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    Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue

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    Post by Misanthropic_Gods Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:48 am

    Thought you guys might be a bit interested in this...I just got my hands on a 2007 dated CADPAT boonie that I compared to my 2002 dated Helmet cover. The CADPAT pattern was first issued in 2002 and this is presumably the first pattern. It looks quite different up close

    This is comparing the neck flap of both the boonie and the helmet cover, these are both in near mint condition and havent faded at all.

     Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue CADPAT-TWcomparison-1
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    Post by ladrang Fri Jan 28, 2011 1:48 pm

    the first pattern has been used in 2002, but I m not sure that your boonie hat dated 2007 is an official issue. Do you ahve the number on it??
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    Post by mk1rceme Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:19 pm

    ladrang wrote:the first pattern has been used in 2002, but I m not sure that your boonie hat dated 2007 is an official issue. Do you ahve the number on it??

    Oh, it's real. Lonix made.
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    Post by ladrang Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:33 pm

    Hi some pics of mine official issue, the pattern is the same as your pic dated 2002

    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00412

    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00413] Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00413[/url]
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    Post by Misanthropic_Gods Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:02 am

    Here are the pics of mine

     Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue CADPAT-TWboonie023-1
     Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue CADPAT-TWboonie005-1

    I sampled the camo pattern from the Neck flap of both the helmet cover and the Boonie because they were not faded at all.
     Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue CADPAT-TWboonie015-1

    Here is the helmet cover, im not 100% on the date..it really isnt clearly dated at all. Is it earlier?

     Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Helmet002
     Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Helmet008
    The neck flaps.
     Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Helmet005
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    Post by ladrang Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:18 am

    Hi some pics of my helmet, jacket and fleece

    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00417]
    I have put a french elastic band from parachute bag


    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00418]

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    Post by mk1rceme Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:33 pm

    Some nice relish there guy's!
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    Post by ladrang Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:55 pm

    That's ok, I hoep it could help you Very Happy
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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:49 pm

    ladrang wrote:Hi some pics of my helmet, jacket and fleece

    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00417]
    I have put a french elastic band from parachute bag


    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00418]

    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00419]

    [url= Comparison between Early CADPAT-TW and current issue Dsc00420]




    Wow..very cool kit Will, I think I am getting to like CAPDAT a lot, is the Beret Logistics Corps Cool Cool


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    Post by Ben Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:41 pm

    I really like that pattern. Shame it's so restricted and hard to get hold of. Laughing


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    Post by ladrang Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:42 am

    Ben wrote:I really like that pattern. Shame it's so restricted and hard to get hold of. Laughing

    You ve right, it's not easy to find any part of the CF uniforms part
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    Post by Recon369 Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:01 am

    Helmet covers were the first items issued in about 1997. At that time they had problems with printing the pattern and severe fading resulting in a 2 year delay in other items being procured & issued.
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    Post by recceboy Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:31 am

    As Recon brought up, the first CADPAT was the helmet cover. TW Cadpat one side, white on the other. Then they changed it up with a darker underside. When I went on my first Roto to the sandbox we were equipt with version 1 TW Cadpat late 2001. Which was not the smart thing to do as we stuck out in the desert.

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    Post by Infanteer90 Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:03 am

    Even on the current made items the colors can vary, especially on different fabrics. The early helmet covers were a heavier material than the current issue which has an effect on the appearance.

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