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    Afghan made leather sling and grenade carrier

    airborne1968
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    Post by airborne1968 on Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:10 am

    I picked these items up at the southern Bazaar in Parwan. First up is a sling that attacks to the weapon using two small buckles (one on each end).

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    The second item is a grenade carrier. I've included the file image taken from a taliban video showing a similar one.

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    Now all I need are the grenades. to complete the display.

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    Post by aussie digger on Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:16 am

    Nice items, the grenade carrier is great, so elaborate.
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    Post by airborne1968 on Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:23 am

    aussie digger wrote:Nice items, the grenade carrier is great, so elaborate.

    Compared to a sewn pouch it is but the construction is quite simple: 4 leather strips, a buckle, some rivots, and belt loops.

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    Post by Mercenary25 on Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:20 pm

    VERY interesting item! Thanks for sharing.
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    Post by drunkpunk19thGRU on Fri May 17, 2013 4:55 am

    is the grenade carrier afghan made? thanks

    nice items btw
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    Post by Zeked on Fri May 17, 2013 11:25 am

    drunkpunk19thGRU wrote:is the grenade carrier afghan made? thanks

    nice items btw


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    Post by airborne1968 on Fri May 17, 2013 1:55 pm

    The tan one was made by a vendor in Parwan Province in 2012

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