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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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    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 02:32 PM
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  3. 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,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 11:35 AM
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  4. 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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    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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    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. *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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  2. 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
  3. 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
    • Replies: 9
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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
  9. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    10-28-2021, 12:03 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    10-10-2021, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    09-29-2021, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  12. Question Help Needed - WW2 Russian Ammo Tin?

    Hi guys, I'd appreciate any info./help that can be given in confirming the identity & age of an ammo tin that I recently acquired. I believe it's...

    Started by mwnok2070‎, 09-12-2021 03:52 PM
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    09-17-2021, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 03:04 AM
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  14. 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 06:30 PM
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    09-05-2021, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  15. New finds

    I saw a pic at an online auction and threw in a bid. The picture didn't have scale but it looked like 2 small artillery shell casing (37mm or...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 09-03-2021 06:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-04-2021, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  16. Seeking information on British "medic" canteen

    Found one of these on eBay last night. Buy it now so I did after some very limited research. They apparently are somewhat rare and having never...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-24-2021 09:01 PM
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    09-03-2021, 10:50 PM Go to last post
  17. Help on US armed forces original jacket with Alpha MA-1 style but M-65 type fabric

    Hi. In the 90s I used to have a jacket that was a little older than that (i think) and I never saw again. Perhaps you can help ID it. It was an...

    Started by SebaJJJ‎, 09-02-2021 12:42 PM
    alpha, armed, fabric, forces, help finding, jacket, m65, ma1, original, style, tanker jacket, type
    • Replies: 0
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    09-02-2021, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  18. Eisenhower Jacket

    I learned a lot today. Yesterday I picked up an Eisenhower jacket at an antique shop. Debated on it for quite a while. Price wasn't bad at $48...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-15-2021 10:03 PM
    eisenhower, jacket
    • Replies: 3
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    08-30-2021, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  19. British Made US Canteen Cover

    Couldn't believe my luck today. Found a canteen and cover for $10 at a flea market today. Figured it was a post war Japanese kit but turns out it...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-14-2021 11:34 PM
    british, canteen, cover, made
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    08-30-2021, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  20. Medal Ribbons

    I found these medal ribbons today which I thought people may like to see. For me the interesting ones are the pair of duplicates with the pre-war...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-07-2021 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-30-2021, 01:57 PM Go to last post

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