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    In the General Lee hq museum in Gettysburg there...

    In the General Lee hq museum in Gettysburg there is a later model Charleville that was found on after the battle. It was chopped down so my guess is it was a cavlary arm. It shocked me because I...
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    Thanks! I need to get me one of them manuals. ...

    Thanks! I need to get me one of them manuals.

    One last question then. Did the 6 pounder boxes have rope handles like the others?
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    Artillery Crates

    Can any of you direct me twards dimensions for 6pndr artillery crates? I see the 12pndr crates all over the the place but nothing for the 6. As a winter project I plan to build a couple of artillery...
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    As artillery, My first thought is how did no one...

    As artillery, My first thought is how did no one notice? I mean you would think at minimum you would feel a snap or see something missing when you pull the rammer out. I know we made a tompinion for...
  5. Those cav guys were out of Florida but I can't...

    Those cav guys were out of Florida but I can't recall the unit name. Somethin buffalo soldiers. Probably belonged to one of them. Hard to say if any of those guys would be on this forum. I think they...
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    I was in thrusdays battle when the cs infantry...

    I was in thrusdays battle when the cs infantry went on strike until water came. I don't blame the infantry one bit.
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    Well I know CS artillery was short 40 guns so I'm...

    Well I know CS artillery was short 40 guns so I'm sure there were a lot of infantry that were missing or pued out early. I know quite a few CS guns left saturday night
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    Dunno if it was a reenactor or spectator but the...

    Dunno if it was a reenactor or spectator but the local news said heart attack
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    [QUOTE=wheres_my_horse;221011]I believe Ms....

    [QUOTE=wheres_my_horse;221011]I believe Ms. Lawson referred to the drivers of those vehicles as "special snowflakes"



    I doubt you were being picked on unless you saw other units without Jackets...
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    Before I say anything, let me first say I had a...

    Before I say anything, let me first say I had a good time. Our unit did have a few issues. They involved an overzelious safety officer and provost. We had asked for an extra tow pass, which was...
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    Cannon tubes get xrayed for fractures and such. I...

    Cannon tubes get xrayed for fractures and such. I dont see why you couldn't have a musket barrel xrayed for the same reason. Where to go a cost I do nor know
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    I know mine was made in the 70s...so near 40...

    I know mine was made in the 70s...so near 40 years of use. Must be a good one. Its got all sorts of marks and such on it. Some might be proof marks, not too sure
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    Wonder if it was the same guy who lost a gun at...

    Wonder if it was the same guy who lost a gun at the 145th...
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    Is it possible it was user error? Or a fluke...

    Is it possible it was user error? Or a fluke perhaps? I've used an Indian 2 bander for 5 years without a problem. My loads are 50 to 60 grains. I know another guy who has used an Indian musketoon,...
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    Hi Harry! We bledsoes weren't in the...

    Hi Harry!

    We bledsoes weren't in the swamp(unless you count the roads) though I think we almost ended up in one. I lost count how many times we were told we were going to be moved AFTER we set the...
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    Last year they did that at one of the train...

    Last year they did that at one of the train stations as well. They had crate, leathers, blankets, care packages etc. Piled up. Collecting for the troops I think. I've been doing Henry Ford 5 years...
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    I know they had hospital buildings in the...

    I know they had hospital buildings in the surrounding area. I can give more information when I get off work. I have a journal of an ovi soldier who was in andersonville. As I recall about half the...
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    Many around here do both, depending on what the event needs. I do confederate because that was the unit that invited me in. I also find it fun to play the heel so to speak. For me it isnt a pride or...
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    I make my own. More of a custom fit for the...

    I make my own. More of a custom fit for the rifle. I had some leftover canvas from a project so I laid out the musket and traced it onto the canvas. Made two halves and sewed em together with enough...
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    Some pictures ...

    Some pictures
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    *Ba dum crash*

    *Ba dum crash*
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    european nipple size

    I picked up a charleville percussion conversion this weekend. (chopped into a Fowler) The nipple is cracked and I want to replace it. I believe it was converted in the 1840s and is either a Belgian...
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    Hmm good to know. I wondered from time to time...

    Hmm good to know. I wondered from time to time what those little loops sticking off the back of cav jackets were for. I assumed decoration.
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    Actually I did that once. Right before I joined...

    Actually I did that once. Right before I joined the hobby I purchased a really nice sabre belt with carbine box, cap box, and holster because I thought it looked cool. Traded the belt for my first...
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    Without the exemptions a bayonet lug would be the...

    Without the exemptions a bayonet lug would be the least of your worrys. Being over 50 cal., most muskets could be seen as a distructive device.Note that is without antique exemptions and c&r and such
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