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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: What is good forum etiquette and how do I deal with other members who make me angry?

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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. First Canadian made plastic canteen made in 1960

    Hi,i would like to know the manufacturer of the Canteen ,marking on the bottom is small bottle with PB with 1960,any info will appréciated. Ref:...

    Started by 84mmcarl-gustav‎, 07-23-2021 03:19 PM
    1960, canadian, canteen, made, plastic
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  2. Verdun Battlefield pick-up

    In a previous post about bayonets I mentioned a good WW2 vet who passed away and left me some militaria that he had picked up when he visited the...

    Started by BEAR‎, 07-20-2021 03:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  3. French M51 helmet

    Found this in my LAS 2 years ago just as COVID ramped up. It was still there when they reopened this year and although it is not part of my...

    Started by BEAR‎, 07-19-2021 05:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
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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 04:44 PM
    poncho, usmc, ww2
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  5. ID this Ammo belt??

    Disregard...found it.

    Started by J-ROD‎, 07-17-2021 12:04 AM
    ammo, belt
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  6. Ammo Can from Iraq

    Brought this ammo can back from Iraq in 2003, I believe it may be a SG43/SGMT ammo can. Can anyone confirm??

    Started by W5USMC‎, 07-12-2021 06:37 PM
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  7. Asbestos in Military Surplus like M65 vintage jacket

    I was just wondering if Asbestos was used in the manufacturing of the jacket at all, considering the time frame the use of it was still used in the...

    Started by rev101‎, 07-05-2021 02:02 PM
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    asbestos, jacket, m65, military, surplus, vintage
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  8. WWII US Army Overcoat

    Found this today at one of the local antique flea markets. Couldn't find a tag on it anywhere at the time of purchase but when I had it home and I...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-04-2021 02:57 PM
    army, overcoat, wwii
    • Replies: 7
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    07-08-2021, 08:56 AM Go to last post
  9. Pair of Entrenching Tools

    Found these on a day trip to Gettysburg yesterday at a flea market. The first is a pretty run of the mill US shovel dated AMES 1944 in a well marked...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-04-2021 03:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-06-2021, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  10. Help - Need information on WWII era US Army Lt. visor cap differences

    Greetings: Can somone please inform me why my grandfather 's Army visor caps have two different types of band behind the Commissioned officer's...

    Started by WallyG.‎, 07-04-2021 12:15 PM
    army, cap, differences, era, information, visor, wwii
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    07-04-2021, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  11. WW2 Air Ministry binoculars - 6E/293 & 6E/471

    WW2 Air Ministry binoculars generally come marked AM and either 6E/293 or 6E/471. I had assumed that those marked 471 were a later development of...

    Started by nutting‎, 07-01-2021 02:26 PM
    6e or 293, 6e or 471, air, binoculars, ministry, ww2
    • Replies: 1
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    07-03-2021, 03:46 PM Go to last post
  12. Some of my bigger gear

    Thought I would show some of my larger pieces of ordnance that have found their way to a good home. Picked the Centurian 20Pdr shell case @5 years...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 05-11-2021 02:04 AM
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  13. Question GXY 1944 P38 softshell holster

    Hi everyone! I picked this holster up online and was both excited and suspicious when it arrived. The condition is seemingly too good for a...

    Started by tlsher‎, 07-02-2021 02:29 PM
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  14. What is this holster?

    This is not mine but a photo I found on the net that just goes nowhere. The photo remains but any background information is gone. I found three...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2021 02:49 PM
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    06-10-2021, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  15. Please help me help another collector identify this

    Hello all, was wondering if anyone here recognized this case that is paired with this m7a3 launcher. The case appears just as old if not older than...

    Started by jond41403‎, 06-03-2021 08:45 PM
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    06-04-2021, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  16. Other obscure stuff

    Thought I would share some of the more obscure military gear I have accumulated along the way. This little gem is a SICUT survival knife designed by...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 05-27-2021 10:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-27-2021, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 01:12 PM
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    05-17-2021, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  18. What is this holster?


    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2021 02:34 PM
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  19. Molle Universal Pistol Holster

    My Super B needed a new home as the Argentine holster it was residing in bailed in favor of an Argentine Molina. Spanish holsters all seem to have...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-14-2021 05:38 PM
    holster, molle, pistol, universal
    • Replies: 4
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    05-15-2021, 12:02 AM Go to last post
  20. 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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