Author Topic: 4.62" James  (Read 3287 times)

redbob

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2020, 10:00:05 AM »
Ouch, but sometimes you just have to do what you have to do.

redbob

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2020, 10:01:36 AM »
And if it wasn't the James, I'm sure that it would be something else-to me, I think that it is the thrill of the hunt.

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #17 on: February 14, 2020, 08:41:53 PM »
Jon:  Looking forward to you moving down here.  We'll start equipping you with the accent once you are pernamnently here!   ;D  Some amazing examples of those shells.  Nice.  Looking forward to them coming back south.

Carl,  March 15 is my march south for my permanent encampment near Hiawassee. I will start practicing the accent as soon as people stop trying to switch me to "sweet" tea.(Yes, there is unsweet!) As I remember from history class, the last time Yankees brought a bunch of James (and other) shells south, you guys had a hissy fit.   ;)  Looking forward to the move!!  90% of the shells are crated now.

It is history that teaches us to hope.

Robert E. Lee

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2020, 05:41:27 AM »
Jon,

Come on down!  We'll show you there really isn't any tea worth drinking other than sweet tea.  The rest the cook just never finished.  During the big invasion we largely kept the James projectile out of Georgia.  They got inside the northern line to Chickamauga but nothing south of there other than a few big ones outside Savannah pounding Pulaski.  Maybe now that you are down here you can find one of those 6.4" James projectiles for Garret who started this thread.  :)   Find one for me too!
Best,
Carl

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2020, 01:44:38 AM »
Sign me up for TWO 6.4 James please.   One bolt and one shell!
"Suppose you were an idiot.  And suppose you were a member of Congress.  But I repeat myself."  Mark Twain

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2020, 04:36:51 PM »
Success.

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #21 on: April 20, 2020, 04:45:55 PM »
Congrats! 

Glad someone is able to add to their collection.  Wheaton Show would've been this Saturday and Mansfield next weekend.  All the missed opportunities...

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2020, 07:02:36 PM »
Hopefully things will start trending back to whatever passes for normal soon.

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2020, 07:11:49 PM »
Congrats for sure.
It is history that teaches us to hope.

Robert E. Lee

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #24 on: April 29, 2020, 08:23:13 AM »
Sometimes you just get lucky.
« Last Edit: April 29, 2020, 09:02:55 AM by redbob »

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Re: 4.62" James
« Reply #25 on: May 01, 2020, 12:12:42 AM »
Congratulations!  Glad you got it.  Post a picture (in the artillery section) if you get a chance.
Best,
Carl