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    Now lads, old soldiers never nick, steal or...

    Now lads, old soldiers never nick, steal or pilfer. they acquire, scrounge or re transfer defunct or worn out kit :-)
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    Reproofing old Wet Gear

    I have "acquired" a set of the Olive coloured wet gear in pretty good nick despite being written off BER.
    Any thoughts or knowledge as to re waterproofing or getting the best out of them ?
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    With regard to GTTC's list of punishments; during...

    With regard to GTTC's list of punishments; during recruit training the platoon got colective punishment of hourly check parades in varying states of dress i.e. Sd No1s, Combats & battle order etc....
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    Ah, HH just misses the day of the 58 pattern,...

    Ah, HH just misses the day of the 58 pattern, pack large with 58 pattern sleeping bag wrapped up in a black bin liner and steel pot on top ;-)
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    How about Thermal drawers hairy one of wrapped...

    How about Thermal drawers hairy one of wrapped around a brush handle for application of floor polish & recruits 2 of sitting on an overturned table with a buckshee grey army blanket as a polisher...
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    We ended up using those LJs as floor polish...

    We ended up using those LJs as floor polish applicators. There was no way on God's green earth any of my recruit platoon would chance testicular engorgement !! Most of us wore track suit bottoms...
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    Late 80s Ally:Surplus Ex German army shirt (flags...

    Late 80s Ally:Surplus Ex German army shirt (flags removed) in lieu of Shirt ,khaki & tie;Green combats with Large top pockets on smock; Trousers with lining removed for summer wear; Surplus Ex...
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    Have you ever gone "ally" ?

    To add to Womble's post above a soldier can fall into two camps i.e. They can be either
    "gildy" or "Manky". gildy being a good turn out or well presented & manky being the opposite.
    Leading on...
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    Have you ever gone "ally" ?

    True " Allyness" is in the eye of the beholder. Back in old god's time (You remember then HH) there was no "Gucci" kit as most of the PDF had 2 sets of Green combats and probably 1 Jumper green and...
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    Light Tactical Armoured Vehicle: Second attempt.

    Is the BAE Landsystems RG32M Galten out of the running ?
    Considering the Swedes have them ( And they were deployed with the
    Nordic Battlegroup I believe) Purchased 98 vehicles for €21 million....
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    Good Price online for Snugpak Elite jackets

    http://stores.ebay.ie/PRI-Trading-LTD €80 delivered.

    Ordered mine on Thursday & received the package today.
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    R.i.p.

    R.i.p.
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    R.i.p.

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  14. Thread: Marksmans Badge

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    HH, Did you ever qualify on the M59 ? I got...

    HH,
    Did you ever qualify on the M59 ?

    I got my marksman badge for that back in old god's time :-)
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    What No.1s ?

    What No.1s ?
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    I fully agree with you H, I was 20 with barely...

    I fully agree with you H,
    I was 20 with barely a year in on my
    first trip and the lads I served with have been my
    bset mates ever since.
    Who could ever forget the first time in Naquora after a...
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    No murph, i'm more east of the big river. BTW...

    No murph, i'm more east of the big river.
    BTW having been in C coy for my first trip,
    I used to p1*s myself laughing when on my second
    (and last!!) trip in Shamrock I would be informed by
    the...
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    Anyone remember the virgin parades at around 6...

    Anyone remember the virgin parades at around 6 0'clock on a Sunday evening ?
    I was on checkpoint at 6-16 one Sunday evening when all the young fellas would race their old crocks of Mercs etc up and...
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    I meant, of course, a distant relative of the...

    I meant, of course, a distant relative of the fowl below:-
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    Could be worse, I suppose, you might dreaming of...

    Could be worse, I suppose, you might dreaming of Denise :-)
    " Ha ha ha haw ha! Ha ha ha haw ha! Haw haw haw haw"
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    2nd one is the T walls after the checkpoint at...

    2nd one is the T walls after the checkpoint at 6-28.
    The third one is at the gate at Bra-shit 6-16 looking over at the road to Shaqra & Tibnin.
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    Israel, baby, Yeah !! Actually Wadi saluki and...

    Israel, baby, Yeah !!
    Actually Wadi saluki and into the Israeli controlled area.
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    A wee trip down memory lane

    Here's a few pics of a galaxy far far away, any old sweats name the locations or give a guess what trip ?
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