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  1. Awesome, thanks for the info guys. I tried to...

    Awesome, thanks for the info guys.

    I tried to find my old posts before I posted this new thread but I was having trouble finding them. Thanks for the info! I found how to get to them now.
  2. Thinking of buying replica rifle. Enfield or Springfield? What company is best?

    Hello,

    My name is Matthew and I reenact union infantry. I have been reenacting for 3 years or so and I think it is time to purchase a rifle for myself this summer. I am looking at replicas of the...
  3. GAC Gettysburg 150th. Looking for used rifle/musket! Springfield or Enfield!

    Hello!

    I am from the 10th Illinois (hopefully 1st US soon!) and I am looking to possibly purchase a gun. This is only my second year reenacting and I am 18. I don't have a large budget because I...
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    Well guys in the unit actually have both. They said I could go with either. Just wondering the pros and cons of each.

    Thanks
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    Smoothbore vs Rifled

    Hello!

    I portray a union private from Illinois mid war and will eventually be getting a gun. I am wondering if I should get a smoothbore Springfield or rifled Springfield or even a enfiled that...
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    Hob Nails or Heel Plate for Brogans?

    Hello!

    I am fairly new to Reenacting (only been in one season!) and I will be purchasing my first pair of Brogans. Most likely from Fugawee. I am just wondering if I should get them with heel...
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    Thank you everyone for the responses! I appreciate it! To answer the last question I will hopefully be doing this for many many years! I really enjoy it! Also... Are there any noticeable differences...
  8. Looking to buy inexpensive musket.... Enfield vs. Springfield.

    Hello all! I just posted about what equipment is good but wanted to make this gun post a bit different. I am looking to purchase an inexpensive musket for Gettysburg. I portray an Infantry private....
  9. Some equipment questions from a new Illinois recruit!

    Hello all!

    I previously had my first season part of the 10th Illinois Volunteer Infantry and it was a blast! Thankfully many people in the reenacting world are good people and those in my company...
  10. Alright good! That is what I originally thought!...

    Alright good! That is what I originally thought! Thanks for clearing that up!
  11. So wait, are you saying you can have any cheap...

    So wait, are you saying you can have any cheap uniform and it will be okay but yet you need to have a good gun.

    I just want to make sure that is what you are saying!
  12. Wow! $200 that is fantastic! I wish I could...

    Wow! $200 that is fantastic!

    I wish I could find that!
  13. I under Blair what you mean completely! I am...

    I under Blair what you mean completely!

    I am looking (as is everyone else) for a good quality item that is inexpensive!
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    Interested in Gun

    Hello,

    if you can PM me the info that would be fantastic!

    What is included with the gun? Bayonet? Cleaning supplies? Some blank shot? A strap?

    Also how old is the gun? What is the...
  15. That would make complete sense! I am just looking...

    That would make complete sense! I am just looking for one I can shoot blanks out of most likey but I am not ruling out a real one.

    What is the major difference in pricing for both?

    Also,...
  16. What is the difference between defarbed and not...

    What is the difference between defarbed and not defarbed?
  17. Well I am thinking of portraying right now...

    Well I am thinking of portraying right now regular US or CSA infantry.

    I am not sure which right now, but it will be infantry.
  18. Where Can I Buy Inexpensive but a good musket/rifle?

    I am just wondering where I can buy myself an inexpensive musket/rifle for reenacting.
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    I am looking for either Cavalry Dismounted or...

    I am looking for either Cavalry Dismounted or Infantry mostly.

    I am wondering what the big difference between dismounted cavalry and infanty is.
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    Well I am thinking about any of them truly. I live in Darien, IL and im not sure what would be the closest to where I live. I have been talking to different people and what is the main difference...
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    Looking for a unit in the Chicago area!

    Hello,
    My name is Matt and I am 17 years old. I am a true war nerd and I love history! I am interested in being in a civil war reenactment regiment and unit! I don't know many units around the...
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