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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: 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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  2. 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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    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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 10:16 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...

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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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    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. WW2 German Helmet Production

    I noticed part of this clip on the "World at War series" and found it on Youtube. What is interesting is how labour intensive the manufacture of the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 11-19-2020 08:24 PM
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  2. M1 Carbine USMC Stock Pouches

    What is the correct belt used for these USMC Stock Pouches. I bought one from IMA for 400.00 a couple of years ago. He still has it listed with a...

    Started by imntxs554‎, 10-27-2020 01:57 PM
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  3. 50 cal Blank M1A1 Ammo Box - memories bring back, memories bring back you

    I was cleaning my work area today and kept turning up boxes of 7.62X39 ammo so I thought I should put it all in one place. I thought I was running...

    Started by usabaker‎, 11-01-2020 12:01 AM
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  4. Queens South Africa Medal

    Good day all. I'm trying to get an idea of value on a medal that's up for auction. It's a Queens South African Medal named to a Tpr. R. Walker,...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 10-29-2020 07:24 AM
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  5. Another "What do I have here?" thread!

    Good day all! I'm picking up a militaria lot on Sat. which I won in an estate sale. Most of the items are pretty straightforward, but the 3 brass...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 09-23-2020 08:38 AM
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  6. Help me identify this anorak!

    Hi, I'm new here! I'm at my wit's end, I've scoured the rabbit holes of Pinterest and turned up empty-handed. I'm in the market for an od anorak,...

    Started by summerofswe‎, 09-24-2020 09:31 AM
    anorak, identify
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  7. Ethiopian rifle slings

    Anyone have any ideas of what Ethiopians were using for slings when they were carrying Berdan rifles? Hole through the stock, rawhide strip in a...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-14-2020 11:44 PM
    ethiopian, rifle, slings
    • Replies: 1
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  8. Iraqi M80 Helmet Desert Storm Bringback

    I've had a busy couple of days, Japanese Hoten Bayonet, Berdan Rifle and this helmet. Came to the conclusion that since I collect this stuff I...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-29-2020 08:53 PM
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    bringback, desert, helmet, iraqi, m80, storm
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  9. Spanish Model Z M42 Helmet

    I thought that this video is quite good because it shows the early type liner as well as describing this style of Spanish helmet. Helmets of the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 12-25-2019 06:10 PM
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  10. here is something I found inside this box

    my photo shows a US military pyrotechnic box which I have had a very long time. Inside this box is a chemical adopter. Photos show the adopter. ...

    Started by RCS‎, 09-23-2020 10:24 PM
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  11. 1944 Waterproof Clothing Bag

    Picked one of these up at a yard sale today. Well marked. What exactly were they used for? I can assume they were for field use to keep your...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-25-2020 10:09 PM
    1944, bag, clothing, waterproof
    • Replies: 3
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    10-04-2020, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  12. NOS M9A1 Gas Mask Sealed Can

    When I went to do the transfer for the Yugo SKS I bought the shop has a boatload of M9A1 Gas Masks Small and Medium still in the spam can. Don't...

    Started by usabaker‎, 09-30-2020 11:19 AM
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  13. WW1 Foot locker

    Hi,i would like to know if somebody have any information about this old foot locker ?,year 1915 is scribe on it,its not made of plywood,solid...

    Started by 84mmcarl-gustav‎, 09-26-2020 05:33 PM
    foot, locker, ww1
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    09-29-2020, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  14. Any milsurp radio collectorss out there?

    Have a couple R-390a receivers and a Iraqi radio, almost like a walkey talkie. Anybosy out there have anythind? Got a couple Iraqi field phones too.

    Started by Hal O'Peridol‎, 09-07-2020 08:18 AM
    collectorss, milsurp, radio
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  15. German Luftshutz Helmet, Yard Sale Find

    Not super extraordinary. It's been repaired and repainted but for $20, it's a bargain. Liner and strap appear to be original. Manufacturde by...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-05-2020 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-06-2020, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  16. Waited a looong time!

    Been after one of these for about 10 years I have 2 steel ones with a HEAT prac round in one of them plus what I was told is the rim carry handle for...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 08-22-2020 08:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-22-2020, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  17. WW2 Lice Comb

    I am struggling to read what exactly is written on this WW2 German lice comb which I assume to be the maker, rather than the original owner. I've got...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-16-2020 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 419
    08-21-2020, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  18. Japanese Canteens

    I found this had quite helpful information on Japanese canteens. The Evolution of IJA Canteens (1889-1945) Expanded Version

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-15-2020 12:57 PM
    canteens, japanese
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 324
    08-16-2020, 06:15 AM Go to last post
  19. Eyewitness Museum Beek Netherlands stolen items, please share

    Dear members, can you please spread this Youtube film through your network of fellow collectors, maybe they will offer the stolen items on the...

    Started by UNPROFOR1994‎, 08-13-2020 07:18 AM
    beek, eyewitness, items, museum, netherlands, share, stolen
    • Replies: 0
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    08-13-2020, 07:18 AM Go to last post
  20. WWI German Belt Buckle & Assorted Militaria

    Good day all. I'd won a small lot of odds and ends at a local estate auction. There's a nice example of WWI German belt buckle, an English men's...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 07-26-2020 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 633
    08-09-2020, 07:11 AM Go to last post

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