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Requirement #19 of the American Mountain Men states: Must spend three days and two nights totally alone under primitive conditions and aux aliments du pays [“off the nourishment of the land”]. Here is my story about completing this requirement: AUX … Continue reading
AN EXPEDITION ALONG THE GREEN RIVER On November 19, 2015, Aaron Griggs and I left Buena Vista, Co and traveled to Moab, UT. It takes 6 hours to drive from my house to Moab via US Hwy 24 and … Continue reading
October 18, 2015 I took my wife out for a deer hunt. She got her first deer/ big game animal ever! Congratulations Violet!!!
Oct 9-11, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous near Morris, IL. We had a good time in spite of the ticks. We had a great time with the folks from Illinois and I represented the western … Continue reading
This weekend I worked on my Leman rifle. Attached are several pics of the steps to install the buttplate. First, I laid out the pattern, then I cut it with the coping saw. Then using lamp black, I inlet the … Continue reading
I made a new Gage d’ Amour for my pipe and tobacco. I used some scraps of brain tanned leather and sewed it with a cotton thread. I am going to leave it plain for now and may add some … Continue reading
Paul Valandigham has written a great article about making flintlocks shoot. It helped me to become a better flint shooter and I would like to share some of it with you. Below are some excerpts from his article: Flintlocks: How … Continue reading