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 Post subject: Unknown strap
PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:55 pm 
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Anyone shed light on this please .. overall length is about 3 foot, it is marked US but thats all, looks like it could go around a bedroll ?? curiosity more then anything, picked it up as you do with other stuff I wanted, Im thinking it is maybe post war ..??


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 13:44 pm 
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M1956 Sleeping Carrier A complicated set of straps, also called "spaghetti straps". Use it to strap your sleeping bag or poncho with liner rolled inside, on to your M1956 suspenders.
http://david.brubakers.us/Vietnam/#M1956WEBGEAR

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Many thanks, I had a feeling it may be sleeping bag/bedroll connected ... definitely post war then ... where am I going to get rid of them ??? .. open to offers if anyone can use them !!

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i had one when i did vietnam, never used it as the troops over there rarely used the thing, just about the 2nd most useless, complicated piece of crap ever issued

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Oh great ... :roll: go on ... make it harder for me to sell .. :wink: :lol:

Seriously though, thanks again for the help.

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Prices of Vietnam-era stuff have been rising steadily the last few years, so you should be able to sell it.


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As I say, open to offers if anyone wants it !!

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