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Offline Len

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Re: Virginia Early Pattern Flintlock
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2018, 08:31:52 AM »
............  did in fact kill my deer with it this very fall dressed in full 18TH Century attire and using period accroutrements.
Scooby, it would be nice to see some photographs of you in that attire, if possible

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Re: Virginia Early Pattern Flintlock
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2018, 11:15:57 AM »
I would like to see that meownself.

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Re: Virginia Early Pattern Flintlock
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2018, 06:54:07 AM »
............  did in fact kill my deer with it this very fall dressed in full 18TH Century attire and using period accroutrements.
Scooby, it would be nice to see some photographs of you in that attire, if possible

I did not take a picture of myself on this hunt. Of the couple that I did take, only one turned out. The others were blury. But I will show the one pic. It is not much, but shows the Virginia rifle, shot pouch, and haversack. On the ground is a pack that I made out of the hide. All of the meat is boned out and tucked neatly inside of the hide. The hide was laced up with a light weight rope and cinched tight. I then bound up the bundle with a heavier rope and left a long tail in which to grab onto. I could then hoist the bundle onto my shoulder blades with the extra rope hanging over one shoulder. Then I held the rope tight with one hand to keep the bundle snug against my shoulders and from sliding down my back during the hike out.

DSCN2376 by Steve OBrien, on Flickr

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Re: Virginia Early Pattern Flintlock
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2018, 07:29:47 AM »
Hawg and Len. I went through my photos and found a few hunting pics showing 18TH Century attire. Hawg, you may have seen a few of these befor.

SANY0095 by Steve OBrien, on Flickr

SANY0531 by Steve OBrien, on Flickr

December Turkey 009 (3) by Steve OBrien, on Flickr

SANY0770 by Steve OBrien, on Flickr

fusil doe 001 (2) by Steve OBrien, on Flickr

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Re: Virginia Early Pattern Flintlock
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2018, 07:12:49 AM »
scooby,
thanks for the pics. Very nice indeed!

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Re: Virginia Early Pattern Flintlock
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2018, 12:40:46 PM »
Suitable for framing, Steve!
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