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  • ebolton123
    Greg, Yea, I agree. I m not sure (fake) hangings are what the hobby needs. We live in a very sheltered, sanitized and squemish(?) society, and something like
    Message 1 of 38 , Nov 30, 2012
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      Greg,
      Yea, I agree. I'm not sure (fake) hangings are what the hobby needs. We live in a very sheltered, sanitized and squemish(?) society, and something like that, even if done well (and safely)can cause backlashes towards what we do.
      Cheers,
      Bob Bolton



      --- In Revlist@yahoogroups.com, Greg Ketcham <greg.ketcham@...> wrote:
      >
      > It's the postscript to the story that frightens me the most...nothing like
      > becoming a "cabinet of curiosities" show for the public.
      >
      > But in all seriousness- a petty sutler (though I'm sure I'm misusing the
      > strict 18th c. definition of the term), showing up in camp to sell his
      > wares - vegetables, a jug of rum sold by the dram (under the veggies),
      > trying to offload his indented servant, trying to reclaim his indented
      > servant (which are some bits we've done in the past).
      >
      > And for only a slight garnishment of your income, Mr. Quinn, and I'll
      > ensure the camp guard looks the other way :-)
      >
      > Greg Ketcham
      > 2nd Albany
      >
      > On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 7:04 AM, Dave <grumphard@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > We Hung Paul at OSF - the doctor got the body
      > >
      > > Grump
      > >
      > > From: Revlist@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Revlist@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > > Of
      > > TOM QUINN
      > > Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:02 AM
      > > To: Revlist@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [Revlist] Re: Civilian impression
      > >
      > >
      > > There some guys in the BVMA that have a harness rig that allows a safe
      > > and convincing hanging: I've only seen it used once, but it looked pretty
      > > good.
      > > Thomas Quinn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
    • ebolton123
      Greg, Yea, I agree. I m not sure (fake) hangings are what the hobby needs. We live in a very sheltered, sanitized and squemish(?) society, and something like
      Message 38 of 38 , Nov 30, 2012
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        Greg,
        Yea, I agree. I'm not sure (fake) hangings are what the hobby needs. We live in a very sheltered, sanitized and squemish(?) society, and something like that, even if done well (and safely)can cause backlashes towards what we do.
        Cheers,
        Bob Bolton



        --- In Revlist@yahoogroups.com, Greg Ketcham <greg.ketcham@...> wrote:
        >
        > It's the postscript to the story that frightens me the most...nothing like
        > becoming a "cabinet of curiosities" show for the public.
        >
        > But in all seriousness- a petty sutler (though I'm sure I'm misusing the
        > strict 18th c. definition of the term), showing up in camp to sell his
        > wares - vegetables, a jug of rum sold by the dram (under the veggies),
        > trying to offload his indented servant, trying to reclaim his indented
        > servant (which are some bits we've done in the past).
        >
        > And for only a slight garnishment of your income, Mr. Quinn, and I'll
        > ensure the camp guard looks the other way :-)
        >
        > Greg Ketcham
        > 2nd Albany
        >
        > On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 7:04 AM, Dave <grumphard@...> wrote:
        >
        > > **
        > >
        > >
        > > We Hung Paul at OSF - the doctor got the body
        > >
        > > Grump
        > >
        > > From: Revlist@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Revlist@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
        > > Of
        > > TOM QUINN
        > > Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:02 AM
        > > To: Revlist@yahoogroups.com
        > > Subject: Re: [Revlist] Re: Civilian impression
        > >
        > >
        > > There some guys in the BVMA that have a harness rig that allows a safe
        > > and convincing hanging: I've only seen it used once, but it looked pretty
        > > good.
        > > Thomas Quinn
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >
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