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Re: Military watches magazine

I've got the US 70s one for my NATO cold war loadouts and i've just bought two of the Soviet armoured division one. That ones very nice. I only boug...

8 years ago
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Re: thompson or sten

As said Sten MKV was the main SMG (on average an allotment for every 3rd guy to carry one, in reality two or three guys in a ten man section as to the...

9 years ago
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Re: British Airborne Jeep

yup airborne jeeps look quite different in a lot of ways as they were hacked up to save weight and fit in the glider. No ones going to give a toss fo...

9 years ago
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Re: Spoiled for choice

indeed, even the biggest ones we've run we try and task each platoon (usually two per side) with independent objectives to get the ost play out of the...

9 years ago
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Re: Cold War airsoft anyone

I post on very few these days mate, too busy for the net with the bands stuff and the veterans charity.

9 years ago
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Re: Spoiled for choice

Its like that in all hobbies though pete to a degree. I'm really into miniature wargaming and spend a lot of time of various wargames forums. One of...

9 years ago
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Re: Query on equivalent awards between nations

I can totally see both side in this. The LARPer in me sees it as character progression and quite cool tbh. Some awards like EKII were pretty liberal...

9 years ago
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Re: Query on equivalent awards between nations

I might have missed this but whats the intention? Is it for forum 'accolades' like our own medal ribbons or for awarding medal to be worn for attendi...

9 years ago
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Re: The Kit Pic Thread

Modern yes, not-so-british no. It's a UBACS t-shirt. As to scarf, I was dying in the heat as I was, so not very practical. My bad though for not remov...

9 years ago
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Re: The Kit Pic Thread

first pic would look so much better if you shouldered the rifle properly. It always seems such a shame that people put loads of effort into their kit...

9 years ago
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Re: The Kit Pic Thread

Not bad at all, a scrim scarf would be good to hide that not very brit and quite modern looking t-shirt

9 years ago
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Re: The Kit Pic Thread

Is this enough? Depends on the exact point you're trying to make. I've lost track of what the contention is. *every* unit will have had times where...

9 years ago
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Re: The Kit Pic Thread

Snipers are also a *really* bad choice to demonstrate a point unless the point is 'snipers wore whatever they felt like' British and canadian sniper...

9 years ago
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Re: Paras - Uniform, Kit and other Particulars

Its also an option to put the lanyard (in the field) through your epauletter look and then put the knife and lanyard in a top smock pocket but its not...

9 years ago
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Re: The Kit Pic Thread

I think the issue is compounded by the fact that unblancoed webbing comes in various shades depending on country of manufacture and factory. Not mass...

9 years ago
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Re: Big Favour

I caught this late, im really impressed with that. I also know from both a promoters viewpoint and a musicians how hard it is to actually get stuff t...

9 years ago
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Re: Any one else seen this on the news?

I had a toy luger and mp40 as a kid, didnt fire anything , just made that 'clacka claka' sound when you pulled the trigger like a lot of 80s toy guns....

9 years ago
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Re: Paras - Uniform, Kit and other Particulars

Para battalion did wear epaulette bands at times. Other than that nothing but rank and wings go on a denison. Some of the units attacking on d-day p...

9 years ago
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Re: The Kit Pic Thread

The silvermans ones are ok. The decent repro used to be the panzerfaust ones but you've not been able to get those except second hand for a while. I...

9 years ago
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