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by Guinness
21 Mar 2014, 22:36
Forum: Veterans corner
Topic: How hard is the Ranger unit?
Replies: 11
Views: 5464

Re: How hard is the Ranger unit?

I agree with much that has been said here. Think of all the training your will get from patrolling with a 10kg backpack. Check out some of the kit you may need to carry as a ranger.
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by Guinness
09 Mar 2014, 19:54
Forum: Veterans corner
Topic: Packing List
Replies: 138
Views: 104218

Re: Packing List

Just remember guys not to spray DEET -based repellent straight into gore-tex or similar fabrics. The stuff is so heavy it melts the gore-tex clothes. Spray it more to your skin or cotton based clothes, that your fancy arc'teryx gear :) Check this out: http://sectionhiker.com/deet-dissolves-breathab...
by Guinness
27 Feb 2014, 13:20
Forum: Veterans corner
Topic: Packing List
Replies: 138
Views: 104218

Re: Packing List

Here is an explanation how to pack US gear. If I find the time, I will shoot a short clip about how I pack my stuff.

http://www.odjournal.com/Videos.aspx
by Guinness
27 Feb 2014, 12:55
Forum: Veterans corner
Topic: Packing List
Replies: 138
Views: 104218

Re: Packing List

Oh, this list is so neat. But, few things I'm taking, apart from what mentioned here: - Duct tape - Beanie hat, 'cause it gets cold an I'm bald. - Melatonin & caffeine pills. One puts you down, the other gets you up. - Insect repellant. - Insect repellant again, because it's super important. - Scar...
by Guinness
26 Feb 2014, 02:28
Forum: Veterans corner
Topic: Packing List
Replies: 138
Views: 104218

Re: Packing List: Individual Combat Equipment to Berget 12

Individual Combat Equipment to Berget 12 Combat pack for deployment is based on Swedish equipment. All kit in the combat pack should be filled in a black waste bag to prevent the kit from being wet or moist. Combat Uniform M90 Light jacket http://www.tacupgear.com/klader/skjortor/field-shirt-m90 M9...