WEST GERMAN BUNDESWEHR SEWING KIT
WEST GERMAN BUNDESWEHR SEWING KIT
WEST GERMAN BUNDESWEHR SEWING KIT

One of the most maligned and overlooked items in a soldier's equipment is the field repair kit, also known as the sewing kit. In fact, when supplies are happily humming to and from your army, most soldiers tend to just replace broken gear or torn clothing. Especially in the era of "low intensity" conflicts, the humble sewing kit has fallen to the wayside.

All of that said, knowing a few simple stitches can quite literally save your life. The human animal is a weak one when it comes to the elements. Long ago we traded comfortable fur for sleek (relatively) hairless bodies and high-performance cooling. That trade helped make the human an apex predator. It also made us incredibly fragile.

These high-quality German sewing kits date from the 1960s and contain everything you need to repair nearly any uniform. They are also dirt cheap and small enough to forget about inside a pack or sneak into a pocket. Combined with a few YouTube tutorials, you will find that you can stretch the usable life of your clothing a lot longer. Once you know what to look for, one advantage of a sewing kit is actually preventative maintenance — a loose thread or poorly secured seam can be stopped before it becomes an issue.

Specs

  • Full contents are pictured in the product images
  • Includes: replacement buttons, thimble, needle set, scissors
  • The thread provided is enough to perform extensive repairs on dozens of garments

    WEST GERMAN BUNDESWEHR SEWING KIT

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    One of the most maligned and overlooked items in a soldier's equipment is the field repair kit, also known as the sewing kit. In fact, when supplies are happily humming to and from your army, most soldiers tend to just replace broken gear or torn clothing. Especially in the era of "low intensity" conflicts, the humble sewing kit has fallen to the wayside.

    All of that said, knowing a few simple stitches can quite literally save your life. The human animal is a weak one when it comes to the elements. Long ago we traded comfortable fur for sleek (relatively) hairless bodies and high-performance cooling. That trade helped make the human an apex predator. It also made us incredibly fragile.

    These high-quality German sewing kits date from the 1960s and contain everything you need to repair nearly any uniform. They are also dirt cheap and small enough to forget about inside a pack or sneak into a pocket. Combined with a few YouTube tutorials, you will find that you can stretch the usable life of your clothing a lot longer. Once you know what to look for, one advantage of a sewing kit is actually preventative maintenance — a loose thread or poorly secured seam can be stopped before it becomes an issue.

    Specs

    • Full contents are pictured in the product images
    • Includes: replacement buttons, thimble, needle set, scissors
    • The thread provided is enough to perform extensive repairs on dozens of garments
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      Wonderful bit of kit

      Bought some jackets recently that needed a little maintenance and though why not buy a matching sewing kit for the place I got them and when it arrived I was glad to see it fit in the breast pocket of my flecktarn parka definitely recommend for on the fly repairs at a moment's notice

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      Great kit

      Good genuine surplus

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      good

      Came quick and was exactly like the picture

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      Tubular comfort

      A little itchy at first but it's softened up and keeps the cold out well

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      All in one compact kit

      Holds a surprising amount of tools and materials inside a compact pack. Can easily bring with you on a trip or keep in a jacket pocket. All items function correctly (or looks like they will). Definitely recommended at this price.

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