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  1. i'm deploying to afghan in march and i don't know what to carry in my kit,

    i've bought a warrior chest rig, and a motherload day sack, i want to know what to pack in them as my battalion dosn't seam to be telling me anything

    so could some one put up a kit list please

    many thanks
  2. Camelbak Motherload, that's a gucci day sack I have one too, as what to put in it, it depends on your role
  3. i'm an infantier so any tips please
  4. What Unit you with?!
    I got back a couple of days ago, as for kit i had a warrior rig and daysack!
    In my rig i carried 4 mags, plus smk, phos and frag and a utility pouch with as much med kit i could fit into it!
    Everything else put in your daysack!
  5. this a wah
  6. stands to reason artic windproof. parka. gloves extreme cold weather . spare boots. Spare combats . and your away.
  7. BBear

    BBear LE Reviewer

    Shurely you should know what sort of things you need... Nothing special I don't think.
  8. Your threads don't ring true, it seems to me. You claim you were told by your armourer to buy a black handguard off the internet as there weren't enough for everyone; possibly a wind-up you've been taken in by, but definitely not a serious instruction. Now you say you don't know what to pack in your webbing. Are you a trained soldier or not? In the last month or so you've asked some incredibly bone questions; is this some extended sequence of wahs or is this worrying cluelessness genuine?

    I suggest that if you are really having trouble, you speak to someone at your unit. Certainly we can't help you as you belt order will be governed by local SOPs, which having left basic four months ago (as you claimed elsewhere) I'm surprised you haven't grasped yet.
  9. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    In my day it was just fags, porn and beer.
  10. Fill your pouches and pockets with dog sh1t. At least by drawing the flies you won't be totally useless.
  11. no in regards to the hand guard we were told there wont be enough, so i thought **** it ill sort somthing out!!

    in regards to webbing i do no how to pack it clearly but i know things are differnt out there i guess ammo and bombs, but i wanted to know about what else....
  12. Does that sound even vaguely like a sensible thing to think? Considering the official insurance doesn't cover you if you modify your helmet or armour to the smallest degree, do you think it will cover you if your weapon is cobbled together with bits bought from

    Use some initiative. You're deploying to the desert and you haven't mentioned water. Suncream might be an idea if you're fair-skinned. A shamagh to keep the dust out of your gob when working near helos.

    Your unit will know what you're doing, where and all that; they are probably the best people to ask. Best of luck to you; just stop flapping ;)
  13. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    My bold. Did somebody tell you that or are you actually quoting the small print on the contract?
  14. Somebody told me it. Why, is it bollocks?
  15. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    Its been discussed repeatedly elsewhere and I believe the sum of the total is that its bollocks. The exception is that should, for example, the CBA that you are wearing not be issue and contribute to your death then you might receive a limited payout or none. But we're talking contributory here, e.g. if your personal body armour stangles you in your sleep. If you happen to be wearing it and you get shot in the head, no issues. If you happen to be wearing it and the bullet passes through it, its probably OK for the payout also.
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