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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 05:02 AM
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Posted By Rick
I'll say no more than this: Mr. Clifford has...

I'll say no more than this:
Mr. Clifford has always been a somewhat controversial figure . :shrug:
As was Mr. Kidd .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By Rick
The coppery tint may be old varnish .

The coppery tint may be old varnish .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Rick
Exclamation Definitely want to see the Moro spear with the...

Definitely want to see the Moro spear with the wavy blade .
Start another thread rather than combine it with this one .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By Rick
The Shotgun Approach

Items of ivory have disappeared from our local auction house's Japanese, Asian and other auctions .
Before this Spring such items were always listed with the notation that they could not be shipped...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By Rick
Angry An outrage . "Yes, as through this world...

An outrage .
"Yes, as through this world I've wandered
I've seen lots of funny men
Some will rob you with a six-gun
And some with a fountain pen ."

Woody Guthrie
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,063
Posted By Rick
If I were looking for Kidd's treasure here's...

If I were looking for Kidd's treasure here's where I'd look .
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardiners_Island#Captain_Kidd
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,063
Posted By Rick
Ships of that era were ballasted with stone for...

Ships of that era were ballasted with stone for the most part .
The marks could possibly have been added later and I suppose forensic archaeology might be able to reveal such .
I would not like to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 809
Posted By Rick
Smile Gentlemen, I think we have been down this...

Gentlemen,
I think we have been down this particular road before .
There is in fact a vast amount of knowledge stored here (and in other forums) free for the seeking .
In this time in which we...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,063
Posted By Rick
What can I say, but aarrr . ;)

What can I say, but aarrr . ;)
Forum: European Armoury 24th July 2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By Rick
I toasted Michael with Jaegermeister tonight . ...

I toasted Michael with Jaegermeister tonight .
If Saint Peter has an armory I'm sure he is there setting things straight .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Rick
I toasted Michael with Jaegermeister tonight . ...

I toasted Michael with Jaegermeister tonight .
If Saint Peter has an armory I'm sure he is there setting things straight .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,063
Posted By Rick
He moved the Whydah museum out of Provincetown...

He moved the Whydah museum out of Provincetown and I haven't kept track of where the artifacts are now .
Controversy seems to follow him .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Rick
Smile Caught the bug, have you ? ;) :)

Caught the bug, have you ? ;) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,063
Posted By Rick
Very good Spiral . We used to surf right over...

Very good Spiral .
We used to surf right over where Whydah lies; she lies about 250 yards straight offshore of Marconi's wireless site on the bluffs in Wellfleet...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,063
Posted By Rick
Cool Oh, I have to laugh !! When Barry was here diving...

Oh, I have to laugh !!
When Barry was here diving on Whydah Galley we all drank in the same Orleans 'watering hole' ; he was a fixture in town, had the most beautiful local girl on his arm .
Friends...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Rick
Smile True about the furniture; but the wood is in such...

True about the furniture; but the wood is in such good condition also or appears to be .
Considering the climate where this gun lived and how quickly wood degrades there I'd guess it must have been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Rick
What strikes me most is the difference in...

What strikes me most is the difference in preservation between the barrel and the stock .
Beautiful gun .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Rick
Wink Which reminds me of the old saw about the 'ten...

Which reminds me of the old saw about the 'ten foot pole' . :D
Still, I guess it beats the Kukri method of tiger killing . :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Rick
Cool So that would be about .60 cal. ? Ouch ! A...

So that would be about .60 cal. ?
Ouch !
A misfire could be fatal; that spear looks a bit short . :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 892
Posted By Rick
A bump for comments . :)

A bump for comments . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 892
Posted By Rick
Smile Reminder

We can't help you unless you upload some pictures to the site . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Rick
Smile Thank you Charles . :) Rattan, right . I'll...

Thank you Charles . :)
Rattan, right .
I'll work on the reading comprehension . :o :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Rick
Smile I was unaware that this was a seldom seen...

I was unaware that this was a seldom seen combination .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Thanks Spiral . :)

Thanks Spiral . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By Rick
Exclamation Mate, please upload all your linked pictures to...

Mate, please upload all your linked pictures to the site or they will be taken down .
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