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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. Announcement Sticky Thread What is the 'Vintage Military Gear' Forum?

    We’ve decided to create a new forum dedicated entirely to vintage combat gear. We know that there are many members here who also collect and study...

    Started by Harlan (Deceased)‎, 06-23-2011 10:10 AM
    forum, gear, military, vintage
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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,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 10:35 AM
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    <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 10:18 AM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 01:32 PM
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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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    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 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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    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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  1. 1943 Varied Rucksack???

    I found a US marked rucksack with 1943 Varied on the inside of the top flap. It is in decent condition with some rust stains here and there. All...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-11-2018 06:57 PM
    1943, rucksack, varied
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    05-19-2018, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  2. Vietnam Era Helmet and Liner

    Picked up a very nice Vietnam era helmet from the vet that owned it today. He was in the Air Force so it's like new with the exceptions of some...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-28-2018 05:26 PM
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  3. M48 SLING

    Hello New member here. Looking for photos and dimensions for M48 sling. Hope someone can help BLACKTHORN66

    Started by BLACKTHORN66‎, 03-12-2018 03:32 PM
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    05-15-2018, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  4. Great video showing clear pictures of WW2 weapons & gear

    This video is 18 minutes long with incredibly clear shots of both US and German weapons & gear. You won't be disappointed. Seven Weeks After...

    Started by Boonie Stomper‎, 05-12-2018 01:52 PM
    clear, gear, great, pictures, showing, video, weapons, ww2
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    05-12-2018, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  5. M1926 French Helmet Liner?

    Hi Has anyone seen a liner like this before fitted inside a French M1926 Helmet? Is the liner some civilian-type as opposed to the military...

    Started by boristhepig‎, 05-01-2018 07:47 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-01-2018, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  6. British Korean War Baush & Lomb Binoculars????

    I do not recognize the UKE ^ property marking. Is it Korean period or later? On the other side, it can be determined when Baush & Lomb went out...

    Started by breakeyp‎, 04-24-2018 04:48 PM
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    04-25-2018, 09:35 AM Go to last post
  7. Mystery Leather Scope Case

    I have this leather case that appears to be US Military, but I have not been able to identify it. An M48 Observation Telescope fits inside perfectly....

    Started by cwbuff‎, 04-01-2018 11:25 AM
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    04-23-2018, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  8. two color M1 helmet nets

    I am attempting to date the introduction of these two tone helmet nets. These fit the US Army M1 helmet but could fit other helmets. Early photos...

    Started by RCS‎, 03-16-2018 12:16 PM
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    04-22-2018, 06:52 PM Go to last post
  9. Question about PASGT armor

    I'm almost finished with my mid 80s cold war uniform. I have the PASGT helmet and an ELBV. How is the PASGT vest worn with that? Under the ELBV?

    Started by DrLank‎, 04-01-2018 10:30 PM
    armor, pasgt, question
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    04-13-2018, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  10. Another addition

    The new Aden round (Red/Yellow one) turned up pretty happy with it it differs from the other I purchased last year mainly in the shape of the...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 04-11-2018 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-12-2018, 09:34 AM Go to last post
  11. Help identifying P-37 (?) braces/straps?

    Good evening....going thru a box of "stuff" I found at a garage sale, I came across these 2 straps. They appear to my untrained eye as possibly...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 03-24-2018 07:33 PM
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    03-29-2018, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  12. SHADE, EYE, CELLULOSE-ACETATE, CLEAR

    Have 3 of these (from where?) in my bunker. The nomenclature on the envelope looks very military. They are shipped flat in the envelope & you must...

    Started by Boonie Stomper‎, 03-18-2018 05:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-25-2018, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  13. British para beret badge...how to mount?

    I saw the badge advertised (it is marked as a reproduction) and it made me curious as to how it would mount to the beret? The clip looks like that...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 03-17-2018 09:00 AM
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    03-24-2018, 08:20 AM Go to last post
  14. Found my Grandfathers World War 2 duffel bag yesterday

    I recently inherited my Grandparent's farm. Yesterday I was checking on the house, and decided to check the storage building over the cellar. I...

    Started by RazorBurn‎, 02-26-2018 01:38 PM
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    bag, duffel, found, grandfathers, war, world, yesterday
    • Replies: 10
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    03-22-2018, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  15. USN M-450-1 aviator helmet

    This item is in great shape & leather chin strap looks/ feels new. The ID tag speaks for itself, however there is no provision for headphones. ...

    Started by Boonie Stomper‎, 03-18-2018 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 100
    03-18-2018, 05:56 PM Go to last post
  16. M9 A1 AT Rifle Grenade box

    Hi Folks Does any one here have a box for the M9 A1 rifle grenade that they would most kindly take measurements of so that I would be able to make...

    Started by Roy‎, 03-13-2018 06:34 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-13-2018, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  17. USAAF WW2 flight helmet & accessories

    Shown is an item in my collection, a flight helmet, AN-H-15, marked AAF. The goggles are marked AN 6530. The boom microphone is a MT-522 A/U. I...

    Started by Boonie Stomper‎, 03-11-2018 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-11-2018, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  18. Brauer Bros Slings #12 and #13 (Military?) Slings

    Has it ever been confirmed that #13 Brauer Bros made 1.25" and #12 1" leather military slings and for what years?

    Started by usabaker‎, 03-11-2018 01:39 AM
    #12, #13, brauer, bros, military, slings
    • Replies: 9
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    03-11-2018, 02:25 PM Go to last post
  19. Vintage US Army Sniper Scope Storage Chest

    Here an interesting box on Offer Up some of you collector might be interested in. Look legitimate so if anyone wants me to help them acquire it let...

    Started by usabaker‎, 03-10-2018 03:45 AM
    army, chest, scope, sniper, storage, vintage
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 152
    03-10-2018, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  20. Saving an m16 magazine pouch.

    While at of all things a second hand airsoft store I found this. I find the stuff in the oddest of places sometimes but after I got it home i...

    Started by lyon13‎, 03-05-2018 12:48 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 261
    03-05-2018, 11:37 PM Go to last post

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