Poncho straps

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by Chimurenga, Mar 14, 2009.

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  1. I just noticed that the inside of my lightweight poncho (NSN 8405-99-132-1639) has a couple of shoelace type straps in it. What were their intended use ?

  2. BuggerAll

    BuggerAll LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    To tie around your waist when being worn as a poncho - great idea? Well maybe not...
  3. Alternately: to strangle yourself with should you ever find yourself thinking wearing it as a poncho is a good idea?
  4. Actually, I strung it up between some trees with a few bungees and used it as a shelter while bird-watching. It was only then that I noticed the cords hanging down.