a "devil's advocate", but I also remember in a similar discussion something Sir Curt said that really hit home. I can't find the exact quote right now, but it involves guys like me...
  19. Thread: Uniforms

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    If I'm not mistaken, that is an original Frock in...

    If I'm not mistaken, that is an original Frock in the Danish Exchange exhibit case.
  20. Thread: Uniforms

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    Curt, as I've said before, I wish I knew as much...

    Curt, as I've said before, I wish I knew as much as you've probably forgotten.

    The subject of period indigo dye reminds me of the famous (in my eyes) picture of sack coats, I think from the...
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    Outside of going to a museum and examining...

    Outside of going to a museum and examining original garmets or reading letters and diaries at a library, I would start here: http://www.adolphusconfederateuniforms.com/

    As usual, just my .02,...
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    When shooting blanks, I use 60 grains. When I...

    When shooting blanks, I use 60 grains.

    When I live-fired my M1861, I used 60 also. However I've only live-fired it 3 times. Others that participate in NSSA events would have much more...
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    Oh dear Provost Aide de Camp, what is the FFD CoS...

    Oh dear Provost Aide de Camp, what is the FFD CoS that you speak of?
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    I've not seen one. I don't know why you wouldn't...

    I've not seen one. I don't know why you wouldn't go with an Ulrich.
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    Both make an excellent and correct blouse. Personally I own a Daley.
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