Friday, September 22, 2006

The new look for Fall...

...is "Blackwater Chic."

(As seen here. And I roll old skool; that vest is Royal Robbins, not 5.11, you n00b poser. :D )

10 comments:

Zendo Deb said...

My Russian is a little rusty....

What does the caption say?

Tam said...

Hell if I know.

Nashville's an hour behind me, but you'd better believe I'll be calling Oleg at a suitably decent hour to find out what he said. ;)

Jay G said...

I'm guessing it's the Russian equivalent of "Zowie!" or "Oof!"...

:)

Marko said...

My Russian is a wee bit rusty, but I parse it as "Good Masha".

Masha is a short/informal form for Maria, and I'm not sure of the exact meaning in this context, but I'm guessing it's colloquial generic for a gurrl.

I'm pretty definite of the "good" part, though.

Tam said...

Ya gotta love that tacticality: Head-to-toe we have Coal Creek Armory (ball cap), Royal Robbins (vest), MagPul (tee), Milt Sparks (belt), SIGTac (pants), and 5.11 Tactical (boots). I look like a Soldier Of Fiction magazine just threw up on me... ;)

Oleg said...

My caption said: "and her eyes looked so kindly" (some cultural reference the origins of which I do not know). THe "good Masha" comment is a literary allusion of some sort, not sure which.

T.Stahl said...

That smile makes you look much less intimidating. I don't think a child would run from you if he/she would see you walking through a pedestrian zone dressed up like that (including carbine). :-)

alpineman said...

OK, somebody clue me in.

I've been climbing quite a bit longer than I've been shooting. Royal Robbins is a climbing legend (an early Yosimete pioneer.)

How did 5.11 grow out of his oh-so-granola-y clothing company?!?!? He just doesn't strike me as "tactical" anything...

fast richard said...

This post has me confused. since when does Royal Robins make vests with built in AR-15 Magazine pockets? A quick glance at the Royal Robins website showed only the normal big pockets on the vests.

Tam said...

5.11 Tactical is a spinoff from Royal Robbins. The vests and pants were originally sold under the Royal Robbins label, up until three or four years ago.