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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 Happened to all my pics I attached to posts?

    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 04:38 PM
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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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    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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    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. Question Mystery Vintage Rifle Cleaning Kit?

    Sifting through piles of accumulated 'gun stuff', I came across this little gem, but with no identifying marks or stamps. Looks like a brass oiler...

    Started by alamo308‎, 01-19-2022 02:23 PM
    bore cleaning, oiler, rifle
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  2. anyone remember Victoria Trading inc

    I found an old 1995 catalog from Victoria Trading, really interesting to look at now. I did some business with them, they were expensive on certain...

    Started by RCS‎, 01-18-2022 06:45 PM
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  3. US M36 Belt Markings?

    I have these 2 US M36 pistol belts that both came from a vendor in the former Soviet Union and therefore former "Lend-Lease" items and appear...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-07-2022 11:45 AM
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  4. HEAVY MACHINE GUN PIECE OF KIT

    Wondering if anybody has any images or proof that this device was used by Heavy Machine gunners to ascertain the height of a distant house to lay...

    Started by Gil Boyd‎, 12-27-2021 07:02 AM
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  5. Help Identify this British WW2 Box

    Any help would be appreciated. It was sold as a British Mills M36 Grenade chest, but I am not sure. Dimensions are 5.5"x6"x18". I have attached...

    Started by Nagloc68‎, 12-14-2021 03:36 PM
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  6. MILITARY PLASTIC CANTEEN US ZARN 1962

    Hi,found it in garage sale,the date look 1962 could be experimental canteen,any info will be appreciated, add to pictures 3 dateS 1962 & 1982 ZARN .

    Started by 84mmcarl-gustav‎, 12-14-2021 02:30 PM
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  7. help id this cap

    Hope this is the correct place but i was wondering if anyone can id this camo hat. Hope it not from Walmart. Thanks

    Started by poppy115‎, 12-09-2021 03:49 PM
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  8. What was this bag for?

    I've had this set that I use as a summertime fanny pack for around 40 years and I'm curious as to what it was originally for. I assembled this from...

    Started by oldfoneguy‎, 12-08-2021 11:51 PM
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  9. An other one W.C.W CANTEEN CUP year 1969

    Hi, with folding handle (cadnium plated finish)and any info on W.C.W year 1969 full name and maker location ,maybe Canadian ,or US manufacturer see...

    Started by 84mmcarl-gustav‎, 12-08-2021 10:55 AM
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  10. *FIND* WW2 M1 Carbine Leather Scabbard

    I was bouncing around different swap meets and found a WW2 M1 Carbine Leather Scabbard that looks to be original. The aging alone looks to me WW2....

    Started by usabaker‎, 11-28-2021 10:37 AM
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  11. Raf 1918 Leather Colour

    What colour would the RAF Sam Brown leather belt, holster etc be in 1918?

    Started by green‎, 11-28-2021 02:59 PM
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    11-28-2021, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  12. Military gloves?

    I tried to post this message before but it didn't post. I found these gloves at an estate sale and thought they were probably old military gloves of...

    Started by longtimealaskan‎, 11-13-2021 04:41 AM
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  13. US Military Axe?

    Last night I dreamed that I restored my father's old axe. I dreamt that I wanted to keep the old axe handle so I put it in a planer and took off a...

    Started by usabaker‎, 11-11-2021 04:36 PM
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  14. US MILITARY CANTEEN VIETNAM ERA ID

    Hi,i got this canteen and i would like to know the name of this maker A-G-S thank you

    Started by 84mmcarl-gustav‎, 09-15-2021 08:22 AM
    canteen, era, military, vietnam
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  15. R.E.L. Binoculars

    Good day all! I have a shot at a pair of R.E.L. WWII binoculars with the case in overall very good condition (considering). Though I haven't had a...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 12-09-2019 12:28 PM
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  16. Just got my MkIII Compass back from Trademark London

    Well, I got given an estate MkIII compass made by the Canadian Kodak Company in 1942 and it was in pretty sorry shape. I sent it off to Paul Crespel...

    Started by Claven2‎, 10-04-2010 11:07 PM
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  17. Barbed Wire Picket

    An item that has recently resurfaced and which I inherited from my father is this barbed wire picket. I don't know where it came from but it has been...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-16-2021 07:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-28-2021, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  18. Unknown, M1921 ? belt.

    Found this while de-junking my house. It is a 32 inch belt, where do you find 32 inch soldiers ? The upper edge has two sewn in d-rings for use as a...

    Started by TerryS‎, 10-27-2021 09:21 PM
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  19. Another Flea Market Entrenching Tool

    I seem to be good at finding these and the odd thing is, this is the same flea market I rarely go to where I found the last two shovels. This one...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 10-10-2021 11:22 AM
    entrenching, flea, market, tool
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    10-10-2021, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  20. Helmet Group Purchase

    Guy I got the Bubba Spanish Mauser also had helmets at his house so I went to ID them for him. At the time I was of the opinion he had two Iraq...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-25-2021 12:20 PM
    group, helmet, purchase
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