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    thunderchild
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    Post by thunderchild on Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:13 pm

    Just to share this suit in the early post ww2 pattern ,dated 1953 ,for the purists i unfortunately dont own an ak47 so the EG mpi km will have to surfice im afraid splinter suit  045_zpscloklik4splinter suit  044_zpsivni0lwosplinter suit  046_zpsgputj2uw
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    Post by koalorka on Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:14 am

    Nice display, can't get enough of these early splinters, especially at the great prices they can be had for these days.

    Looks like you've got the less numerous officer model with detachable hood.
    thunderchild
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    Post by thunderchild on Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:51 pm

    Thanks for the comments koalorka yes it quite a striking pattern ,mine seems quite washed out ,i have the later splinter pattern but only as a helmet cover unfortunately .for the display i removed the hood temporarily and added it to the m36 ,whether this was a done practise i dont really know ,most referance pictures just show the steel pot as is splinter suit  054_zpsosmt1ejp
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    Post by koalorka on Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:13 pm

    Reference pics of this period are few and far in between. Care to post?

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