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Offline Baltimore Ed

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Re: Possible NWMP Uniform and Kit at 2020 National Muster
« Reply #80 on: April 10, 2020, 07:32:01 am »
Stan Dolega at Wolf’s Ears does quality work. He's built me several pairs of holsters, a pair of half flaps and a pair of open tops. A real nice guy. Your NWMP accoutrements are looking good there Rattlesnake.
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Re: Possible NWMP Uniform and Kit at 2020 National Muster
« Reply #81 on: April 10, 2020, 10:06:19 am »
That is very nice indeed!  Hmmm, now that Wolf Ears knows the pattern, might I need a USN belt?
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Re: Possible NWMP Uniform and Kit at 2020 National Muster
« Reply #82 on: April 10, 2020, 11:22:12 am »
Very nice, RJR!

I'm guessing the olive drab will eventually fade to just plain old drab.

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Re: Possible NWMP Uniform and Kit at 2020 National Muster
« Reply #83 on: April 10, 2020, 05:47:34 pm »
The Mills belt has dried after the fye job, and is now re-assembled.  As I fully expected, once dry the tone is significantly less "intense" - probably much closer to the original colour ... 





I'm happy with it, at any rate ... and definitley pleased that I didn't screw up a brand new acquisition.

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Re: Possible NWMP Uniform and Kit at 2020 National Muster
« Reply #84 on: April 11, 2020, 07:45:32 am »
That is very nice indeed!  Hmmm, now that Wolf Ears knows the pattern, might I need a USN belt?

The USN/NWMP/RSJ model?
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Re: Possible NWMP Uniform and Kit at 2020 National Muster
« Reply #85 on: April 11, 2020, 12:12:16 pm »
The USN/NWMP/RSJ model?

Sounds like a good designation ...  ;D
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Re: Possible NWMP Uniform and Kit at 2020 National Muster
« Reply #86 on: April 11, 2020, 01:49:37 pm »
Anything posted by "Rattlesnake Jack" is always factual and of great interest to both history buffs and firearms enthusiasts. He knows whereof he speaks.


It should be noted that as far as Canadians are concerned, we have never doubted the para-military structure of the NWMP/RNWMP/RCMP. They are regarded as part of our military, subject to the same Queen's Orders & Regulations in addition to any Acts governing their municipal, provincial and federal policing.

They qualify for the same military decorations for service in theatres of operation where the Army serves. Many served in the Balkans War, Africa, Haiti and other locations on UN missions.
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