GUN wtf is 5.11

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  1. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

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    i keep seeing 5.11 shirts, 5.11 pants.

    what does 5.11 mean, i can see its not the brand name...
     
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    eWRXshun hai

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    one person may have rights to the brand name, but blackwater sells their own "5.11" pants and other sites have them from other brands.
     
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    Link?

    Blackwater re-sells 5.11 gear, and they have Blackwater Logo 5.11 gear, but it still made by 5.11.
     
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    5.11 is a rating of difficulty in rock climbing. The scale used is called The Yosemite Decimal System.

    Royal Robbins 5.11 pants started life as a rock climbing pant (hence the gear loop above the right rear pocket) but was turned "tactical" when groups such as the FBI started issuing them for their recruits and instructors in training. Now 5.11 is a separate division of Royal Robbins that makes clothing specifically for tactical applications rather than hiking/climbing/outdoor gear which is Royal Robbins’ focus.
     
  6. krott5333

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    overpriced mall ninja gear
     
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    No kidding. I thought it had something to do with average height :o

    Edit.. and I climb, and that thought never occured to me.
     
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    thanks. :bigthumb:
     
  9. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Sometimes there stuff is real cheap I got a couple polo's real cheap :cool:
     
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    are they the limited edition tactical entry polos? :eek3:
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    :werd: with hidden tactical pen pocket :kdubb:
     

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