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Old November 22nd, 2009, 01:37   #16
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i always see forest/desert types of camo. if im going for a swat/urban look, whats this camo called?

It's called Urban. :|

... and it's useless.

Wearing a navy blue, dark grey, or coyote brown is more effective (in my opinion) as the contrasting white of "urban" camo is REALLY easy to pick out if you're setup in the darker corner of a scenario.

To elaborate further: Navy Blue is optimal for night. The eyes focus on the "dead space" which black creates at night. Coyote brown is appropriate too, as it's color is "smart looking" for urban ops, and provides basic camouflage in the woods. Dark grey is better than black, but worse than Navy Blue, in terms of creating dead space... The benefit of grey is that it is the same colour as concrete... and thus blends in to most urban settings.
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Old November 22nd, 2009, 01:43   #17
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True, but i think it looks cool and unique lol. yes i watched too many movies.

and just curious, is there a name for each of these camo? i mean the last few ones are......

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Old November 22nd, 2009, 02:36   #18
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9 10 and 11 look like something a paintballer would wear.

3 4 and 5 seem to be the old PLA camo (before digitization of their new camo) type 99 I think the official name is.
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Old November 22nd, 2009, 02:37   #19
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True, but i think it looks cool and unique lol. yes i watched too many movies.

and just curious, is there a name for each of these camo? i mean the last few ones are......
#10 is Savage Orange..strictly fashion but I have been looking for the jacket[can only find pants] for motorcycling or construction work,in order to BE SEEN. Ditto for #9,
Stinger Yellow
#11 only looks good on Negroes, pimp or rapper wear Caucasians would only get laughed at but its called Ultra Violet.
#4 Sky Blue is a good alternative for pilots lounging around the base but NOT for field work, however, I like the variant Midnight , Subdued Urban[no white] and I can't find the URL but there is a Subdued Sky Blue that has no white either and is darkened, the others are self-explanatory ,will edit once I find the URL.:
first one..
http://www.galaxyarmynavy.com/galaxy...y_fatigues.asp
Here's the one I like but I'm kicking myself because it's Propper and looks like its discontinued....damn me for procrastinating, now it looks like I may never get one:
http://www.galaxyarmynavy.com/item-pi-f5454-12-411.asp
Silly me, I never thought these variants would be popular but at least 250 people disagree with me, they're sold out!
Remembering that Google/Yahoo/Bing can be friends....I think I found CDN dealers for Midnight Camo.
Or just go with Skladfin's recommendation and get multicam for starters.
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Old November 22nd, 2009, 02:57   #20
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For the longest time, I had no idea there was even a cadpat dude in that picture.
I mentioned to my friend when I showed him this "I wish there was cadpat in there"
"There is, right over there"
"OOOOOOOOOOOOOOH"

yeah...
bunny is clearly the winner here.

on a more serious note, this is only a comparison for ONE terrain and ONE background. Each camo has their own terrain type that they will excel on, so choose based on where you play. More over, keep in mind that vegetation will change over the course of seasons, summer will be more lush green, fall will have more red/yellow/brown, etc etc

If you want a camo that works fairly good in all terrain, then go multicam.
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Old November 24th, 2009, 01:44   #21
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I'd suggest acu or abu for nature/outside themed fields, if you want to go urban go subdued urban or black I think its called. And to answer your question about the loadouts in movies, its for a better eye appeal to the viewers (anything on black sticks out)
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Old November 26th, 2009, 21:20   #22
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If you want to look unique wear a bandanna with your BDU or make a pistol mag pouch to fit in a handy unique spot. Don't buy crappy camo that does not work and lables you as 'the action heo' or something. Remember a few light touches look better than big, in your face variants. Usefull camo plus custom patches or custom dog tags can send the "I'm officially here" message with out degrading the quality of the message.

No one wants you to feel unaccepted, military men just don't like you looking like some mexican gangsta (or a buck hunter).
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Old November 26th, 2009, 21:41   #23
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haha, thats a good photo.

The Cadpat guy is standing kind of in front of a darker area then the others though
i think im gonan go buy the bunny suit lol
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Old November 26th, 2009, 22:03   #24
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True, but i think it looks cool and unique lol. yes i watched too many movies.

and just curious, is there a name for each of these camo? i mean the last few ones are......

the reddish one is worn by the russians in mw2 but i seriously doubt the effectivness of that camoflague
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Old November 26th, 2009, 22:08   #25
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Old November 28th, 2009, 00:06   #26
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Old November 28th, 2009, 08:30   #27
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I'd suggest acu or abu for nature/outside themed fields, if you want to go urban go subdued urban or black I think its called. And to answer your question about the loadouts in movies, its for a better eye appeal to the viewers (anything on black sticks out)
ACU would be pretty stupid for out of doors, especially if you're in a wooded area. Perfectly fine for other applications but really, the thing is almost blue, you'd notice it right away.

I'd suggest you get a desert themed camo, such as Arid CADPAT and a darker one like woodland. Then you can have a mix mash for those areas with a lot of light and dark backgrounds.

I'm pretty sure SWAT etc. wear black because it's terrifying to see 15 guys in all black uniforms with guns come busting through your window, not because it's appealing to viewers.
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Honest to god. Noone seems to know it, but the MAA guys will agree with me that you can be looking right at a guy in Russian Flora and not even know he is there. Its a perfect blend .
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Old November 28th, 2009, 13:09   #29
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For the longest time, I had no idea there was even a cadpat dude in that picture.
I mentioned to my friend when I showed him this "I wish there was cadpat in there"
"There is, right over there"
"OOOOOOOOOOOOOOH"

yeah...
LOL....too funny

I totally for got about this picture.......that's me in the tigerstripe
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Old November 28th, 2009, 13:38   #30
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Anyone thought of a Vietcong loadout before?

(Plain OD suit/shirt& pants, and a Vietcong helmet (ask someone that goes to vietnam to bring you one, they sell them everywhere over there...).... and of course, the famous AK47 to complete the kit...)
OD green and a helmet would be an NVA loadout... VC would be black pajamas and a conical straw hat or floppy black boonie...



And as for black gear seen in Blackhawk Down, where black is seen, it's because black is what was used at the time (less gear selection in the early 90's, direct action raid, etc.).
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