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    British Army PCS Thermal Cold Weather Jacket Size ID

    If it is the pcs thermal jacket, the labels in the bottom left pocket as youre wearing it. It should read something like pcs thermal jacket with integral stuff sack Size 180/100 large Mine does anyway. Just got mine after ordering one online, seems ok the double zip is pants though, nothing...
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    " Did You Know ? "

    Did you know Cowboys were seen as cool and were romanticised/idolised (can't think of the correct word but you get the point) back then as they are today. Everybody wanted to be a cowboy. Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Varusteleka woolen field shirt

    Been eyeing up that shirt for a while, might have to treat myself next month Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Embroidered Patches

    Sorry i imagine you did were just after one going spare Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Embroidered Patches

    Varusteleka did a bushcraft and a social distancing one. I got them both theyre great. Might be worth having a look on their website. To attach i cut the velcro backing off and hand stitched them on Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Great Video on ALICE packs if you are interested.

    Love his channel one of my favourites. He makes some really good videos. Always interesting and pretty fun sometimes too Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    " Did You Know ? "

    Human stomach acid kills 99% of bacteria. Vultures stomach acid is 100x stronger than human stomach acid. Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Outdoor gear. Military Surplus clothing and clones of Army issue coats and the like.

    I've got a czech parka. Actually really good coats. I'd definitely replace the zip though. Ruined mine by waxing the fabric, it just doesn't breathe well enough for me. Very warm though! Brilliantly thought out, the stand up collar and hood combo along with the waist belt make it super cozy. The...
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    A Tour of Varusteleka: Outdoor and Military Specialists

    It does seem like that to me. A lot of old surplus is drying up but there doesnt seem to be any newer arrivals. They are doing very well for themselves and I think they are less interested in the surplus now as they push their own brand kit out there but then again, I see the stocks dry up and...
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    Missing a trick with belts?

    I got a swiss army belt, its not a wide load carrying one but excellent quality, cost me all of about £7 Worn everyday for the last 7 years. Still going strong. Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Old West Firearm question

    Sounds like a good rabbit hole to dive into tonight and do some reading. I like this sort of stuff, thanks mate [emoji12] Moved in with a friend whos got a games console and red dead redemption 2. Ive not played games since being a teenager but been getting into it on my days off when i dont...
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    Old West Firearm question

    I don't know about the west but you can bet its a bit all over the place. I do know ammo used in the first and even the second world wars was very sub par compared to modern day ammunition. The 9mm parabellum for example that the germans used in their pistols and mp40s. Im sure ive seen a lot of...
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    Favourite Movie Scenes.

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    Security Rubber Boots ?

    I nicked some of those dunlop actifort wellies from work. Alright for just mooching about in. Took some superglue to a split in them, its held well and theyre cheap to buy new anyway, so good for getting beat up. Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Waiting to flood

    Took the kayak out in the garden the other week. Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Factory New NATO Equipment?

    I have a bw folding sleeping mat. Pretty sound for year round use here in the UK. Ive had cold nights in warm weather and ive had hot nights in cold weather... It's pretty much down to your setup tbh. Never understood folding it in half, it's better in my opinion to have all of your body...
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    Boot resoling

    Locally We used to have a old cobbler i used to get all my polish and insoles from but they closed down a year or so ago, the only other shoe repair place is timpsons and ive been in various times over the years and always get the same answer "We dont repair or resole footwear because the time...
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    Boot resoling

    Nice one, any happy customers wanna do a quick review? Haha Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Boot resoling

    Looking to get two pairs of Austrian army combat boots resoled. One pair the heels run out of rubber, the other pairs just old and slippery will be going the same way. As you can see both pairs of boots are in perfectly good nick, other than needing a good clean and a chamois. (Dirty camera...
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    Crocs

    I used to hate them with a passion as people were wearing them for fashion or whatever. But i have since got some as a gift as im forever in and out between the house and garden. Theyre the dogs dingdongs (proper good) Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk