New Camo Patterns

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New Camo Patterns

Post by Evan the Diplomat » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:54 am

As a herp enthusiast I'm liking this Hexcam Wasteland pattern.

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It looks like gecko (real lizard, not insurance pitchman) skin upclose. From a far, more like a mashup of rattlesnake, puff adder, terciopelo and bull snake. Thinking a shelter tarp.


Prym1 reminds me of a subtle Kryptec

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RelV looks like a better version of British Desert DPM.
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by JeeperCreeper » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:26 am

I like it!

I always liked Kryptek as it was a cool blend of hunting and military camo. The hipster in me liked it because it wasn't very popular where I've loved because everyone either ran Mossy Oak, Multicam, or the rich people owned Sitka.

I hope it isn't crazy expensive
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by Evan the Diplomat » Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:23 pm

JeeperCreeper wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:26 am
I like it!
...snip...

I hope it isn't crazy expensive
About $15 a yard. Of course then you need to sew it.
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by JeeperCreeper » Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:34 am

Evan the Diplomat wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:23 pm
JeeperCreeper wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:26 am
I like it!
...snip...

I hope it isn't crazy expensive
About $15 a yard. Of course then you need to sew it.
Yeah I'm no seamstress/seamster....

Think anyone is gonna pick them up and make my clothes for me??
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by Evan the Diplomat » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:24 am

If I recall, you live in Alaska right? There should be plenty of older people there who used to sew their own clothes. Some of them may still be doing it. In other news, this photographer from Singapore made his own backpack out of one of those blue IKEA shopping bags. Here’s the link.

https://richardchengphotography.portfol ... t-backpack
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by MPMalloy » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:35 pm

JeeperCreeper wrote:
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rich people owned Sitka.
No $hit! I looked that stuff up and...DAMN!!!

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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by boskone » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:50 am

Evan the Diplomat wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:24 am
If I recall, you live in Alaska right? There should be plenty of older people there who used to sew their own clothes. Some of them may still be doing it. In other news, this photographer from Singapore made his own backpack out of one of those blue IKEA shopping bags. Here’s the link.

https://richardchengphotography.portfol ... t-backpack
That's pretty awesome. I bet it's noisy as hell, but looks durable.

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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by Dabster » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:35 am

I've noticed the lack of progress in camouflage in the last four to five years. The only source of new or interesting camouflage seems to be China. I'm a big fan of ATACS but I like this new stuff.
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by raptor » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:17 pm

With the low cost of FLIR gear is camouflage development even a thing any more?

BTW I saw one of these in use in a field. It works. but is quite visible in a cheap FLIR scope.
https://www.ghostblind.com/

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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by moab » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:01 pm

Evan the Diplomat wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:24 am
If I recall, you live in Alaska right? There should be plenty of older people there who used to sew their own clothes. Some of them may still be doing it. In other news, this photographer from Singapore made his own backpack out of one of those blue IKEA shopping bags. Here’s the link.

https://richardchengphotography.portfol ... t-backpack
I always wondered why no one makes anything out of cheap tarp material? Just to heavy and stiff? Hard to sew?
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by moab » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:04 pm

raptor wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:17 pm
With the low cost of FLIR gear is camouflage development even a thing any more?

BTW I saw one of these in use in a field. It works. but is quite visible in a cheap FLIR scope.
https://www.ghostblind.com/
I don't quite understand this stuff. In the video it looks like a reflective surface. But in photos it looks printed.
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by raptor » Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:54 am

It is reflective. I did not handle the product but i am told that surface is like mylar but reflective enough to be a mirror.

It has to be angled slightly downward to be effective.

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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by Evan the Diplomat » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:30 pm

moab wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:01 pm
Evan the Diplomat wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:24 am
If I recall, you live in Alaska right? There should be plenty of older people there who used to sew their own clothes. Some of them may still be doing it. In other news, this photographer from Singapore made his own backpack out of one of those blue IKEA shopping bags. Here’s the link.

https://richardchengphotography.portfol ... t-backpack
I always wondered why no one makes anything out of cheap tarp material? Just to heavy and stiff? Hard to sew?
Too heavy for sure..

These are a few fabric commonly used to sew into backpacks

https://ripstopbytheroll.com/collection ... 6395660033

https://ripstopbytheroll.com/collection ... 1156473089

https://ripstopbytheroll.com/collection ... 8632565249
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by moab » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:42 pm

Evan the Diplomat wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:30 pm
moab wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:01 pm
Evan the Diplomat wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:24 am
If I recall, you live in Alaska right? There should be plenty of older people there who used to sew their own clothes. Some of them may still be doing it. In other news, this photographer from Singapore made his own backpack out of one of those blue IKEA shopping bags. Here’s the link.

https://richardchengphotography.portfol ... t-backpack
I always wondered why no one makes anything out of cheap tarp material? Just to heavy and stiff? Hard to sew?
Too heavy for sure..

These are a few fabric commonly used to sew into backpacks

https://ripstopbytheroll.com/collection ... 6395660033

https://ripstopbytheroll.com/collection ... 1156473089

https://ripstopbytheroll.com/collection ... 8632565249
Not doubting you. But that pack above made out of Ikea bag - which is basically tarp material - is 45L and 1.41096lbs. That's actually pretty lightweight. I don't think I want a pack made out of tarp. But some form of shelter would be nice. Say a tent? Or could you even seal the seams? Probably not I'm guessing.
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by Evan the Diplomat » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:18 pm

I poked around and learned that IKEA bags are made from polypropylene and the Walmart tarps are polyethylene.
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Re: New Camo Patterns

Post by moab » Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:21 am

Evan the Diplomat wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:18 pm
I poked around and learned that IKEA bags are made from polypropylene and the Walmart tarps are polyethylene.
Well whatever Ikea bags are made of it's incredibly tough stuff. People use billboard material for all sorts of things. I don't know why you couldn't with tarp material. I have other ikea bags that are sewn into a block. To like hold a king size comforter or something. And they are practically indestructible. Made of a similar woven tarp like material. Might even be lighter weight than a tarp. But still really really tough. You see those bags all over Asia made out of tarp like woven plastic material. They hold up pretty well. My grocery bags are made of the same material. And it's bulletproof. I don't think these bags will ever wear out. Cost a dollar at the dollar store.
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