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    I can't argue with that in principle, however...

    I can't argue with that in principle, however when you offer a product for which there is a demand, but no competition, you can probably afford to set your own pace. Have you seen the movie and TV...
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    Thanks. Do you know of a good way to contact him?

    Thanks. Do you know of a good way to contact him?
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    I joined Scrivener's Mess; the best advice they...

    I joined Scrivener's Mess; the best advice they had for me was to explain to Mr. Sullivan exactly what I want to do with his documents and how important it is for me to get them by a certain date. He...
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    Thanks, I signed up with them today, just waiting...

    Thanks, I signed up with them today, just waiting for membership approval.
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    Reproduction Documents

    I've been looking for another source for reproduction blank Confederate documents such as enlistment papers, discharge papers, quartermaster forms, etc. I ordered these things already from Sullivan...
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    I shoot .678 balls lubed with a mixture of mutton...

    I shoot .678 balls lubed with a mixture of mutton tallow and beeswax, no patch.
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    Zimmerman still sells them for $920, I have one. ...

    Zimmerman still sells them for $920, I have one. In the current market $700-$800 would probably be a reasonable offer for a used one in good shape.
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    [QUOTE=7tharkinf;230636] It depends what...

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    It depends what you're looking for, most people will recommend that you buy the finest quality Woolrich from a high end sutler. But according to some sources the lower...
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    I have a copy, a must for any Enfield enthusiast.

    I have a copy, a must for any Enfield enthusiast.
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    I don't think it really matters what the majority...

    I don't think it really matters what the majority of people thought or didn't think, slavery was the primary issue that caused secession. And while other historic and cultural factors ought to be...
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    There probably aren't many photographs of a Civil...

    There probably aren't many photographs of a Civil War soldier's alcohol still either, but I'll bet there were thousands of them. A good written description would be enough to go on.
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    Civil War soldiers were constantly foraging for...

    Civil War soldiers were constantly foraging for food to supplement regular rations, sutlers were expensive. I'm guessing under those conditions they would have also created many field...
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    This is all I could find online so far. Can't...

    This is all I could find online so far. Can't find anything on my bookshelves.

    1755217553
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    I might have hard time getting a barrel stove...

    I might have hard time getting a barrel stove approved for a reenactment.
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    Thanks, that's actually really good information. ...

    Thanks, that's actually really good information. I wonder if they ever fabricated anything out of metal? Maybe something sort of like how people make rocket stoves out of tin cans or pipes. ...
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    Camp Stove

    I'm doing a little research on Civil War heating and cooking stoves. I wonder if anyone knows of any examples of soldiers improvising small camp stoves for cooking or heating. Are there any...
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    Confederate Enlistment

    After the first year of war the Confederacy was forced to rely on conscription to fill their ranks. Is there a good description somewhere of the enlistment process for Confederate draftees? What...
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    It sounds like some officers could have worn...

    It sounds like some officers could have worn colored spectacles in camp, though I haven't found any photographs to substaniate that theory.
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    Rose Colored Glasses

    Are there any photos or records of Civil War soldiers wearing spectacles with colored lenses? Or is that just another Hollywood inspired myth? I've seen so called Civil War shooters glasses for sale...
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    How do you normally clean the flash channel after...

    How do you normally clean the flash channel after a shoot? Do you scrub it out every time? I use black powder bore solvent and a pipe cleaner.
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    I've heard about people having their Smiths drilled and tapped to fix the problem. Does the Pietta Smith Carbine suffer from the same defect?
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    Are you looking for something like this?
    http://www.dixiegunworks.com/product_info.php?products_id=2418
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    I use the six foot rule, if it looks good from...

    I use the six foot rule, if it looks good from six feet away it's good enough.
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    There are no commercially available patterns,...

    There are no commercially available patterns, everyone who makes quality CW leather gear has original equipment to work from.
    Try these guys.
    http://www.mbyoungandco.net/
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    Good luck with that, I can't find a Euroarms...

    Good luck with that, I can't find a Euroarms mainspring anywhere. Although I would think that anyone with basic gunsmithing skills could make a different (Pedersoli) mainspring work.
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