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DSA 02-08-2013 01:41 AM

SR-1 Load-Out Gear
Let's Talk SR-1 Load-Out Gear

Well it's time to get geared up for the season. So I thought I'd visit a topic yet to be discussed, your SR-1 load-out. Personally I like vests, they are slim fitting and offer torso support for long days on the field. However the economy being what it is I really didn't want to buy a new vest when I still had my stock class vest sitting in the closet.

Surprisingly I think you all will agree it all came together quite well. I would love to actually play in a ghillie suit, but if you've ever played in Texas or Oklahoma in the summer you know the heat makes that one of the least desirable options available. In all honesty a vest gets quite hot itself. I may look for a more breathable option but for now this will do nicely. The coolest feature is the fact that cap less ten round tube panels work perfectly with the SR-1 shells.

For my project I choose to place all my shells on the right side which makes reloading very fluid. Directly behind the shell panel I have a nice sized zippered dump pouch for empty shells. On the opposite side of the vest I used another cap less tube panel for the use of holding my 12gms, pretty cool I think you all will agree. For those of you who don't want to lug around pounds of energy draining gear this is the only way to play.

Fully loaded vest weight: 3 lb 8 oz, SR-1 weight: 7 lb 10.5 oz throw on a camel back and your set for the day.

Ok I showed you mine now show me yours.

The Flounder 02-08-2013 07:40 AM

I have deep pockets (not lots of money just really deep pockets.) I keep a handfull of 10 round tubes in one pocket, use the other pocket as a dump pouch. A few 12ies in the shirt pocket complete the kit. I am looking to make a few changes for this year. I will watch this thread for ideas.

BigOldSkool 02-09-2013 01:12 PM

Wait you SOB how did you get extra shells!!

The $aint 02-11-2013 03:33 PM

Easy just orded extras when his order was placed we did the same thing.

DSA 02-11-2013 10:45 PM

Yes, I just ordered extras. I probably need to order more 6.86 shells for First Strike Rounds. I plan on becoming really good at changing out shells just for D-Day. It's just too much fun not to......

BigOldSkool 02-11-2013 10:48 PM

Crap... I didn't think that was an option

DSA 02-11-2013 11:06 PM

They look real intimidating when I'm wearing the vest.

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