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#1 User is offline   Friendlyslasher 

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 12:38 PM

I was custom designing a harness on the SpecOps site and I noticed that there is an option to fix your pod holders horizontally instead of vertically. Has anyone done this, and if so how has it worked out for you? I run vertical pods right now and I've had them dump open on me when I've gone to reload. Pics are helpful. Thanks alot.
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Posted 14 March 2008 - 03:55 PM

While horizontal doesn't allow you to carry as many pods, it does have the benefit you described. It also works a little better for "wider" people since they don't have to reach around to the small of their back to get a pod. The downside is, when you pull a pod, it makes your elbows stick out a little farther and may cause you to get shot in the arm if you have a small bunker.
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Posted 14 March 2008 - 04:24 PM

when i first started playing, i had a pod pack that was horizontal. it was great, because it was so comfortable. I never had to worry about dropping pods, and it was easier to put empty pods back in my pack while I was in the woods. the only problem I ever had was that the more pods you have, the highter towards your arpit they stack. this makes them hard to grab. although if you use 4-6 pods, you wount have this problem. 8 or more, and you wont be able to reach the top ones.

i now have a SO recon vest with vertical pods, and even though it is comfy, its a little harder to replace empty pods. it all depends on personal preference.
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