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#1 Rain Man

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 05:29 AM

I want to get a vest setup, and i want to know if this looks good.

http://www.airsoftgi...roducts_id=4634

http://www.airsoftgi...roducts_id=1110

http://www.airsoftgi...roducts_id=7830

http://www.airsoftgi...roducts_id=4862

Let me know your thoughts.

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 09:21 AM

I imagine it would look just fine as long as it works for you.  Personally though I would go with a plate carrier and buy extra pouches.  I had a chest rig sort of thing like that and whenever I wore it I felt like it flopped around too much and stuff was going to fall out.

But I've dropped chest mounted things completely.  It gives me a lot more freedom with my arms.  Right now I run a battle belt with room for 6 mp7 bags, 4 m4, and 2 pistol.  Plus a dump pouch and grenade shell pouch.  I have a drop-leg for my M9.

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 10:53 AM

What is a good plate carrier setup for 100 dollars or under?

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 11:39 AM

I have 2 Shellback Tactical Banshee plate carriers and I love them. They are a little more than you want to spend but for a real steel piece of kit they are great. I have added a PIG cumberbund that keeps my sides slick which allows me to move more freely. I also run HSGI taco pouches and a Costa Ludus drop leg by HSGI. But like the previous poster stated, it's all about what works for you. I have tried numerous other set ups and this is what I have come to like the most. When it's hot down here I run my battle belt and drop leg only though.

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 11:42 AM

View PostHuntsman82, on 28 March 2013 - 11:39 AM, said:

I have 2 Shellback Tactical Banshee plate carriers and I love them. They are a little more than you want to spend but for a real steel piece of kit they are great. I have added a PIG cumberbund that keeps my sides slick which allows me to move more freely. I also run HSGI taco pouches and a Costa Ludus drop leg by HSGI. But like the previous poster stated, it's all about what works for you. I have tried numerous other set ups and this is what I have come to like the most. When it's hot down here I run my battle belt and drop leg only though.
Do you think what ive selected is good quality?

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 12:29 PM

As Hunstman mentioned part of the reason I only run a battle belt is the heat being that I play much more in the summer than winter.  If I do play in the winter there is usually snow, and I wear all white except the belt.  As far as plate carriers and such see here: http://www.blowbacka...egory_s/177.htm

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 12:46 PM

I'm sure it will be fine. I tend to only buy good quality RS stuff. I have spent double on cheaper items until I realized I should spend a little more and get a higher quality and more durable product. It seems like the chest rig you selected is out of stock so people must like it.

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 02:43 AM

Ive decided i want to play it safe and get this one. http://www.airsoftgi...roducts_id=6921

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 05:15 AM

That looks pretty nice bud. I'm sure it will work out just fine.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 03:52 AM

That vest will give you a lot of flexibility in Molle attachments.

There remains a lot of debate regarding just where to position magazine pouches.  The chest rigs are an advantage in prone or against berms, etc.; belt level pouches are easier to use during movement; above the belt as these are is a good starting point until you determine what fits you best.

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:26 AM

Thanks for all the help everyone! I am now looking at the OE Tech Plate Carrier with Cummerbund. There are just so many vests to choose from.

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 04:59 PM

My rig consists of

Crye Precision JPC and battle belt
8 HSGI taco mag pouches
Kangaroo hydration
Dump pouch
double mag pouch for 2 speed loaders
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Posted 09 April 2013 - 05:20 PM

View Postniko_gpsy, on 09 April 2013 - 04:59 PM, said:

My rig consists of

Crye Precision JPC and battle belt
8 HSGI taco mag pouches
Kangaroo hydration
Dump pouch
double mag pouch for 2 speed loaders
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Mighty fine!

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 08:02 PM

Yep that set up looks great. I like the light weight set up, especially the PC.

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 03:36 AM

Awesome load out niko gpsy! I decided to get the pantac mps plate carrier, along with some pouches. I am going to get some mid caps for my gun too. I like the VN M16 box mags.




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