Re: the costs of the hobby
- I had my wife's permission, but I don't think she knew what I was
getting into! Imagine her surprise when she found out that there
was a difference between a flintlock rifle, and a flintlock
smoothbore, and that I HAD to have both of them!
Also, it really starts to add up when you are doing more than one
It sure as hell beats golfing, though, n'cest pas?
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Larry Lozon" <larrylozon@...>
> Re: the costs of the hobby
> Peter Monahan wrote:
> Can we PLEASE not flog this particular dead horse any deader? Been
> there, done that, got the (really cheap cotton) T-shirt too!
> Mr. Monahan
> We rehash uniforms, tents, shoes, muskets, etc.,
> Why not cost?!
> Another great 1812 re-enactor said, "If the recruit candidate has
> car, a job, and hands over $2000 he can be a recruit candidate inour
> unit" He then quickly added, "If he is married I want to talk tohis
> wife, I want first hand permission that he has his wife'spermission
> to join our unit!"
> Peter, you got the (really cheap cotton) T-shirt
> I got a good T-shirt, bumper sticker and was in the movie !!
> PS: Check out the cost of model boats, planes and cars if one is
> looking for a hobby . . . that don't cost $$$$
- --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "philgarringer" <philgarringer@...>
> It sure as hell beats golfing, though, n'cest pas?Most certainly! However, I have noted that the players on the other
side of the field tend to get a mite ornery every time you want to
Also, finding your ball in the rough after a shot can be a bit tricky.