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Spurs

I made a pair of spurs to wear over my moccasins.  The life of the Mountain Men was a life on horseback.  When you spend some time on a horse or a mule you come to understand the value of … Continue reading

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Coffin Handled Bowie

Alfred Jacob Miller described the trapping brigades as they were leaving the Rendezvous of 1837 as each trapper having twenty pairs of moccasins, a Bowie knife and some even carried hatchets.     I am sure the phrase “Bowie knife” … Continue reading

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My Tent

The tent I use at rendezvous gets lots of comments.  Some people are looking for former owners or other folks who have one similar to it.  Others talk about how it is a great Rev War or F&I War tent. … Continue reading

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