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    Post by Philip Fri May 15, 2009 1:01 pm

    i bought this cap form dusty's depot (one of my favorite sellers!) on ebay.

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    Post by panzerwerk Fri May 15, 2009 1:30 pm

    Funy I just picked one of these up myself along with a commercial BDU set XL size , I will post pics when I get my U.S. area set up on my website !!

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    Post by AndrewA74 Fri May 15, 2009 4:52 pm

    Yeah, these are very prevalent with surplus stores. In fact, they always have a very early or late date on them, and always called a Combat Cap. Normally they do not say MADE IN USA.
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    Post by Philip Fri May 15, 2009 5:32 pm

    in night desert? i haven't seen any before. or do you mean commercial caps in general?


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    Post by AndrewA74 Fri May 15, 2009 5:45 pm

    In every color imaginable (including night desert). I think I have even seen the purple camo with this kind of tag. It's actually quite ammusing. In fact, I was actually thinking about getting one of these (night camo) for my Desert Storm impression...
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    PS: Another tell tale of commercial are those IP (Irish Pennants aka hanging threads) on the cap.
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    Post by Philip Fri May 15, 2009 5:55 pm

    you'll find lots of "IP" on new real deal stuff too. anyway... i like this cap. too bad there are no official night desert caps or boonies...


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    Post by AndrewA74 Fri May 15, 2009 6:36 pm

    derxsammler wrote:you'll find lots of "IP" on new real deal stuff too. anyway... i like this cap. too bad there are no official night desert caps or boonies...
    On the new US stuff? Yeah, but if there were any real ones, they'de be hard to find.
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    Post by Philip Fri May 15, 2009 6:42 pm

    yes, US too. bdus or vn jungle uniforms (i have some mint/near mint pieces) for example.


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    Post by AndrewA74 Fri May 15, 2009 7:31 pm

    Maybe I should have been more specific in saying that they had excessive IP's, soldiers are supposed to remove IP's and if left they would be a demerit in an inspection.
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