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Posted: 4/25/2011 4:25:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/26/2011 9:18:06 AM EDT by Mattyvac]
Unless I've come down with a case of the 'tard, I can't for the life of me find a 'Post pics of your plate carrier setup' thread...? I searched with all my team powers but couldn't find one?

If there is none, I will post mine up and start one- or does anyone know where it went? I coulda sworn I've seen one?

ETA: Not talking about chest rigs, or 'gear' in general. I'm talking about strictly plate carriers.

ETA2: One other person can't find one either; so that must mean this is none! THIS IS NOW A PLATE CARRIER THREAD!

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Please BE SURE to post specs if you join in! Including Plates inside!

With chest rig attached:



Chest rig detached:



Velocity Systems LWPC in MC with two triple-curve plates by RMR tactical inside.

Chest rig is clipped on using the Velocity Systems 'Swift Clip' Attachment system. Chest rig is a TT mini-mav with a triple mag shingle, and two modded Eagle FB pistol mag pouches on each side (modded to fit double stack glock mags). Pouch in front is a MSM Admin pouch.

I LOVE this PC because I can not only have a chest rig attached, but also use it under clothing as a low-pro carrier.


Link Posted: 4/25/2011 5:30:37 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/25/2011 5:32:28 PM EDT by SharpCharge]
Link Posted: 4/25/2011 8:15:04 PM EDT
We need one of these...I like the general gear threads but I am constantly searching through pages and pages without seeing a good plate carrier set up.  Lets start one.  

Mike
Link Posted: 4/25/2011 8:22:32 PM EDT
Well then it's settled, post 'em up.
Link Posted: 4/25/2011 8:28:28 PM EDT

and set up for when i thought i might be doing a deployment as a civi


its changed since then so i need to take a new picture
Link Posted: 4/25/2011 11:11:56 PM EDT
Old:



Newer-ish:



Link Posted: 4/26/2011 12:24:25 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/3/2011 12:04:43 AM EDT by Tim_AZ]




PIG Plate Carrier w/ Elastic Cummerbund
Camelbak Armorbak
2X TT Double Mag Panels
TT Multi Purpose Pouch  (first aid, light, etc)
2X TT Multi Tool Pouches (2X 17 rd magazines)
TT Knife Pouch (Leatherman)
Link Posted: 4/26/2011 12:49:25 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/26/2011 12:51:38 AM EDT by jinx667]






SKD/Eagle PIG PC
HSGI Pogey Pouch
HSGI DD TACO
HSGI TACO
TAG radio pouch
ESSTAC Toaster
TYR small GP pouch
TYR 1.5L hydration
BFG Trauma Kit Now
Adventure Lights VIP strobe

Currently has medium ESAPI training plates in it.
Link Posted: 4/26/2011 1:24:43 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/23/2013 1:22:08 AM EDT by RakkinBaggyPants]
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Link Posted: 4/26/2011 1:28:27 AM EDT
Originally Posted By RakkinBaggyPants:
I've been using this weesatch since 2007, only thing that I have changed out are the grenade and double mag pouches as they start getting worn.

Weesatch
Waholster
MOLLE SAW Pouch (NVGs)
3 Grenade Pouches (Compass, GPS, Headlamp w/ ID Panel)
AFAK with Shears and sewn on seatbelt cutter that I can reach while seated
MBITR Pouch
3 Double Mag Pouches
GI AP Green Plates


http://i760.photobucket.com/albums/xx241/Rakkattack1bat/HPIM1035.jpg

http://i760.photobucket.com/albums/xx241/Rakkattack1bat/HPIM1034.jpg

http://i760.photobucket.com/albums/xx241/Rakkattack1bat/HPIM1037.jpg



i think its time for a new spitter

Link Posted: 4/26/2011 10:45:03 AM EDT
'Pants -

Since you've been using it since 07, I'm sure its not bad for you but I was wondering how much everything stood out when you loaded mags into the 'satch and then had an IFAK on front.  Is it noticeble bulk?  Do you not use the end pouches?  Does it make maneuvering difficult?  

I've been running one for the last year, but just put small stuff up front.  I might have to try the IFAK on front though.
Link Posted: 4/26/2011 1:00:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/23/2013 1:31:33 AM EDT by RakkinBaggyPants]
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Link Posted: 4/26/2011 3:55:57 PM EDT
To the people with those hsgi tacos:

Would the shock cord last? I just keep thinking the elastic would give out when I don't want it to. The kydex and cordura seem durable though.
Thanks.
Link Posted: 4/26/2011 4:42:51 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/26/2011 4:43:15 PM EDT by NapeSticksToKids]
Originally Posted By pyro0:
To the people with those hsgi tacos:

Would the shock cord last? I just keep thinking the elastic would give out when I don't want it to. The kydex and cordura seem durable though.
Thanks.


its tough shock cord, and i dont ever see it wearing out.

on the off chance that it does break, id bet it would break due to getting snagged somehow and getting cut.

if it does, thats why theres extra on the pouches. you can tie it back together and still use the pouches until your mission is over or you get back home.
Link Posted: 4/26/2011 7:51:09 PM EDT
mattyvac where did you get the rebel flag?
Link Posted: 4/26/2011 10:24:38 PM EDT
I'm going to have to mess around.  Looks like a pistol in there correct?  Do anything special with it?
Link Posted: 4/26/2011 11:21:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/26/2011 11:23:00 PM EDT by Jerad]






Mayflower APC


Mayflower 3 mag kangaroo pouch


ESAPIs (L)


BFG Dump Pouch


HSGI Bleeder Pouch


- HALO Chest Seal


- Decompression Needle


- Izzy Bandage


- Compressed Gauze


- Quickclot


- Gloves


- Tape


- Sharpie


- 2 Tourniquets


ATS 3 rifle/pistol panel


EMDOM Vehicle Hydration Carrier




 
Link Posted: 4/27/2011 2:29:25 AM EDT
Link Posted: 4/27/2011 7:44:20 AM EDT
Link Posted: 4/27/2011 8:15:36 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/23/2013 1:31:48 AM EDT by RakkinBaggyPants]
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Link Posted: 4/27/2011 9:50:15 AM EDT
Originally Posted By TheJammer:


What brand/model is your newer plate carrier?


Diamondback Tactical FAPC GEN II

Great product, great company, and great military discount.
Link Posted: 4/27/2011 9:53:29 AM EDT
Originally Posted By RakkinBaggyPants:
Originally Posted By COMPNOR:
I'm going to have to mess around.  Looks like a pistol in there correct?  Do anything special with it?


I got a Waholster when they were still available, it can be placed in the pockets at any angle and never had any issues with retainability. I really didn't need more than six mags on me, and the pistol was mostly just for show when dealing with the village and town leaders.


Yeah, I actually used one as a secondary med pouch, with some gauze and an Israeli bandage.
Link Posted: 4/27/2011 1:39:29 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/27/2011 1:40:37 PM EDT by Frens]
sotech callahan with large SAPI and mag pouches



Link Posted: 4/27/2011 7:37:39 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Frens:
sotech callahan with large SAPI and mag pouches

http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/2186/pcsotech.jpg

http://img863.imageshack.us/img863/2851/platecarrier1.jpg


Clean, simple set-up you have there. I likey.
Link Posted: 4/28/2011 11:28:44 AM EDT
Originally Posted By ricksrifle:
Originally Posted By Frens:
sotech callahan with large SAPI and mag pouches

http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/2186/pcsotech.jpg

http://img863.imageshack.us/img863/2851/platecarrier1.jpg


Clean, simple set-up you have there. I likey.


Nice.TAG
Link Posted: 5/4/2011 2:08:36 PM EDT
Bump.  Dont let this fall to far.  Great pictures so far.  Although, if some of you could post the specs of your kit that would be great for people that are looking to upgrade or build an entirely new carrier.
Link Posted: 5/4/2011 2:57:44 PM EDT
does anybody make a cummerbound that I could add to my PC in order to obtain a better fit?
Link Posted: 5/4/2011 4:09:33 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Frens:
does anybody make a cummerbound that I could add to my PC in order to obtain a better fit?


Mayflower makes a modular cumberbun. Checkout greygroup training store.
Link Posted: 5/4/2011 4:23:43 PM EDT



Link Posted: 5/4/2011 4:50:20 PM EDT
I grabbed a Mayflower QD chest rig for my LWPC carrier that should be here by the weekend. Will post pics when I get it on and off the carrier.
Link Posted: 5/4/2011 10:15:55 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Frens:
sotech callahan with large SAPI and mag pouches

http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/2186/pcsotech.jpg

http://img863.imageshack.us/img863/2851/platecarrier1.jpg


Do you have a pic wearing your kit?
Link Posted: 5/4/2011 10:18:21 PM EDT
Shawn, what are the specs on your setup there? look like it fits well.  Does the PC get in the way of your AR mags on your belt?

PLACEHOLDER!  New kit should be here tomorrow.  Now if my SKD order would hurry up and get here I could take some pics.

Mike

Link Posted: 5/5/2011 11:45:14 PM EDT
Paraclete SOHPC, AMI T3S plates.



ATS CLAP, 'biner, Tactical Tailor 3Mag Shingle.


From the TT 3Mag Single, ATS 2 Mag Rifle pouch, TT shingle holding CAT (Can be used for additional mag if needed.), USGI pistol pouch, BFG TKN with B-7 on top, TT Zippered Utility Pouch.

Very comfortable, the only other PC I'd care to try is the PIG. This one does everything I need it to comfortably.

Link Posted: 5/7/2011 11:07:34 PM EDT
Got my Mayflower Gen IV QD Chest Rig. On google I found a bunch of CCT operators who use this chest rig overseas. I have no idea what a CCT operator does but it looks like it something with communications.

This chest rig is really nice, and has two pockets for comms, which I guess ties into the CCT thing.

Anywho, here's three photos in the three stages I can use the PC and the CR...

Just the PC:


PC with chest rig and H-harness attached:


PC with chest rig attached to PC using swiftclip system:
Link Posted: 5/8/2011 9:32:20 AM EDT
chwi548,

Any chance of some more pics showing how you mounted the TQ to your stock?   Right now I am running some shock cord with a couple cord locks but it isn't ideal.
Link Posted: 5/8/2011 11:19:02 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Wayneard3413:
chwi548,

Any chance of some more pics showing how you mounted the TQ to your stock?   Right now I am running some shock cord with a couple cord locks but it isn't ideal.


Looks like bike innertube to me. If its not, well, you can use that
Link Posted: 5/9/2011 9:57:30 PM EDT
Bingo....bike tubes work for lots....
Link Posted: 5/10/2011 5:26:28 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/10/2011 6:38:53 AM EDT by daemon734]
I run a TT RAC.  No problems whatsoever thus far.
6x esstac shingles with kywis




1x HSGI small EOD pouch




1x TT radio pouch




1x HSGI baton pouch (for 9v surefire)




2x TT pistol mag pouches




1x HSGI bleeder pouch




1x TT horizontal GP pouch





 
Link Posted: 5/10/2011 11:54:45 AM EDT
Does anyone have a picture of a black P.C. with OD/Brown/Tan pouches?
Link Posted: 5/10/2011 12:29:11 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/15/2011 7:20:15 PM EDT by Shawnmt6601]
Originally Posted By Socomike:
Shawn, what are the specs on your setup there? look like it fits well.  Does the PC get in the way of your AR mags on your belt?

PLACEHOLDER!  New kit should be here tomorrow.  Now if my SKD order would hurry up and get here I could take some pics.

Mike




Sorry Mike. I forgot about this thread

Yeah it fits really well.  it doesnt get in the way of my belt loads. it  fits tight against my body and the FastMags stick out just enough to clear it  without flopping around etc.   I dont have any side plates in it so that may make a difference, all I have in it is front adn back ESAPIs and soft backers.



Link Posted: 5/10/2011 9:46:57 PM EDT


scooped up this carrier a couple months ago.. SKD thank you for the awesome service & fast shipping.
left to right:
-TT triple m4 pouch
-TT single shingle
-3 fast mags
-IFAK
- med. SAPI's
Link Posted: 5/15/2011 8:40:24 AM EDT
Bump.
Link Posted: 5/22/2011 3:36:59 PM EDT
Another bump, I know theres more of ya lazy SOBs with photos of your PCs.
Link Posted: 5/22/2011 3:44:38 PM EDT
im updating mine with actual mag pouches
Link Posted: 5/22/2011 5:29:21 PM EDT
Got this from skd with their fuck osama sale







Link Posted: 5/22/2011 6:08:59 PM EDT



The plate carrier had side plate pouches added to the cummerbund by the good folks at TT. Soft panel carrier was also a custom job from TT.

I dont run any additional kit. One mag in the M4, one tourniquet in left pants pocket and one Israeli in the right pants pocket. I also removed the safety from my primary.
























Just kidding
Link Posted: 5/23/2011 6:18:23 PM EDT
Another PIG:

PIG plate carrier by CENTCOM_Survivor, on Flickr

Gear Stand by CENTCOM_Survivor, on Flickr

PIG 10-2-10 by CENTCOM_Survivor, on Flickr

Gear Stand by CENTCOM_Survivor, on Flickr
Link Posted: 6/3/2011 7:42:21 PM EDT
Added some HSGI shoulder pads:




Link Posted: 6/4/2011 4:12:14 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/4/2011 4:13:44 PM EDT by winters921]




Skd pig early version
Soft armor sides
Set of Sapi plates

I dont think ill ever buy another plate carrier but the pig
Link Posted: 6/4/2011 4:37:14 PM EDT
What's with the labeling on peoples mags?
Link Posted: 6/4/2011 4:57:48 PM EDT
Originally Posted By pyro0:
What's with the labeling on peoples mags?


The short answer is that it helps keep track of your good mags.  Number them, when you ID a number that consistently gives you problems, eliminate it.  Also keeps them from walking away, but that's incidental.
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