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USMC M1941 Pack System

Started by Greg Robinson , Nov 03 2006 05:51 AM

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#101 Justin

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 12:04 PM

The strap, it was found on the bottom of a 1951 - 52 dated M41. Is this WWII or Korean War era?

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 12:04 PM

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 12:05 PM

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 12:11 PM

Justin,

It has a ww1 style buckle seen on early war depot p41 haversacks and a flat tip also seen in early war stuff. In my opinion it looks like a cut off etool strap from a haversack. Im pretty sure its from ww2.


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Posted 29 September 2012 - 12:18 PM

Justin,

It has a ww1 style buckle seen on early war depot p41 haversacks and a flat tip also seen in early war stuff. In my opinion it looks like a cut off etool strap from a haversack. Im pretty sure its from ww2.
Sam


Thanks Sam, it's a lot longer than the E Tool strap on the body of the bags I own. I have a bag missing a E Tool strap and I was thinking of using this to replace it. Maybe I shouldn't do that anymore?

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 02:43 PM

Thanks Sam, it's a lot longer than the E Tool strap on the body of the bags I own. I have a bag missing a E Tool strap and I was thinking of using this to replace it. Maybe I shouldn't do that anymore?


No problem! I am far from extremely knowledgeable about Marine Corps gear however. I have a early war depot haversack back at my dorm that I will compare your strap to. From memory this strap looks a little darker than the haversack strap. Mine is kind of tanish. Also, maybe your strap is a early bedroll strap? It would be longer than the strap on the haversack I do believe. And as a rule of thumb I don't replace anything unless I'm using a trashed original for reenacting.

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 03:58 PM

It is the early version of the bed roll strap. Keep it as is. You need two alike for the pack or 4 if you do the full transport setup. It should be a little shorter than the later straps.

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:01 PM

Look at post 11 and 13. You can see the square buckles and that is the first veraion of the M1941 pack.

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:51 PM

Craig is correct, it is a bed roll strap.

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Posted 23 August 2013 - 12:10 PM

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Posted 06 October 2016 - 07:29 AM

I'm not sure if this is the place to post this. If not, I would appreciate it being moved to the appropriate place. Thanks!

 

The following pack doesn't have any markings other than a "-1-" on the top, inside lip. Any information on this pack is greatly appreciated.

 

http://imgur.com/a/QxYCX


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