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    Belgian copy of Brit '37 Pattern webbing

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    Post by Antarmike Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:57 am

    michelwijnand wrote:Wasn't it regulatory to just stuff it in the tentpole bag?
    I Have no idea, but why did the pole bag have a belt loop on it if it was not to be worn on a belt?
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    Post by michelwijnand Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:11 am

    Good question, probably for just in case, or since the cuts of the tentpouch and polepouch are the same as others and they just copied the design or whatever
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    Post by ABLcollector50s60s Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:18 pm

    Antarmike wrote:
    ABLcollector50s60s wrote:My complete Belgian webbing: Belgian copy of  Brit '37 Pattern webbing - Page 7 20200810

    I see that there is no bag for the tent poles, pegs, and guy rope on this loadout?  

    Was it normal to wear the tent pole bag (that has a belt loop) on the belt or was it, as I suspect) common practice to bundle the tent pole bag, inside the tent bag/ pocho hood?

    Tent pole bags seem in fairly short supply, were they simply not used and got thrown away?

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    The bag for the tent poles was usually inserted into the tent pocket. I think the tent pole bag was worn on the belt when you wear the poncho.The pole bags are not really rare. You just need to know the spots. There is also a rule in the belgian army: Nothing is standard (its a joke). On pictures you can see that they use different types of camo and equipment. Especially in the 50's and 60's.
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    Post by Antarmike Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:27 pm

    ABLcollector50s60s wrote:
    Antarmike wrote:
    ABLcollector50s60s wrote:My complete Belgian webbing: Belgian copy of  Brit '37 Pattern webbing - Page 7 20200810

    I see that there is no bag for the tent poles, pegs, and guy rope on this loadout?  

    Was it normal to wear the tent pole bag (that has a belt loop) on the belt or was it, as I suspect) common practice to bundle the tent pole bag, inside the tent bag/ pocho hood?

    Tent pole bags seem in fairly short supply, were they simply not used and got thrown away?

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    The bag for the tent poles was usually inserted into the tent pocket. I think the tent pole bag was worn on the belt when you wear the poncho.The pole bags are not really rare. You just need to know the spots. There is also a rule in the belgian army: Nothing is standard (its a joke). On pictures you can see that they use different types of camo and equipment. Especially in the 50's and 60's.

    That makes very good sense, Worn on belt when tent half and bag is rigged as a poncho, So obvious now you say it. Thanks.
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    Post by ABLcollector50s60s Mon Nov 02, 2020 5:26 pm

    Antarmike wrote:ABL Demolition Kit.  Believe to be an American kit adopted by the Belgians.  The Instructions and ready reckoner are translated into dual French & Dutch, but many of the tools are marked USA and the instructions are based on using the US M112 Demolition charge.
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    I recently also have such a bag in my collection. Someone told me that these bags are still being used by the Belgian engineers. On the last picture you see the bag in the middle.

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    Post by Wolverine Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:01 pm

    Lovely set!
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    Post by ABLcollector50s60s Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:38 am

    Thank you. Unfortunately, there was no stopping it. But I found the list of what was originally in it. It is in Dutch.

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