18655Re: flash guards
- Aug 4, 2003Flash guards and frizzen covers (hammer stalls) are required by
most/all F&I events. The frizzen cover is well-documented as a
standard French musket accessory. Not sure about the Brits for that
"Have Charleville, Will Travel"
John, 2d Michigan Militia Co'y
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Gord_1812" <gord_1812@y...> wrote:
> --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Larry Lozon" <lalozon@n...>
> > From: "Gord_1812" <gord_1812@y...>
> > " ...Yes Rev war events seem to really push the flash guard and
> > stalls.
> > so why does the rev war crowd put them? "
> > LL: because,
> > as Ed Bolla writes: "Most sites require ........ them so
> just live
> > with it"
> But that isn't the way they did it.
> > ----------------
> > From: "Gord_1812"
> > "And is there actually documentation on hammer
> stalls? "
> > LL: Gord,
> > there is no documentation for polyester,
> > but units wear clothing at events made
> it ...
> Yes some don't have deep pockets.( we do what we can to be correct)
> I once had a polyester red coat but quickly set aside funds for a
> wool one when it was pointed out that polyester coat would stick to
> skin if cartrage box should go up in flames. Wool offers a lot of
> protection from just such a fire.
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