Monthly Archives: February 2015

My pads are so stiff

My pads are so stiff Kits: 1. Hometown: Sacramento, CA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Detainee operations. Current Pads: Basic issue, green, hard. Comments: My pads are so stiff that I get headaches in less than an hour. And because they are so thick and unflexible I cant even use all of the pads. They…

I get headaches in less than an hour

I get headaches in less than an hour Kits: 1. Hometown: Sacramento, CA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Detainee operations. Current Pads: Basic issue, green, hard. Comments: My pads are so stiff that I get headaches in less than an hour. And because they are so thick and unflexible I cant even use all of…

Rock hard, and damn near unbearable

Rock hard, and damn near unbearable Kits: 4. Hometown: Mobile, Alabama. Heard about us: Marine in platoon. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Advanced combat. Comments: After about an hour or so of wearing them, they become rock hard, and damn near unbearable. When I’m in cold weather environments, they don’t serve as any sort of cushion…

Getting new pads from the unit requires the current pads to literally be destroyed

Getting new pads from the unit requires the current pads to literally be destroyed Kits: 2. Hometown: Binghamton, New York. Heard about us: Referred from a friend. Duties: Logistics. Current Pads: I’m not sure, they’re really old, velcro, and green. The text was probably smooth once, but they’re beaten up now. Comments: Thank you for…

So stiff, my head almost falls out

So stiff, my head almost falls out Kits: 1. Hometown: Sabattus, ME. Heard about us: freind. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: standard issue. Comments: So stiff, my head almost falls out. PFC, US Army

Basic issue hard padding…awful quality

basic issue hard padding…awful quality Kits: 1. Hometown: Houston (southwest side in sugarland). Heard about us: friend. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: basic issue hard padding…awful quality.. Comments: Thank you guys so much for doing this usually if we want better gear it comes from our pockets. Thank you so much for your support it doesn’t…

Uncomfortable after wearing helmet for a long time

Uncomfortable after wearing helmet for a long time Kits: 1. Hometown: jersey city, new jersey. Heard about us: friend. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: cushion pads. Comments: Break in period for pads take a long time. Uncomfortable after wearing helmet for a long time. Lcpl, USMC

The plastic bags inside of the hard foam encapsulated padding system we are issued is both HARD and very non form fitting to our heads.

The plastic bags inside of the hard foam encapsulated padding system we are issued is both HARD and very non form fitting to our heads. Kits: 7. Heard about us: Referred by Oregon Aero. Duties: Specializing in long range reconnaissance and long range eliminations. I am an infantry scout, longer harder road marches and lurking…