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by arrowmaker
Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: pheonix show downham market 21/22 august
Replies: 4
Views: 1454

Re: pheonix show downham market 21/22 august

Me coming :D :D
FRED
by arrowmaker
Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Stall fittings for trading tents?
Replies: 4
Views: 1694

Re: Stall fittings for trading tents?

Hi Sally, This is my first full year of trading and like you had been looking for fittings that were appropriate for what we do, everything I looked at was either far too expensive or just not suitable for transport/weight/style etc. Sooo, with this in mind, I was chatting to a reenactor/woodworker...
by arrowmaker
Wed May 19, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Berkeley traders
Replies: 6
Views: 2301

Re: Berkeley traders

With apologies to you both. Anis you have booking form no.1 according to our records, but we have not received the returned form. Fred, far from being fussy everyone is welcome. Please sendi mr a postal address as requested before, and I will send a booking form. if you have any problems , please p...
by arrowmaker
Tue May 18, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Berkeley traders
Replies: 6
Views: 2301

Re: Berkeley traders

Looks like they are being fussy who comes this your :eh: ;( :eh:
Fred
by arrowmaker
Tue May 04, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Berkeley traders
Replies: 6
Views: 2301

Re: Berkeley traders

hello one and all just a reminder for those of you still holding booking forms for Skirmish 2010. It would be really helpful ifyou could return your completed form to confirm your attendance in order for site plans to be finalised. I do understand that you would like to leave these decisions till a...
by arrowmaker
Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: A sad passing
Replies: 1
Views: 1043

Re: A sad passing

I did not know the man but from what you have said he is the type of man who will be sadly missed.Tell his family our thoughts are with them.
Fred
by arrowmaker
Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Do anyone know these people
Replies: 5
Views: 1846

Re: Do anyone know these people

Thank you people this is what I thought.Just checking incase it was on the up.Have dealt abroard with know companies,but could not trace these people.I will now get rid from my computor and just deleat any other Messages.
Many thanks Fred
by arrowmaker
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Do anyone know these people
Replies: 5
Views: 1846

Re: Do anyone know these people

Thanks mate this is why I am asking.I have told them I will not send any goods until the money is in my bank and cleared they have agree but I am still a bit bothered.This is why I asked if anyone has dealed with these people.
Fred
by arrowmaker
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Do anyone know these people
Replies: 5
Views: 1846

Do anyone know these people

Do anyone know these people
CHADLUS 01
Barcelona
Spain
They want me to send some goods to them.
Fred
by arrowmaker
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: leather armour for poorer Vikes/Saxons
Replies: 19
Views: 7685

Re: leather armour for poorer Vikes/Saxons

I did not say they would kill or damage a Viking with shield and chain but they would be a pain in the bum keep braking then off.I have seen a short bodkin put staight into 1/4" plate at 60yards.For chain you need long bodkins or small hunting head and you Viking Types would have to tell me if they ...
by arrowmaker
Tue Nov 03, 2009 8:57 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Kings involved in the invasion of 1066
Replies: 22
Views: 7207

Re:

William wasn't a proper king, he was a jumped up Norman bastard son of a duke! :lol: :lol: Nigel? You out there Nigel?? :lol: :lol: William was a proper king just like the rest of that day and later an opertunist who knew a good thing when he saw it grabbed it with both hands.Was there not a story ...
by arrowmaker
Tue Nov 03, 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: leather armour for poorer Vikes/Saxons
Replies: 19
Views: 7685

Re: leather armour for poorer Vikes/Saxons

An 80pound hunting bow would go about 6" into a shield you put about 6 or 7 into it you are spending time broking the things off.I would think most archers where hunters and up to about 50/60yards they could pick the spot,and those spectacle helmets make a nice target.As I said I am just thinking ab...
by arrowmaker
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: leather armour for poorer Vikes/Saxons
Replies: 19
Views: 7685

Re: leather armour for poorer Vikes/Saxons

Late into this one still hear go,s As an archer is chain any good against a thrust or a 2 handed downwould blow.I can put viking type arrowheads strait through chain with not a heavy bow.I know viking used bows mainly for hunting but the chance to bring down a few know warriors at long range would h...
by arrowmaker
Tue Nov 03, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: How do you attach your gussets (voiders)
Replies: 23
Views: 4283

Re: How do you attach your gussets (voiders)

arrowmaker wrote:Colin I was very tempted to say you GREAT **** :twisted: :D but thought better of if
Fred
by arrowmaker
Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: How do you attach your gussets (voiders)
Replies: 23
Views: 4283

Re: How do you attach your gussets (voiders)

Colin I was very tempted to say you ***** **** :twisted: :D but thought better of if
Fred
by arrowmaker
Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: A invite to Traders
Replies: 3
Views: 1820

I was there this year you can count me in :D Just let me know when you have all the details have marked into my diary for next year
Fred
by arrowmaker
Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: VAN TRANSPORT SHARING FOR EUROPEAN SHOWS
Replies: 26
Views: 6656

Just got into this one,I think it is a good idea but why not all over GB too.I have a problem sometime my doctor bans me from long distance driving, might have something to do with the 4 strokes I have had.I am in that position at the moment.would love to go to scotland but cannot just had my check ...
by arrowmaker
Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: From the Berkeley's - Via Us - To You
Replies: 4
Views: 1557

Nice to know someone likes us :D :D He is still not getting any freebees :D :lol: :lol: :P :wink: :wink: :wink: :D :D
Fred
by arrowmaker
Thu Feb 19, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Who wants a free advert in a magazine?
Replies: 6
Views: 2307

Me am very interested :D
Fred
by arrowmaker
Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: B&B NEEDED
Replies: 1
Views: 1015

B&B NEEDED

Do anyone know of a clean cheap B&B IN DERBY so I can get my head down for Fagin fair.A pub would do. :D
by arrowmaker
Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:30 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: what markets in 2009?
Replies: 2
Views: 1461

Re: Traders and markets 2009

You would be very wlcome at Berkeley Skirmish 18-19 July, with the dogs et al contact Plantagenet events Can I come and play have period tent and trade as a Viking or there about :D Fred Tibbetts JFT TRADITIONAL ARCHERY PRODUCTS E-Mail fred@jft-traditional-archery.co.uk www.jft-traditional-archery....
by arrowmaker
Sun Nov 16, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The most peculiar job I've ever done is...
Replies: 41
Views: 8657

Vaguely remember the Friendship Arms, but don't know if that means I was there or I wasn't... I drank more in those days. The separation of unmarried couples counts, if I can count the year part of my job was to patrol sand dunes asking gay nudists to please stop disturbing the sand lizards. Lucy D...
by arrowmaker
Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The most peculiar job I've ever done is...
Replies: 41
Views: 8657

Do a bouncer at kids parties at Butlins in the late 1960 plus go round on a night and knocking on doors to split up un-married coulpes count.
Fred
by arrowmaker
Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: TRADING AT NORWICH CATHEDRAL HISTORIC CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Replies: 3
Views: 1260

Me will be there :D :D :D
Fred
by arrowmaker
Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Question for the archers among us
Replies: 57
Views: 16943

I tend to stick arrows in my belt for fast shooting but I also have a large wicker basket for things with large barbed heads - the illustration of the French Archer looks like it might be a wicker contraption if somewhat smaller. I have also seen several interpretations of the leather spacers inclu...
by arrowmaker
Fri Oct 10, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Question for the archers among us
Replies: 57
Views: 16943

Who ever put those pictures on page one is dead if I find him :evil: :x :evil: . Mrs Fred has just watched going through this line like a idiot I opened it I now have two lumps on my head from the frying pan and a black eye :oops:YOU ARE DEAD ( but it was worth it)
Fred
by arrowmaker
Sun Oct 05, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Fagins Militaria Fair
Replies: 5
Views: 1697

Anyone going to the Norfolk bash this month
Fred
by arrowmaker
Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Fagins Militaria Fair
Replies: 5
Views: 1697

I am booked in see you there
Fred

Me camping
by arrowmaker
Sun Sep 07, 2008 8:36 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: New market for traders, excellent value.
Replies: 2
Views: 1250

You can count me in David will pay up next weekend
Fred