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Old November 7, 2013, 01:30 PM   #1
George Hill
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G-Code's Blood Stripe series.


G-Code is running a very special, limited run of what we call our "Blood Stripe Series".
Check them out here:
http://www.tacticalholsters.com/cate...pe_Series.html
Proceeds from this limited offering are going to support the MARSOC Foundation.
http://www.marsocfoundation.org
These are really sharp looking. Very distinctive. Black Tactical Fuzz over blood red Kydex.
These are only available for a few days. So, support a great cause, and get a very cool piece of gear in return.
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Old November 7, 2013, 09:59 PM   #2
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Nice but....

The holsters & gear look good but...
The subject of "tacticool" & mean or aggressive sounding names have been debated at length on TFL.

I would see wearing a Blood-Stripe holster then having to go into a court trial after a use of force event while using it.

As I stated after the recent "high profile" trial in central Florida, nearly every statement, product or action can or will be used against you.

I do support the veteran's group & think spec ops/intel officers need more recognition.
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Old November 8, 2013, 01:26 AM   #3
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ClydeFrog, the term "blood stripe" is a Marine Corps reference. The blood stripe is a strip of red fabric sewn onto each trouser leg of the dress uniform of Marine NCOs and officers. It commemorates the Marine NCOs and officers lost during the Battle of Chapultepec.

It's only worn by NCOs and officers. It's a proud tradition in the Marine Corps to receive your blood stripe when promoted to Corporal. There is a rather brutal hazing ritual called "blood-striping" that goes along with it, but it's embraced by most Marines as a rite of passage into the non-commissioned officer ranks.

EDIT: I realize I made it sound like there's some ceremony to receive the blood stripe when promoted. There's not. What I meant was that receiving the right to wear a blood stripe is a proud moment. Also, upon promotion to Corporal you'll often later see the new Corporal disappear along with all the other NCOs in his platoon. After that, he'll be limping for a few days...
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Old November 8, 2013, 07:23 AM   #4
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Not everyone get's it... That's fine. Those that understand what this is about do get it. Theohazard, you hit the nail on the head. It's a Marine term, in Marine Colors, for a Marine organization. Nothing more than that. It's not meant to be a Tacticool thing for the latest O.A.F. Fan to get. It's more of a tribute or remembrance.
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Old November 8, 2013, 02:32 PM   #5
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If i hadnt just ordered one in black, id get one of the Bloodstrip ones!!!
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Old November 8, 2013, 04:10 PM   #6
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Don't worry about that... we don't put limits on how many orders you put in.
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Old December 25, 2013, 03:50 PM   #7
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Any left??

Looking for an AIWB for a M&P 9c??

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