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Do you have grey man moral patches to tone down your look, if so let's see em.

Discussion in 'General EDC Discussion' started by Jay-uk, May 4, 2018.

  1. Jay-uk

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    As per title
     
  2. Moshe ben David

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    Perhaps you mean 'morale' patches? '...moral patches...' may distract someone and think you're looking for something different? ;)

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
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    I actually have a ghosted US flag PVC patch on mine so subtle tones but stands out compared what a normal flag should look like. I'm over six feet tall and have red hair. I'm not going to ever be a gray man..
     
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    I have a "SWAT" colored USA flag patch (grey and black) that I swap in place of my full color USA flag and Don't Tread On Me patch when I'm going to more public places Is that what you were referring to?

    Of course, the real "grey man" approach would be to not have any identifying materials on you at all. No patches, brand name clothes, bright colors, recognizable patterns, etc.
     
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  5. Moshe ben David

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    Oh I dunno. Maybe if you move to say Scotland or Ireland or Scandinavia?? LOL

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    Moshe ben David
     
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    I'll join an Irish basketball team!

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  7. EZDog

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    I am not sure how a patch can tone down your look anyway or why you think it can?

    If you need to be gray then the least amount of anything distracting at all would seem to be the way to go.
     
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  8. Jay-uk

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    I meant for example a larger patch that covered the molle with a simple civilian looking fun patch.
    I saw one here someone once put a Jansport velcro patch on a Goruck.

    It can make a pack look less tactical to a casual observer for sure, if a guns and ammo style patch will say more than some kid with a Rush 24 with gamer, star wars, rock band patches on.

    I simply wondered if people who wanted a lower key look like a fast pack with a TAD gear symbol on I like the subtle look on packs
     
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    My BOB (5.11 covrt 18) is pretty much stuffed to capacity. It has a adidas patch sewn on it on it so people think it's a gym bag and is therefore 1: bulky and 2: no valuables inside
     
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    Good call when I travel in Europe my day bag has some worn tape patches and some aging which is all faked there are no holes to plug, I just like to look like a travelling bum who isnt worth turning over
     
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    Stussy Patch, I wish there were more like this with jansport or adidas but SO Tech discontinued the pack i got this patch from some years ago.

    [​IMG]EVADE GREY MAN by Brandon M Person, on Flickr
     
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    Last time I was in Europe, my US flag decal was covered over by some gaffers tape. It may not have been all that low profile since it was on a Pelican U100 laptop backpack.
     
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