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Offline Irahi

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Reenactment
« on: March 07, 2017, 11:21:07 pm »
How much money do I need to start?

Offline Marshal LongTree

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2017, 02:48:21 am »
How much money do I need to start?

Depends on the war mate

Offline Irahi

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2017, 08:21:04 am »
I was thinking about Napoleonic Wars ofc. The cost of infantry uniform etc.

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2017, 10:02:57 am »
Join a unit/tell them that you are interested and they will provide you with loaner gear until you can afford your own kit.

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2017, 07:44:38 pm »
Maybe, I should try this out.. ;)
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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2017, 01:49:47 am »
Join a unit/tell them that you are interested and they will provide you with loaner gear until you can afford your own kit.
Thanks for advice.

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2017, 04:36:54 am »
For a typical reenactment kit. I do F&I Rev. War Reenacting and let me give you a price range of all the stuff

Bear (Big Hat with hair what modern people call it) $150
Glasses (If needed) $125 (Actual Glass plastic ones will get pitted and will shell out money for $75 replacments)
Shirts (50-75)
Waistcoat($100)
Regimental (Red Coat) (300-400)
Breaches W Socks ($175)
Tent With Everything ($750)
Odds and Ends for Military Grade Reenacting ($600-750)
Driving Costs (100 Each W eating at a join on the way)
Dues each year (20)
Insurance Costs (20)
Eating Costs Each time ($15)(All you can eat)(Good Food tbh)

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2017, 10:39:37 am »
If you want to just test it out, there are groups that let you join for a day (plus the equipment) for 30-40£.
I don't know of any Napoleonic ones that do that, this is most prominent in the Pike and Shoote era groups. Pretty sure if you search you will find something like this for a NW group aswell.

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2017, 01:50:51 pm »
Wut, they take money from new members? Thats stupid.

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2017, 02:55:59 pm »
Wut, they take money from new members? Thats stupid.

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2017, 03:05:01 pm »
It sounds like they're not new members though, they're just tourists.

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2017, 05:19:14 pm »
Wut, they take money from new members? Thats stupid.

Signing someone up for events isn't free. (Most of the time)

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2017, 12:29:23 pm »
Just curious if anyone here is a reenactor from WV (my home state)

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Re: Reenactment
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2018, 08:50:05 am »
Just curious if anyone here is a reenactor from WV (my home state)

I'm near Nashville. What are you looking at getting into?
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