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BDU Shirt with Removable Sleeves????

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by Philly K-9, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Philly K-9

    Philly K-9 Run! I Dare ya!

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    My department allows us (K9, SWAT, Homeland Security etc.,) to wear black BDU's on patrol. Because they fade I buy them in a set, pants & shirt together, rather than buy/wear the same pairs of pants with both short and long sleeve shirts.

    I was wondering if anyone makes BDU's or a "Tactical Dress Shirt" (Propper & Tru-Spec) with sleeves that are removable for both summer and winter?

    Any ideas? I did a Google search but got nothing. :dunno:

    Thanks!!!! :wavey:
     
  2. DaBigBR

    DaBigBR No Infidels!

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    My best guess would be something from Bratwear, but that would be pretty spendy. On the upside, it most likely wouldn't fade.
     

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    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    steveksux Massive Member

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    Where do the stripper cops get their breakaway uniforms? Removeable sleeves ought to be a piece of cake for them... :whistling::tongueout:

    Randy
     
  5. ray9898

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    I always paired my new stuff together and labeled them with a laundry marker. I had summer sets and winter sets that never separated throughout their life.
     
  6. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

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    Try the Woolite dark laundry detergent and wash in cold water. My uniforms haven't faded at all in three years using it.
     
  7. Philly K-9

    Philly K-9 Run! I Dare ya!

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    I've tried Whoolite and cold wash and I label my uniforms and keep the same shirt and pants together. I also dry clean them about 75% of the time. They fade. That's just a fact of life with that 65% / 35% fabric.

    I was looking for removable sleeves so I can save a little cash by only buying one shirt for both seasons.
     
  8. bccop

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    What about just buying long sleeve shirts and rolling up the sleeves?

    I wear BDUs for crowd control shifts and wear long sleeve shirts (even in the summer). The day we had our riot I had the sleeves rolled up but once things kicked off the sleeves came down and provided a little extra protection to the arms.