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    Post by bond007a1 on Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:06 pm

    Here is my 1 and only uniform from New Zealand...actually my only piece of NZ militaria...luckily it is a desert camouflage set.

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    Post by ziofester on Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:15 pm

    good job mate! I have the shirt but I am not able to find the trousers...LOL
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:34 pm

    Rare bit of kit! This is the 2nd Model with hidden buttons. The 1st Model had exposed buttons but was, I think, identical in all other ways.

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    Post by Camo_fiend on Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:54 pm

    Sweet uniform!
    I've got a good friend living in NZ but she said it's nigh on impossible to get her hands on kit to send me, (especially since she's a civilian) so she told me that she cannot help to "fuel" my addiction. lol!


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    Post by Sgt P. on Sat May 01, 2010 6:10 pm

    Ben,
    Did you check with Roan Gouws in New Zealand? He may be able to hook you up with some good trades. Wink
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    Post by Camo_fiend on Sat May 01, 2010 9:12 pm

    Is he a member of this forum? I might have to look him up. Cool


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    Post by Sgt P. on Sat May 01, 2010 9:50 pm

    Hi Ben,
    Yeah old Roannie is here. His IACMC identifier is Slangvel77. Send him a PM and I bet he will help you out. We have been friends for a long time. Ask any of the old timers and they will vouch for him. I like to rag on him from time to time, but it is all in fun. His nickname is smoke-eater. Wink
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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Thu Mar 03, 2011 6:48 am

    I have a NZ DDPM uniform im willing to trade, no patches thou, they are long gone lol, but may be able to find some rank slides, and its the 2nd model as mentioned above
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    Post by onward288 on Sun Aug 28, 2011 6:29 pm

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    Post by 2/1RNZIR on Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:02 pm

    I'm guessing that our NZSAS wore Brit Desert DPM during the 91 Gulf War?
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    Post by onward288 on Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:16 pm

    We had some guys go over as support elements no SAS as far as i know one ex, The Brit stuff i have form our guys is from the Kuwait trip in the late 90s and early Afghan.
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:55 am

    Wow, that's some rare kit! I don't think I've seen anybody with a plate carrier before. Good job!

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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:23 am

    lol i have 2 in the shed
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Sat Sep 17, 2011 3:38 pm

    Nice shed Very Happy I've not come upon one before. It's a pretty simplistic design, compared to some of them out there. I like it.

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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Sat Sep 17, 2011 4:56 pm

    they are slowly being phased out and being replaced by the RBAV
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Sun Sep 18, 2011 11:37 pm

    If you can snag any extra, I'd love to trade for one. I don't think I have a helmet cover either.

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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:55 am

    Sad theres no way i would be able to get it out of the country as its a restricted item
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    Post by John Brown on Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:09 am

    2/1kiwi wrote: Sad theres no way i would be able to get it out of the country as its a restricted item
    Even if you pulled the armor panel out of it?

    Not trying to stir anything up, just trying to figure out what's restricted.

    The Brits sell armor covers all the time (yes, I know you guys aren't Brits).


    I've been trying to figure out what to stuff in an empty armor cover or empty plate carrier that'd be stiff enough to "make it look like it should", but not be as heavy as an actual armor panel.
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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:58 am

    as a serving soldier i would not send anything oveerseas that would be able to get me in the s***.

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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Mon Sep 19, 2011 4:00 am

    John Brown wrote:
    2/1kiwi wrote: Sad theres no way i would be able to get it out of the country as its a restricted item
    Even if you pulled the armor panel out of it?

    Not trying to stir anything up, just trying to figure out what's restricted.

    The Brits sell armor covers all the time (yes, I know you guys aren't Brits).


    I've been trying to figure out what to stuff in an empty armor cover or empty plate carrier that'd be stiff enough to "make it look like it should", but not be as heavy as an actual armor panel.

    I had a mate who used styrofoam in place of plates during a exercise, none of us noticed untill end ex when throwing his kit on the truck!!
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    Post by John Brown on Mon Sep 19, 2011 4:01 am

    2/1kiwi wrote: as a serving soldier i would not send anything oveerseas that would be able to get me in the s***.

    Very Happy

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