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    Hope my Cameo is shown in the movie.

    Hope my Cameo is shown in the movie.
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    Look at it this way. Take a hike, 5 -15 mile hike...

    Look at it this way. Take a hike, 5 -15 mile hike with your friends. An odd number of you put a squeaker in your left shoes, the even number in their right.

    At the end of the march, see who...
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    Sticky: Deleted.

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    Sounds cool, what drill manual will you be using?

    Sounds cool, what drill manual will you be using?
  5. Picking up a collector's items.

    Picking up a collector's items.
  6. Vicksburg

    Vicksburg
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    The Sharps is a general accuracy weapon in and...

    The Sharps is a general accuracy weapon in and out of game. The problem is that the breech block leaks gasses, will use inconsistent powder charges (if the cartridges are rat-tailed and not flat...
  8. It's a good idea for the musket loading. I would...

    It's a good idea for the musket loading. I would advocate it aswell but it seems that the general concession is to just have a partial historic game with piece-meal fact.

    The second portion is...
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    As fun as that might sound, now you have a...

    As fun as that might sound, now you have a useless 57 3/8 inch piece of wood and iron that utimately is still the Governmemt's property.

    It did happen, at Gettysburg a few years back there was a...
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    On the matters of reloading: No matter how...

    On the matters of reloading:



    No matter how you slice this topic, your duty as an Officer is to lead the troops under you, not play cowboy with your revolver and reload several times. A good...
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    I can see what you're getting at, so here is the...

    I can see what you're getting at, so here is the breakdown I am thinking for gameplay.

    In a arsenal package of rounds, nine rounds are normal, the tenth is a cleaner (historically with a reduced...
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    It would add a distinct mechanic into the game...

    It would add a distinct mechanic into the game that Was an actual problem and had a simple solution. Brings in more of a cautious turn for soldiers who rely on their weapon to just fire and fire and...
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    Since it has been claimed to be in the game for 2...

    Since it has been claimed to be in the game for 2 and a half years, claims to be implemented; but is not, then what gives?





    For the first portion.
    Please source a documented citing of...
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    A Novel Idea: Fouling

    Here's an idea on what I think is a good, and a perfectly correct mechanic in operating black powder firearms.

    Fouling. Fouling causes musket barrels to become smaller in bore diameter from the...
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    That would be a good idea for events, but regular...

    That would be a good idea for events, but regular games would just be chaotic fights of whomever's turn it is.

    Brings it back to older days where communities formed, hosted and trusted one...
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    Sticky: As promised, a sword that I have of the Eagle...

    As promised, a sword that I have of the Eagle family; as far as I can tell a 1840's circa Horstmann design. I use it as my Parade and Dress formations sword.

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    The only two units that were given extra...

    The only two units that were given extra ammunition were the 1st and 2nd USSS. As for the CS units, ammunition was scarce and shooters were tested by live-fire and appointment.

    Please read pages...
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    I agree with this to a certain point. There...

    I agree with this to a certain point.

    There were readily avaliable tools such as a range stadium for distance estimation, binoculars for target adjustment and bracing sticks (which were necessary...
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    Sticky: I'll have to dig out some of my pieces from the...

    I'll have to dig out some of my pieces from the safe.
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    For handguns: Pedersoli makes a very nice...

    For handguns:
    Pedersoli makes a very nice Deringer style line of screwbarrel pistols and target (precussion and flintlock).

    Uberti is the better pick for fit and function. Matter of fact, in the...
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    Correct Saris, no Armory issued weapons were...

    Correct Saris, no Armory issued weapons were given to standard carriers.

    Now whether or not a soldier were to carry a personal defense revolver, pistol or knife as part of his kit, was up to him;...
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    His wife is very nice aswell, gave a few sewing...

    His wife is very nice aswell, gave a few sewing tips.

    To A P Hill, while yes Regimental has some of their items, they are usually one offs and marked at first rate prices.
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    Yeah they stopped a while back. I built a single...

    Yeah they stopped a while back. I built a single button frock coat with Ben Tart material by measuring out the cuts using the Wambaugh. Didnt want to pay for two sets.
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    I'll have to dig my uniforms out of the hardtack...

    I'll have to dig my uniforms out of the hardtack boxes in the garage, I have some Wambaugh and Country Child. My more heavily used coats and trousers I hand put together with my wife. (Putting them...
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    It was a position of honor to become either the...

    It was a position of honor to become either the bearer or the guard. Once the bullets started flying, it was up to whomever was closest then reorganized afterwards. The flag was a point on the map...
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