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    ripcord
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    Post by ripcord Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:30 pm

    Type 58 load bearing web gear in unused conditions. It has been with me since the mid '80s




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    Post by Wolverine Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:09 pm

    That's about as clean as it comes.
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    Post by ripcord Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:40 pm

    Sitting in a box for over 30 years..


    IIRC, it came with some other pouches and the usual backpack; those other pieces were used.
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    Post by Wolverine Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:43 pm

    This webbing was still comparatively hard to get in Canada, as I recall, in the mid-1980s.
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    Post by ripcord Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:37 pm

    Strangely enough, the webbing was part of a large package of South African and Rhodesian Camo uniforms that was mailed to me from South Africa.

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    Post by Camonut314 Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:20 pm

    Now THAT is interesting, considering that the UK was supposed to have an embargo on Rhodesia if I am not mistaken. Lovely set! I regret not getting one of my own when they were common; you always take these things for granted...

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