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Bugging out "On the Road"

Discussion in 'Functional Gear & Equipment' started by chelloveck, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

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  2. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja Jedi Bipolar WINNING M.L.F.

    n my book, for the not insignificant US$899.99 outlay (okay, a little less from Amazon) for the Bushtrekka, I'd ideally like it to sleep two, perhaps by means of a specially-integrated tent designed specifically for the unit, perhaps with a system of unfolding legs to provide the additional floor area that would be necessary.

    Much better option:

    Frontline Hammock / Jungle Hammock - DD Hammocks
  3. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    True, as they lived in the boonies, the NVA and VC used them. Our LRRP/SF patrols did also but in a more limited fashion. Regular Infantry didn't use them as a jungle hammock is a distance above the ground or a bad place to be when mortars or RPGs visit.

    Most BO types don't spend a week of their vacation testing their BOB as if they did they'd discover "stuff" grows on the body quickly.
    Medical jungle rot is a tropical ulcer; aka "Aden ulcer," "Malabar ulcer," and "Tropical phagedena." To us, it was any fungus which grew on the body.

    As it meant base camp until it cleared up, a bad case was a good thing.
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  4. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

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  5. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

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