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Ho De No Sau Nee Lodge #159 2014 Black Bordered Philmont Flap S55
Tschipey Achtu Lodge has issued two flaps to celebrate the 2014 Northeast Region Chief, Kyle Piper who comes from their lodge. The first variety has a silver Mylar border and is being given out by Kyle as a friendship gift. This flap was available first and will be designated the F2.
The ‘general’ version has two varieties, Twill Right and Twill Left. The Twill right version is pictured below.
Tschipey Achtu Lodge #95 2014 Home of the Northeast Region Chief – Kyle Piper F3a TR
The stats for this variety are:
F3a GRY R BLK GRY GRY FDL; GRY Home of the 2014 Northeast Region Chief Kyle Piper TR
“It took about 150 years, starting with a Bill of Rights that reserved to the states and the people all powers not explicitly delegated to the federal government, to produce a Supreme Court willing to rule that growing corn to feed to your own hogs is interstate commerce and can therefore be regulated by Congress.” – David Friedman
“Whenever the legislators endeavor to take away and destroy the property of the people, or to reduce them to slavery under arbitrary power, they put themselves into a state of war with the people, who are thereupon absolved from any further obedience.” John Locke
“The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all, it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.” – H.L. Mencken
Half Moon Lodge #28 has issued a new flap which would otherwise have been listed as an S35 variety. This flap however contains an error but has been issued and used by the lodge. As you can see in the image below, what should be the number 28 in part of the lodge totem is actually 2B in Red and outlined in Black.
Half Moon Lodge #28 Error Issue Flap S45
The stats for this one will be:
S45 DRD R M/C BLK M/C FDL; Design of S35 but Red outlined BLK ’2B’ rather than 28 (2014)
“To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself.” – Thomas Carlyle
This is the first of three new flaps from Kittan Lodge #364. The design is that of the Kittan S1 First Flap; but the dimensions have been changed to reflect the shape of the new flap of the uniform pocket.
Kittan Lodge #364 New Regular Issue Flap S27
The First Flap was approximately 118mm x 58mm, the new version is longer and a bit narrower 125mm x 55mm. The most significant difference is the side borders,
The stats for the new flap will be:
S27 LGR R M/C RED DBL FDL; RED WWW Porcupine climbing Birch tree 125mm x 55mm
“There are two kinds of people in this world– those who get things done and those who take credit for getting things done. Belong to the first group; there is much less competition.” Francis S. “Frank” Currey, U.S. Army, Medal of Honor.