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Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Fwdftw, Nov 30, 2012.


  1. Fwdftw

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    So my wife and i set our 150$ xmas limit for each other... shes a pretty awesome wife. In the past she has bought me a Nagant and some other neat stuff. This year were just giving each other a limit to buy our selves something..

    Looking for some options here...
    Chest rig?
    Comp?
    Ambi Selector?

    Hell i dont know.. lol help me blow some money. :wavey:

    here is the current set up.

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    before you suggest a light i have a upgraded g2 awaiting a thorntail mount.
     

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  2. WoodenPlank

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    Maybe try to catch a US Palm Defender on sale at PA again. I think he had them for 25 or 30 bucks off the normal $200 just a week or two ago - might have been more.
     

  3. Fwdftw

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    id rock a rig but i have no need for a plate carrier.. unless it was free lol

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    Fully set up ATS chest rig, or a TT MAV would run about that much.
     
  5. WoodenPlank

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    Psst.... the Defender has Level IIIA soft armor in the front. You can get an extra pre-cut panel for the back for about $100.

    I can second the TT MAV rig, as that's what I use.

    OP, you might also consider a good belt setup. I really like my HSGI belt.
     
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    I know most like hardware solutions, but just to throw something out there buy a series of nice training DVDs and don't just watch them as entertainment like many people do but really go to the range and run the drills.

    If it was a higher dollar amount I would suggest a trip to a solid shooting school. Guns and hardware are nice to own but it is technique on how to use the tools that count.
     
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    Ar500 Front/Rear/Side armor plates with the front plate having shooter cutouts. Then have her buy you a nice plate carrier for a early bday present.

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  8. WoodenPlank

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    There are one-day basic carbine classes out there in the $150-200 price range.
     
  9. Fwdftw

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    i will get to a ronin combat class down here soon just need some more gear to be able to take a class lol

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    Then I'd suggest starting out with a solid belt rig. Either something like an Ares Ranger with a couple pouches, or an HSGI SGPB with pouches. Either setup can be had (with 2-4 pouches, depending on choices) for under $150. If you're going to a carbine-only class, then you won't need a holster (which would likely put you over budget).
     
  11. Fwdftw

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    i have a holster for my MP 9mm with tlr1s made by a fellow gter. Also ive had a hsgi before was not a fan. i wear a 1.5 inch cobra belt everyday made by endeavor stick works and its an amazing peice of kit.

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  12. WoodenPlank

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    If you already have a solid belt, then I would just suggest some quality pouches, and maybe a TT MAV rig.

    What didn't you like about the HSGI belt?
     
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    I certainly wouldn't call the SGPB bulky. :dunno:
     
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    it wasnt really bulky.. i guess i got the wrong size. and even then i think i preffered my old chest rig. i want a solid 4 mag set up

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    Ah, makes sense. Having the right size belt helps a lot.

    Leg rigs/sub-loads suck.
     
  18. Fwdftw

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    preach on plank. sub loads suck !

    i reload so ammo isnt a big deal.

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    I vote for gear that you need for classes.
     
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    My vote is a Battlecomp 1.0. Worth every penny in my opinion, reduces muzzle rise almost completely and you stay on target for very very fast follow up shots.

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