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Which Camo is Best?

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I voted for the Marine digital pattern which includes both a desert and woodland color respectively, even though I'm former Army. Even though the Marines got the idea from the Canadians, I think they got it right with their patterns. The Army grey ACU is hokey in my opinion. I loved the three color DCU but the marine digital desert pattern is superior.
 

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I guess the poll should have been split into 2 different questions, which pattern is most effective vs which pattern you personally find most appealing. Answer how you wish.
 

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i like the marine digital because it seems like it conceals better than regular woodland camo, and in my area we have mostly woods and fields

i guess it depends on your area for the color of camo, but i would say the digital works better over traditional camo.
 

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One thing I find interesting is they got rid of black when they dumped the woodland camo pattern. They also got rid of it when they switched from the old "chocolate chip" 6 color desert uniform to the newer 3 color DCU's and again when the Army went to the ACU. Black stands out like a sore thumb against natural backgrounds in night vision goggles.

The Marines kept the black in their woodland digital pattern. It probably isn't as much of an issue in shaded forest areas compared to flat desert environments.
 

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That's really cool, I like the demo photos on the multicam website.

Interesting that it was developed in conjunction with the Natick Soldier Research Center. Too bad they didn't choose it over the ACU.
 

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Marine digi camo is best.

As a side note: I have to laugh at the Air Force switching to that Tiger stripe camo. Hahahah. The only warriors the Airforce have are called Aviators. The Air force is a bunch of noe-zoomed-dweebies. What is the tiger stripe camo for? It doesn't blend into the the surroundings at the Sheiton Inn.
 

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I really like the british DPM, it works great for Colorado. But I am also a big fan of the Russian KLKM. That stuff is amazing and is really effective against night vision googles/scopes. I am working on an article on the KLKM camo. But it is really awsome. At a distance it really gives the illusion of depth and is especially effective at night. It is reversable for day/night.

I will try and post some pics when I am done with my evaluation.

By the way KLKM is a digital camo that came out in the late 60's and is still in use today. That means the Russian's came out with a digital pattern almost 40 years before we did.
 

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You could do what Arnold did and roll around in some mud HAHA If it work for him then it should work now right? HAHA
 

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Marine digi camo is best.

As a side note: I have to laugh at the Air Force switching to that Tiger stripe camo. Hahahah. The only warriors the Airforce have are called Aviators. The Air force is a bunch of noe-zoomed-dweebies. What is the tiger stripe camo for? It doesn't blend into the the surroundings at the Sheiton Inn.
There are a few PJ's and then the special ops and combat controllers who might differ with that statement. :evil:
 

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There are a few PJ's and then the special ops and combat controllers who might differ with that statement. Evil or Very Mad
I have to agree, the Air Force is trying hard to utilize their personnel for ground ops in OIF/OEF. The EOD guys we had in Kirkuk were all airforce and they did a bang up job (no pun intended). I have to say they weren't as ballsy or as fast as the Army EOD we worked with, but they got the job done. I think they had a harder learning curve since they are only there 4-6 months at a time. They also sent dog handlers out with us during cordon and searches which was really helpful. I give them respect.

I have to add a funny story here: One night we were driving out one of the gates to do route recon on the MSR and we passed these air force security guys a good distance outside the wire just sitting there doing nothing. I drove up to their humvee to see what the heck was happening in case there was an IED or something up ahead. When I asked the guy, he simply said: "We're occupying this grid square". I started using that phrase just to be a smart ass when we weren't doing anything productive due to a slow day. Officer: What the crap have you guys been doing? Me: "Just occupying this grid square Sir!"
 

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"We're occupying this grid square". I started using that phrase just to be a smart ass when we weren't doing anything productive due to a slow day. Officer: What the crap have you guys been doing? Me: "Just occupying this grid square Sir!"
I'm gonna start using that at home with the wife :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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Not in the poll ... but I really like the old olive green jungle fatigues (OG-107?). Was fortunate enough to have worn them in a couple different places.
 

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Crye Multicam Gucci gear? The choice of Merc's.

There are a few PJ's and then the special ops and combat controllers who might differ with that statement.
I'll loose sleep worring about that. :roll:
 
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