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Old January 22, 2010, 05:36 PM   #1
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Make sure you get a pair of assault boots!

These will go well with your tactical underwear and digital camo sunglasses.Seriously,we all need good boots,just never heard em called "assault boots".
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/c...816&ecid=EX03E
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Old January 22, 2010, 05:37 PM   #2
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4 x 4 outsoles deliver muscle traction
What does that even mean?
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Old January 22, 2010, 06:02 PM   #3
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maybe the tread is like a truck tire (4x4)?

The civilian boot is a pale imitation of the original, and it's made in China. For the money there are better alternatives. I love having happy feet and gladly pay for good boots. Asolo and Salomon are my current favorites.

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Old January 22, 2010, 06:54 PM   #4
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Uber hype and mediocre quality just don't make it. Personally anything with Assault tagged on has already lost credibility points with me.
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Old January 22, 2010, 07:19 PM   #5
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I'm with Old Grump on this one LOL...now where did I put my assault dog tags.

Next they'll be advertising "Assault MREs".

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Low-friction lining with anti-microbial treatment
That's it, they assault microbes!
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Old January 22, 2010, 10:36 PM   #6
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You can get Bates Durashocks for less than that.
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Old January 23, 2010, 01:16 AM   #7
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I got a pair for less than half using Oakley's public safety program. They are pretty comfortable--- I wouldn't pay retail for them.
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Old January 23, 2010, 01:28 AM   #8
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I was wondering if they came with "readiness socks" and "battle bunion pads."

Hey, they're trying to simply cash in on some meaniless buzz words. And don't blame this company alone, the hype is starting to filter down into everything we use.

I like to use these elastic straps to hold my riding glasses tight to my face.

If I buy one at my eye doctor's office they might cost nine bucks.

However, if I was to buy the exact same strap from my Harley dealer with the "Bar and Shield" logo woven into the design, I will be charged 20 bucks.

Hey, for an extra fifty dollars, after sharpening your knife I will lubricate it "high speed low drag VTOL" moly grease...
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Old January 23, 2010, 02:54 AM   #9
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A Range bag is upwards of one hundred bucks---a tool bag at home depot is about thirty bucks.

Safety glasses are ten or fifteen bucks, shooting glasses are at least 30 bucks.
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Old January 23, 2010, 02:08 PM   #10
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Yah need some asSALT shakers, too !

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Old January 23, 2010, 02:51 PM   #11
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Your pocket book is what is being Assaulted for $150.00. You can get them free, all you have to do is enlist.

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Old January 23, 2010, 02:56 PM   #12
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Not a real surprise that it's SMG doing the advertising. Most their firearms relate ads are targeted toward the mall ninja.


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Make sure you get a pair of assault boots!

These will go well with your tactical underwear and digital camo sunglasses.Seriously,we all need good boots,just never heard em called "assault boots".
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/c...816&ecid=EX03E
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Old January 23, 2010, 03:01 PM   #13
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You can get them free, all you have to do is enlist.
Yep. The Navy bought me a pair of flight boots with custom fitted insoles. They have been around the world a few times and are still the toughest most comfortable boots I own. Only cost 20+ years of service.

If that doesn't help out the recruiters I don't know what will.
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Seams like once we the people give what, at the time, seams like a reasonable inch and "they" take the unreasonable mile we can only get that mile back one inch at a time.

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