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    Post by Gulf91 Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:39 pm

    Believed to be an early version due to the cotton labels-later versions labels were a nylon type of material and had instructions for wear/use of the vest as these were meant to be worn UNDER a combat jacket/smock and the early vests were sometimes mistakenly worn OVER a jacket/smock by some squaddies Sad

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    Post by Gulf91 Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

    Anybody know what type of plates were used with these vests as the CBA ones will not fint into the front and rear pockets.
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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:28 am

    Still after any info or a source please of suitable plates.

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    Post by Kicpa Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:47 am

    I saw one early plate (black) on ebay.
    Nice one I've got only Cover in Large size ;(
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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:50 am

    Kicpa wrote:I saw one early plate (black) on ebay.
    Nice one I've got only Cover in Large size ;(

    Thanks for the reply(now have 4 of the damn things!!!!)

    Have seen various plates on Ebay but without knowing exactly what type to look for dont want to be buying expensive plates that dont fit Sad Sad
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    Post by Kicpa Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:54 am

    I Can check probably on next week if modern plates (green) will fit.

    Check PM for ebay auction.
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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:11 am

    Kicpa wrote:I Can check probably on next week if modern plates (green) will fit.

    Check PM for ebay auction.

    Thanks for the PM.

    I have a CBA with plates and they will NOT fit the INIBA vest.
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    Post by Kicpa Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:36 am

    My later model (New and unused cover)

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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:48 am

    Nice condition.
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    Post by kammo-man Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:26 pm

    I found 2 of these at a range on top of Black mountain along with 2 SLR mags fully loaded when I was a kid in the mid 80s !

    I bet some one got the book thrown at them for that.

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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:57 pm

    kammo-man wrote:I found 2 of these at a range on top of Black mountain along with 2 SLR mags fully loaded when I was a kid in the mid 80s !

    I bet some one got the book thrown at them for that.


    A long spell in the glasshouse Sad Sad
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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:24 am

    At LAST a vest with the 2 plates.

    Now just need to get rid of the 3 vests I have bought over the years that came with no plates.

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    Post by cairyhunt Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:09 pm

    nice find, very rare to find one with the plates .
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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:12 pm

    Very pleased as have been trying with no luck to find a complete one now for a good few years.

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