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by Nigel
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:10 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Making a gambi
Replies: 7
Views: 1832

Re: Making a gambi

Thick linen is GOOD but not too thick :D OR it simply makes the job harder
by Nigel
Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A jack
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: A jack

Debs just delivered on Sunday a buttoning Jack to Alan E who posts on here I was skeptical but she pointed me to lots of evidence for them then Alan put his ensemble together and it worked Re the ad in the pic she seems to rememeber there are two one in the met one in Europe and one of them was lost
by Nigel
Tue Feb 22, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Wanted: tent / advice on tent buying
Replies: 9
Views: 3792

Re: Wanted: tent / advice on tent buying

VIC James he is your man

over th years we have ahd c 6 tents personallya nd the group has had about 50 tents from vic

our original one sbought in 1994 are still going strong
by Nigel
Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Under Armer.
Replies: 33
Views: 11391

Re: Viking Under Armer.

Medicus Matt wrote:
Nigel wrote:Hence the very well apdded look sported by Norman groups such as conquest :D
Yeah, that's the reason. Nothing to do with the odd hecatomb between scuffles.

Well one has to keep ones strength up :D

next one is going to be a raw cotton sandwhiched one which will be comfy
by Nigel
Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Where to stay at torm?
Replies: 7
Views: 1805

Re: Where to stay at torm?

Bunch of us stay in leamington its rather nice
by Nigel
Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Under Armer.
Replies: 33
Views: 11391

Re: Viking Under Armer.

Hence the very well apdded look sported by Norman groups such as conquest :D
by Nigel
Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Under Armer.
Replies: 33
Views: 11391

Re: Viking Under Armer.

WHICH happens a lot in reenactment
by Nigel
Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: compromise for a cross dresser...
Replies: 15
Views: 3458

Re: compromise for a cross dresser...

Cat looks superb no matter waht she wears (althought the pink fuzzy boots were a bit edgey :D )

Debs will now removed the p38 from my left ear
by Nigel
Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: ECW Infantry Buff Coat
Replies: 137
Views: 52856

Re: ECW Infantry Buff Coat

ELK ?

would the 350+ years of oiling / oil have helped the flexibility ?
by Nigel
Mon Feb 07, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Passchendaele film
Replies: 20
Views: 6797

Re: Passchendaele film

The Meenister wrote:There was a Canadian film about Passchendaele coming out it was advertised in skirmish mag. I take it I've missed it, maybe it didn't come to Aberdeen. Cant even see it on Dvd.
If its the one Iam thinking of I've listed one on EBAY Lat wekk mint still in cellophane
by Nigel
Fri Feb 04, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Use of bents for stays
Replies: 17
Views: 3814

Re: Use of bents for stays

DEBS CANNT ACCESS A THE MOMENT DESPITE REPEATEDLY asking

so she is popping somethign together which iw ill post later on
by Nigel
Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Colored arming doublet?
Replies: 27
Views: 4683

Re: Colored arming doublet?

Marcus Woodhouse wrote:Plate mail-tableware that you get posted through your front door, do you know nothing about history?
ah silly me back to my peasant hovel with me as I am a complete imbecile :D
by Nigel
Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Colored arming doublet?
Replies: 27
Views: 4683

Re: Colored arming doublet?

whats plate maille ?
by Nigel
Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Colored arming doublet?
Replies: 27
Views: 4683

Re: Colored arming doublet?

theres a couple of grey ones we were lookign at last night bloke sittign with "friends" at a table wearing an arming doublet and maille udner a coat with leather seams
by Nigel
Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Buckles for 15th century boots
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: Buckles for 15th century boots

best buckles by far Toby at the Silver Wyvern post son here as Henry Somerset
by Nigel
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Taming the fabric stash?
Replies: 24
Views: 3862

Re: Taming the fabric stash?

Yes we already do that BUT this is a major clearout and all areas ahve already been maxed out
by Nigel
Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Taming the fabric stash?
Replies: 24
Views: 3862

Re: Taming the fabric stash?

well we are still going strong

2 binliners full of offcuts to the bin today

garage done HOORAY haberdashery done hooray still to do the wargaming room and a lot of random stuff
by Nigel
Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Moved topic (used C12th 3rd crusade templar items)
Replies: 37
Views: 6996

Re: WTB the following (used C12th 3rd crusade templar items)

which I remembered in mid meeting today

Ophs
by Nigel
Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Moved topic (used C12th 3rd crusade templar items)
Replies: 37
Views: 6996

Re: WTB the following (used C12th 3rd crusade templar items)

Iam pretty sure that the orders had no squires
by Nigel
Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Conquest
Replies: 41
Views: 14269

Re: Conquest

More events listed season is starting to come together
by Nigel
Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: American Revolutionary Wars, in the West (of England)
Replies: 9
Views: 4982

Re: American Revolutionary Wars, in the West (of England)

nick19thind wrote:22nd Foot:
http://www.22ndfoot.co.uk/

do they do Cornwall ?
by Nigel
Thu Jan 06, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Taming the fabric stash?
Replies: 24
Views: 3862

Re: Taming the fabric stash?

well following a discussion Ms Lough has embarked on a thorough (her words not mine) stock take

so far she has just I believe completed the haberdashery and that's been an eye opener

Fabrics next

I HAVE SKIP on order :D
by Nigel
Thu Jan 06, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Resources for 11C Norman kit
Replies: 10
Views: 3722

Re: Resources for 11C Norman kit

no for style
by Nigel
Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Outlaw
Replies: 11
Views: 3650

Re: Outlaw

Is thuis the one with legions of tempalrs running around ?
by Nigel
Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Resources for 11C Norman kit
Replies: 10
Views: 3722

Re: Resources for 11C Norman kit

WELL i WOULD SUGGEST the tapestry as a starter

and avoiding Osprey

also a few of the continental groups' sites are good for high stuff
by Nigel
Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:58 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Conquest
Replies: 41
Views: 14269

Re: Conquest

First events are startign to list on the forum includign a nice overseas jaunt :D

OH AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS to all our friends and remember that pleasing glow on the horizon is us burning down your neighbous village cos its


OURS
by Nigel
Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Napoleonic Light infantry regt/coy officers full/court dress
Replies: 10
Views: 1393

Re: Napoleonic Light infantry regt/coy officers full/court d

The info i described above, came from the Rifles Museum at Winchester. Got a copy of their regimental annuls :) Or, I'm more knackered than i should be and my memory is completely nooked!!!!!!! Granted, based on the info given me about the 60th had led me to guess a little about othe LI Regt.s Chap...
by Nigel
Mon Dec 06, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Napoleonic Light infantry regt/coy officers full/court dress
Replies: 10
Views: 1393

Re: Napoleonic Light infantry regt/coy officers full/court d

Isn't full dress for LI, basically a dolman? Just a bit of a posh job!! The 60th one i'm lookin gat having made is 'top of bum' length. It has leg flashes that continue the facings so long would be wrong. I'm pretty sure all LI are of a similar style for Brits? Nope I knwo one of the LI regiments I...
by Nigel
Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Napoleonic Light infantry regt/coy officers full/court dress
Replies: 10
Views: 1393

Re: Napoleonic Light infantry regt/coy officers full/court d

ok a country would be a good start
by Nigel
Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Moved topic (used C12th 3rd crusade templar items)
Replies: 37
Views: 6996

Re: WTB the following (used C12th 3rd crusade templar items)

18th Virginia are a top group

To be honest the first palce you should start is the rule read that once you have done that things become clearer except on surcotes :D