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    Frock coats were intended to be finished (hemmed)...

    Frock coats were intended to be finished (hemmed) according to period tailoring manuals. They often were left unfinished for military issue so that a company tailor or individual could then hem it to...
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    When I've made new poles, I've gone to a local...

    When I've made new poles, I've gone to a local family-owned lumber yard and bought true 2x4's out of oak or ash (depending on what they had in stock) and cut them down to true 2x2, then cut the...
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    It is you who misses the point entirely, so as...

    It is you who misses the point entirely, so as someone who doesn't hide behind a keyboard and actually puts on events and has assisted with events for a long time, here is the point: You spread the...
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    Mr. Ashe, as a long time Florida reenactor and...

    Mr. Ashe, as a long time Florida reenactor and one intimately familiar with the Narcoosee event, this isn't an event that is taking your hard earned money away and getting themselves rich. This is...
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    The first main issue of shelter tent halves went...

    The first main issue of shelter tent halves went to the Army of the Potomac in September of 1862 and then made their way out west as the Cincinnatti tent loft and other eastern contractors started...
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    Undyed wool was mostly off-white and used to a...

    Undyed wool was mostly off-white and used to a larger degree in the Trans-Mississippi theater. Fred Adolphus has written extensively on the topic. Grays and browns are achieved with either dying the...
  7. Scabbard still available (had two different...

    Scabbard still available (had two different people commit to purchase and then nothing). $35 shipped for a top of the line scabbard with a nice period style field repair.
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    You may indeed have the competency to do it, but...

    You may indeed have the competency to do it, but the average novice sewer may have quite a time. Considering you have 5 pieces for the body (the main body-sewn and flat felled, the gusset - sewn and...
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    No one has produced a commercial pattern for the...

    No one has produced a commercial pattern for the Federal haversack that I have seen. It is a fairly complex haversack consisting of linen or cotton drill for the main body, cotton drill or heavy...
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    Once again some excellent stuff! I've posted your...

    Once again some excellent stuff! I've posted your link a couple of times on a Navy/marine Facebook page, particularly for this new rope knife. My question to you Dan is it possible to get any brass...
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    It has everything to do with time and place,...

    It has everything to do with time and place, unit, and your modern unit's style of camping. Historically, a common tent (the period military term for a "wedge" tent), was used extensively by privates...
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    The book "Confederate Sketchbook" has a...

    The book "Confederate Sketchbook" has a documented pair with a breakdown on how to make them. They were very rarely worn, but I have a good pard with your same issue and he wears the gaitors...
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    His last post was in 2006, so it's highly...

    His last post was in 2006, so it's highly probably he's not even in business anymore. Either stop payment on your check or consider it a lesson in not reading the fine print. Oh, I see our esteemed...
  14. Cartridge box on hold pending payment

    Cartridge box on hold pending payment
  15. Quality Federal cartridge box and scabbard

    Back up for sale: Paypal at Ross4thUSInfy@aol.com. Questions or "I'll take it" via PM or email Ind18th@aol.com for quickest response.

    1. EJ Thomas maker, Boyd contract 1839 cartridge box with...
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    Thanks for the head's up about Netflix. Watched...

    Thanks for the head's up about Netflix. Watched it tonight and saved me some money. I will add to the chorus of disappointment. For having so many friends in on the project, the story line was...
  17. It was the infantry .69 1839 box, but all items...

    It was the infantry .69 1839 box, but all items are sold
  18. Quality Federal Leathers for sale

    Paypal at Ross4thUSInfy@aol.com. Questions or "I'll take it" via PM or email Ind18th@aol.com for fastest response. These are some extras that I have and are high quality reproductions priced to sell....
  19. Will also consider trades for the following...

    Will also consider trades for the following items:
    a $50 bill
    two $20's and a $10
    five $10 bills
    ten $5 bills
    or 50 $1 bills
  20. Shameless bump. Roll it up and it'll make a nice...

    Shameless bump. Roll it up and it'll make a nice field grade pillow....
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    PM sent your way

    PM sent your way
  22. One time drop to $55 shipped.

    One time drop to $55 shipped.
  23. On hold pending payment

    On hold pending payment
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    Very true on all accounts Dan. I've been quite...

    Very true on all accounts Dan. I've been quite surprised by a couple of grat fixed Bowies from India, but that great Sheffield steel makes for phenomenal folders
  25. Civilian laborer's overalls for sale

    Paypal only at Ross4thUSInfy@aol.com. Questions or "I'll take it" via PM or email Ind18th@aol.com for fastest response.

    Fully handsewn overalls, size 42-44 $125 shipped. New and worn only once to...
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