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Ontariotech
28th Nov 2006, 17:03
G'day,

Would like to know where on earth I can buy a "GENUINE" SAS/SBS Smock.

There are many out there that claim to be genuine, authentic, or the real deal. Especially on Ebay.

But does anybody know where "Original, Original" smocks are sold. Money is not an issue, I just want an original, issued item.

If you think I'm crackers, you are probably right.

Jerricho
28th Nov 2006, 17:26
Why?

You looking for a bit of camo? Buy a white raincoat ;)

blue up
28th Nov 2006, 17:57
I could tell you where to get one from, but then I'd have to kill you (and maybe eat you)




Aberventure (near Hereford/Welsh border) sell lots of surplus stock in the UK. They often sell via Ebay-UK. Genuine stuff.

Foss
28th Nov 2006, 18:16
I've got a nice camo outfit, winter issue, jacket, trousers, liners, everything. Where is it, no idea.
'My darling beloved, where have you tidied my frigging camo gear.'
Darling dearest: 'That smelly stuff, try the cupboard.'
It's not smelly and it's nice and cosy and it's not in the cupboard.
I used to have a full overall thing in DPM, that vanished too.
I'd love an SAS smock.
Ontariotech
Keep us informed.
Fos

Ozzy
28th Nov 2006, 18:47
This (http://www.forcesreunited.org.uk/shop/info/sas-smock.asp)what you is looking for?

Ozzy

Capt. Queeg
28th Nov 2006, 18:58
Not sure what a "GENUINE" SAS/SBS Smockwould be, exactly. As far as I'm aware, the DoD doesn't manufacture a special smock just for them. You'd probably find they just buy their own kit from whomever produces the best gear in the right colours...... That's what SF seems to be all about these days, looking gucci in kit no one else has. Oh, and killing people...


Unless you're referring to a para smock?


Beware of spending your hard-earneds on anything which is advertised as "genuine SAS"....:rolleyes:

Two's in
28th Nov 2006, 19:03
The one on Ozzy's link is an Windproof Arctic Smock, nice bit of kit that every bootneck gets to go to Norway with, and readily available in the surplus shops.

Capt. Queeg
28th Nov 2006, 19:33
Speaking of SAS/SBS, apparently if you wanna join the Marines' show, you've got to go through the SAS selection course, followed by the SBS's own fun and games.....

Seems it's harder to get into the SBS, they reckon your average SAS trooper is something of a ponce in fact..... :uhoh:

Especially if they need their own special smocks...?? :hmm:

rab-k
28th Nov 2006, 20:56
Not sure if 'advertising' is allowed, but try here:http://www.silvermans.co.uk/Silver/docs/topframe.htm

Ontariotech
28th Nov 2006, 22:50
rab-K, OZZY......

Thanks for the links.

mini
29th Nov 2006, 00:13
Been a while but Capt Queeg's comment was correct in my day, pay wasn't great and you spent most of it buying kit that would keep you warm & dry (military hadn't heard of Gortex at the time... or they had and were aware of the price of it.) Luckily the "dress" regulations were flexible if you were in the right unit.

Why would anyone want the std issue kit? size 1, 2 or 3. (too small, small or huge...)

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!
29th Nov 2006, 00:36
Here's an example of an SAS uniform that shouldn't be too difficult to get. (http://uniformfreak.com/1sascommuter.html)



sizing might be an issue though

Standard Noise
29th Nov 2006, 06:18
Here's an example of an SAS uniform that shouldn't be too difficult to get. (http://uniformfreak.com/1sascommuter.html)

mmm, dunno, do you really think Ontariotech has the legs for for it?:}

allan907
30th Nov 2006, 03:09
Ontario This sitehttp://www.arrse.co.uk/cpgn2/Forums/viewtopic/t=51579/highlight=49para.html might be able to give you a source. 49 Para is extremely good stuff for Walts.

Bonkers99
5th Jun 2008, 09:09
A better source is http://www.army-surplus.org.uk they sell a huge range of Army Surplus

Bonkers99
9th Jun 2008, 16:20
They are linked to http://www.forcesreunited.org.uk so they should be genuine.