I asked this question a while back on another blog, but could not find it again to ask again, as no one answered at that time;
Question...is what is referred to as "lazy eights" at this link actually EAR MARK positions? The Lazy eight representing a set of ears, to indicate right and left ears marks or cuts?
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Posted on February 5, 2011 at 3:34pm — 4 Comments
Santa Fe, 1878
"If the carpenter had a name, it has long been forgotten. According to the legend, he carried only three tools: a hammer, a saw, and a T-square. Some say he worked for six months, others say it was longer. He only had one request: tubs of water. Outside the chapel, the sisters would occasionally see slats of wood soaking in the water. When the…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2010 at 8:12pm — 10 Comments
I just looked up and quoted a physical description from (on another blog) a 1924 Frontier Times article about TX Ranger from 1875-1885 William T "Slick" Clements who was described as a good marksman with his Sharps Carbine that he had mounted half a nickel on as a front sight to improve the shooting quality.
Now that is True West at it's most ingenious!
Frontier Times Magazine was founded in 1923 by J Marvin Hunter of SW TX, and purchased by True West in 1953.
Posted on August 25, 2010 at 12:07pm — 8 Comments