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#1
I have seen this vest and to be perfectly blunt it looks fecking awesome! Some absolutely excellent and well thought out features, this vest seems to me to have the perfect balance for a battlevest, just wondering if any of you lot would be willing to put a seirous offer in to the prodcers to get a version made in UK DPM IRR and to stock it? I think if this got promoted right and stocked by a reputable supplier of mil kit, it would be a good seller. Here are links what do my fellow estemmed arrsers think?

http://www.closecombatgear.com/uk/index.htm

http://www.tactical.dk/uk/ccgvest.html

Anyone got any good input on this I am deadly serious about this, really fancy one of these vests, just dont think having it in danish cam would go down to well? :?
 
#2
they look ok id have to see it in the flesh though.you never know how well these things hold together.5 minutes and you might have lkots of pretty pouches lying in piece on the floor.....no proper side pouches though.....seems a bit silly if ytou ask me..still probably choose combat 95 vest.....it rules!!!....if you really want one having it in diff camo shldnt make much difference!!
 
#3
I think the detachable side pouches are a spot on idea, you can use the provided pouches or you can jack up some PLCE pouches on it. I'm not sure about turning up in danish cam pretty sure someone would get a sad on over it. Issue vests are good no question, but I just really like some of the features on this vest, it's basis was the PLCE vest.
 
#4
Hello all I can get vests very simular to this in Both British DPM and British Desert DPM, let me know what your exact requirments would be and I will let you have a quote.
 
#5
Similar mate, got any photos? website address, description etc. whatever. It wouldnt be planned as a bulk purchase or owt, just a signle vest?
 
#6
have a look at www.combatkit.net I am one of the UK companies allowed to sell these items, I don't list them on my site, as they happen to be expensive, but you do get what you pay for! page me if you are interested in any further details?
 

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#8
I think they've loaded the vest with every mod they could think of, and this is reflected in the price !
Remember you're the bloke using it so get one that suits you, not the other way round.
You probably won't use all the bits & pieces on the one shown, so if you really need a vest have an issue one modified or get one custom made.

Troopers of Military Road in Colly have done a shedload of vests for people, both from scratch & mods - give them a bell on 01206 511 268.

For the cheapest actual issue vest click on this link:
http://www.arrse.co.uk/catalog/prod...id=70&osCsid=b69d4ef2a95c0152d71a17733a8ef0df
 

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#13
Ignore this post lads, I was being a bit star struck by all the gucci SF type bits and bobs hanging off that jobby, and you're right I bloody wouldn't use half of them, proof is that I have an issue assault vest and keep 2 pouches completely spare. There is nothing wrong with the issue vest, I believe it's almost perfect to be honest now I have given it a fair trial. With a bit of needle handiwork and some initiative and ingenius thinking....she is all singing all dancing with exactly what I need on. My biggest thing with it was it not having velcro on the ammo pouches, personal preference for me, I like the velcro and it's handy in some situations, but after cannabalising an old ammo pouch I now have the velcro from that sewn on the pouches. Made a bit of a buckshee sling that works solely with the clip on the right shoulder and rear sling loop on the rifleto, still to be tested, can't see it being ultimately practical though to be honest. D ring sewn onto the left shoulder and we are happy. So I am now a firm believer in issue vest all the way, for practicality, reliability and capacity. But whilst I have your attention I have to ask, what the bloody hell are the 2 male SR-25 clips on the bottom of the back of the vest for?
 
#14
They are for your resperater pouch mate, if it is like the C.O.P. vest that is.

I love my C.O.P. vest.

Any one looking for a chest-rig whilst i'm here?

padded sholders
adjustable sholder and waste straps
3 double ammo pouches
2 utillity pouches
1 BIG map pocket
and poppers on the left sholder for the radio pouch. (5 months old)

there is also a standard issue gortex bivi that i'm selling.(6 weeks old)

(can be swopped for other kit)
 
#15
No they cant be because they're 2 male clips at the very rear of the vest, so it's incompatible wuth resi pouch? The mystery continues.
 

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#18
No they cant be for resi as it would mean it would sit right on your arse with the position of the clips?they are right at the bottom of the mesh back above each arse cheek. A mystery proper.
 
#19
307 said:
I have seen this vest and to be perfectly blunt it looks fecking awesome! Some absolutely excellent and well thought out features, this vest seems to me to have the perfect balance for a battlevest, just wondering if any of you lot would be willing to put a seirous offer in to the prodcers to get a version made in UK DPM IRR and to stock it? I think if this got promoted right and stocked by a reputable supplier of mil kit, it would be a good seller. Here are links what do my fellow estemmed arrsers think?

http://www.closecombatgear.com/uk/index.htm

http://www.tactical.dk/uk/ccgvest.html

Anyone got any good input on this I am deadly serious about this, really fancy one of these vests, just dont think having it in danish cam would go down to well? :?
Have a look at a couple reviews of this vest done here on the following sites:

Military Morons review of the KHS Close Combat Vest
http://www.militarymorons.com/equipment/2ndline1.html

Geardo's review of the KHS Close Combat Vest
http://geardo.com/ccv.html

Generally, they were ok with the features of the vest, but the construction quality by the firm that manufactures them, KHS left alot to be desired.

If anybody is looking for a shipping agent for US modular kit from companies such as SO Tech, Paraclete, Eagle Industries, Tactical Tailor, etc. PM me as I can offer you a pretty competitive rate compared with Royal Mail, DHL, UPS, etc.
 
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#20
Sorry to bring this slightly old thread back but ive got some good news,

Thekitshop in Exeter has got a job lot of arktis 1601 battlevests (seeing as arktis are just down the road), normal rrp is around 110 quid but theyre doing them for 50.
Dont know how many theyll have left as it was a week or so ago I found them and theyre not likely to hang around at that price....

I'll try and get a phone number or website etc.........
 

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