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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 11:10 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 11:35 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 11:18 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 02:32 PM
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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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    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. Questions about Francis Barker M73 liquid prismatic compass

    Hi everyone, I recently acquired an M73 (above) from an auction website. I had used one while in the infantry 20 years ago and have been in love...

    Started by prismaticcompass‎, 01-28-2018 08:06 AM
    barker, compass, francis, francis barker, liquid, m73, navigation, prismatic, prismatic compass, questions
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  2. Military Charger Clip Whatsit Doodad?

    All, I ran across 6 of these and since it appeared as though they would hold cartridges, I bought 'em. Now the only question is, what are they?...

    Started by rcathey‎, 02-16-2018 02:20 PM
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  3. WW2 M9 AT Rifle Grenade

    Hello Does anyone know if some makes a replica of the spring clip for the M9 AT Rifle grenade. Or if heaven forbid, someone has a couple of...

    Started by Roy‎, 02-03-2018 12:09 AM
    grenade, rifle, ww2
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  4. Help identifying cartridge belt and value?

    Hello...I am looking for some opinions as to this cartridge belt. It was an estate find, so I have no background information on it. It "looks"like...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 01-24-2018 02:07 PM
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    01-24-2018, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  5. Bolt Pouch and Cleaning Rod (Browning MG?)

    These came with some M1903 parts I bought the pouch says "BOLT" and "US" on it and the handle of the cleaning rod had a diamond with something I cant...

    Started by usabaker‎, 01-19-2018 11:02 PM
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    01-20-2018, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  6. Pre WW2 Thompson SMG 50 round drum pouch

    I found a RUSCO marked but not dated Thompson 50 round drum pouch, I thought most of the WW2 US manufactured drum pouches had WW2 dates (most are...

    Started by RCS‎, 03-09-2017 10:11 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    01-06-2018, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  7. Tell me what I have, Brodie Helmet identification request.

    Hello Gents, it's been a long time, but I am back with an ID request. First questions and then the story. What pattern of helmet is this, and...

    Started by Sentryduty‎, 01-02-2018 03:42 PM
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  8. Help Identifying web rifle case

    I was going thru some stuff over the weekend looking for some stuff to sell and found this rifle case. I do not know much about it or what rifle it...

    Started by therno‎, 03-05-2017 04:44 PM
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    12-31-2017, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  9. Help with holsters please

    First up has no markings; Second, this one is marked Adahl Barmen 1917;

    Started by chaosrob‎, 06-26-2017 08:42 PM
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    12-31-2017, 02:56 AM Go to last post
  10. British 2 Inch Mortar Accesories - Any Ideas?

    I just obtained a 1976 dated spare parts list for the 2inch mortar, and it lists two items I’ve never heard of before, and I wondered if any members...

    Started by Stanleyrf89‎, 12-28-2017 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    12-30-2017, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  11. price check on nomex flt suits?

    whats the going price on sage green 90's circa pilots nomex flt suits these days?

    Started by stuckinthe60s‎, 12-23-2017 09:06 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-27-2017, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  12. Armory rack

    My buddy called me to his house because he had "something" for me to pick up. When i get there i find an aluminum M16A1 rifle rack. The kind they...

    Started by MikieG‎, 02-26-2017 11:35 AM
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    12-26-2017, 12:16 AM Go to last post
  13. 2"mortar Mk2 lensatic sight.

    How rare is the 2" mortar Mk2 lenstatic sight with case, is it in the same class and price as the lensatic sight used on the Brengun.

    Started by Topfmine‎, 12-09-2017 07:00 AM
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    • Replies: 12
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    HEY EVERYONE! I Believe this is the place to get some knowledge and then some. ok to the point..; I have a couple of these and I will attach...

    Started by clocks86‎, 12-15-2017 03:35 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    12-17-2017, 02:24 PM Go to last post
  15. Old Krag ammo crate

    Hello all. For an early Christmas present I received an old ammo crate for the 1898 Krag rifle. The lettering on it is very faded, however you can...

    Started by shooter88‎, 12-03-2017 09:37 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-06-2017, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  16. Rare/prototype U.S. M1917 helmet, or a fake?

    I found an M1917 (I believe anyway) helmet at an antique shop today. It was labeled simply "WWI Helmet". First I have ever even seen in person in my...

    Started by xb0xisbetter‎, 10-14-2017 04:56 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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    11-02-2017, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  17. A different king of "mickey mouse" Boot

    My Dad had these for ever. I haven't seen another pair like them. They have the air valve and are bell mouthed on top and have a tan sole. I would...

    Started by Killroy2‎, 09-21-2017 02:26 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    11-01-2017, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  18. Vintage electrodes help

    These are US Navy electrodes from 1952 appox lengths L-5”x1.5 And L-7x1.5 Also 1/8 electrodes Cannot find anything on them! The...

    Started by Ajsgreenjeeps‎, 10-30-2017 06:57 AM
    electrodes, vintage
    • Replies: 8
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    10-31-2017, 02:14 AM Go to last post
  19. Mystery 3 cell leather pouches

    I have this pair of leather pouches which I picked up a while ago, very cheaply, but have no real idea from what country they originate or even if...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-13-2017 03:39 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 259
    10-16-2017, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  20. Frazier's Patent 50-70 cartridge box

    Hi, couple of years back I posted a question about a cartridge box. brownigautorifle was a great help - we both thought it was a Hager. But the block...

    Started by kablair‎, 10-14-2017 12:55 PM
    5070, box, cartridge, frazier, patent
    • Replies: 1
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    10-15-2017, 01:23 PM Go to last post

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