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    Nice to see you back. Just in time for the Forum...

    Nice to see you back. Just in time for the Forum "going away" party.

    Harry
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    Date of manufacture markings

    I remember a post a while back where someone listed the date markings inside the square for Euroarms weapons. One I'm in the process of acquiring has what looks like an AM inside the square. serial...
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    We still need a few items. Mostly shoes, a few...

    We still need a few items. Mostly shoes, a few shirts, socks. This request was posted on the other forum with some good results. There is still time to help on this one!

    Use the eMail address on...
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    Cool! Harry

    Cool!

    Harry
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    Thanks to Don Tracey for contributing a nice wood...

    Thanks to Don Tracey for contributing a nice wood canteen!

    Harry
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    In need of loaner uniforms

    Hi all!

    Several months ago I put out a request for some cheap used weapons to equip some financially humble new recruits. I am pleased to say that several members responded and they now have them...
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    Mikael, I noticed in the third photo that you...

    Mikael, I noticed in the third photo that you have removed the nylon stiffener from the brown hat. Good! But as earlier said, now either trim off the rolled edge or follow Boyd's advice. Better hats...
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    Good Quote Steve! Hitch Hikers guide to the...

    Good Quote Steve! Hitch Hikers guide to the Galaxy. Do you have your towel?
    Harry
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    CRIPES! I cut my civil war teeth on this forum....

    CRIPES! I cut my civil war teeth on this forum. What will I do now. Oh well, guess all us farbs will hafta' suk up to the AC site. Truth is, most of us are on it already. I just wish Mr Szabo had...
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    Can't deny it has shrunk back from the huge...

    Can't deny it has shrunk back from the huge numbers during the 135th cycle. But, it's interesting that....just like in the decline of the Rev War community, the folks are not evaporating, but going...
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    OK, first thing, you need to trim off the rolled...

    OK, first thing, you need to trim off the rolled over edge. When you do you will find the nylon wire sewn into it. Hats of CW vintage had neither the rolled over sewn edge or the wire hidden in it....
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    IAB Sharps

    Hi All, I'm negotiating with a fella about buying his IAB brand Sharps carbine. After doing some surfing around I have come up with more negatives than positives about this particular weapon. Lots of...
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    What became of weapons brought from home?

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    Hey, just wonderin'. We know that many Confederate recruits showed up, early war, with weapons brought from home. We also know that few, if any, ever made it to the battlefield. What...
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    Fort Recovery event

    Hey, does anybody know if there is to be a Civil War event in 2015 at Fort Recovery, Ohio?

    Harry
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    Something I have discovered since my post is that...

    Something I have discovered since my post is that this 1863 ain't like the ones that had the chamber issues discussed on past posts. I remember the revelations that some of the 1861's had a widening...
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    Field of Lost Shoes

    I was somewhat disappointed with the new movie. Not sure what I expected to see, but at any rate it wasn't the worst film I ever saw either. What sticks out was, for one thing, all those Lorenze...
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    I removed the barrel. No spoon for the ramrod. No...

    I removed the barrel. No spoon for the ramrod. No markings under the barrel at all.

    Harry
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    Fall Creek, Blockade Runner, Regimental...

    Fall Creek, Blockade Runner, Regimental Quartermaster, etc

    Harry
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    So, do any of you have any idea how old this...

    So, do any of you have any idea how old this rifle might be? Serial 1,854 would seem rather low. I'm also wondering why no proof marks....unless they are under the barrel. Guess I should pull the...
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    The bands are held by the usual spring clips, not...

    The bands are held by the usual spring clips, not screws. I have not removed the barrel to look at the spoon.

    Harry
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    I just noticed I said the butt plate was 5/32 too...

    I just noticed I said the butt plate was 5/32 too long, it's only 3/32 too long! A guy who ain't too picky might leave it "as is".

    Harry
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    1863 Dixie Springfield info

    Gentlemen,

    I have just acquired an 1863 Springfield. It is a Dixie Gun Works rifle and says "Made in Japan" with a serial number 1854. It says "Dixie Gun Works Union-City TN" on top of barrel :( ...
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    It usually doesn't take long. One of my guys...

    It usually doesn't take long. One of my guys waited three weeks to get his. Good luck!

    Harry
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    What Eli said!!! Harry

    What Eli said!!!

    Harry
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    These "defarbed" Enfield bayonets offered by BR...

    These "defarbed" Enfield bayonets offered by BR are very nice, look great, and hold up well. I have one of the first they offered and the bluing has held up much better than the one I got from James...
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