Rank slide cobwebs

#1
What's the white fluff on the inside of rank slides for? Just trying to pull it all out of mine, bits keep hanging out. :?
 
#2
just the backing to the embroidery isnt it?
 
#4
#5
EX_STAB said:
What's the white fluff on the inside of rank slides for? Just trying to pull it all out of mine, bits keep hanging out. :?
It is:

FLUFF, WHITE, RANKSLIDE BACKING,
SOLDIERS, FOR THE USE OF,
NSN 8465-99-132-7785

Your lucky to get it. I have to make do with obsolete LINT, GS :x
 
#7
walt_of_the_walts said:
EX_STAB said:
What's the white fluff on the inside of rank slides for? Just trying to pull it all out of mine, bits keep hanging out. :?
It is:

FLUFF, WHITE, RANKSLIDE BACKING,
SOLDIERS FOR THE USE OF,
NSN 8465-99-132-7785
I suppose you teach the cadets how to use it as tinder when you are on E&E... :)
 
#8
EX_STAB said:
Is it necessary?
Necessary?

It can be used as tinder in a survival situation, an emergency FFD or a makeshift pillow for a shrew. Probably.
 
#12
EX_STAB said:
What's the white fluff on the inside of rank slides for? Just trying to pull it all out of mine, bits keep hanging out. :?
<WAH SHIELD UP>

I've never had any problems with it, but then I've never felt the need to fiddle with it either.

<WAH SHIELD DOWN>
 

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#13
ARRSE: from the profound to the pointless in 2 easy clicks. (Threads about that pointless twunt the oaf Brown and about something as important as the fluff on the inside of a rank slide).
 

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#18
BigRed99 said:
What does the slide have on it.. "Not senior, just old"?
Tactical Walt Under (New) Training



It was also used recently by the late PM on a visit to AFG.
 
#20
BuggerAll said:
BigRed99 said:
What does the slide have on it.. "Not senior, just old"?
Tactical Walt Under (New) Training



It was also used recently by the late PM on a visit to AFG.
:lol: :lol:

I have a sense a MOD maybe locking this thread soon :wink: time will tell.
 

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