Saw the article for flying lead written by Gadge in the magazine recently and thought it looked a lot of fun. So been lurking and reading on the forums, had a chat with Josh earlier and looking forward to the game in February along with 1 or 2 friends. See that a lot of you are old comrades in arms players that I used to play with before taking a airsoft break so will be nice to see you all again. Working on what kit I need etc at the moment but have a few questions and welcome any advice that can be given.
1. weapons: obviously winchesters and western revolvers are ok but what else? a chinese bolt action with wood furniture might be a cheap easy bet for the first game, but are there any cheap revolvers that are allowed just so I have something cheap as a side arm in case I go that route. Also any recommendations for rubber knives etc? also am I right in thinking no mausers, or other semi autos from that era?
2. clothes. All the western clothing links on here look great but to just try the game something a bit cheaper would be desirable. Is it just a case of a cheapy asda suit, waistcoat, and a good hat?
3. profession. Asked Josh what profession people were short on and he mentioned prospectors/miners. How exactly does that work ie owning your own pitch vs working for a mining company? Also any other good recommendations of routes to take that'll get me heavily involved and enable us to learn the various characters/factions quicker?
Think thats enough for now thanks in advance for all the answers.