So this is a spinoff thread from a consideration I had about cutting off spare PALS from my MAX bag. The question is whether Maxpedition or other gear can be modified enough to keep it's great attributes while appearing less or not like such an obvious military or police bag. This kinda begs the questions about what make Max/5.11/Blackhawk gear readily identifiable as such. So make a list: -Product emblems -PALS webbing -Boxy looking pouches -Military color schemes: Black, Tans, Greens, ACU -Are there others? To grey out gear like this every one of these factors must be modified in some way, which is why I'm considering stripping the PALS in the first place. Please list any other attributes about this gear that makes it not grey and provide suggestions on how to camoflauge these attributes. A couple ideas I came up with include blatantly misidentifying the product by sewing on a Jansport or similar product tag or putting a frayed 4'5" strip of duct tape on the corner of the bag tomake it appear low quality or totally abused. Let's hear some other ideas W Wanna kill these ads? We can help!