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    Mar 17, 2008, 7:03 AM - My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #1

    I was out with my unit this weeknd and got the chance to try out my ghillie suit that i have been working on (its not a full suit, only 3/4). It still needs a lot of work and the rifle needed to be cammed up but it was a quick photo taken whilst in my harbour area (all a bit of fun but i love it haha)
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    Mar 17, 2008, 10:48 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #2

    That great!!!

    I'm working on a ghillie suit myself

    ''a bullet out of nowhere''

    Ruben
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    Mar 17, 2008, 2:18 PM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #3

    very cool mate. would love to see pics of your ghillie suit if you have any. I need to add more variety of colours to mine.
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    Mar 17, 2008, 6:45 PM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #4

    Awsome, for you weirdo out-doorsy types.
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    Mar 17, 2008, 11:43 PM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #5

    Jon,

    Love it! Bet you had fun! If I drop by, you gotta take me out shooting bro!

    My 13 yr Reserves stint is over as I just got my C.O.M. from Command. Sigh, all my high speed gear and no where to use it..

    Nice bro, thanks for sharing!

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
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    Mar 18, 2008, 4:37 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #6

    Tim - I didn't realise you were ex military If ever you are passing i'll arrange to get the L96A1 rifles out of moth balls

    thanks for the kind comments
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    Mar 18, 2008, 11:49 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #7

    Jon,

    Sounds like a plan bro! !

    I was in Active Service for 2.5 years and converted to the Reserves once my Active stint was done.

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
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    Mar 18, 2008, 3:32 PM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #8

    Quote Ronin677 said: View Post
    very cool mate. would love to see pics of your ghillie suit if you have any. I need to add more variety of colours to mine.
    I will remember that, I'll post some pics when mine is finished.
    will take a lot of time though...

    Ruben
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    Mar 18, 2008, 3:44 PM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #9

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    I will remember that, I'll post some pics when mine is finished.
    will take a lot of time though...

    Ruben
    Tell me about it, mine still needs a lot of work. i am off on a big exercise in the summer and will be teaching ambush drills to several new intakes, so i need to get this ghillie up to scratch
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    Mar 19, 2008, 8:57 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #10

    I have an ''army net'' (if thats the right word) and i took some of the stuff off and sewed it on a sort of cape like thing.

    lot of effort hehe
    i can buy a total suit for 125 euro's , but making my own is a lot more fun.

    I'll contact you when mine is finished, will take a month or so when I have free from school.

    Ruben
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    Mar 19, 2008, 10:33 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #11

    Ruben - mine is made from a old army shirt with the front removed. I attached a hood to it instead of using a hat. I then attached strips of different colour hessian. I need more browns in order to tone down the green though.
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    Mar 19, 2008, 10:43 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #12

    I suppose i should post mine then... no outdoors shots in its current version, but of course it adapts and changes for all the environments its used in. Its current setup is semi arid grasslands (Australian summer lol) with a little bit of a woodland scheme in its lower levels...

    And so I give you my hand done ghillie suit, based off of the Australian Auscam Disruptive Pattern Camouflage Uniform (DPCU for short) with hessian strands at many numerous interval lengths... 500+hours and will never be finished only have pics of the top however i love my legs for them... may have to get it out for some pics sometime soon








    Here ya go sorry about the size and amount of the pics, not meaning to highjack at all :P

    Btw what scheme is yours based for, Standard Woodland?
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    Mar 19, 2008, 11:26 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #13

    Quote Ronin677 said: View Post
    Ruben - mine is made from a old army shirt with the front removed. I attached a hood to it instead of using a hat. I then attached strips of different colour hessian. I need more browns in order to tone down the green though.
    Do you have a picture of what you have done with the shirt?
    Maybe I can do that with my suit too.

    @ alc, your suit is awesome!!!!

    Ruben
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    Mar 19, 2008, 11:47 AM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #14

    Quote Alcfalath said: View Post
    I suppose i should post mine then... no outdoors shots in its current version, but of course it adapts and changes for all the environments its used in. Its current setup is semi arid grasslands (Australian summer lol) with a little bit of a woodland scheme in its lower levels...

    And so I give you my hand done ghillie suit, based off of the Australian Auscam Disruptive Pattern Camouflage Uniform (DPCU for short) with hessian strands at many numerous interval lengths... 500+hours and will never be finished only have pics of the top however i love my legs for them... may have to get it out for some pics sometime soon








    Here ya go sorry about the size and amount of the pics, not meaning to highjack at all :P

    Btw what scheme is yours based for, Standard Woodland?
    Kinda looks like my old Christmas tree that I didn't take down till the end of Febuary
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    Mar 19, 2008, 2:17 PM - Re: My weekend - Non Starwars for a change haha #15

    nothing like laying in the prone position for hours on end

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