Timing chains and BD trews

Discussion in 'Military Clothing & Boots' started by DRIVER_B_III_RASC, Jan 25, 2012.

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  1. I'm still spending the odd evening snuffling and snorting as I read the excellent and highly recommended book, 'The ARRSE guide to the British Army' Last night I came across the trick of slipping an engine timing chain up the leg and back down over the webbing gaiter with the bottom of the BD trews folded up at the bottom and kept in place with a stout rubber band so that the timing chain nestled in the bottom, keeping my leg line smooth and sleek and not scrunched up in the top of the gaiters This did not last long as when we marched it sounded like 'Jingle Bells' on heat.