Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by bravo_2_zero on Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:43 am

    Some of the experimental smocks could well be field modified in country. I think what it is they deal in DPM and when they get say an American Marpat jacket its, hey this is different and it must be experimental.

    Without tags, detailed photos or explanations then I wouldn't just on something just tagged experimental unless abviouse like camo print.

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by octoberrust on Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:46 am


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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by LeeKitchen1975 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:03 am

    Nice pic....do you know the date? Interesting...looking at all the Desert DPM around him and the guy in front is wearing by the looks of it, a commercial Desert smock (thought at first it was a temperate smock), I can only presume its a private purchase?

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by octoberrust on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:16 am

    Hi Lee,The photo taken in February 12th 2003 before OP telic, The desert smock may be a commercial version such as SASS.

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by LeeKitchen1975 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:29 am

    2003...wow, I thought it was earlier!!! Great pic Octoberrust!! I really want one of these 4 tone windproofs...I suppose I will just after wait and see if one surfaces on eBay as I can't seem to find one commercially... Crying or Very sad

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by Gulf91 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:35 am

    Whatever the guy in front is wearing,if its a windproof smock it doesnt appear to have knitted cuffs.

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by octoberrust on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:44 am


    My 4 desert DPM smock (made by SASS)right Smile

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by LeeKitchen1975 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:48 am

    That's interesting more Brown's in the smock, the above seems more darker (hope it makes sense!)...loving all the four tones!!! Awesome!!

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by bravo_2_zero on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:51 am

    LeeKitchen1975 wrote:That's interesting more Brown's in the smock, the above seems more darker (hope it makes sense!)...loving all the four tones!!! Awesome!!

    Mine is same as the soldiers in the photo , mine is made from very heavyweight twill cloth. The sass smocks usually use lightweight cloth in light weave windproof or ripstop.

    Also could be the sass one has been sun bleached or washed a million times ??

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    Post by fourtycoats on Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:09 am

    I have a suit in the 4 colour desert DPM made by SASS. It is brand new and is the same as the one in Octoberrust's photo. At the time these were made, I believe that they were intended for one of the middle East states which was still using this pattern based on the old British Army 4 colour pattern.

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by LeeKitchen1975 on Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:23 pm

    Managed to get a Windy same as yours B20...I'm so happy!!! Very Happy

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    Re: Experimentel 4 tone Desert Sniper Smock??

    Post by CollectinSteve on Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:49 am

    Octoberrust, excellent picture indeed! The colors, to me, are pretty much spot on for Bahrain. Even if the smocks weren't made for their forces, perhaps they had leftover cloth. For profit companies like opportunities to repurpose cloth that someone else has paid for Wink

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