scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: multiple shirts
Mark Gillis (troop857@YAHOO.COM
Fri Jun 23 2000 - 21:52:30 CDT
Yes, and "loops" is easier to spell than "epalets".
I love the idea of sewing them together. I won't use
it, as I'm sure all I would accomplish is the complete
and irrepairable destruction of two sets of perfectly
I will use the inside-the-other idea. Easy and
--- WAHowland@AOL.COM wrote:
> <<Hmm, do I have to buy more epalets, too? >>
> (Since I can't comment on grammer or spelling :))
> No, the epaulets are part
> of the shirt. However, you will need both red (SM)
> and silver (OA & RT Comm)
> shoulder loops to wear on your epaulets.
> This is what two of my friends do:
> If you're handy with your MB application kit or the
> mechanical electric
> sewing tool, cut one red epaulet and one silver
> epaulet in half, then sew the
> two unmatching halves together. Makes a pair of
> convertible epaulets you can
> roll to one side or the other, with either the red
> or the silver side up as
> As an alternative, you can "stack" them up with one
> inside the other and have
> them both handy.
> Me, I'm all for multicolored epaulets. The stripes
> would tell the world which
> programs you are currently active in, and might
> increase your credibility.
> For example, if you are wearing both a silver
> (council) stripe and a navy
> (Cub) stripe, they might listen to you better when
> you pontificate on Cub
> Scouting. Someone active in Venturing and Boy
> Scouting would wear both red
> and green, and be seen as in a better position to
> evaluate the relative uses
> and merit of both.
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