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Old 02-01-2010, 10:52 AM   #1
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Old 02-01-2010, 11:55 AM   #2
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Informative, concise review. The Operator stuff looks neat - but I still don't like the idea of camo as moto-gear. Bad enough me wearin' black and yellow with reflectives.
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Not just Camo. Pixilated Camo.
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Not just Camo. Pixilated Camo.
That's the new stuff.

Is it just me? I find it a bit disrespectful to wear clothing that looks like military uniform garb, when one is actually not in the military. I must be getting old. Time to go stamp out that bag of flaming dog poop on my front step. D@mn kids!
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That's the new stuff.

Is it just me? I find it a bit disrespectful to wear clothing that looks like military uniform garb, when one is actually not in the military. I must be getting old. Time to go stamp out that bag of flaming dog poop on my front step. D@mn kids!
I have no issue with Camo on others. Duck hunters come to mind.
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That's the new stuff.

Is it just me? I find it a bit disrespectful to wear clothing that looks like military uniform garb, when one is actually not in the military. I must be getting old. Time to go stamp out that bag of flaming dog poop on my front step. D@mn kids!
I've got a few old Desert Camo light-jackets that I wear at work in the Winter and as welding shirts - given to me by a friend who DID serve in the Desert (Iraq). He didn't seem to mind me havin 'em, so I wear 'em. They're durable, lightweight, fairly spark-resistant, and were Free.

HOWEVER, they've been "debadged" and have no external identifying marks, and I don't go-around acting as if I was in the Military or some-such shyte.

I don't see any Disrespect, so long as your intent is Respectful.
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You all have my permission to wear this stuff.

I pardon you........
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Is it just me? I find it a bit disrespectful to wear clothing that looks like military uniform garb, when one is actually not in the military. I must be getting old. Time to go stamp out that bag of flaming dog poop on my front step. D@mn kids!
Well, then get the US Govt to stop selling the stuff!
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Well, then get the US Govt to stop selling the stuff!
I don't have a problem with anyone wearing surplus military gear. Wear your BDU jacket, or your winter boots. Just don't wear the helmet, jacket and gloves all at the same time in a vain attempt at looking "stylish" or militaristic. It's like Janet Jackson in that video where all the guys were wearing military-like uniforms. Not good.
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Old 02-03-2010, 06:41 AM   #10
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I see this being popular with the veterans that return from the current war. Since they're so many riding sport bikes without gear, giving them something that instantly reflects gear they wore overseas may invoke a purchase or two.
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