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Posted: 12/27/2005 4:24:24 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 4:25:01 AM EDT by thompsondd]
....the pattern that shall not be named made up of green, tan, and BLACK? I mean, it is new, was researched, and digitally designed, right?

Just wondering. I guess that is one of the reasons why I am a fan of Multicam.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:28:12 AM EDT
black is used to create the illusion of shadows and shaded areas. you would be suprised how well woodland MARPAT works.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:32:47 AM EDT
i think pretty much everyone here's seen MARPAT in action and know how good it is. black occurs in wooded areas, no matter what a buncha weenies in lab coats postulate. notice how there is NO black in the desert marpats? or any of the desert patterns (with the exception of the chocolate chip)?
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:34:10 AM EDT
It is supose to make it look 3 dementional. In order to do that you need to make it look like it has debth. you do that by creating shadows.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:36:47 AM EDT
If black does not occur in nature, explain black people, black panthers, killer whales, zebras, darkness, oil, pupils and all the other black stuff.

Like your gums.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:40:09 AM EDT
Around here black occurs about every 12 hours or so.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:47:52 AM EDT
because it's TACTICAL....duh
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:03:39 AM EDT
I figured this would stir the pot early the first morning back! I could have always asked whether .45ACP was better than 9mm I guess.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:04:31 AM EDT

Originally Posted By thompsondd:
I figured this would stir the pot early the first morning back! I could have always asked whether .45ACP was better than 9mm I guess.



I'm glad you posted this thread actually, cause I was about to ask whether or not the 223 is a suitable cartridge for deer.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:07:21 AM EDT
The main thing camo does is break up the human outline which the brain naturally looks for and picks out. So if black does that, so much the better.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:09:22 AM EDT

Originally Posted By lonegunman:
If black does not occur in nature, explain black people, black panthers, killer whales, zebras, darkness, oil, pupils and all the other black stuff.

Like your gums.





I don't know why I found that one so funny.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:10:45 AM EDT

Originally Posted By lonegunman:
If black does not occur in nature, explain black people, black panthers, killer whales, zebras, darkness, oil, pupils and all the other black stuff.

Like your gums.



Note to self, when in the ghetto use black camo.......


Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:18:31 AM EDT
black gives the illusion of depth
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:28:55 AM EDT

Originally Posted By NoVaGator:
black gives the illusion of depth



So....many....jokes.....must...not.....will get....banned!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:33:21 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Specop_007:

Originally Posted By lonegunman:
If black does not occur in nature, explain black people, black panthers, killer whales, zebras, darkness, oil, pupils and all the other black stuff.

Like your gums.



Note to self, when in the ghetto use black camo.......





no ..

you must blend in..









Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:35:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 5:35:27 AM EDT by fight4yourrights]
Isn't COAL black? It occurs in nature


Link Posted: 12/27/2005 3:30:47 PM EDT
Yeah, but look at the small furry animals that only have the option of hiding for survival, espacially the small ones that have to worry about birds as predators. Rarely do you find black ones, or black in their color. If you are in a shadow, then you don't really have to fake it with black now do you?
I noticed that that other night when I had a hard time seeing a mostly grey rabbit.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 3:37:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Unicorn:
Yeah, but look at the small furry animals that only have the option of hiding for survival, espacially the small ones that have to worry about birds as predators. Rarely do you find black ones, or black in their color. If you are in a shadow, then you don't really have to fake it with black now do you?
I noticed that that other night when I had a hard time seeing a mostly grey rabbit.



Where I live, all the furry animals have black. Some birds do to. Look at a squirrel, a deer, or a turkey. They all have black on their fur or feathers. Ever try to find a squirrel that wasnt moving? Its about the best "woodland" pattern going, but Im not going to dress up as one.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:25:27 PM EDT
WTF kind of moron says black isn't in nature.

Look around next time you are in the woods.

Plenty of black; from black soil, to moss, to muck and mildew on rocks, to deep shadows.

Woodland Marpat works great.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:28:53 PM EDT
Ever seen the inside of a dead bears bum?
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:28:57 PM EDT


ARGH! It's one of those genetically-engeineered black crows!!!!!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:37:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 4:38:28 PM EDT by Ring]
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[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 4:56:43 PM EDT by Aimless]
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 4:57:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:00:10 PM EDT

Originally Posted By thompsondd:
....the pattern that shall not be named made up of green, tan, and BLACK? I mean, it is new, was researched, and digitally designed, right?

Just wondering. I guess that is one of the reasons why I am a fan of Multicam.


There is black in shadows and black in the jungle dark enough to make some cats eyes on the back of boonie hats look like flashlights. Ok,maybe not flashlights but you could sure see the guy in front of you when you couldn't see your hand.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:06:26 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Aimless:
images.google.com/images?q=tbn:wligPQCui2YJ:http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/okwild/misc/images/skunk.jpg


You could have posted the obvious, a penguin, but you chose a skunk. The world wonders.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:06:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 5:07:33 PM EDT by dport]
double tap
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:19:44 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:42:36 PM EDT
must............ not..............post................pics................ of............. battle.................. for ...............Monrovia...................
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 5:53:28 PM EDT

Originally Posted By dport:

Originally Posted By Aimless:
images.google.com/images?q=tbn:wligPQCui2YJ:http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/okwild/misc/images/skunk.jpg


You could have posted the obvious, a penguin, but you chose a skunk. The world wonders.



I thought the obvious would be a Black Bear.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 6:41:56 PM EDT
Black is cool because it absorbs light,of all the colors that are seen as colors to say deers and such(blue is a no no)!! Orange,red,brown,black,and even white are seen as lesser shades of gray!

But blue has it's own color range,and is seen by prey and preditors as blue(something found in a berry)not in a large form!!

Blue jeans and a vest just don't cut it!!!


Bob
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:52:12 PM EDT
Don't forget black olives. They come from nature too...
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:55:56 PM EDT


omg I hada some pants like that in 6th grade

We when out TPing and I used them to hind near this yellow bush I was so tactical
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:58:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 10:26:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By ar556223:

Originally Posted By dport:

Originally Posted By Aimless:
images.google.com/images?q=tbn:wligPQCui2YJ:http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/okwild/misc/images/skunk.jpg


You could have posted the obvious, a penguin, but you chose a skunk. The world wonders.



I thought the obvious would be a Black Bear.



Black cammo don't occure in nature huh???

How about a friggin black panther with a hard on and big ass claws and teef!!!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 10:26:43 PM EDT

Originally Posted By nightowl7:

Originally Posted By ar556223:

Originally Posted By dport:

Originally Posted By Aimless:
images.google.com/images?q=tbn:wligPQCui2YJ:http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/okwild/misc/images/skunk.jpg


You could have posted the obvious, a penguin, but you chose a skunk. The world wonders.



I thought the obvious would be a Black Bear.



Black cammo don't occure in nature huh???

How about a friggin black panther with a hard on and big ass claws and teef!!!



Link Posted: 12/27/2005 10:29:04 PM EDT

Originally Posted By CavVet:



Link Posted: 12/27/2005 10:34:38 PM EDT
If black doesn't occur in nature, why is everything so black outside right now?
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:37:05 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SNorman:
If black doesn't occur in nature, why is everything so black outside right now?



Word!!!
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 1:25:57 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/28/2005 1:26:37 AM EDT by AbominableNo-Man]



How about a friggin black panther with a hard on and big ass claws and teef!!!




+

Good imagination or jaded past?

Black occurs in nature.

A bit OT, but does anyone know why the old Swiss camo had red in it?
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 1:44:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 2:41:47 AM EDT


Bats occur in nature. As does Batman.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:25:58 AM EDT
Wow! I'm the first??

Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:49:20 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By dport:

Originally Posted By Aimless:
images.google.com/images?q=tbn:wligPQCui2YJ:http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/okwild/misc/images/skunk.jpg


You could have posted the obvious, a penguin, but you chose a skunk. The world wonders.



Guess which one chased me about a month ago while I was walking home

Did you draw down?
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 4:04:15 AM EDT
The original question wasn't a case of Black & White, buy the grey area in between!





There is always a grey area.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 11:32:45 AM EDT
Black isnt found in the environment...terrain, foliage, etc.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 11:38:40 AM EDT
Orson the cat says the OP is based on a false premise.

Link Posted: 12/28/2005 11:43:41 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 11:58:05 AM EDT

Originally Posted By mcantu:
Black isnt found in the environment...terrain, foliage, etc.





Black sand
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 12:03:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By s1rGr1nG0:
Wow! I'm the first??




Is there someone in that picture? All i see is a pool of water and some beer bottles.....
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