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Posted: 1/18/2015 6:37:16 AM EST
Trying to find the best places. Looking for 8-10 pocket design with button fly and hook and loop on all pockets. Looking for good combat shirts in Multi also.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 7:08:48 AM EST
If I were you I'd get something other than issued multicams. They're really not that great.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 8:51:01 AM EST
Also I don't think issued Multicam had hook and loop on the cargo pockets. Atleast the ones I was issued dont.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 8:56:11 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 11:07:38 AM EST
Ight, on the issued OCP (multicam) uniforms...

They aren't ACU's, they're FRACU's. 'Fire Retardant' chemical coated/soaked. Or so we're told. It's actually a bug repelant, but they only remain effective FR for the first eleven washes or something.

The material doesn't seem the same because of how fast it wears and the way it rips, always feels grungy/greasy/dirty, very cold on cold mornings, and they seem to fit differently. The last part may or may not be true. Many guys that have never ripped out ACU's were ripping the croches out liike crazy. I think the croch is cut lower. That, or the material grabs instead of slides on skin, so instead of riding up when moving legs, the pants stay and rip.

The best source for any USGI clothing and equipment is going to be ebay. If you issue it to soldiers/troopers/marines/airmen/sailors/etc, it'll end up on ebay en masse. Brand new, lightly used, or used to shit for those of us that might want to buy something there for turn in (keeping our original item).

I'd suggest getting something better than OCP FRACU's if you want something that feels and wears nicely. As for buttons/velcro on the cargo pockets; big mistake, get the buttons. Velcro isn't only noisy, but the cargo pockets velcro usually wears our and your pockets hang open. We were happy there were buttons on the cargo pockets of SOME of the FRACUs we were issued.

There's a lot of the MOLLE GEN III stuff on ebay. That is GREAT stuff, for the price.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 11:09:59 AM EST
Join the Army. They'll give all you need.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 11:20:33 AM EST
[Last Edit: 1/18/2015 11:22:20 AM EST by CavScout8]
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Originally Posted By TurbineGuy:
Join the Army. They'll give all you need.
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True dat. Why play army if you're able to be army?

EDIT: Risks include: it destroying you in Basic Training, serious injury or death, likely to end up with TBI to some degree, and making a career out of a combat arms MOS will likely leave you physically and/or mentally broken.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 4:31:17 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 5:05:21 PM EST
Ok so some of you don't like Multicam, its just I have the Propper A-TACS FG pants, jacket and battle shirt and I like the fit and camo pattern. I was just looking for some other clothes and patterns.
Also It was early in the morning I posted and I made a mistake, I ment I don't want hook and loop/Velcro, I want all buttons on the pockets and button fly. But thanks for some insight on the Multicam.

I have really been checking out the patterns and gathering info here.

Link Posted: 1/18/2015 5:38:54 PM EST
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