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Camo and other clothing Strelok 05/31/2020 (Sun) 21:06:19 No.1085
Camo, jackets, hats, paint, shoes, and etc. go in this thread. The rule of thumb for camo is that if you don't know what to get, you want a general camo, your options are limited, or you're on a budget just get flecktarn. ATACS and SS-Leto are god-tier for lush environments, and alpenflage, strichtarn, and multicam are good for drier areas. M05 Winter for Winter.
>>4277 >/K/ Nigger where the fuck are you from where /k/ is spelled with a capital k? This whole thread is full of cancer posting.
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>>4316 >Digital camo looks stylish But it's not nearly aesthetic enough.
Would it be a bad idea to dye multicam to make it darker? As in throw in some dark grey? I have multiple sets to experiment with, and the foliage near me is generally darker shades of green and brown than the multicam pattern. Or is it better to just wear it around for a couple of weeks without washing them to let environmental stains set in?
>>4355 Just get it filthy.
>>4358 Ok cool, I figured that would probably be the answer, but I still want to try the dye to see what it'll look like. I've got plenty of spare sets so I might as well.
>>4363 Try to soak one piece in Black Tea and look if it was the right tone that you want. Black Tea is able to get some nice darker brown shades to clothes that don't easily wash out.
>>4363 Just throw that multicam in the trash where it belongs and get yourself something nice instead. PhantomLeaf and ConCamo are the new hotness in town. Alternatively, pick any German style of camo from any era of your liking. They invented and perfected camo after all.
>>4394 Sounds like a plan. >>4477 I got them for free, I wouldn't spend money on multicams. I also don't have spare money to get other stuff either right now anyway, and they're worth it for backup camping clothes so they're being kept regardless.
>>4313 KLMK works astonishingly well for a simple two-color pattern.
Does anyone have a recommendation for reproduction versions of Taz83 or Leibermuste?
>>8462 Is there something wrong with Alpenflage, there's a fuckton of surplus for it. >leibermuster You're out of luck.
>>9500 >alpenflage It doesn't fit me because I'm a manlet no I'm actually two sizes too small for the common ones sold at size medium, and the smalls are too short.....
>>9511 Well that's just sucky, pal. Why do you want a red camo anyway?
>>9524 >red camo Since i've got access to a some FLIR devices, I want to try and see if the (seemingly spurrious) claim that Taz83 actually works better than most camo at night. I'm looking for the czech Vz. 95 since they sell it with the IR layering in the surplus last I checked I also want to add a set for my alpine gear anyways
I just found an old bandolier and backpack stamped 1907 in a corner of a barn. Any strelo/k/s with experience cleaning ancient leather and canvas?
>>10122 I have no idea about cleaning ancient leather, but post pics of the bag. Also consider taking it to a leather worker and get his opinion on it.
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>>10127 So far I've given it a rub with a damp cloth and some saddle soap. I don't think a specialist will be necessary since it's in surprisingly good condition. The leather is dry but still flexible and none of the seams look rotten.
>>10129 Looks like old German South West Africa gear. That is a very nice find.
>>10129 Make sure to use a leather conditioner on it, so the leather doesn't crack
>>10129 Hey, I used to have one of those belts. I think it's Swedish or Belgian from around WW1.
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I want to wear clothes and suits from S.T.A.L.K.E.R. where can I buy them?
>>16395 Grey shop might help as well as your local used clothing shop. No clue about the clear sky fags though.
>>16395 >>16411 Clear sky homos just use either OMON uniforms or some navy surplus.
>>16415 >>16395 >freedom Flecktarn >dolg Literally any black paramilitary, paint the red stripes yourself >military Russian or ukrainan milsurp >monolith Chinese Type 99 camo (Good luck that's stuff for the SF boys) , SK Armed forced intel agency camo,Tajik OMON, UCP (?), JSDF Air force pixel camo, or DPM urban. >clear sky M-MDU-03 (Serbian commercial stuff) or Ukrainian "urban" TTsKO >bandit Loot your local addias store and make sure that black leggings matter >renegade ??? >loner SOL, make your own. >Ecologist SOL, make your own. Maybe steal a BSL-4 suit (eg; Delta Protection, ILC Dover Chemturion "Blue Suit".)?
>>1085 I really appreciate the ECWCS clothing system. I own and love both Gen 1 and Gen 2 in pic(s) rel., though most argue against woodland. I also own the same parka that is used by US Marines in Marpat and its great. Another great military clothing and camo stuff is Serbia. I own this camo parka (I have no idea of the name of the camo) and also I own another Serbian Parka but in OD Green. Personally, I like these ones and a lot may argue against the effectiveness of their camo (especially against the od green parka, understandable), they work great in my opinion.
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>>16457 Where did you find that last one and where can I get one myself.
>>16471 Swisslink.com, I've managed to buy two from them last year. Also, Sportman's Guide was selling them for awhile as well, I would check and see if they have any. Avoid Arcisa on ebay, he has a tendency of selling milsurp clothing that is missing most of it's parts and buttons. Arcisa is okay if you want to buy gas masks, anything clothing related, do not buy from him.
I'm not a fan of making everything camo, but the one on the right is surprisingly good for what it is.
>>19829 Isn't the US in trials for new light tanks right now? This'd make a good uniform for those guys.
>>19831 Did the US ever have proper hussars, or at least units in hussar uniform?
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>>4355 Multimeme sucks donkey balls for any environment that isn't a brown and khaki rock hillside in Afghanistan with a little bit of half-dead scrub brush here and there. Sell it and buy M81 Woodland.
Mike B is still a youtube piece of shit but he's got some "rare" (not a camo expert) camo back in stock including: South Korean M2010 Singapore M09 Aussie DPCU Cadpat https://www.mikesmilitaria.com/collections/camouflage-clothing
>>20470 What'd he do?
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>>20470 Is it really camo when it hurts my eyes to look at it?
>>20903 >What'd he do First off, never liked him so take this with he bias in mind. Aside from the usually youtuber clickbaiting, patreon shrilling, he shrills his fucking helmets and is part of the issue of people driving up helmets up to insane prices because he's got a group of cult like retards. HE also unironically believes that not censoring serial numbers is good idea. I get that its your choice, but the last time I was told that Snowden is a complete conspiracy look how that turned out, what is absurd is now reality. He is right about not even taking photos of firearms in the first damn place. To think and not study is a very dangerous act, and thats exactly what he did there. Did I mention he is also shooting a WWII movie? As if the memes write themeselves I can't wait to see how we get ebil nazi's bad narrative for the millonth time. >>20906 >camo Singapore camo is about as effective as UCP in the US, maybe outside of Lousiana/Florida
>>20470 >Aussie DPCU >Nearly US$100 a set Well, looks like I have a little investment sitting in my cupboard after all.....
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Any places where I can get rare camo's? like JGSDF gear or irish army camo? something about those restricted military items is pretty cool, is there any cool camo out there that YOU would like to get your hands on?
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Any good places to buy cheap camo from? What camo would be the closest to the mercs from MGS2?
>>21625 >Any good places to buy cheap camo from? Your local surplus store, if there is one. Otherwise try ebay or other similar online stores. >What camo would be the closest to the mercs from MGS2? The one in the left image looks similar to the more brownish TTsKO variants, the one in the right image looks like the MVD/OMON Kamush/Tigr/Тень urban lizard-stripe pattern I believe it is called "metro" or "shadow".
>>21625 >Any good places to buy cheap camo from? colemans has alot but youll have to pay shipping charges, otherwise either ebay or a local store unless you want to go exploring through the online surplus stores
Where do I find Wehrmacht and SS camo that isn't made in China?
>>34696 Roman at lindenhoff tactik replica usually has some splittertarn in modern G3 pants and shirts and I did see him make some Erbsenmuster for Beshtiya but he was based just outside of Kiev/Keev w/e? so not sure on his where abouts these days. I know of Richard Underwood doing peadot44 replica uniforms and then theres the megacamo which is majority chinkshit pencil cases to beach towels. Cannot attest to quality beyond some megacamo socks that were drastically too small. Good luck and prepare to have your wallet Auschwitzed I wish I'd snapped some off Roman in both splittertarn and erbsenmuster before Russia got greedy on Ukraine lands
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>camo with green >doesn't know ASAT /thread Bonus thread: ASAT urban = ???
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>>34696 Maybe try Hessen Antique. They're who I got my M41 tropical hat from, and it's pretty legit.
Camo shorts a meme or can you make it work? My legs are pale white while my face is tanned.
>>35828 depends, the goal of camo is to make you harder to shoot and to conceal you while in brush. i wouldnt recommend wearing shorts in brush unless you sweat like crazy and cant wear normal length pants, but as long as you arent laying down in an open field with short grass you should be fine plus you can always put mud or paint on your legs
>>35828 They still obscure your center of mass when combined with camo shirts and will keep you cooler in warm climates, but you aren't going to necessarily get the stealth benefits if your pasty white legs are glowing in the moonlight.
>>35828 If you really need shorts, I'd recommend pants with leggings that can zip on or off as needed, or just get pants that are lighter or more breathable if you're wearing them in a warmer climate. Otherwise the camo is shit if your legs are exposed. I'm used to wearing jeans in warm weather anyway so I'd just deal with the heat.

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