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Forum: Gear Discussion June 13th, 2015, 12:15
Replies: 55
Views: 16,470
Posted By bakercompany
Side note: I'm no Arc'terx hater. I have several...

Side note: I'm no Arc'terx hater. I have several of their products and LOVE them.

You might also look at the Patagonia Torrentshell...
Forum: Gear Discussion June 13th, 2015, 12:05
Replies: 55
Views: 16,470
Posted By bakercompany
Raingear in high aerobic activity is really about...

Raingear in high aerobic activity is really about managing your physical exertion--and your expectations.

These fabrics are extremely high tech, and there are a million variations beyond just...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 25th, 2013, 20:18
Replies: 53
Views: 15,971
Posted By bakercompany
That tropic is badass. No dice for me on...

That tropic is badass.

No dice for me on their site either.

If anyone managed to grab more pics, by all means post 'em!
Forum: Gear Discussion November 23rd, 2013, 10:09
Replies: 53
Views: 15,971
Posted By bakercompany
Arid and Tropic are likely from Crye's submission...

Arid and Tropic are likely from Crye's submission to the US Army's (now-stalled, if not dead) Phase IV camo improvement solicitation, which called for a family of patterns to replace UCP. The idea...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 22nd, 2013, 11:16
Replies: 53
Views: 15,971
Posted By bakercompany
Four new Multicam patterns from Crye

http://www.multicampattern.com/news/the-countdown-begins.html

Let the frenzied speculation begin!
Forum: Gear Discussion July 23rd, 2013, 09:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,365
Posted By bakercompany
www.atthefront.com has some of the best stuff...

www.atthefront.com has some of the best stuff available. There's cheaper to be found, but it can't hold a candle to At the Front's quality and attention to detail. They also have clever stuff like...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 19th, 2013, 10:22
Replies: 19
Views: 5,307
Posted By bakercompany
If you're set on something to go with UCP and the...

If you're set on something to go with UCP and the priority is something affordable, your best bet is anything marked "FG" (foliage green, the darkest colour in UCP) or "RG" from one of the Chinese or...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 21st, 2013, 20:39
Replies: 1
Views: 1,439
Posted By bakercompany
Ops-Core (of FAST helmet fame) makes them, but...

Ops-Core (of FAST helmet fame) makes them, but they're not cheap...

http://www.ops-core.com/productRS.cfm?Product_ID=2&Category_ID=5&
Forum: Gear Discussion April 10th, 2013, 21:58
Replies: 28
Views: 12,331
Posted By bakercompany
I have to ask...is that CADPAT printed velcro on...

I have to ask...is that CADPAT printed velcro on the bicep pockets or simply a plate covering a solid velcro field like the Brits use on the new pattern MTPs?

I remember the prototype photos and...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 9th, 2013, 10:03
Replies: 14
Views: 5,479
Posted By bakercompany
Whole new chassis system by Crye available now: ...

Whole new chassis system by Crye available now:

http://cryeprecision.com/C-231/Adaptive-Vest-System%E2%84%A2-%28AVS%29
Forum: Gear Discussion April 5th, 2013, 18:39
Replies: 14
Views: 5,238
Posted By bakercompany
Propper vs TMC aside, I just received my second...

Propper vs TMC aside, I just received my second order from Reload Gears and have only good things to say about them. Faster shipping than eBairsoft or Airsoft Park, and a prompt refund when one of...
Forum: Gear Discussion March 18th, 2013, 16:01
Replies: 14
Views: 6,825
Posted By bakercompany
The Marines actually don't make their cammies in...

The Marines actually don't make their cammies in ripstop. When they transitioned from the old BDUs to the MCCU (ie MARPAT), they decided that it would only be produced in one medium weight fabric, as...
Forum: Gear Discussion March 15th, 2013, 22:59
Replies: 14
Views: 6,825
Posted By bakercompany
USMC issue stuff is very soft and comfortable,...

USMC issue stuff is very soft and comfortable, and easily found on eBay. I have a woodland MARPAT FROG shirt and it's fantastic. Neither accommodate Crye-style hard shell knee or elbow pads, but they...
Forum: Gear Discussion March 12th, 2013, 21:02
Replies: 10
Views: 9,248
Posted By bakercompany
Apologies in advance for the necro, but I'm...

Apologies in advance for the necro, but I'm curious if there's any news on a new Airframe replica? I'd like to upgrade my lid for the coming season, and think I'm better suited to the Airframe than a...
Forum: Gear Discussion March 12th, 2013, 17:14
Replies: 20
Views: 6,569
Posted By bakercompany
What about Foliage or Ranger Green? Most TMC and...

What about Foliage or Ranger Green? Most TMC and other low cost gear makers offer their plate carriers and assorted pouchy goodness in Foliage Green (often labelled Ranger Green on sites like...
Forum: Gear Discussion October 25th, 2012, 19:31
Replies: 34
Views: 7,747
Posted By bakercompany
Yep, dirt cheap now. I used one for years until...

Yep, dirt cheap now. I used one for years until the zippers gave out (they've been upgraded on later production models). It held plenty of books + laptop, but there's not much in the way of...
Forum: USA October 19th, 2012, 17:21
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
Finally, a Crye G3 combat shirt in woodland...

Finally, a Crye G3 combat shirt in woodland available sans trousers:

http://www.ebairsoft.com/combat-shirt-woodland-p-6432.html

I think I'll pick one up--when they update the site to allow size...
Forum: Western Europe August 10th, 2012, 16:04
Replies: 12
Views: 13,188
Posted By bakercompany
boblittle, the guys in your photo are Paras...

boblittle, the guys in your photo are Paras wearing the plate carriers they were briefly authorized sometime around 2006. They were made by BHI and can be seen on all those photos of Price Harry when...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 26th, 2012, 19:33
Replies: 17
Views: 6,537
Posted By bakercompany
Are you running them with a helmet? If so, the...

Are you running them with a helmet? If so, the swivel strap attachment on the Smith might lift it above the ESS. I found my Profile NVGs wouldn't seal completely while worn over your standard airsoft...
Forum: Gear Discussion June 28th, 2012, 15:29
Replies: 41
Views: 15,872
Posted By bakercompany
Ebairsoft has a photo of their replica up: ...

Ebairsoft has a photo of their replica up:

(Main Page) http://ebairsoft.com/

(Spartan Image) http://www.brotherprice.com/ebphoto/TMc%20mask%20promotion%2520promotion.jpg

I'm pumped. With a...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 7th, 2012, 15:47
Replies: 43
Views: 19,751
Posted By bakercompany
I'd like just the opposite; shirt only would be...

I'd like just the opposite; shirt only would be good.
Forum: Gear Discussion December 7th, 2011, 22:00
Replies: 9
Views: 3,222
Posted By bakercompany
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://www.tyrtactical.com/products/details/hydration/small-hydration-pouch/

Designed for a 1.5L bladder.
Forum: USA August 31st, 2011, 11:28
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
Yeah, I saw that too. I just threw up the link...

Yeah, I saw that too. I just threw up the link for another photo. I'm sure the stuff willl make its way to eBay eventually.
Forum: USA August 31st, 2011, 10:24
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
Woodland MARPAT FROG is here: ...

Woodland MARPAT FROG is here:

http://i602.photobucket.com/albums/tt104/vor033/British%20Army%20-%202/e7fdbb25.jpg

Spotted this on MP.net, and it's up on Propper's website (you need to select a...
Forum: Gear Discussion August 8th, 2011, 11:32
Replies: 20
Views: 11,286
Posted By bakercompany
Cool, thanks. I've given up on contacts over the...

Cool, thanks. I've given up on contacts over the last few years, but maybe some disposables would do for under the mask.

Do you know of anywhere in the K/W area that stocks JTs? I'm in Guelph...
Forum: Gear Discussion August 7th, 2011, 23:13
Replies: 20
Views: 11,286
Posted By bakercompany
Can anybody comment on how well these fit with...

Can anybody comment on how well these fit with eyeglasses or make some recommendations on paintball goggles that do well with glasses?
Forum: Gear Discussion July 26th, 2011, 13:16
Replies: 11
Views: 5,133
Posted By bakercompany
That's what I thought too at first, but my...

That's what I thought too at first, but my Propper ACU rip-stop and BDU twill are identical in terms of colour. It's definitely the way it was dyed; apparently Tru-Spec buy their fabric from Crye,...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 24th, 2011, 20:38
Replies: 11
Views: 5,133
Posted By bakercompany
Mostly lighting, but there is a small difference...

Mostly lighting, but there is a small difference between the two due to the dying process. I have bits and pieces in both, and the Tru-Spec is much more comfortable, especially in hot weather.
...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 7th, 2011, 21:07
Replies: 15
Views: 7,642
Posted By bakercompany
Mayflower R&C and Tyr Tactical are two more...

Mayflower R&C and Tyr Tactical are two more recent manufacturers. Both pay a lot of attention to making lightweight kit.
Forum: USA March 8th, 2011, 23:20
Replies: 218
Sticky: USMC
Views: 254,557
Posted By bakercompany
I've got one of those tarps. They're not bad....

I've got one of those tarps. They're not bad. Honestly, I was a bit disappointed in the toughness:weight ratio; it's made of ultra thin MARPAT nylon ripstop (70D maybe?) with blackout coating...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 23rd, 2011, 17:06
Replies: 33
Views: 14,626
Posted By bakercompany
Check out Mayflower R&C; they're really pushing...

Check out Mayflower R&C; they're really pushing low-profile, lightweight rigs rather than super heavy duty and covered in unnecessary MOLLE webbing.
...
Forum: USA February 7th, 2011, 17:52
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
From MP.net: Company B, 1st Reconnaissance...

From MP.net: Company B, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion in Sangin, Nov. 2010.

I know they're not technically MARSOC at least according to what I can find on Wikipedia, but this seemed a more...
Forum: Gear Discussion January 29th, 2011, 12:16
Replies: 13
Views: 12,465
Posted By bakercompany
Tactical Tailor 3-day assault pack in CADPAT: ...

Tactical Tailor 3-day assault pack in CADPAT:

https://dstactical.com/product_info.php?cPath=27_121_197&products_id=545

+$20 for CADPAT, but TT has an excellent reputation for quality.

AR...
Forum: USA December 28th, 2010, 16:15
Replies: 28
Views: 24,481
Posted By bakercompany
What about the Helikon SFU jacket? You'd have to...

What about the Helikon SFU jacket? You'd have to remove the lower pockets, but it's otherwise good to go:

http://www.specopswatch.com/shop/product_info.php?language=en&products_id=726
Forum: USA December 28th, 2010, 13:40
Replies: 28
Views: 24,481
Posted By bakercompany
Conker, the lower pockets will be too big for the...

Conker, the lower pockets will be too big for the sleeves. What I've seen (my buddy has a beauty RAID jacket in woodland ripstop), is the bottom pockets moved to the chest and the top pockets on the...
Forum: USA October 28th, 2010, 23:22
Replies: 218
Sticky: USMC
Views: 254,557
Posted By bakercompany
Cool! I was going to grab a cheap pouch myself...

Cool! I was going to grab a cheap pouch myself just to see, but you beat me to it. Any chance you could throw up a pic next to something Flyye and something issued? That Shark Gear SPC is tempting,...
Forum: USA September 14th, 2010, 13:37
Replies: 43
Views: 26,930
Posted By bakercompany
I'm pretty sure it predates SPCs, but I could be...

I'm pretty sure it predates SPCs, but I could be wrong.
Forum: USA September 14th, 2010, 12:06
Replies: 43
Views: 26,930
Posted By bakercompany
Go grunt. Here's a vid from an outpost in the...

Go grunt. Here's a vid from an outpost in the Afghan mountains a couple of years back:

LiveLeak.com - USA military Engage Al-Qaeda & Taliban Militants...
Forum: USA September 14th, 2010, 10:14
Replies: 218
Sticky: USMC
Views: 254,557
Posted By bakercompany
I emailed Flyye last week about price and...

I emailed Flyye last week about price and availability on their SPC, and the reply consisted of a link to their eBay store and eHobbyAsia. Not much of an answer, but something to keep an eye on I...
Forum: USA September 13th, 2010, 11:43
Replies: 218
Sticky: USMC
Views: 254,557
Posted By bakercompany
Nice find, Conker! Let us know how it pans out. ...

Nice find, Conker! Let us know how it pans out.

Besides my greenside kit, the other setup I'm looking to finish revolves around a Scalable Plate Carrier. I don't have the coin to drop on a Pantac...
Forum: USA September 9th, 2010, 18:29
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
Actually, Recon Marines do use the ILBE, but...

Actually, Recon Marines do use the ILBE, but Vince is right in that you're rocking the grunt version there. What you need is a Recon ILBE. They're badass and dropping in price on eBay. I bet if you...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 25th, 2010, 10:37
Replies: 15
Views: 6,425
Posted By bakercompany
I have a set of Propper Multicam BDUs which I'll...

I have a set of Propper Multicam BDUs which I'll switch out to Tru-Spec eventually. They are indeed "greener" overall than my Tru-Spec MICH cover, and there's something odd about the dying process....
Forum: USA April 6th, 2010, 18:37
Replies: 11
Views: 21,174
Posted By bakercompany
I don't think the Source 3L is "meant" to attach...

I don't think the Source 3L is "meant" to attach to the outside of the pack, but I may be wrong. Personally, I don't want the weight of 3 litres of water dangling off some MOLLE straps by a few...
Forum: USA March 31st, 2010, 00:17
Replies: 11
Views: 21,174
Posted By bakercompany
Not sure what you mean about attaching the hydro...

Not sure what you mean about attaching the hydro pack. As far as I know you just fit it in the assault pack's internal sleeve. Not sure about the main pack.

Is your pack one of the Source 3L...
Forum: USA March 27th, 2010, 18:40
Replies: 11
Views: 21,174
Posted By bakercompany
The Recon ILBE assault pack is badass...that's...

The Recon ILBE assault pack is badass...that's something I'd think about for camping. I really like the big zippered panel opening to let you get at all your stuff.

$54!? Congrats, man...that's...
Forum: USA March 26th, 2010, 21:21
Replies: 11
Views: 21,174
Posted By bakercompany
Hey Conker-- I love my ILBE assault pack,...

Hey Conker--

I love my ILBE assault pack, but I've always ended up passing on the main pack. I don't have any experience with it, but if all you want it for is camping, there are MUCH lighter...
Forum: USA October 30th, 2009, 09:07
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
Yep...Balikatan and a few from Ex Talisman Sabre...

Yep...Balikatan and a few from Ex Talisman Sabre '07. There's some good photos from Talisman Sabre '09 here, lots of ADF guys mixed in with USMC:
...
Forum: USA October 30th, 2009, 00:58
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
I'd love to, but I'm afraid I don't have any....

I'd love to, but I'm afraid I don't have any. I've only fielded it once and I didn't have a camera on me then. Unfortunately, I don't think I'll have an opportunity to get it dirty anytime soon...
Forum: USA October 29th, 2009, 17:08
Replies: 799
Views: 846,026
Posted By bakercompany
USMC Greenside

Hey guys,
I've had a USMC greenside kit in the works for a while now, figured I'd show you all and explain it.

Besides the older FR/greenside pics above, there's not much photo evidence I can...
Forum: Gear Discussion October 7th, 2009, 17:03
Replies: 2
Views: 7,524
Posted By bakercompany
Looks good, much better than the initial pics up...

Looks good, much better than the initial pics up on Red Wolf. Would a smaller size be any cheaper? That's quite a bit for a replica with no pouches, especially since it's so similar to the Strike...
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