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    Post by Peter386 Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:28 am

    Hello! I'm new to this forum, but I thought I'd share my collection of Canadian military gear with ya'll! Sorry for the quality of the pictures, please let me know what you guys think. I'll post a whole lot more latter on... cheers

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    Post by Bury_Dave Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:23 am

    Nice ! Smile
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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:56 pm

    Very nice, I own a similar set myself, but mine does not have the mags,gas mask,shovel etc, thanks for sharing your's.
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    Post by sh4pak Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:11 pm

    Looks a great deal more functional than US gear from the same time-period-- very nice.
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    Post by Peter386 Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:41 pm

    Thanks! Here is the Ruck Sack... I intend to use an actual camera next time on the other gear.

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    Post by Mk1rceme Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:41 pm

    Very nice! I thought the web and ruck I had was in good shape...Wow!
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    Post by Easy Gee Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:56 am

    Agreed very nice Ruck,it looks to be well padded,genius design,and therefore much more comfy looking than a Brit equivalent.
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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:32 pm

    Great and interesting looking web set-like it a lot.

    Not sure what the WW2 looking Mauser K98k cleaning kit is doing with it though Wink
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    Post by Tyler Flint Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:22 pm

    I personally use the 82 Patern Webbing on a rather consistent basis. It really is the best LBE I've yet encountered. I have a set in my collection minus the ruck..
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    Post by Mk1rceme Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:51 pm

    I've used the 82 ruck on several hiking trips and it was ok. A few mods were made to make it bearable on long hikes. I upgraded to the 64 pattern ruck and never looked back. The 82 now hangs on the wall in the garage.
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    Post by Tyler Flint Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:29 pm

    The I'd have to agree '64 pattern ruck is by far a better piece of kit. It was designed for use with Airborne troops.
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    Post by edstorey Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:43 pm

    The C2 Rucksack was designed in the ealry 1960s as a universal rucksack to replace the WWII vintage US Mountain Rucksacks which were then in use for winter warfare training. After a suitable trials process, it was adopted for Canadian airborne use in the late 1960s.

    The frameless C1 Cargo Pack was also adopted in the mid-1960s for more general field use.

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