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PBE Felix and Deagle Boltface Patches On Sale Now!



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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. 18117 ID: 38daae
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>>18042
Got more.
SSO Molle Smersh, Oxford.
SSO Flask Pouch, Tobacco.
Tas Tiger multitool pouch.
Spectre medical pouch taken from Svd Smersh.
Also some oldgen Korean Woodland grenade pouches.
>> No. 18159 ID: 81429b
I used standard issue gel pads and sewed some soft leather over them. Stitched it around the edges. Feels good man...


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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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East German Border Guard General Officer's uniform
>> No. 18200 ID: cce514
>>18193
The east German SS uniforms were chosen because the Ossis wanted to have a "uniquely socialist" uniform different from the western uniforms (at the time more of a "military double breasted suit" like the Royal Air Force's uniforms) and uniforms of the Soviet occupational forces.

Of course as Germans are known for their cynicism, perhaps choosing the uniforms of the National Socialists was a subtle joke about how yes Hans, we are the baddies.
>> No. 18203 ID: da39fa
>>18193
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.


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18189 No. 18189 ID: 8db00f hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I want flannel lined 5.11 pants. But can't find them in by size.

So I want to find separate flannel pants as a liner for my usual 5.11.
Does something opchan-recomended flannel pants ever exist? Maybe woolrich?
>> No. 18191 ID: 044fd0
I have a few pairs of fleece-lined pants I got at Walmart a few years back, they seem to have held up well. As for a separate liner I'd recommend the Polartec milsurp bibs:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/U-S-MILITARY-POLARTEC-BLACK-FLEECE-COLD-WEATHER-OVERALLS-MEDIUM-S-R/152283108769?hash=item2374c7d5a1:g:TfIAAOSw4shYA9yz
>> No. 18192 ID: 044fd0
>>18191

*Wrangler fleece-lined pants.


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17903 No. 17903 ID: da89f3 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Hello there, I have kind of an awkward backpack and I'm worried about a lamp on the outside of it getting broken

Looking for advice on exercising caution so as to not break the fragile lamp on this awkward backpack

..... ty operator chan
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>> No. 17923 ID: 226e7c
Lamps are great for anywhere you need to camp up and need to illuminate a large area. My $25 lamp from bass pro has a battery runtime of something insane like 150hrs. I've had it for years and haven't needed to change the batteries once.

IMO that's difficult to keep on your pack. I would vote for running it on the molle on the back, keep it real fucking tight so it doesn't move and make sure your bag aint going to roll on it when you put it down. You'll have a longer pack but it's better for the back than off-setting the weight, and if you turn it on while walking at night (IF Ever, even) it could illuminate the area pretty well.

I wouldn't recommend carrying one in a BOB kit tho
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>Rule 12: Backpacks should not be wider than a door frame, or thicker than a door frame width minus your body thickness.
Your shit's all fucked up, stow it properly.
>> No. 18002 ID: 5f423f
Stash it horizontally across the top of the small external pouch.
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I know I'm late to the party but...

Couldn't you get something collapsible, like this?

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C5QSENQ
>> No. 18185 ID: da39fa
  >>18169
The design reminds me of this.


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17763 No. 17763 ID: 2abe80 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
any info about this belt buckle and shoulder slings
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The S-shaped clasps remind me of British equipment before and during WW1.
Some S-shaped clasps were engraved to resemble snakes.
http://gmic.co.uk/topic/8636-snake-buckle-belt/
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UK P14 Leather Belt
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18175 No. 18175 ID: 56139e hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I have a felix "fuck your shit" patch (my other one I gave to my nephew). By now its pretty old but still in good condition. What should I do with it? I Was thinking of putting it in a frame so it looks like something with a story to it.

When my grandkids ask what payback enterprises is, I'll tell them a story of a hotter maniac, and operators who defended the right to bear expensive nuggets.
>> No. 18176 ID: 13f512
post a pic of it first
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>>18176
Normally I wouldn't get lured into such an obvious trap, but here it is:
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I have one too. Sometimes wear it in public when going full-geardo. Last time, while waiting in line at a convenience store, some guy spent an awful long time reading it, before saying to me, "pr'ty bold t'be wearin' that patch."

>mfw
>> No. 18179 ID: 56139e
>>18178
Everyone I've shown the patch to liked it, but it was always just a religious artifact. It is a very bold patch. In terms of boldness, its like open carrying a single action army.
>> No. 18183 ID: 13f512
I'm makin more


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15635 No. 15635 ID: 0ec15c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
A radio/general comms thread.
What do you have? What do you want? What do you like?
Base stations, mobiles, handhelds, whatever.
Any accessories or modifications you would recommend or have heard of?

Pic is a potatophone pic of my TK-2180 VHF with a Pryme mic.
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>> No. 18148 ID: 137b94
>>18128
> Baofengs are terrible to program and have poor electronic performance overall.

I've played with a Baofeng.

Jeez, what a piece of shit. Retarded controls, and they feel like a crappy toy.

Seconding the 'Buy a Big 3 radio'. Y'know, Icom, Yaesu, and Kenwood.

Or an Alinco, or Bendix King (also kinda shitty to program but jeez they're robust), or well, anything but a fucking baofeng.

I really hate those stupid fuckers.
>> No. 18164 ID: 0e8e6d
>>18148
Spend the same amount as a Baofeng and get a surplus Motorola XTS3000.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Motorola-XTS-3000-Model-III-H09UCH9PW7AN-800-mhz-Portable-Radio-Lot-of-5-/253058368963
>> No. 18173 ID: 08f745
>>18164

which won't talk to anyone
>> No. 18174 ID: 60eafd
>>18148
My first radio was a Baofeng UV-5R that took two years of abuse. I reprogrammed it and stuffed it in the traveling box. Remember the box?

I spend the better part of a day with manuals learning to program the damned thing by hand to get onto local repeaters. Yes, it was difficult to program. That's why they make programming cables and CHIRP. Now, I cut and paste to different radios with different firmware. I play with RTL-SDR and have a Yaesu FT-897 base station these days.

And FIVE Baofengs, mostly for hiking using mobilinkd for APRS or otherwise messing around. They're brilliant for what they do, which is work as programmed, take abuse, and be cheap as hell. Sure, they look awful and have an ill-conceived interface. But for $25, you have a great little HT that you can take out and mistreat with excellent results.
>> No. 18182 ID: 3e9aae
>>18174
I taped a little piece of paper inside the battery compartment with instructions on how to program a repeater offeset, since I always forget the correct order.

And yeah they're not great, but they're good enough and have drastically lowered the cost of entry into ham radio. I think a lot of the hate just comes from the same old farts who got super angry when code requirements got dropped.


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18180 No. 18180 ID: 1f8e9e hide watch quickreply [Reply]
hey /g/earheads, I'm wondering if there are any vests similar to the South African Defense Force 83 - either straight up clones, similarly cut PALS webbing patterns, or other modern backpack-integrated webbing systems - that don't suck. I might just go for an original SADF 83 at this rate but I am wondering if there are any others in that style which are well made and not just Chinese airshit-tier. I'm aware of Karrimor SF's Predator vest and that's about it.
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>>18180
I bought one when they first came in on Kommando Store mostly for the historical novelty, but I've used it hiking and shooting a few times. Something to keep in mind about SA during the period is there was a huge range of equipment which is it has the "one size fits all" feel when you load it with kit.

Also it's 30+ years in the past of LBE development, so you will notice it's more cumbersome than even a cheap MOLLE vest and pouches laid out for you and your kit. I like it for the history, it absolutely will carry your stuff, but also accept it won't perform like any modern system for the collector-grade-prices you'll end up paying.


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18077 No. 18077 ID: 13f512 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
since my local camping/tacticool store is going out of business, I snagged these Oakley M Frame 3.0 PRIZM thingers. the whole set was marked down to $200 which seems to be a decent deal with the clear, TR22 and TR45 lenses and all the little accessories.

I gather the PRIZM lenses are supposed to help with contrast, but what's the difference between TR22 and TR45?
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>> No. 18092 ID: 6e2b77
I've really enjoyed mine. The lenses were developed with sport shooters in mind, so they've done quite well for me shooting trap.
>> No. 18106 ID: 13f512
fuck I broke the nosepiece thing
>> No. 18107 ID: 6ca38e
>>18106
Two months, almost to the day.

The mind boggles.
>> No. 18108 ID: a8dbe2
https://www.amazon.com/Edge-Eyewear-DB116-Banraj-Glasses/dp/B0001YXRIC

My new favorite sunglasses. Pretty much just like older M-Frames, but they're $8 and MIL_PRF 31013 3.5.1.1 compliant.

Bretty fuggin gud.
>> No. 18170 ID: f0fb5d
I just got a pair of Smith Optics Chamber glasses. I say glasses and not sunglasses because I got clear frames. They're supposedly wider-framed than their Director model I had my eye on. Need that for my oversized noggin.

Affordable at only $80 and I believe Smith scored well in a Lucky Gunner test of eye protection years back.


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18166 No. 18166 ID: 3f7131 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Starting a new job where I can't carry at work but have a long commute. I'm looking for a good handgun safe that's concealed from view. Driving a Rav4 and carry an M&P9c if that matters. Any suggestions?
>> No. 18167 ID: 13f512
what's the one in your pic, something custom?
>> No. 18168 ID: 3f7131
>>18167

I think it's a Bestop. I'm not familiar with the brand and they don't have my model car, but I'll call to see if there's not a better choice.

https://www.bestop.com/jeep/2015/wrangler/underseat-driver-side-lockbox/door/4/position/driver-side/


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