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    My Dutch Smock

    NinjaBreadMan
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    Name : Max
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    Post by NinjaBreadMan Thu Sep 09, 2010 7:34 am

    My Dutch DPM smock....
    Bought it to see how close the Brit and Dutch DPM are. Close enough that on exercice you can get away with wearing it! Very Happy
    A well made/thought out smock, and IMO better and more ally than the issue brit smocks.... Shame really as its been replaced by my arctic windproof as a field smock.

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    Post by jeva Thu Sep 09, 2010 11:14 am

    Ok nice piece.BUT its not complete ,you need a rain liner[gore] and a cold weather liner and a capuchon.
    AND!! most off all we call it the parka.

    The parka itself was first issued in 1993[92] many soldiers did,nt like because the wet weather liner was under the cotton parka.So when there was rain the complete system weighs a ton.My solution wash it with nikwax.

    In the same time there where also 2 other differant types of parka,s.1 with its liner[gore]solid with the parka.

    jeroen from holland
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    Post by NinjaBreadMan Thu Sep 09, 2010 11:18 am

    Well thats me told haha.. Smile
    I can see what you mean about it getting wet, but we get issued British Gore-tex waterproofs for over kit, so if the rain is really coming down then that goes on top.
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    Post by Camo_fiend Thu Sep 09, 2010 10:10 pm

    NinjaBreadMan wrote:My Dutch DPM smock....
    Bought it to see how close the Brit and Dutch DPM are. Close enough that on exercice you can get away with wearing it! Very Happy
    It works both ways... I've heard of Dutch soldiers wearing Brit PLCE webbing and rucks on exercise also! lol!
    Very nice smock. I've a Dutch DPM shirt like this, and it's a great bit of kit. Well-made and in an awesome pattern!


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    Post by jeva Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:29 am

    Me again .Would you like the 2 interiors ?
    Rain and coldweather.I have some spare if you are willing to pay the stamps ,the rest is for free.

    jeroen from holland

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