Warpaint, on Apr 20 2010, 06:42 PM, said:
I went with a ghillie poncho. I don't like to suit up in the staging area (gives away part of a sniper's surprise), and a ghillie poncho is easy to stow in an ALICE, pull on without removing my mask when I get to my hide, and remove before going back to the staging area (people may now know there is a sniper, but not necessarily who). I am wearing the head piece in my sig.
Yeah my old poncho I found it's easier to use it without a backing like a BDU, on and off. Right now though I'm building my new poncho from the ground up. I have a ghillied mask I'll use and by the time I'm done the poncho will be Mil-Spec. I just make a better ghillie than I can buy, I've done too much research. I started with a kit and I had to order more netting to get the poncho the way I like it. I put Multicam cordura on the bottom front and back and tied on a grid of paracord from the front of the hood to the bottom of the poncho both front and back, now I'm tieing on the jute.