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Idle Chit-Chat > Back to work (8 replies - 2767 views)

That time has come around again:(  Time to go back to work later today for my month at sea. Thank you all for an educational, entertaining and at ...   Mon Feb 4th, 2008 07:58 am

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8264 views)

There were occasions when we were dressed like tramps in my time in the forces, let alone in the 1860's. As you might've guessed I'm working ...   Sun Feb 3rd, 2008 09:27 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8264 views)

ole, correct but as I understand it as the green uniforms wore out they were replaced with blue with green trim and green rank badges for nco's. I'm sure I ...   Sun Feb 3rd, 2008 08:15 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8264 views)

Thank you Susan. Don't worry about the pictures it's fine. The buttons are painted black now. I appreciate you taking the time to help though. Thanks ...   Sun Feb 3rd, 2008 06:00 am

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8264 views)

You just sneaked that second post in while I as typing. They might well have been wearing blue coats with brass buttons by then. ...   Sat Feb 2nd, 2008 03:38 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8264 views)

Thanks, black buttons it is then. As you've probably noticed accuracy's important to me and even if the figure sits in the cabinet with only me ...   Sat Feb 2nd, 2008 03:35 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8264 views)

Thanks TD I've been looking at the Berdan sharpshooters site alot over the last couple of days and it's been really useful. Thanks also for ...   Sat Feb 2nd, 2008 03:28 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8264 views)

What type of buttons would have been worn on the green coat worn by 2nd US Sharpshooters c.1862? I have a feeling it could be ...   Sat Feb 2nd, 2008 02:41 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Ancestors who fought (24 replies - 13063 views)

I didn't think she was and I definately don't remember telling anyone she was but I still read through the entire thread just in case.:D Roger ...   Mon Jan 28th, 2008 03:51 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dale Junior (198 replies - 40296 views)

Yes we have Blockbuster, and I can confirm from experience electrical appliances from the USA turn out the lights and everything else for that matter. ...   Mon Jan 28th, 2008 02:24 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Top 5 favorite candies (48 replies - 12385 views)

:shock: That wasn't supposed to be funny!!   Well yes it was, only teasing.:D Roger ...   Mon Jan 28th, 2008 09:00 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Top 5 favorite candies (48 replies - 12385 views)

I read that too. Actually there was a bit of a furore here when it was announced the name would be changed. ...   Sat Jan 26th, 2008 06:22 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Top 5 favorite candies (48 replies - 12385 views)

I've been doing some research into the subject, yes I am that sad, the UK & Ireland called them Marathons but we had to change ...   Sat Jan 26th, 2008 05:57 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Top 5 favorite candies (48 replies - 12385 views)

Quick question, have Snickers always been called Snickers in the USA? They were called Marathon here and then they changed the name to Snickers. :? Roger ...   Sat Jan 26th, 2008 03:45 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Top 5 favorite candies (48 replies - 12385 views)

Bama46 wrote: I think Ole is tring to wangle a date from Dixie Girl.. dirty ole man, Ole LOL Ed But a good strategy I'd never thought of before, ...   Sat Jan 26th, 2008 05:49 am

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

That's very nice of you to say so DixieGirl, thank you:) Roger ...   Fri Jan 25th, 2008 05:47 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Top 5 favorite candies (48 replies - 12385 views)

Ok, you asked for it. I wonder how many you have to look up? All of them I hope and then you'll know how it feels:D 1 ...   Fri Jan 25th, 2008 05:54 am

Other Civil War Talk > More figures (15 replies - 4213 views)

Joanie, stop right now while I can still get my head out the door:D ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 08:36 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Fun painting project (6 replies - 2382 views)

I enjoy a beer and a good chat, more talking than beer actually. I go for quality not quantity these days I have an interest in ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 07:05 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

It's a great site Susan and the get togethers look a lot of fun. Roger ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 06:40 pm

Other Civil War Talk > More figures (15 replies - 4213 views)

Thanks Joanie. Johan has summed it up pretty well and is bang on. I've accepted commisions on a couple of occasions, from the USA funnily ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 05:46 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Fun painting project (6 replies - 2382 views)

Johan, you know, I could see you and I having a lot of fun and long conversations about military history in the pub. 29th Foot. ( 1st Worcestershire ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 05:40 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

I've just been loking too. Are you refering to drum 24 Susan? I was suprised to see Landsneckts being portrayed but I suppose why not. They ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 06:48 am

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

Thank you for that link Susan. Photo's of reenactors/living historians are very useful for me. Much more so than illustrations in books. I have another Winged ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 06:25 am

Other People of the Civil War > Ancestors who fought (24 replies - 13063 views)

JDC Duncan wrote: do you mean, would attitudes about the causes of the Union & Confederacy change, or attitudes about the individuals ? I was thinking more about the ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 06:20 am

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

Susan, I might even have used photo's of your Hussar as reference. Here are some Polish Hussar links you might find interesting. http://www.geocities.com/rik_fox/husaria/index2.html http://www.kismeta.com/diGrasse/PolishHorseArtillery.htm http://www.polishhussarsupply.com/ http://www.husaria.jest.pl/index.html ...   Thu Jan 24th, 2008 05:41 am

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

Bavarian Heavy Horse c.1900 ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 07:29 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

No problem, Polish Winged Hussar 17th Century. http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u184/Billyturnip/Polish%20Hussar/PolishHussar005.jpg http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u184/Billyturnip/Polish%20Hussar/PolishHussar002.jpg ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 07:25 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

Thank you. To tell the truth mounted civil war figures are pretty rare.........  and expensive. I'd like to do one myself and because you said please ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 07:14 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dale Junior (198 replies - 40296 views)

DixieGirl, do you follow any European soccer (it pains me to write that. We call it football but for the sake of avoiding confusion)teams? Roger ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 05:21 pm

Other Civil War Talk > More figures (15 replies - 4213 views)

Thank you DixieGirl. I have a Confederate standardbearer to go with these two but I haven't started that one yet. I have a feeling you'll like ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 05:18 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

I actually find it easier, as well as more realistic to paint an object looking old, worn and abused. I would put it down to an ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 02:28 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

Thank you Joanie. Some more pics, hopefully the canteen looks like it's supposed to, made of tin. Also some detail of the feet, I must be daft ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 11:02 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Dale Junior (198 replies - 40296 views)

Ahh, darts a game played by real athletes in the pub. Roger ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 07:30 am

Other People of the Civil War > Ancestors who fought (24 replies - 13063 views)

Interesting stuff, I'm enjoying reading these. Thanks for posting. Roger ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 07:27 am

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

Thank you Susan, I'm glad you like seeing them. Roger ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 07:23 am

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

Johan, Thank you. The canteen is tin. It was very heavily washed with black to take the shine off it and make it look more real. ...   Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 06:23 am

Other Civil War Talk > 20th Georgia (27 replies - 8001 views)

I would have got this one finished much earlier if it wasn't for the distraction of cwi :D Roger http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u184/Billyturnip/Johnny%20Reb%202/22Jan08018.jpg http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u184/Billyturnip/Johnny%20Reb%202/22Jan08014.jpg http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u184/Billyturnip/Johnny%20Reb%202/22Jan08013.jpg ...   Tue Jan 22nd, 2008 02:59 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Fun painting project (6 replies - 2382 views)

=+++ Front Row Joe it is then!!! Thank you Joanie, your making me blush. Roger ...   Tue Jan 22nd, 2008 09:12 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Fun painting project (6 replies - 2382 views)

I thought you might lke to see this little figure. It's from Thunderbolt Mountain Miniatures, Loveland Ohio and is based on the caricatures of Rowlandson ...   Tue Jan 22nd, 2008 06:54 am


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