Pack Preview: Eagle Industries All-Purpose Pack

Wednesday April 28th, 2021 admin

Author: Beta-TNT Permission Acquired for Reposting   In these years, many tactical gear brands turned their eyes on civil or even fashion items, and made their own pack products. These packs are not aiming tactical or outdoor anymore, they are designed for pure daily use. Most of them have following […]

A Smart Way Attaching Gears To Your Sling Firmly

Saturday March 27th, 2021 admin

– and without sewing or cutting! Inventor: Beta-TNT   In some situation, we want to have small pouches or something else attached to the sling in front the of chest, so that we can have a accelerated access to our cellphone, wallet or passport (and no need to worry they […]

Story About The “RDF” Combat Uniform

Sunday June 14th, 2020 admin

Author: Beta-TNT   The “RDF” combat uniform, which referring to a transitional type of combat uniform between the Tropical Combat Uniform (TCU) and Battle Dress Uniform (BDU). Since the formal nomenclature of the “RDF” combat uniform: Coat, Hot Weather, Camouflage Pattern, is almost the same as BDU’s, collectors named it […]

Loadouts! Vol.1: US Army Rangers Early 1980s

Tuesday June 9th, 2020 admin

The United States invasion of Grenada began at dawn on 25 October 1983. The invading force consisted of the Army’s rapid deployment force, Marines, Army Delta Force, Navy SEALs, and ancillary forces totaling 7,600 troops, together with Jamaican forces and troops of the Regional Security System (RSS). The force defeated […]

[Repost] A Lost History: 30 Years of the Eagle A-III

Thursday May 21st, 2020 admin

Source: Soldier Systems Daily There are times when a backpack becomes a trendsetter because it is on the forward edge of a fashion trend, creating a bump for an entire industry of companies chasing the idea of “the perfect pack”. They have cutting-edge styling and advertising campaigns that seem to […]

Militaria In The Mist (4): MOLLE II Gears In…Arctic White?

Tuesday August 20th, 2019 admin

Author: Beta-TNT   We US militaria collectors are too familiar with MOLLE II gears, we all know MOLLE II gears in five colors/camouflages: woodland, desert, coyote brown, universal camouflage and OEF camouflage. But today I’ll tell you a stunning fact: there is a sixth color for MOLLE II. It’s Arctic […]

Militaria In The Mist (2): M-1967 USMC

Sunday July 28th, 2019 admin

Author: Beta-TNT   The M-1967 USMC LCE was one of those nylon webbing gears for the Vietnam War. About the difference between the M-1967 USMC and the Army M-1967, just read this: Story About USGI Buttpack. Long words in short: the M-1967 USMC and the Army M-1967 are definitely two […]

Militaria In The Mist (1): MOLLE Canteen Pouch

Sunday July 28th, 2019 admin

Author: Beta-TNT For a long time, I was always wondering about one thing: there are some gears that should be in large number, but they are rare or even impossible to find in militaria market. The MOLLE canteen pouch is among them. I’m talking about “MOLLE”, the first generation, not […]

M-1956 LCE Official Copy (1): Greek Army M-1971 Load-Carrying Equipment

Sunday December 9th, 2018 admin

Author: Beta-TNT (Webmaster) Overview In the 1970s’, there were many countries’ armed forces using American style individual equipment copy as their own standard issue. Let’s start with Greek M-1971 Load-Carrying Equipment. After the World War II, Greece received military assistance from the US, among them there were small arms and […]

Experimental LINCLOE “Detachable M-14 Ammo Pouch”?

Wednesday September 26th, 2018 admin

Recently I got an interesting magazine pouch, I think it maybe the “detachable ammunition pocket for M-14 automatic rifle” which supposed to be proposed at the early stage of LINCLOE LCE Program. This pouch has the same size as M-1967 USMC M-14 Pouch, on its sides there are straps with […]

Pouches Review: Small Horizental Utility Pouches

Wednesday April 11th, 2018 admin

It seems that I haven’t written a “tactical gear review” blog for years, but in fact I use them everyday it’s just a long time I haven’t bought some new gear.   Author: Beta-TNT Authorized repost is allowed, please be sure to indicate the source.   In my last Japan […]

How To Use Translation Tools Efficiently

Friday April 6th, 2018 admin

Although there are already many translation tools available, it is very easy to translate entire paragraphs and long sentences. However, the current translation tools still need to be improved. The quality of the paragraph translation is far less than that of manual translation. Therefore, translation tools are often degraded into […]

Story About USGI Buttpack

Monday April 2nd, 2018 admin

Field Pack, or buttpack, is a kind of equipment for soldiers carrying small amount of supplies, it has a long history in military use. If the supplies are too big for pockets of the clothes, and they are not enough to fill half the capacity of a backpack, buttpack is […]

[Repost] Tips for collectors

Sunday July 9th, 2017 admin

Source: Paratrooper.be Author: Wouter Has (Belgium) This is a list of do’s and don’ts for militaria collectors in general. I could go into endless detail about US paratrooper items, but the tips below are so much more important, both for starting and seasoned collectors. All these tips are assuming we […]