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looking to buy plate carrier

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Im being deployed to astan soon and im looking for a decent plate carrier for no more than £200 or has anyone tried the new osprey assault armour and is that any good.
 
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If you are a squaddy HMG will give you one of the best sets of BA going. Unless you are a bit weak and can't handle the weight., if so you need to man up. If you are not, who ever you are going with should supple you with decent armour or they will get in deep poo poo if you get hurt.

If, however you are going out with some chip-shop outfit and you need to buy your own PPA you might want a re-think.
 
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unicycle said:
If you are a squaddy HMG will give you one of the best sets of BA going. Unless you are a bit weak and can't handle the weight., if so you need to man up. If you are not, who ever you are going with should supple you with decent armour or they will get in deep poo poo if you get hurt.

If, however you are going out with some chip-shop outfit and you need to buy your own PPA you might want a re-think.
alright cheers i was just checking that it wont restrict my mobility like the old osprey did
 

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As has been said on ARRSE many many times - do NOT think that you can buy better than you'll get issued - because you can't.

Also - you won't be allowed wear anything else.

Also - you will undoubtedly lose a fair chunk of credibility/body/money if hit whil wearing it - if it's not the real deal.
 
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OldSnowy said:
As has been said on ARRSE many many times - do NOT think that you can buy better than you'll get issued - because you can't.

Also - you won't be allowed wear anything else.

Also - you will undoubtedly lose a fair chunk of credibility/body/money if hit whil wearing it - if it's not the real deal.
good point ill keep my money then thanks for the help
 
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