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  1. 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...
  2. 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.
  4. Thank you ma'am, PM sent.

    Thank you ma'am, PM sent.
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. 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.?
  8. 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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  17. Both make an excellent and correct blouse. ...

    Both make an excellent and correct blouse. Personally I own a Daley.
  18. Thread: Shipping ??

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    I've always used UPS.

    I've always used UPS.
  19. Call David at Lodgewood, or look at their...

    Call David at Lodgewood, or look at their website. They have several, its where I got mine.
  20. Or try Lodgewood Manufacturing.

    Or try Lodgewood Manufacturing.
  21. I didn't want to speak for Ross, but if he'll...

    I didn't want to speak for Ross, but if he'll make you a Type IIa you can't go wrong there!
  22. That's a Type IIa. You could get a kit and finish...

    That's a Type IIa. You could get a kit and finish it yourself or a completed half from Wambaugh & White. Give Dan a call tomorrow and see what he has instock. Other suggestion is S&S Sutler, I know...
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    Contact David at Lodgewood.

    Contact David at Lodgewood.
  24. PM sent for the other with a liner (hopefully).

    PM sent for the other with a liner (hopefully).
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    My Miroku M1861 that was converted to a M1855...

    My Miroku M1861 that was converted to a M1855 with iron nosecap and patchbox (I call it the 3rd type) has an original 1860 Springfield Maynard Tape Primer lock. Had to take out some wood for the...
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