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807 No. 807 ID: 708727 Stickied hide watch quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Every post must have an image, and every image must be your personal gear. Battle belts, plate carriers, hell, even range bags.

Show us whatcha got.
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>> No. 18396 ID: a4d0ec
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Current EDC minus phone.
>> No. 18403 ID: 2c9a5f
how you put a sapi plate on that?

I have a scimilar vest and it cannot come with te pocket fot the ceramic or steel plates.

ps:sorry for the bad english (it`s not my best languaje)

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18405 No. 18405 ID: 7e6a19 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Went through the trouble of taking some pics so might as well put them up here for later reference. The setup is as follows:

>Dark as Fuck basement
>GSCI PVS-14C manual gain 4G Elite Onyx Plus White Phosphor FoM 2300+
>ZenitCo Perst-3 dual visible/IR tactical laser designator with IR illuminator
>ZenitCo Klesh gen.3 2IKS+Laser tactical IR illuminator with IR laser
>a very confused cellphone camera that doesn't have a millionth of the dynamic range required for this particular task even with HDR on

The two devices are pretty different. The Klesh is more of a little WML with a laser, a bit like a Streamlight TLR except there are no visible beamz coming out of it. The Klesh is all IR and is useless if you do not have NODs. The laser can be turned on/off, the light can be turned on/off, there's a strobe mode for giving your NOD an autogating workout.


The Perst is closer to the more common offerings like DBALs, PEQs, and so on. The Perst-3 has a visible laser, IR laser, IR illuminator, power settings can be set independently. The IR illuminator can be focused and has a diffuser cap.

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>> No. 18411 ID: 7e6a19
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Klesh with illuminator only, it doesn't have a diffuser so it's a bright spot with a bit of splash.
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Klesh light and laser, the laser again is washed out because cellphone camera. I'll have to take pictures outside sometime to show the differences at long range and also show what the Perst illuminator does without a diffuser.

That's it for now.
>> No. 18413 ID: 6fe1bd
welp I'm retarded, the Klesh comes with a pressure pad that has a dial to set laser and illuminator power. This makes a pretty strong case for the Klesh as an IR las/illum device for an SBR type of setup, even if sighting in the Klesh will be a bit more of a pain since it has to be done in night vision. More NOD Perst/Klesh comparison stuff coming soon.
>> No. 18415 ID: 58727a
Looking good! Cellphone pics through NODs are always a bit tricky.
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18347 No. 18347 ID: a7798a hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
How are you carrying?

Shield .45, 8 +1 with the Hyve extension. Holster is kydex from a company called Invisiholsters, added an Ulticlip clip, and a crux accessory. The crux pushes in the handgun more, making it easier to carry with a longer mag. Hardly prints at all when I bend down, doesn't print at all standing up.
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>> No. 18399 ID: 7db4d4
I got an OWB carrier I just added an IWB clip on here >>18396
>> No. 18400 ID: 132e8e

Cool, problem solved.
>> No. 18401 ID: 58727a
I don't mind the RATS. I just hate when people spurg out saying they're not approved for use. I'm not mil or LE and they clearly work, so it doesn't matter if I carry one. I just find the CAT easier to use one handed.
>> No. 18402 ID: 369c8a
They don't work.
They're not approved.

Like, dudes have proved this on numerous occasions.
but alright.
>> No. 18414 ID: 58727a
>They don't work.
But they do. Vid related is evidence of that. Where's your evidence?
>They're not approved.
That's fine. I don't report to any group that say's I can't use them.

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17741 No. 17741 ID: 090689 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Let's talk CBRN equipment.
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>> No. 17743 ID: 0adaa6
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is this still top of the line or have we advanced again that i did not know about?
>> No. 17817 ID: 5a1acb
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There was a really good thread on this back in the day. Think it was under outdoor/survival sadly. Long thread short, detection was the hardest part. Then followed by maintaining a decontamination/clean room.

Makes me wonder, in this age of worrying about flus, ebola, nuclear metldowns, dirty bombs, etc. (Sorry NSA) Where's our detection equipment? Sure, you can buy a gas mask, even a hazmat suit with it's own air supply. Unless you're intentionally going to expose yourself to danger or attending a rave. How would you know ahead of time to bring, or wear this gear?

Is there anything available to the public to detect these invisible threats?
>> No. 17818 ID: 044fd0

Geiger counters, survey meters and dosimeters are a dime a dozen. The Gamma Scout seems to be quite popular.

As for detecting chemical and biological threats there's probably litmus paper type detectors available but I don't know how useful such a thing would be without protective kit and atropine.
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Gas analyzers and tests exist, usually to indicate a GTFO type situation, though usually you are already in mopp before you go in so if you happen to detect exposure, you can protect yourself.

you can commercially buy
>multi gas analyzers
>radiation detection keychains (beep with dangerous levels)
>CBRN detection paper

but unless you dish out big bucks, you wont have passive air monitoring equipment unfortunately

even then, knowing the threat is there and being able to survive it are two different things. even if you are able to escape the immediate effects of the hazard, the damage may be done

another chemical threat that is not often discussed are civil unrest and pacification chemicals, OC spray and CS gas might be a threat if you live in a big city and there happens to be a riot. I like the creativity of south American protesters in their improvised and modified gas masks.
>> No. 18397 ID: 132e8e

I imagine that from a practical standpoint, the best detection feasible for the average Joe would be to live sufficiently far away from the nearest population center to use the denizens as canaries. "Outrunning the bear," etc.

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18114 No. 18114 ID: 11b327 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I'm thinking that hoarding camo really lacks a lot of practicality, and would probably rather have a solid "gray man" setup in a SHTF scenario.

I like the idea of using darker tops and lighter bottoms for a general guiding principle of camouflage if needed, but in this case, using muted earth/neutral tones. I live in Seattle, where there's both plenty of concrete as well as green PNW woods, moss, and tall grass in and out of the city. Due to the climate, having something that is water-proof/resistant is pretty important, as well as something I can layer up with and move comfortably in. Something that doesn't scream "tactical", isn't BDU baggy, but serves the functions as such discreetly and effectively as possible.

I'm liking the idea of getting a green Condor Aegis hardshell jacket along with some khaki Condor Cipher pants and just throw on some boots. What do you all think?
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>> No. 18332 ID: f5c3ed
Also to add, the Flatpack Tourniquet Carrier from Philster wth a RATS tourniquet and a ESEE Izula with a horizontal belt clip for when I'm in tougher areas.
>> No. 18361 ID: 0d01d8
Not trying to be an asshole, not trying to be argumentative here, but please hear me out.

I think you may be overthinking this. 95% of the normies don't notice this shit, nor do they know one camo pattern from another if they should happen to notice that someone was wearing a surplus-store M65 field jacket and skinny hipster jeans. Really they don't. And, depending on what part of the country you live in and the time of year, a Mossy Oak camo hoodie and jeans can be more commonplace in line at the supermarket than suits and ties or "business casual." So long as you're not fully Multicam'd out and wearing battle rattle and war paint with an M4 slung over your shoulder, you're highly unlikely to get a second look. Gadsden Flag t-shirts might draw an equal amount of unwelcome attention in some areas. Khakis and a hoodie, or sweater or coat appropriate to the weather, are pretty solid for what OP seems to have in mind. I do not think anybody's going to say "oh shit, he's wearing khakis and a faded brown sweatshirt, he must be some kind of TURRORIST going for an urban-camo effect! Let me dial 91 and then hover my finger over the '1' and wait for him to do something!" Hell, Wal-Mart sells camo hoodies just because some people just like them and wear them for shits and giggles.

Others have already noted that the 21st Century Tarnhelm is fluorescent vest + hard hat + clipboard + acting skills in the unlikely event you are approached.
>> No. 18362 ID: 3b8f78
While grey man is obviously useful, is there any real merit to carrying around 30 pounds of guns and gear at all times? Having previously carried around spare mags, ifaks, and at some points a pistol AR in a pack, I felt like it was more equipment than I actually needed for my average grocery run.
>> No. 18365 ID: 5ca4f0
>Not dressing like a soyboy or REI fanboy

My go to is some outdoorsy type pants, flannel shirt, some sort of windbreaker/pullover, and lesbian sandle style Keens with merino wool socks.
>> No. 18393 ID: 369c8a
>I think you may be overthinking this. 95% of the normies don't notice this shit, nor do they know one camo pattern from another

the problem with this is that they whole gray man concept is supposed to avoid drawing attention from 100% of people.

So you aren't incredibly impeded when traveling by means of security checkpoints.

Like yeah, I don't think printing is a big deal if there's only teens and soccermoms around sure.
But what says soccermom doesn't flip out and call someone who does have an ability to harass you under guise of law?

What says that remaining 5% isn't a criminal who has knowledge of what to avoid or what to look for?

Anyone who is truly doing the "I'm not tactical" shit should be able to talk to drug dealers as well as cops in the same day without having either of those sides consider you armed.

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18366 No. 18366 ID: 10ef63 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Looking for a pair of boog boots.
What what do you guys recomend. My buddy really likes goruck.
PFA its them boots
>> No. 18368 ID: 61e76a

Lowa are mint by reputation.
>> No. 18390 ID: ddd160
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I know this thread is 6 months old, but if anyone else is looking. Don't buy regular military style boots for proper personal equipment. They suck and will fuck up your feet. Even the "good ones" fucking suck by design. I would kill to be able to switch to a good 8 inch mountain/hunting boot where you can move fast as fuck boi but you wont immediately break your ankle mis stepping with a heavy ruck.

The lowas posted above look nice. I personally use Crispe and an old pair of solomons similiar in style to these lowas.

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18279 No. 18279 ID: b1d888 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
This modern russian stuff is damn lit, go ahead and post some modern russian SF in this thread.

Much apologies if its looking stupid, but im new to chans.
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>> No. 18314 ID: f5c3ed
I now want a rail adapter for a Tokarev, mount that and get a custom IWB hybrid holster for winter CCW....
>> No. 18352 ID: a0a439
Will that Russian pistol light work on Sig P226, Glock 17/22, Beretta 92FS?
>> No. 18353 ID: 5d2235
Those new Plates the Russians are using that Karl from InRange somehow got.

I want to know more about those if anyone has any deets
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>> No. 18383 ID: e200e8
Anyone know of rifle lights they use that aren't Zenitdonk?

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18370 No. 18370 ID: edbf82 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I don't know if anyone is still watching this board, but just on the offchance they are, does anyone know anything about retrofitting mics onto headsets like Sordins? The only one I found was from SRS Tactical, and costs 250$, which is a bit much. Pic unrelated, but aesthetic.
>> No. 18371 ID: a0a439
I waiting for my ГШ-01 (GSh-01) ear pro from Russia to arrive here.

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17932 No. 17932 ID: 8abb7b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Why were Eastern Bloc helmets so retarded?
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>> No. 18203 ID: da39fa
They're actually based on Prussian uniforms, which is what the SS uniforms were based on. Simpletons never look past the Nazi use to see the true origin of that design.
>> No. 18358 ID: 25e321
they were ballistically superior to the former german helmet. the east germany government also wanted to keep german design but not offend the soviets by using the m40 line of stahlhelms.

new fag btw. from 4chan.
>> No. 18363 ID: a0a439
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Very similar wreath with the three acorns on each side.
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East German Air Force cockade compared to Wehrmacht Luftwaffe cockade
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Because they cared to design and strengthen some new nuanced features, instead of staying with the two-can buckets the US kept using until they had the PASGT.

And oh, the M56 is a pre-war german design.

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18109 No. 18109 ID: f9bf1b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I really gotta know which camo is operator, cause range operating, and hunting. Thanks, even though this is /k/, well thanks if you say it /k/ have a good time.
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>> No. 18126 ID: addd7a
Rhodesian Bushwar Era cammo. With counter insurgency shorts.

This is the most OPERATOR of cammo's. Anyone who argues is a Floppy or Commie Sypathiser.
>> No. 18152 ID: 960488
holy fuck I didn't even see the CADPAT for a while. I was so focused on the bunny and then the others.

I got myself some surplus woodland camo (which are supposedly even the kind that soldiers wear for possible chemical attack prone areas, but I have my doubts) since I live in the Puget Sound. Seemed closest to what I've noticed bumbling through the woods, and I've never bought camo before so...*gestures widely*
>> No. 18155 ID: 2c9a4e
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Note also that CADPAT is darker than most of the others, and the gentleman wearing it is standing in front of what appears to be a partially shadowed depression in the ground. If he were standing ten feet to the right or left he'd stand out almost as badly as the guy in the repro tiger stripe. But also remember that any camouflage pattern printed on cloth is going to be a compromise.

Modern reproduction tiger stripe cammies from companies like Rothco seem generally to be printed with the same four colors as M81 Woodland, and have much too much black in them, plus shades of brown and dark olive drab that are way, way too dark. Look at Bat Guano's posts, >>18110 and >>18111, for images of what real actual period tiger stripe cammies actually looked like. The current copies mostly seem to be trying to shrink the original pattern by 50% or more (why? I don't know, but look at catalogs and note that the pictures of the repro gear show a much smaller, finer, denser pattern of skinnier black horizontal stripes than the originals). Between the smaller scale pattern elements and the much darker colors, trying to reproduce that pattern with the four colors of M81 Woodland results in a pattern that "blobs out" into muddy brownish greenish almost-black from more than fifty meters away, as you see in the picture. It could be much worse but there are better patterns out there.

If they were going to redesign the pattern anyway they might as well have put more khaki in it--well, really, the lightest color in some newly printed M81 Woodland, the "tan," is almost exactly the same shade as some companies' "coyote brown" or "flat dark earth," and the brown and green are nearly black. To work with the four colors from Woodland, it needs wider stripes of tan around the black stripes, for more of a disruptive effect. It might work better with the four colors from Green Dominant ERDL, or even from DPM, with its lighter green and khaki providing more contrast and breaking up the outline a bit better.

And yes, the biome in which you will use it is the determining factor. UCP only works well in very specific environments, for example.

I am given to understand, if I may be slightly more serious, that various of the US military's spec-ops units have been for the past decade or longer been using uniforms and web gear made in various civvie deer-hunting patterns for specific circumstances and specific environments. They have used various patterns created by Mossy Oak, Realtree, and
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>> No. 18359 ID: 2b6682
Night Desert Camo. /thread
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