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Author:  johankreig [ Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Load out questions

yes i think its a us thing, as for the army eagle as far as i can find only hg used the luftwaffe eagle on the gorgett, all the pics of fallshirmjager have the army one, got that book, wasnt sure it was reliable some said it was iffy, is it just that gfp bit thats wrong, as for the padded, thanks will look at a full one, its for cold and windy events mainly, am looking into an mp option at the moment but my k98 will do for now, will just swap the pouch and holster round.

thanks, keep the advice coming.

Author:  Gebirgsziege [ Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:48 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Load out questions

No, not a US Army term by any stretch of the imagination. Airsoft term only. Terms commonly used: TA-50; gear; fieldgear; battle rattle; full-battle rattle. There are also many other slang terms for the components as well.

I went to Basic Combat Training (BCT) in 1988 and am a Regular Army Soldier today.

Horrido!

Author:  pepperpot [ Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:52 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Load out questions

dont like sending you to a different forum but......................

http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=98813
or
http://www.od43.com/Feldgendarmerie_Gorget_Wo.html
notice the colour its not YELLOW!! which is what most replicas are painted. its illumninescent paint and at night to prevent the gorget from acting as target practice, the user reversed it so the back was on show.

Author:  peterwulfhund [ Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:20 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Load out questions

'Loadout' sounds like someone having a S++T to me !! :lol:

Author:  johankreig [ Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Load out questions

lol, ok i used it cos at the time i couldnt think of anything better, and ye now you mention it, it does sound like that, eeeh axis history forum, I dislike that place with a passion, full of people who either know too much and make a point of letting you know and people who dont know much but like to make a point that they do know alot and try and make you seem like a tit, I had a fair few run ins with both sets of people whilst researching fallshirmjager, it seems your not allowed to make errors or mistakes when asking people for info, and the often reply is f off and do the research yourself you lazy sod, after that I gave up with the place. (sorry admins feel free to delete that if u dont like it)

Author:  pepperpot [ Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:45 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Load out questions

we had the same problem during the summer but that is now in the past.
axis forum had some good pics which i couldnt find on google, so that was the best way.
hope this helps
graham
ps im lucky i have a friend from Deutschland in the uk who re enacts Wehrmacht, thats where i get a lot of answers from (and corrections), his presentation is of his uncle on the eastern front as FD.

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