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Old March 12, 2013, 04:28 PM   #26
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I am not familiar with the term MARPAT. Could someone explain that for me?
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Old March 12, 2013, 04:52 PM   #27
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MARPAT= marine pattern camo
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Old March 12, 2013, 09:32 PM   #28
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But, but, but I kin stil see it!!!
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Old March 12, 2013, 09:43 PM   #29
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Welcome aboard marine. A fine looking weapon. I want one-although I do not have the credentials for the grips...I do like the finish.
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Old March 13, 2013, 01:21 AM   #30
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Nice looking 1911, Marine. I wish the Army would have gone with something along the MARPAT pattern. But it could be worse like the Navy blue pattern, or the Air Force jungle whatever it is. '

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Old March 13, 2013, 02:47 AM   #31
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I was going to chime in saying I didn't really care for it. Until I realized this Gun belongs to a United States Marine. You know what, that is a damn fine looking Pistol Thank you for helping to protect this Great Nation. God Bless you and your entire family
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Old March 13, 2013, 05:21 AM   #32
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That's a good kote job, it's also not too over the top. I'd run 200-300 rounds thru it, the last 1911 I had koted had some issues until the excess coating rubbed off of the rails.
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Old March 13, 2013, 06:59 AM   #33
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Ooh rah!
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Old March 13, 2013, 08:51 AM   #34
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Thanks guys
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Old March 13, 2013, 11:09 AM   #35
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Camo terms & phrases...

As posted, MARPAT is the digital camo format now in use with the USMC.
The US Army uses ACUs(Army Combat Uniforms) with their own digital camo pattern. I read a recent PAO(media release) that the US Army plans to convert to the Multi-Cam camo design instead of using it in certain places like SW Asia.
www.CryePrecision.com
I, for one, like the cool USMC woodland MARPAT camo. I had a digital desert camo T shirt in the 2000s; www.natchezss.com .
The urban digital camo & the new US Navy digital blue camo uniforms(like in the blockbuster action film; Battleship, www.imdb.com ) are good too.

The newer US Air Force(USAF) tiger stripe camo makes no sense to me, but I'm sure the $$$ the DoD spent was worth it.

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