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by James The Archer
Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 58918

Re: Team / House Liverys for Recognition

Major Q wrote:Well, the jack is far from being as pristine as it was, so 'shiney' no more.

Wet mop by chance?
by James The Archer
Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Dog types in Medieval/Tudor/Stuart times
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

Re: Dog types in Medieval/Tudor/Stuart times

My new English Mastiff, Isabel; a breed chosen specifically because I'm a re-enactor, so she'll have to be one too. Isabel.jpg Bright, sociable and period correct for everything from Roman to Victorian (and beyond). And this is what she'll grow into, Isabel with her Mum and Dad: Mum, Dad and Isabel...
by James The Archer
Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th century powder flasks
Replies: 13
Views: 3251

Re: 15th century powder flasks

ensure you know how many you have with you, how many you have used and know you have not left any on the field and are in a bag etc to add another level agaist sparks That is the bit which does not seem to happen with many gunners though. We get fed up delaying a show because we have to clean up af...
by James The Archer
Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th century powder flasks
Replies: 13
Views: 3251

Re: 15th century powder flasks

As Wars of the Roses Federation Master Gunner, I will not go anul on any one using pre made charges or flask as long as it is done with care ensuring no embers are left in barrel before loading. I perfer premade charges for battle as less change of mistakes with batttle going on around as long as yo...
by James The Archer
Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Interested in joining Re enactment Group East Mids
Replies: 7
Views: 3846

Re: Interested in joining Re enactment Group East Mids

You could have a look at Wars of the Roses Federation Member household page for groups

http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/ind ... pages.html
by James The Archer
Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Yet another newbie message
Replies: 17
Views: 3049

Re: Yet another newbie message

"The Battle of Tewkesbury, which took place on 4 May 1471, was one of the decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses."
by James The Archer
Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: morgan.....
Replies: 18
Views: 5449

Re: morgan.....

They look very nice so when will I get to hear them speak :D
by James The Archer
Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Another Newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 1759

Re: Another Newbie

You can have a look at the member house holds of the Wars of the Roses Federation page

http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/ind ... pages.html

or Liver and Maintance page

http://www.et-tu.com/livery/cgi-bin/mod ... ILE=groups
by James The Archer
Thu May 10, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: looking for re-enactment group
Replies: 8
Views: 3896

Re: looking for re-enactment group

For Wars of Roses you can have a look on the Wars of Roses Federation member group page to look for groups close to you http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/index.cgi?action=showhtml&filename=homepages.html From 14 you can go on to the feild as a non-com, such as cannon crew, non-com archer, bann...
by James The Archer
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Apothecaries / Wise Woman/Cunning Man
Replies: 4
Views: 2809

Re: Apothecaries / Wise Woman/Cunning Man

Have a look at

http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/ind ... pages.html

and

http://www.et-tu.com/livery/cgi-bin/mod ... ILE=groups

for list of groups, and you can then look at groups like Buckinghams, who caver Wars of Roses upto Henry VIII
by James The Archer
Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:14 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Logging
Replies: 14
Views: 3109

Re: Logging

ForTheMarshal wrote:Unrelated - but this did make me think of how you can tell a pretty lady is coming by at shows, as you hear the men all start frantically chopping wood to look all manly and stuff! :P

Then the 1st aiders have a busily time treating all the cuts and bruises :D
by James The Archer
Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Hello, New around here
Replies: 22
Views: 5604

Re: Hello, New around here

Badger wrote:I thought i was a badger not a monkey :thumbup:

All I can say to that is Marcus has spoken, so you shall forever be know as the "monkey" :twisted: :lol:
by James The Archer
Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Hello, New around here
Replies: 22
Views: 5604

Re: Hello, New around here

You can have a look at the Feds members groups here http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/index.cgi?action=showhtml&filename=homepages.html or Livery and Maintenance at http://www.et-tu.com/livery/cgi-bin/mods/wadbm/wadbm.cgi?vsFILE=groups I live at afreton, mind you I tend to Play with Guns now, ...
by James The Archer
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wooden Ram Rod type things
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

Re: Wooden Ram Rod type things

I know, but it is one of my pet worries, do not want to end up having to go down the road of just Tapping the gun and not ramming :o
by James The Archer
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wooden Ram Rod type things
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

Re: Wooden Ram Rod type things

A quality dowel cut to length works - just remember to put it away safely before you shoot! :D
by James The Archer
Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: No Charcloth Flint & Steel Fire Lighting.
Replies: 30
Views: 7918

Re: No Charcloth Flint & Steel Fire Lighting.

Just had a "bad thougth experiment" - black powder - to be done at a distance, dropping a weight on to press the piston down and see how fare the the thing goes up :D
by James The Archer
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:13 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: American Bomb Lance- Whaling Gun
Replies: 4
Views: 2755

Re: American Bomb Lance- Whaling Gun

Bet it had a kick in it's day, before the rust moth got at it
by James The Archer
Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Re-enactment groups in Nottingham.
Replies: 6
Views: 3789

Re: Re-enactment groups in Nottingham.

You could have a look at Wars of the Roses Federation Web site
http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/ind ... pages.html

or Livery & Maintenance site
http://www.et-tu.com/livery/cgi-bin/mod ... ILE=groups
by James The Archer
Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Mad people with handgonnes
Replies: 35
Views: 4566

Re: Mad people with handgonnes

kayleaeloise wrote:well i would hope that in the event that i became lax about gunning ( i seriously hope not but as has been said people can become complacent) that someone would give me a swift kick up the *rse (well mabye not literally) :D

Oooo so temp..... :D
by James The Archer
Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Mediaeval Groups near Bristol
Replies: 5
Views: 1982

Re: Mediaeval Groups near Bristol

You could have a look at Wars of the Roses Federation Web site
http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/ind ... pages.html

or Livery & Maintenance site
http://www.et-tu.com/livery/cgi-bin/mod ... ILE=groups
by James The Archer
Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Mad people with handgonnes
Replies: 35
Views: 4566

Re: Mad people with handgonnes

As FED master gunner, at a FED event, words would be said
by James The Archer
Sun Jul 24, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Mad people with handgonnes
Replies: 35
Views: 4566

Re: Mad people with handgonnes

OK, take a (quite a ) few steps back
Al lest the last one shows why you shold NOT step in front of a loaded gun!
by James The Archer
Tue May 17, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for a group
Replies: 7
Views: 2224

Re: Looking for a group

As I was there (one of the Mad gunners) I'm Glade you enjoied the show. Well if you are interested in Mudllevel (medieval) :D then have a look on Wars of Roses Federation site for groups :- http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/index.cgi?action=showhtml&filename=homepages.html Or the livery and ma...
by James The Archer
Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Made to measure Secrete / secret / scullcap
Replies: 13
Views: 1942

Re: WTB a made to measure Secrete / secret / scullcap

At that price I would like one too, same reasons as Dave, do like going bang
by James The Archer
Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Sourcing Cooking pans / Cauldrons
Replies: 10
Views: 7812

Re: WLTB: Cooking pan / Cauldron

http://www.historiccastings.co.uk/, could try here have some very nice looking bits of kit
by James The Archer
Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: looking for a group to join
Replies: 5
Views: 2002

Re: looking for a group to join

I know it's 15th cent but if you go to

http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/ind ... pages.html

I list FED groups web sites and some do 14th cent as well

Same with L&M http://www.et-tu.com/livery/cgi-bin/mod ... ILE=groups
by James The Archer
Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Merry Christmas from Laugharne!!
Replies: 9
Views: 3531

Re: Merry Christmas from Laugharne!!

Very nice pic :D
by James The Archer
Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Beaufort Companye
Replies: 32
Views: 10259

Re: The Beaufort Companye

CraigofYork wrote:i still use canon law! get on the wrong side and i shall deploy the law - DEATH BY CANNON!

I can work with that :devil: :devil:
by James The Archer
Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Video from Bosworth 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1857

Re: Video from Bosworth 2010

I'm just glad you can't hear me asking the odd billman etc or two to kindly take your time to move out of the gun blast of kyngs guns :twisted: :D
by James The Archer
Sat Oct 09, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Stamford Festival of History
Replies: 6
Views: 1738

Re: Stamford Festival of History

steve stanley wrote:...And greetings to the Buckingham handgunner who shared our awning on the plastic site for a quick fag!
Steve

That would be Kaylea

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