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by The Iron Dwarf
Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Forum Technical Support and News
Topic: Spam in "Re-enactors Wanted"
Replies: 5
Views: 6990

Re: Spam in "Re-enactors Wanted"

a lot of people wont know that the exclamation mark in the bottom right of each message is the report button
by The Iron Dwarf
Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Postal rate increase
Replies: 2
Views: 1954

Re: Postal rate increase

For those who do mail order, Royal Mail have (again) raised their parcel prices, and have also introduced size limits too, which means a light but bulky parcel can cost a whole lot more from now on. One of our more popular mail order items has gone up from £3.15 to £3.70 for 2nd class recorded. One...
by The Iron Dwarf
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Any events over Easter?
Replies: 11
Views: 4306

Re: Any events over Easter?

im trying a different sort of event this easter, a Larp event at tournament stud to see if my stuff sells there as well
by The Iron Dwarf
Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Looking for an "old English" word for Architecture or Design
Replies: 6
Views: 2214

Re: Looking for an "old English" word for Architecture or De

thank you all,
Brother Ranulf, we are more after interesting words than anything specific.
will try Gregory's link when I get time, packing for an event at the moment
by The Iron Dwarf
Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Looking for an "old English" word for Architecture or Design
Replies: 6
Views: 2214

Re: Looking for an "old English" word for Architecture or De

my friend is an Architect and is not from this country originally, the present name for his business is too hard for alot of people here and he is looking to possibly change it in the near future so is after ideas, I said here you may get some historical ones and maybe a few hysterical ones.
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by The Iron Dwarf
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Looking for an "old English" word for Architecture or Design
Replies: 6
Views: 2214

Looking for an "old English" word for Architecture or Design

Posting on behalf of a friend,

we are looking for an old English word for Architecture or Design or Drawing.

any suggestions welcome!

thanks!
by The Iron Dwarf
Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Forum Technical Support and News
Topic: probs?
Replies: 2
Views: 5791

probs?

had
General Error
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Too many connections [1040]

An sql error occurred while fetching this page. Please contact an administrator if this problem persists.


all evening and a few times in the past, are you having problems or is it just me.
by The Iron Dwarf
Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: 2013 events
Replies: 10
Views: 5847

Re: 2013 events

midlands history festival ( midfest ) first weekend in aug near northampton, contact Laurie wignal.
I will be there with the forge
by The Iron Dwarf
Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: rain and events last weekend 4 and 5th aug
Replies: 5
Views: 3031

rain and events last weekend 4 and 5th aug

I noticed at midfest that there were many regulars not there and with traders in need of events to trade at after the monsoon of a summer we just had I wondered how many other events were on and how they coped with the rain. we had a few heavy showers at midfest but it did not dampen things down aro...
by The Iron Dwarf
Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Interested in joining Re enactment Group East Mids
Replies: 7
Views: 4269

Re: Interested in joining Re enactment Group East Mids

a distance away but soon there is an event near northampton ( 4th and 5th aug ) called midlands history festival ( midfest for short )
should be a few groups there that you could meet with to see if they and you are suitable for each other, I know there are reenactors from lincs going
by The Iron Dwarf
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ebay buyer rant
Replies: 14
Views: 5007

Re: Ebay buyer rant

I did not identify you here darren but as you now have I will let you know that the comment about you from one member of a group I know who were there at tewkes whilst you were making accusations and threats were 'WHAT A *RICHARD*' ( word changed to not offend the mods here ), the rest of the group ...
by The Iron Dwarf
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Forum Technical Support and News
Topic: photos too large
Replies: 2
Views: 5831

Re: photos too large

most art type progs will allow you to crop and resize, I would try cropping off all that is not wanted first and then resize whats left. I normally use paint shop pro but there are also websites for picture hosting that have such tools, try photobucket.com, upload and edit your picture and from ther...
by The Iron Dwarf
Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Help sought on 'authentic' armour
Replies: 10
Views: 3673

Re: Help sought on 'authentic' armour

dont know what the period is for battle of the nations but there is a lot of activity on the armour archive concerning it. the us team was there this year and the armour they had stood up quite well I think. [url]http://forums.armourarchive.org/phpBB3/index.php/[url] as well as the fighting being di...
by The Iron Dwarf
Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: steel vs HDPE
Replies: 16
Views: 5239

Re: steel vs HDPE

galvanised or even Zintec steel sheet is a little more expensive but wont rust. also aluminium or stainless can be used. if making something like a COP you can get the plates at least in one direction to be the same width or just a few widths you can get the steel cut into strips so you only need to...
by The Iron Dwarf
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ebay buyer rant
Replies: 14
Views: 5007

Re: Ebay buyer rant

and todays prize is to be added to my blocked bidder list so he cant accidentally pay too much again
anyone else wants to know who to block pm me
by The Iron Dwarf
Thu May 31, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ebay buyer rant
Replies: 14
Views: 5007

Ebay buyer rant

had a buyer last week for a firebox on ebay who as he has seen one of my fireboxes on another site that does not charge total fees of about 15% like ebay do but where you can sell for free and to encourage this I lower my prices there as not having to allow for the said fees. The ebay buyer now want...
by The Iron Dwarf
Fri May 18, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: events needed
Replies: 5
Views: 2131

Re: events needed

there are many events, next for me it tewesbury and midlands history festival both of which you will find details of on parts of this forum. midlands history festival ( or midfest ) is going to be just outside northampton on the first weekend in august, the person running it posts here and his name ...
by The Iron Dwarf
Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trading at FightCamp (17-19 Aug 2012)
Replies: 17
Views: 4193

Re: Trading at FightCamp (17-19 Aug 2012)

would be but am at another event
by The Iron Dwarf
Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Saracens, Turcoples and Mamluks
Replies: 9
Views: 2872

Re: Saracens, Turcoples and Mamluks

is that because they are lacking a cow or a trebuchet?
or maybe both
by The Iron Dwarf
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:06 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: A fancy title.
Replies: 18
Views: 3848

Re: A fancy title.

his knees look nothing like bees, I think he should be called 'big bad'
by The Iron Dwarf
Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: A fancy title.
Replies: 18
Views: 3848

Re: A fancy title.

'Tempus Fugit' group.

a time travelers group, will get a supply of spare flux capacitors in for when you need them :wink:
by The Iron Dwarf
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:32 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: 14th century re-enactment group Wellingborough\Northampton
Replies: 19
Views: 7341

Re: 14th century re-enactment group Wellingborough\Northampt

you could go to the EMA event this weekend, I know a few locals are going.
I will be taking a forge and letting all there loose on it for the weekend.
bad viking should be there plus a couple of others.
see the thread in the events section for details, it is near towcester
by The Iron Dwarf
Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: 2012 Events for traders trading to groups etc.
Replies: 1
Views: 914

Re: 2012 Events for traders trading to groups etc.

for tewkes on this forum try Pegs or hamster, send one of them a PM ( at the moment they are very busy though I think ) have not got the contact details handy for Kelmarsh but am sure Mr Griffin could help with that. both events probably have a waiting list for traders though as they clash this year...
by The Iron Dwarf
Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: ILHF pub carpark
Replies: 1
Views: 1005

Re: ILHF pub carpark

the way I go I know there is a place where trucks park up for the nite but it is a few miles away.
junc 1 on the A14 a few yards north east of the junction, not sure how far it is from the venue, prob 8 miles but at least it is a place vehicles can overnite unless you can find better
by The Iron Dwarf
Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Tent Needed for Tewks and Kelmarsh clash
Replies: 7
Views: 2420

Re: Tent Needed for Tewks and Kelmarsh clash

have heard that past tents rent them
by The Iron Dwarf
Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:40 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Galvanised Mail
Replies: 10
Views: 3332

Re: Galvanised Mail

burning zinc destroys the cells in your lungs and will give you flu like symptoms, I know of at least one person admitted to hospital for several days because of it. do not weld on galvanised stuff or burn zinc. you may find out more by looking up 'metal fume fever' here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
by The Iron Dwarf
Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Does wrought iron rust?
Replies: 8
Views: 4267

Re: Does wrought iron rust?

last lot of wrought Iron we bought was made in IIRC Sweden, we had about 3 tonnes of it made for a job, took a while to get it imported so I dont think Blist's Hill is the only place

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