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Forum: Vintage Military Gear

Forum for general discussion by collectors of combat gear such as helmets, hats, uniforms, boots, patches, canteens, web gear, grenades, etc.

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  1. Question Global Thread Help: How do I upload pictures to my posts for storage on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 04:38 PM
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  2. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 06:25 AM
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  3. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 10:16 AM
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  4. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <center><img src="images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps Advisory Panel."><img...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 11:18 AM
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    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

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  6. Question Global Thread Help: Where can I discuss politics and gun legislation issues?

    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

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  9. Question Global Thread Help: Why are my images from Photobucket, ImageShack etc. copied to milsurps.com?

    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

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    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

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  1. WW2 US Army Jungle First Aid Pouch

    I found this pouch among some web gear that I had put away years ago. After doing some research, I found out it is a WW2 Army Jungle First Aid...

    Started by RCS‎, Yesterday 05:21 PM
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  2. Cold War (1980's) US Army .45 magazine pouch--correct item?

    Hello: Can anyone advise me which magazine pouch is appropriate for training/field use for an 1980's era US Soldier? I see pix of military policy...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 01-21-2021 08:11 PM
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  3. NOS M9A1 Gas Mask Sealed Can

    When I went to do the transfer for the Yugo SKS I bought the shop has a boatload of M9A1 Gas Masks Small and Medium still in the spam can. Don't...

    Started by usabaker‎, 09-30-2020 11:19 AM
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  4. USMC WW2 Poncho

    Hi, I am new to the site, so not sure if my thread should be posted here, if it isn’t, I am sorry. About 2 years ago, I bought a WW2 USMC Poncho...

    Started by JGRojas90‎, 01-11-2021 05:44 PM
    poncho, usmc, ww2
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  5. Help identifying M65 (?) style waxed jacket

    Can anyone help me to identify this jacket, worn by the late great Harry Dean Stanton? It looks to be an M65 but there are a few strange features—it...

    Started by water.town‎, 12-28-2020 06:46 PM
    identifying, jacket, m65, style, waxed
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  6. M16 brass deflector

    Back in 89 my basic training weapon was an H&R M16A1. As a left handed shooter they issued me a snap on black plastic brass deflector. Anyone...

    Started by MikieG‎, 08-09-2015 02:12 PM
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  7. Mystery Item, Cover No 1?

    I have this mystery leather cover of some sort which, according to the vendor, came from Latvia. I wondered if anyone could positively identify...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 12-26-2020 11:43 AM
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  8. Mystery Item, Cover No 2?

    I have this mystery metal cover of some sort that, according to the vendor, came from Latvia. I wondered if anyone could positively identify exactly...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 12-26-2020 11:53 AM
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    12-27-2020, 10:57 PM Go to last post
  9. 1944 Waterproof Clothing Bag

    Picked one of these up at a yard sale today. Well marked. What exactly were they used for? I can assume they were for field use to keep your...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-25-2020 10:09 PM
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    12-18-2020, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  10. WW2 German Helmet Production

    I noticed part of this clip on the "World at War series" and found it on Youtube. What is interesting is how labour intensive the manufacture of the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 11-19-2020 08:24 PM
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    12-12-2020, 04:49 PM Go to last post
  11. M1 Carbine USMC Stock Pouches

    What is the correct belt used for these USMC Stock Pouches. I bought one from IMA for 400.00 a couple of years ago. He still has it listed with a...

    Started by imntxs554‎, 10-27-2020 01:57 PM
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    11-11-2020, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  12. 50 cal Blank M1A1 Ammo Box - memories bring back, memories bring back you

    I was cleaning my work area today and kept turning up boxes of 7.62X39 ammo so I thought I should put it all in one place. I thought I was running...

    Started by usabaker‎, 11-01-2020 12:01 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-01-2020, 03:00 PM Go to last post
  13. Queens South Africa Medal

    Good day all. I'm trying to get an idea of value on a medal that's up for auction. It's a Queens South African Medal named to a Tpr. R. Walker,...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 10-29-2020 07:24 AM
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    11-01-2020, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Another "What do I have here?" thread!

    Good day all! I'm picking up a militaria lot on Sat. which I won in an estate sale. Most of the items are pretty straightforward, but the 3 brass...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 09-23-2020 08:38 AM
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    10-17-2020, 07:20 AM Go to last post
  15. Help me identify this anorak!

    Hi, I'm new here! I'm at my wit's end, I've scoured the rabbit holes of Pinterest and turned up empty-handed. I'm in the market for an od anorak,...

    Started by summerofswe‎, 09-24-2020 09:31 AM
    anorak, identify
    • Replies: 9
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    10-15-2020, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  16. Ethiopian rifle slings

    Anyone have any ideas of what Ethiopians were using for slings when they were carrying Berdan rifles? Hole through the stock, rawhide strip in a...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-14-2020 11:44 PM
    ethiopian, rifle, slings
    • Replies: 1
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    10-14-2020, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  17. Iraqi M80 Helmet Desert Storm Bringback

    I've had a busy couple of days, Japanese Hoten Bayonet, Berdan Rifle and this helmet. Came to the conclusion that since I collect this stuff I...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-29-2020 08:53 PM
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    bringback, desert, helmet, iraqi, m80, storm
    • Replies: 10
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    10-10-2020, 03:53 AM Go to last post
  18. Spanish Model Z M42 Helmet

    I thought that this video is quite good because it shows the early type liner as well as describing this style of Spanish helmet. Helmets of the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 12-25-2019 06:10 PM
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    10-06-2020, 12:00 AM Go to last post
  19. here is something I found inside this box

    my photo shows a US military pyrotechnic box which I have had a very long time. Inside this box is a chemical adopter. Photos show the adopter. ...

    Started by RCS‎, 09-23-2020 10:24 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    10-04-2020, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  20. WW1 Foot locker

    Hi,i would like to know if somebody have any information about this old foot locker ?,year 1915 is scribe on it,its not made of plywood,solid...

    Started by 84mmcarl-gustav‎, 09-26-2020 05:33 PM
    foot, locker, ww1
    • Replies: 4
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    09-29-2020, 03:35 PM Go to last post

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