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  1. Thank you!! Whats the final weight on these...

    Thank you!!

    Whats the final weight on these please? With the original instructions calling for bran, that makes for a heftier item than one would think. While the name makes me think it's meant...
  2. Harley, where is the provenanced original these...

    Harley, where is the provenanced original these are copied from? Or is it a Godey's pattern?
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    :p:p:p I continue to watch moderators on...

    :p:p:p


    I continue to watch moderators on Facebook who have no thread locks in their knitting baskets and just shake my head at the lack of basic forum management tools over there. ;)
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    Accounts with valid postings are not removed. ...

    Accounts with valid postings are not removed. We do remove accounts after 60 days if the user has not made a valid moderator approved post.

    We often find that users have forgotten their...
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    You know Silas, those almost flat ones never made...

    You know Silas, those almost flat ones never made sense to me-they collapse in a rainstorm.

    I know how to storm rig the pointy ones. All I know to do with the flat ones is to tell folks to...
  6. System check. Don't mind me.

    System check. Don't mind me.
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    That's step one in a multi-step process Mike. ...

    That's step one in a multi-step process Mike.

    We will have some additional transitions and upgrades. :)
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    And we are Back.

    And we are Back.
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    Sticky: I sent the user a PM last night. Its...

    I sent the user a PM last night.


    Its kindly moot for a few days----we are about to go down. Bob and I and Provost are mucking about in the machinery.....
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    Bump Looks like we may be down for few days....

    Bump


    Looks like we may be down for few days. Y'all have a lovely Christmas. We will be mucking about in the machinery.
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    Good. Much easier for an initial period...

    Good. Much easier for an initial period project. That's the one Sister and I actually do in the dark, just to prove we can ;)


    Don't skimp on the ribbing. I've noted that one vendor...
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    Search terms are a funny thing. 'Nightcap...

    Search terms are a funny thing.

    'Nightcap in the French Style' will get you there.


    Here's one fairly complete discussion. You can then google up the original pattern. Realize...
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    Boyd, is there a date on this one?

    Boyd, is there a date on this one?
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    Grin. This is FINALLY the changeover you and I...

    Grin. This is FINALLY the changeover you and I discussed last March Eric. Wheels grind slowly.

    I'm not ignoring the other aspects we discussed. There was just no use in painting the...
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    Things may get a little weird.....

    Things may get a little weird here for a few days.

    We are about to change servers and providers.

    It could be seamless, or we could go offline a bit.

    Not to worry.
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    So....much....richness...... Is that a partial...

    So....much....richness......

    Is that a partial overfly I see on the Sibley?

    Nice semi-stockaded floor on the wall. I wonder what was going on with the board turned up on its side.
    ...
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    Phil, I don't really know who was camped down...

    Phil, I don't really know who was camped down there. I thought it was an artillery camp, but if you say there were civilians down there in the fight around village, it must have been a mixed camp. ...
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    Thanks for the message Dave! I make a dandy...

    Thanks for the message Dave!


    I make a dandy knitted wool period sleeping cap.

    And I'll see if I can hunt up Mrs Bradford. Stay tuned.
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    Excellent write up as is your custom Phil. ...

    Excellent write up as is your custom Phil.

    One observation---the ' civilian tent city in the middle of the main battlefield'----wasn't. You may have seen a mixed military dependent camp...
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    Mel, I'm shooting in the dark here. I'd...

    Mel,

    I'm shooting in the dark here. I'd start with Jim Moffet, Joe Blunt, and Cody Mobley as men who have spent too much time in forts and might have a clue.

    Pick them up off my Facebook...
  21. Thread: Plant Opium!

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    Plant Opium!

    There's always someone in need of an impression. Here's one not often done....

    SELMA MORNING REPORTER, November 18, 1863, p. 2, c. 5
    Plant Opium.
    Dr. R. E. Fullerton having had...
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    Well, that explains it. ;) I can remember...

    Well, that explains it. ;)

    I can remember going absolutely postal when a couple of church ladies rang the doorbell at 8:15 one Saturday morning. I'd just gotten Dad to sleep after one of his...
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    Nope, real ammo. He just didn't manage to do...

    Nope, real ammo. He just didn't manage to do any damage to speak of.

    I've been trying to keep up with this thing since it happened, via a lady I know whose unit was present.
    It just gets...
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    Kevin, While I cannot speak as to whether the...

    Kevin,

    While I cannot speak as to whether the gentleman ordered 2 doors,
    Panthers are a 'high end' tent--there is a double overlap included in the base price.

    Folks often wonder about the...
  25. Umm. Lets Not use Chlorine Bleach anywhere...

    Umm.

    Lets Not use Chlorine Bleach anywhere near that nice wool jacket okay?

    Thats the test for wool. Chlorine Bleach dissolves wool. It doesn't care if you were trying to get the stains...
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