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Useful or mall ninja?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by cbrgator, Jul 16, 2009.

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Useful or mall ninja?

  1. Useful

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  2. Mall Ninja

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  1. cbrgator

    cbrgator Member

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    I don't have any special scenario. Just thinking in general. Do vests like these serve a function, or is it for the tacticoolios out there.
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  2. meytind

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    I find them useful enough in the sense that they can hold a bunch of magazines and keep the readily accessible. They're convenient.
     
  3. skoro

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    For infantrymen on patrol in a combat zone: useful

    For everyone else: mall ninja :D
     
  4. CoRoMo

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    Well... vests like these do have a use, but outside of combat or competition, it's all mall ninja.
     
  5. Madcap_Magician

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    It's of limited use to infantrymen on patrol. Our IBAs have MOLLE attachments all over, so most of us skip the vest deal and just attach pouches and holsters and such straight to our armor.

    YMMV.
     
  6. THE DARK KNIGHT

    THE DARK KNIGHT Member

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    Mall Ninja.
     
  7. BlayGlock

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    I uses one when I used to play airsoft, if not it screams mall ninja.
     
  8. c919

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    Useful...... If you live in Peshawar.

    ...or have some job/hobby that requires a myriad of tactical pocket solutions systems.

    Geez, that thing is ninja to the core.


    EDIT: -And by "in general", do you mean like wearing it to the movies or dinner?
     
  9. BMF500

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    I would have said vigilante, but, Mall Ninja, LOL!!!!! I just learned something new!
     
  10. CoRoMo

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    Now THAT'S funny!!
     
  11. THE DARK KNIGHT

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    BMF500 check this out.

    The original mall ninja:
    (WARNING: do not drink any liquids while reading this or you will ruin your keyboard)

    http://lonelymachines.org/mall-ninjas/

    ...I went to “condition red,” and discretely unholstered my Glock17 loaded with Black Talons. I motioned to my partner to sweep right to flank the arcade, but he was already in motion sensing the trouble in my facial expression. My partner drew his S&W 1006 and went prone behind a potted palm tree.I crept towards the arcade, when the power went out. It was an ambush! I could still see relatively well due to the full moon, shining through the building’s skylights, and years in a dark secret Russian prison center had honed my natural night vision to that of a tomcat.A perp popped up from behind the Orange Julius counter with a full auto Kalashnikov with a 75rd drum, and opened up in the direction of my partner, meanwhile two perps popped up from behind the skeeball machine with sawed off 12 gauges. Another two perps appeared on the upper level and brought down hell-fire on us from above. One had a Winchester Model 70 in .30-06 with a 10x scope and the other was laying down suppressive fire with a Mac10 variant. The perps were all sporting cheap russian NVGs.I dove under a metal bench, and lined my sights on the AK bandit. A double-tap to the chest, and a quick follow-up to the head brought him down like a sack of potatos. My partner had been hit in the leg by some buckshot but he kept fighting like a champ, he took out one of the shotgunners with a 10mm hollowpoint to the temple, while I started unloading into the glass partition that surrounded the upper level. When the sniper ran for cover I drew a bead on him, adjusted for distance, and dropped two into his abdomen. The Mac-man ran for it, at the sight of the bloody guts pouring out his partner’s stomach.I did a quick tactical reload, grabbed the 870P from the harness on my back, and did some rolls over to the movie theater and back flipped over the concession counter while unloading the 5 rounds of 000 into the skeeball machine. My partner was pinned down, I tossed the empty 870, and realized I couldn’t hit the remaining perp due to my the poor angle of attack. I had to act fast or my partner was done for...
     
  12. BMF500

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    OMG!!! That is hillarious!!!!! Thanks Dark Knight, I see these guys all the time at the gun shops/shows. Tacked out to the max, I never knew what to call them....
     
  13. THE DARK KNIGHT

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    Now you know! :D Makes you look at the silly twits in a whole new way. ;)
     
  15. danprkr

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    Had a buddy who was a photographer when there was real film used. He had one that he'd stock with rolls of film, lenses, lighting sensors that sort of things when did weddings, sporting events etc, but he's the only person I EVER knew that needed one of those things.
     
  16. freakshow10mm

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    Unless your daily life entails getting shot at, it's MJ all the way.
     
  17. Madcap_Magician

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    Even then not really, since there's no point wearing one of those in a combat zone without a plate carrier.
     
  18. DMK

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    I'm all for having a go-to gun with a 20 or 30 round mag in case of a Katrina or Rodney King Riot type situation, and maybe even a spare mag on the buttstock or in a pocket, but honestly, why would a civilian ever need to carry that many mags on his/her person? :confused:
     
  19. Straight Shooter

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    Mall Ninja with bad taste :D
     
  20. cbrgator

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    I knew it was Mall Ninja. But on another forum, somebody posted them for sale and the forum members gobbled them up. I therefore had to ask myself if they offered some functionality that I didn't understand. I couldn't think of any and thus asked you guys. Thanks for confirming. :)
     
  21. texas bulldog

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    you mean a "shoot me" vest? that's mall ninja all the way, bro...
     
  22. Acera

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    Are those pouches big enough to hold Hostess Cupcakes and bottles of Snapple?
     
  23. BossHaug

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    Maybe a hiker needing a place to put all the granola bars, water bottles, squirrel food, pocket monocular, light stix, solar radio, fire-starter kit, snakebite kit, cell phone, solar cell charger, emergency flare, space blanket, asprin, (ahh, the list goes on)...
     
  24. DMK

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    Let me guess, AR15.com?
     
  25. Tim the student

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    Useless till Red Dawn is for real.

    Well not useless, anyone wearing that (not in combat, or training for combat - in the Armed forces) will amuse me, so that could be its use.
     
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