The McRae jungle boots promised earlier this year are now out for sell. McRae Footwear has manufactured a run of Green Jungle Boots with Panama Soles. The only cosmetic difference between these and the ones issued from the 60s through the 90s is the inclusion of barrel lacing rather than traditional eyelets. –Thats not exactlyContinue reading “McRae Footwear Jungleboots”
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Moore Militaria New “John Wayne” Tiger Stripes
Oh boy!. My friend Trey has the “John Wayne” tiger stripe repros back in stock. The “John Wayne Dense” pattern is probably the most famous among non-collectors and experts. Being the pattern worn in the movie The Green Berets. Collectors on the more pretentious and technical side refer to it as classic or Okinawa pattern,Continue reading “Moore Militaria New “John Wayne” Tiger Stripes”
Vintage Marbles Cleaning Kit
Gather around children and I will show you something from a world long past. During it’s day it was one of the best of it’s type. Sold in a metal container that had a place for all its items. A place for everything and everything in it’s place . It was made in a timeContinue reading “Vintage Marbles Cleaning Kit”
T-58 Survival Kit
Who wouldn’t want this kit?
Insight Technologies LITE, Low Intensity Tactical Emitter LTE-000
The LITE was intended to be a low intensity illumination tool for SOCOM elements to use during breeching operations while using NVD’s.
One of the fellas shared this bit of history. Above is a custom Mauser varmint rifle chambered in the excellent .219 Donaldson Wasp. On it he has a 10 Unertl.
British MRC (Medical Research Council) body armor.
British use of body armor in WW2
McRae Jungle Boots Are Back
I don’t like the speed laces because I am a purist. But I am happy to see jungle boots coming back in close to their original form and from an original maker. Yes, Altama still supposedly makes the original style. Sometimes… Try finding a pair in OD green though. And Altama gave up on makingContinue reading “McRae Jungle Boots Are Back”
New Tiger Stripe
My Vietnamese friend, Hau and one of his friends still in Vietnam have started a project to remake several types of ARVN uniforms. One of them is my favorite pattern of tiger stripes. The VNMC pattern, or “seawave” as some call it. Hau took my sizes and had his friend in Vietnam ship me aContinue reading “New Tiger Stripe”
Not Always “Just A Tool”
The knife above is a relatively plain Swiss Army knife. It is a little over 15 years old and I have carried and used it almost all of that time. It;s nothing rare or worth any money from some kind of collectors standpoint and it is certainly a tool. And it is a very handyContinue reading “Not Always “Just A Tool””