Evocative Smells of the 70s and 80s

Discussion in 'The Lamp and Sandbag II - The Tall Story Strikes B' started by Glad_its_all_over, Apr 26, 2009.

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  1. Compo all-in stew

    Wet '58 pattern webbing

    Guardrooms at 0300: Embassy Regal, sweat, Duraglit, floor polish, farts + hot dust




    Filthy Reema grills in the choggie shop

    NAAFI growlers

    ...add your own below
  2. damp cam nets

    German drains

    hydro burner breakfasts
  3. Clutch burning out on a Chiefy
  4. The great smell of Henry Cooper .... Brut.
  5. your feathered friend (Doss bag) finally air'd 6 weeks after your last exercise

    also forgot and the damp poncho
  6. The smell of starch and ironing combined with the top 20 count down on BFBS at 6pm in the block on a Sunday evening as everyone tries to get their kit done for Monday parades before the bar opens.
  7. Miles of damp canvas hanging up to dry in a certain hangar in Farnborough
  8. Fcuk :twisted:

    After-shave, powder, soap, shampoo :oops:
  9. Anyone remember Aqua Manda?
  10. And Hai Karate.

    We must have stunk to high heaven 8)
  11. The smell of the signals store - wax batteries and hessian.

    Hai Karate

    Damp No2 dress after drill in the rain.

    Drifitng dieso fumes on the pod park on a cold frosty morning.
  12. Spanish_Dave

    Spanish_Dave LE Good Egg (charities)

    The "block" on a Sunday afternoon

    Everyones alcohol breath on a morning parade and even afternoon sometimes
  13. The smell of fear in Depot Para! 8O
  14. That certain smell in the clothing store. You know the smell of all that new kit that the store nazi won't let you get your hands on.