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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...

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    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...

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    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...

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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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    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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    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. U,S. Paratrooper switch blade

    RARE WW2 U.S. M2 PARATROOPER SWITCH BLADE! ALL ORIGINAL! NO RESERVE! - Other Military Collectibles at GunBroker.com : 892307572

    Started by AGB-1‎, 02-25-2021 07:09 PM
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    blade, paratrooper, switch
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  2. anyone know what this is?

    I dont know what this is but guessing its some kind of insttrument, it makes a long rattling noise and vibrates when the trigger is released

    Started by johnalbert‎, 05-06-2021 06:05 AM
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  3. Mystery Para Badge

    I found this para badge in my late father's box of miscellaneous cloth badges, buttons and other odds and ends. I've no idea where it came from, what...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-06-2021 02:51 PM
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  4. Soviet WWII Helmet

    I watched them for several months coming out of Ukraine. My goal was to get a WWII helmet without handing my arm and leg over for it. Research...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-06-2021 08:24 PM
    helmet, soviet, wwii
    • Replies: 2
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    05-06-2021, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  5. British Pith Helmet

    Picked this up at a flea market yesterday for $7 so no matter what, I'm not out much. I researched before buying and came to the conclusion it is...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-02-2021 02:35 PM
    british, helmet, pith
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  6. 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 07:11 PM
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  7. 1945 Soviet Grenade Pouch

    Had one grenade, found the pouch, bought two more grenades. If anyone is interested, they are Bulgarian from Numrich and originally red.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-26-2021 09:47 PM
    1945, grenade, pouch, soviet
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  8. US Mountain Troop Mess Kit

    Never knew these even existed until a little over a week ago when I won it on eBay. Only information I can find on them. This was issued to...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-17-2021 09:05 PM
    kit, mess, mountain, troop
    • Replies: 6
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    04-26-2021, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  9. 1945 Soviet Grenade Pouch

    Had one grenade, found the pouch, bought two more grenades. If anyone is interested, they are Bulgarian from Numrich and originally red.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-26-2021 08:40 PM
    1945, grenade, pouch, soviet
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  10. Suncrorite 259

    So, I’ve come into a few drums of Suncrorite, any instruction on the use of? I know is: it seems to have been used on most things that wanted to be...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 04-04-2021 04:19 AM
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    259, suncrorite
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    04-20-2021, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  11. Mystery Entrenching Tool

    Found this in a corner of an antique mall today. Marked as WWI Entrenching tool but I doubt the seller had a clue what it really was. I know I...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-06-2021 05:40 PM
    entrenching, mystery, tool
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 519
    03-23-2021, 08:30 PM Go to last post
  12. WTB

    Hello all, Looking for a...

    Started by Johnson7492‎, 03-20-2021 02:15 PM
    frame, pattern, ruck, set, wtb
    • Replies: 1
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    03-20-2021, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  13. Viet Nam Knife

    UNOPENED VIETNAM ONTARIO PILOTS SURVIVAL KNIFE 4/73 DATE NO RESERVE! - Collectible Knives at GunBroker.com : 894255641

    Started by AGB-1‎, 03-17-2021 05:52 AM
    knife, nam, viet
    • Replies: 3
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    03-19-2021, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  14. Type 30 Bayonet

    Type 30 Bayonet I picked up this bayonet the other day at a small antique store. While not in perfect condition, it does have some interesting...

    Started by Jet Fixer‎, 03-18-2021 08:18 AM
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    03-18-2021, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  15. WW2 helmet

    I would appreciate a few opinions concerning this helmet. I have had it a long time and rather certain the color is original and believe it is later...

    Started by RCS‎, 03-12-2021 09:44 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-16-2021, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  16. New York National Guard Helmet badge?

    I have my eye on what I'm told is a New York National Guard helmet badge. It's an attractive piece of militaria, but I have no idea of the era,...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 03-03-2021 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-03-2021, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Repro German Paratrooper helmet

    I don't usually go in for repros much but found this at a flea market today and it was pretty cheap even as repros go. Quality also seems pretty...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 02-06-2021 06:24 PM
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    • Replies: 33
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    02-25-2021, 03:26 PM Go to last post
  18. Opinions on East German Helmets

    Decided last night that I need an East German helmet because it's somewhat unique in style. I'm aware they were farmed out to a few other countries...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 02-19-2021 01:19 PM
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    east, german, helmets, opinions
    • Replies: 11
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    02-23-2021, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Help identifying vintage military spotting scope

    This was found amongst my late grandfather's belongings. He was in the Korean war but was also a collector of hunting and military stuff. There...

    Started by kermsurps‎, 02-16-2021 02:45 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 492
    02-22-2021, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  20. Denison Smock Sniper Modifications

    Within training literature there are various references to personal modifications by snipers to their smocks. I am particularly interested...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 09-18-2019 12:41 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 17
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    02-20-2021, 01:14 PM Go to last post

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