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    Hallo! Great to hear. Info is scarce,...

    Hallo!

    Great to hear.

    Info is scarce, so we do not the full extent of the problem. Meaning it may be just in a batch order that went to Taylor's recently, and other importers may be okay...
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    Hallo! Boxes are a problem. ...

    Hallo!

    Boxes are a problem.
    "Telescoping" boxes off all size needs are available from ULINE. BUT the curse is you cannot buy one or two boxes... NUG they come in a fifteen (15) piece/box...
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    Hallo! Just sharing my personal experiences...

    Hallo!

    Just sharing my personal experiences in sending and receiving dozens and dozens and dozens over the years...

    One's "reality" may vary as personal experiences can be different even...
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    Hallo! Update. Chiappa (aka Armi...

    Hallo!

    Update.

    Chiappa (aka Armi Sports) says...

    Box it up with the receipt and return the M1842 to them.
    If one does not have a receipt, they will not honor the "implied...
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    NIB M1842 Buyer Warning!

    Hallo!

    Warning for NIB M1842 buyers!!!

    From time to time, I post about the Italian makers making changes every so many years to the point that the pieces/parts of the same maker may or may...
  6. Hallo! Along the lines of this one for the...

    Hallo!

    Along the lines of this one for the 1930's (for concept):

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/Frencheaael1930s_zpsec450278.jpg

    Curt
  7. Hallo! In my reading and rereading, I am a...

    Hallo!

    In my reading and rereading, I am a little bit confused...

    Are you looking to make an authentic but not 100% "authentic" jacket, or are you looking for the "somewhat practice" of ...
  8. Hallo! Just a quick comment on "white"...

    Hallo!

    Just a quick comment on "white" rice.
    In the "Orient' white rice was originally more of a upper class or nobility thing as the milling to take off the chaff and outer layers,...
  9. Hallo! Over the decades, Euroarms has made a...

    Hallo!

    Over the decades, Euroarms has made a number of different sized "Enfield" barrels for their RM's. Go back too far, and one may not drop in and fit a more "modern" stick inlet.
    If you...
  10. Hallo! Interesting... "How important...

    Hallo!

    Interesting...

    "How important is it that what you carry and wear during reenactment not only look the part, but was also created using the same techniques from the 1800s? What...
  11. Hallo! A wonderful thing about Period images...

    Hallo!

    A wonderful thing about Period images is in trying to determine "intent."

    Although we can never (use of a Universal so noted), I would lean more toward the possibility of the belt...
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    Hallo! No proof, but I suspect that more...

    Hallo!

    No proof, but I suspect that more swivel guns went into Confederate iron and brass metal drives than service.

    They were popular up until the 18th century and into the 19th as small...
  13. Hallo! Heel plates are much like horse...

    Hallo!

    Heel plates are much like horse shoes.. they need to be fitted to the horse. :)

    Meaning, one size does not fit all.

    IMHO, Period heel plates are so rare, you can save the...
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    Hallo! Number Five. :) :) ...

    Hallo!

    Number Five.

    :) :)

    ...."Gunner orders: ADVANCE THE CARTRIDGE

    (This order starts a series of actions at both the gun and the limber.)
  15. Hallo! In brief... As made and issued,...

    Hallo!

    In brief...

    As made and issued, trouser cuffs were made with a hem, but also with an added narrow strip or band of material about one inch wide that strengthened the inseam but...
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    Hallo! Ah, thanks for the Memories... ...

    Hallo!

    Ah, thanks for the Memories...

    Turning the dial on the Way Back Machine, back to the Way Back Daze... we encouraged our members to compete in the "Authenticity Contests" or "First...
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    Hallo! Different segments of the CW...

    Hallo!

    Different segments of the CW Community or more "ruthless" on this than others.

    IMHO, however, and being brief...

    Most all lads look towards their elected, appointed, ...
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    Hallo! With an undersized round ball, it...

    Hallo!

    With an undersized round ball, it was NUG necessary to use a patch to engage the rifling and spin the ball(with a nod toward other rifling systems). (I won't get into the long...
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    Hallo! IMHO, a hard one, I guess. ...

    Hallo!

    IMHO, a hard one, I guess.

    It gets "messy" as it can with haversack straps, canteen straps, and cartridge box straps when it comes to the differences in strap lengths specified...
  20. Hallo! A fully loaded .58 cartridge box...

    Hallo!

    A fully loaded .58 cartridge box carried nearly three (2.85 roughly) pounds of lead.

    That may read or sound "heavy" until one has marched with it (a side conversion of some lads...
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    Hallo! "Frontiersmen/natives in the...

    Hallo!

    "Frontiersmen/natives in the 1700s wore their patch knives like this. These were a lot smaller than regular side knives and used to trim the patch after the ball was started."

    ...
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    Hallo! I have no idea why neck knives...

    Hallo!

    I have no idea why neck knives were even occassionally somewhat popular among 18th century Eastern Indian peoples or 19th century Western tribes.

    Any quick movement, such as...
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    Hallo! Oh, there are millions of "lube"...

    Hallo!

    Oh, there are millions of "lube" mixtures and favorites among shooters.

    A typical concoction is some mixture or percentage (often adjusted for the weather) of beeswax and a grease...
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    Hallo! There is no really Hard & fast,...

    Hallo!

    There is no really Hard & fast, Written in Stone for it, but...

    NUG, one follows the lore and "convention' of non-military smoothbore or smooth-rifle shooting- that being one's patch...
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    Hallo! Just an aside.... In brief- a...

    Hallo!

    Just an aside....

    In brief- a back stitch is superior to a running stitch for purposes of keeping sections of fabric together. If the area where the fabric comes together gets...
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