Pattern 64 and insigna

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    airborne666
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    Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by airborne666 on Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:55 pm

    tank I found this last week .. (Yess.... I have 2 mess tin pouch)




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    Re: Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by bomber439 on Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:18 pm

    The 425 ETAC slip-on's stand for 425 Escadron TACtique (Alouettes). That squadron is presently flying CF-18's out of 3 Wing Bagotville, QC.

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    Re: Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by Infanteer on Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:42 pm

    Nice set. You don't see the grenade pouches too often. To be properly set up, your gas mask carrier needs to be on the left side as worn otherwise you can't access your mask.

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    Gas mask

    Post by Tankermike on Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:49 am

    Usually you would not have the gas mask attached to the belt, it was worn with a shoulder strap.

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    Re: Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by airborne666 on Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:35 am

    thanks :)

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    Re: Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by Infanteer on Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:08 pm

    It can be worn either on the belt or on a sling so that when you remove your webbing you still had access to your mask. Situation dependent but Mike is correct in that we normally (not always) used the sling.

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    Re: Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by mk1rceme on Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:35 pm

    Nice! That gas mask bag looks minty. And like Steve said, good score on the grenade pouch.


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    Re: Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by airborne666 on Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:10 am

    I found the webbing at st-gilles surplus in Québec ..... 1$ or 2$ each pouch :) They have a box of grenade pouchs :)

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    Re: Pattern 64 and insigna

    Post by mk1rceme on Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:53 pm

    Some good prices. Some WE64 pieces seem to be drying up in the market, I haven't found much of it lately. I have plenty of belts and pouches...can't seem to find any yokes.


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    64 patt gas mask

    Post by Tankermike on Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:42 pm

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    As you can see the gas mask was sometimes carried over the shoulder without the webbing.
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