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#21 Desert Punk

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Posted 05 May 2014 - 08:59 PM

StealthTaskForce If you want a cheats rig get one same goes for plate carriers. All we can really tell you is what we personally like. I use both plate carriers and cheat rigs. And there are things like and hate about both setups. As for the brand argument you can't go wrong with any of the brands mentioned above. And here is a little more info about the 5.11 rig.    https://www.youtube....h?v=crf1lYDuY6c



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Posted 05 May 2014 - 09:07 PM

Battle belt is where it's at ;)  I've ran most concievable setups and the Battle Belt has served me best.  You can run some kind of chest rig as a next line of attack type of deal to hold a few more mags and protection.

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:39 AM

I really do prefer plate carriers and rigs that do not have set pouches.  I agree with people above that you will probably regret getting it later.  Especially if you change guns, because often times what will fit two M4 mags will not fit two AK mags, and certainly not two G36 mags.  There are just many more options with a clean slate of molle.

I ran a battle belt only for a few months but found it bounces around a lot from the weight of my mags.  It seems to be a lot more practical for shooting purposes other than running up and down hills, and diving behind rocks.

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 10:28 AM

Which model of belt did you use? I've found some battle belts slip around.  I picked up the HSGI model which has neoprene on the inside.  I rarely have it move around and I don't even run the shoulder harnesses some guys use.

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:34 PM

View PostDesert Punk, on 05 May 2014 - 08:59 PM, said:

StealthTaskForce If you want a cheats rig get one same goes for plate carriers. All we can really tell you is what we personally like. I use both plate carriers and cheat rigs. And there are things like and hate about both setups. As for the brand argument you can't go wrong with any of the brands mentioned above. And here is a little more info about the 5.11 rig. https://www.youtube....h?v=crf1lYDuY6c


My biggest concern is really just finding one that fits. Because with both vests I have now, the CQB version that I have doesnt come close to being small enough and then the second is my field vest and for that to fit right I have to cinch it way up to my shoulders to get it tight, and then its really restrictive because i have these huge dump pouches right under my arms. So that's why I dont want anything under my arms so they don't get in the way. And from what Ive seen, the chest rigs dont really have anything anywhere under my arms which is why Im looking at them. I just dont want to buy it, not fit in it, and then not be able to return it for a full refund because theres no where close to me that has what I want. Does Evike do full refunds if the product is unused?

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 10:37 PM

Evike has a very bad return policy for things that are not broken. But LA police gear, uscav and amazon all have good return policy.

http://www.lapolicegear.com/

http://www.uscav.com....aspx?tabid=548

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 05:14 AM

Try to stay away from airsoft based sites if you think you may need to return something.  They are a real pain.  The surplus store Desert Punk suggested is very good (lapolicegear.com).  I got a pair of bates boots from them for like 40 bucks, and they were the previous versions the marines used.  Definitely look around for when they have their blow out sails.

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 07:52 AM

Alright thanks. For Christmas I got one of those MOLLE tactical stockings lol it was pretty cool. And I read over their return policy and I shouldn't have a problem as long as I'm careful unpacking. So thanks for the link cuz they have the same condor tac vest


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Posted 07 May 2014 - 03:57 PM

Yeah, lapolicegear.com is good for cheap prices, I've NEVER had to return any of my items I purchased from there.

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 04:00 PM

View PostBLATEY, on 07 May 2014 - 03:57 PM, said:

Yeah, lapolicegear.com is good for cheap prices, I've NEVER had to return any of my items I purchased from there.

The only thing that I would be returning for, is if the rig I got was too big.

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 05:55 PM

http://www.lapoliceg...te-carrier.html this is kinda what my brother got he's about 5'10 and 150 pounds I'm 5'5 and 125 it fits pretty well on me and even better on him.

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 06:02 PM

View PostBLATEY, on 07 May 2014 - 05:55 PM, said:

http://www.lapoliceg...te-carrier.html this is kinda what my brother got he's about 5'10 and 150 pounds I'm 5'5 and 125 it fits pretty well on me and even better on him.
Sooooo what youre saying is I need to gain weight? XD lmao

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 06:39 PM

I have that same one in green! Do the towel thing if you want it to fit perfectly! It's really comfortable to wear too lol.  But seriously if the mags bouncing all the hell over the place bothers you don't put em on the front.  Just beware :P

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 06:55 PM

Putting a towel IN the plate carrier spots? Im going to guess that helps fill it out to make it fit a little better?

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 07:10 PM

View PostStealthTaskForce, on 07 May 2014 - 06:02 PM, said:


Sooooo what youre saying is I need to gain weight? XD lmao
Lol, no! You should be able to use/wear it comfortably for long amounts of time.

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 04:53 AM

You're able to change pouches as needed
http://www.ebay.com/...=item461d838786

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 06:14 AM

http://www.airsoftgi...roducts_id=6921 This is what i run and i couldn't be happier with it. Its a little bit more than you wanted to spend, but its DEFINITELY worth the money.

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 06:40 AM

Here's the one I'm looking to get next. After about 3 weeks of research, I believe it's the one for me. http://armypanda.com...T6094-Vest.html I believe Airsplat has it as well.

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 06:44 AM

View PostStealthTaskForce, on 07 May 2014 - 06:55 PM, said:

Putting a towel IN the plate carrier spots? Im going to guess that helps fill it out to make it fit a little better?

Yes it helps a lot.  If you have old towels or rags, cut em with a razor.  Put one under and one over the plate.  Or don't run the plates at all, but I would use em if I were you.

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 02:49 PM

If you want to change pouches save some money and get taco rifle mags pouches and kywi pistol mag pouches

Edited by Acorn Avenger, 10 May 2014 - 02:49 PM.





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