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  Ghillie suit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ghillie suit was originally developed by Scottish gamekeepers as a portable hunting blind.
A ghillie dhu is a type of brownie which is supposed to disguise itself in leaves and vegetation.
A ghillie suit is usually prepared by assembling it, beating it, dragging it behind a car, and then rolling it in cow manure or burying it in mud and then letting it ferment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ghillie_suit   (387 words)

 Sniper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snipers with extreme requirements for infiltration and camouflage use a ghillie suit, also known as a yowie suit.
A ghillie suit is usually prepared by assembling, then beating and dragging it behind a car, and then rolling it in cow manure or burying it in mud and then letting it ferment.
The outer layers of a tick suit resemble a ghillie suit, camouflaging the sniper in visible light.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sniper   (5998 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Military Snipers Work"
Ghillie suits are basically old military uniforms that snipers modify for their special purpose.
Ghillie suits are usually painted to match the environment of the battlefield.
Ghillie suits help the sniper to break up his outline, hide straight lines in his gear and blend his overall color with the surroundings.
science.howstuffworks.com /sniper5.htm   (386 words)

 Snipers Paradise
First, the ghillie suit is only a tool to aid the sniper in stalking his target.
The construction of a ghillie suit is left up to the individual sniper's imagination.
If the ghillie suite is to be used in a sand or snow environment then a different base should be used, or the above bases could be machine dyed.
www.snipersparadise.com /fieldcraft/ghillie1.htm   (1260 words)

 Ghillie_Suit_Materials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A Ghillie Suit (not defined by Webster by the way) is commonly know as a leafy or shaggy suit worn to camouflage the wearer into a natural background.
Ghillie (or Gillie) suits were originally used by Scottish sheep herders to remain concealed while monitoring and protecting flocks from thieves and predators.
Ghillie suits are now so popular that camouflage designers have developed leafy forms of their patterns.
www.calhounmfg.com /ghilliesuitmaterials.htm   (1393 words)

 Rules For Buying a Ghillie Suit
The second essential purpose of a ghillie suit is to make the resulting three-dimensional form blend as undetectably as possible into its immediate surroundings, whether that happens to be near ground characteristics or vegetation or both.
Those who have had bad experiences with ghillie suits have typically either made their own from BDU's or flight suits, which were never intended for this modification, or have paid too much for a ghillie suit which was not constructed to stay together through years of tough use.
A good ghillie suit is designed to be cool and comfortable, with a light but solid enough foundation to discourage insect penetration yet allow for air circulation.
www.ghillie.com /rules.htm   (1158 words)

 WARPIG - World And Regional Paintball Information Guide
The lumpy nature of ghillie suit, combined with the pieces hanging from the arms and hood helps to further break op the body shape into something that will not be immediately recognized.
While ghillie suits are not legal in tournaments, they find their place in scenario games and big games, where the format of the game allows for sniper tactics and ambushes to be employed.
The suit has enough space beneath it to allow for a pack and even a remote air system to be worn underneath, but access to the pods can be a bit combersome.
www.warpig.com /paintball/technical/camouflage/snipersuit/index.shtml   (993 words)

 Ghillie Suit Rules v
Due to the fact that ghillie suits are promoting more bounces by catching balls and absorbing the impact, game promoters and some fields have enacted a "bounce only" rule.
This rule states that if a player wearing a Ghillie suit is hit, he or she is automatically eliminated, despite if the ball has broken or not.
If a players suit passes, he or she will be issued a tag (usually a zip tie or other hard to remove device) that needs to be affixed to the suit so that it cannot be changed to another suit.
www.paintballzone.com /Ghillie_Suit_rules.htm   (1000 words)

 How to make a Ghillie Suit (the best instructions on the net!)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their nicknames where "ghillie", hence force, "ghillie suit" (the pronunciation for ghillie is "Gee Lee", with a "g" sound, not a "j" sound).
Also, (regardless of what you may have heard from other places on the Internet) ghillie suit does not always have to be hot and heavy to be effective, and you won't colapse from heat exhaustion if you wear one (and stay hydrated, of course).
While, their ghillie suits have been claimed to be very effective, and their website is very well put together and creative, they fall short on some of the things they claim on their website.
www.geocities.com /stalker217/ghillie   (1358 words)

 Ghillie Suits - Constructing your own
Ghillie Suits make good camouflage when in one position, or if you must move through somewhat open areas.
Your ghillie suit does not have to be elaborate to be effective.
Your ghillie suit will be a waste of time if you wear an exposed watch or ring.
www.snipercountry.com /InReviews/YourOwnGhillie.asp   (1173 words)

 Paintball sniper camouflage - action ghillie camo
Burlap ghillie suits shed tiny fibers as the burlap fluffs from use.
Burlap ghillie suits are undeniably bulky and are not well-suited to athletic movement.
The base Ghillie Hood is made from the same super-durable, breathable athletic mesh as the rest of the Action Ghillie system and it provides complete mask and goggle camouflage.
www.specialopspaintball.com /articles/specops_action_ghillie.asp   (2516 words)

 The Ghillie Suit Guide - PbNation
The modern ghillie suit is basically a garment covered or "garnished" with numerous strips and strands of burlap/jute and cloth and other natural material attached to the primarly garment.
A ghillie suit utilized in a wooded environment would be more effective using wider strips of burlap or cloth to replicate the leaf vegetation, commonly found in wooded environments.
A full ghillie suit may weigh close to 15 pounds, and be pretty hot in warm, humid climates.
www.pbnation.com /showthread.php?s=f2d6b4af687f6fe6566bcb6fe141e5dc&threadid=546865   (2812 words)

 IMS-PLUS Ghillie Suits
This ghillie suit covers from head to toe and is incredibly light yet extremely effective.
Ghillie material is tied into a netting that fits over the mask used by paintball players.
This is a ghillie suit kit that comes complete with seven colors of jute/burlap, body and head netting, directions and fire retardant.
www.imsplus.com /ims50a.html   (562 words)

 ghillie suit
For use with the Chameleon Ghillie Suit or by itself with a woodland camo field jacket.
Making a ghillie suit is the best way to create effective 3d camouflage, ensuring the best possible chance to remain unseen.
This Ghillie suit consists of a head piece and predator face veil and includes 1 lb of additional burlap dyed in 5 different colors.
www.milbinoc.com /ghilliesuit.htm   (489 words)

 ghillie suit Hunting & Archery Equipment - Compare Prices and Reviews - Shop Smart at Shopzilla!
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 Making a Ghillie Suit
The suit (front and back) I made is as authentic as I can make it - I watched a couple of camouflage videos and read a few books on the subject and, without actually seeing (or buying) a real one, I think this is how they are.
The front of the suit needs to have some extra protection as you'll be spending a reasonable amount of time on it.
The suit isn't supposed to ever be 'finished' - as it'll grow with you as you use it.
www.warrior.demon.co.uk /GhillieSuit/ghilliesuit.htm   (2809 words)

 GHILLIE SUITS 'R US: JT's Ghillie Suits & Accessories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The ghillie suit evolved over time and World Wars, from dyed smocks, to today's ghillie suit with camouflage strips or jute twine tied into netting.
It would not be until the 1980’s that military snipers used ghillie suits; ghillie suits fell into obscurity until this time.
When I get high quality pics from the ghillie camo community and enthusiasts or pics I have taken, they are published on the Gallery section of this website.
www.ghilliesuitsrus.com   (760 words)

 My Personal Ghillie Suit
I quickly learned that this ghillie suit didn't work properly, so I tore the netting off the shirt and use it as a wonderful spring/summer camo net for positional camoflage.
Now that I am mainly done (a ghillie suit is never really done) I am going to field test it.
For this, my spotter and I go to a field which is about 200 yards wide, and my spotter sets up a spotting scope and tries to find me on the other side of the field.
www.angelfire.com /ma/sniper312/ghil.html   (448 words)

 Ghillie suit notes
A Ghillie should be sparsely covered with burlap for a couple of good reasons....
It stands to reason that on any edge or end of netting on your salad suit, where overlap is crucial, your strands should be longer, maybe as much as 12-16 inches, so when split in half as you tie it, you'll have 6-8 inches of lay down...
Aside from the waste associated with tying strips to the Ghillie the short strings will eventually fall out and be left behind providing tracking clues.
home.comcast.net /~davidawilson/LongRange/Ghillie_suit_notes.htm   (1657 words)

 How to make a ghillie suite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is possible to purchase items in the ghillie suit instructions at retailers other than Evil-Mart.
In addition, anything you place on the chest or front legs of the suit creates "drag" and you'll have to work that much harder to move and this will increase the chance of making noise or leaving behind.
Jute rope and tow sacks are pretty easy to get: jute can be gotten from just about any crafts store most people use it for making potted plant hangings, and tow sacks from any hard ware store they cost from a few cents to a couple of bucks apiece.
members.tripod.com /scout_sniper1/id15.html   (1445 words)

 Materials to make a Ghillie Suit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
However, these materials all depend what you are using the ghillie suit for, and therefore the design is different as well.
The Flight Suit is easier to put on and take off fast and has zippers on the bottom do you don't have to take off your boots to put it on, and it is a one piece thing meaning that any bugs or underbrush won't creep it's way inside.
Me, personally, wanted a ghillie suit that could be used in the most amounts of environments and terrains.
www.geocities.com /stalker217/ghillie/materials.htm   (2548 words)

 Sabco Concealment Systems "Gun Ghillie"
Whether it was a hand made ghillie suit or store bought clothing, we make sure that our bodies are camouflaged in some way.
With the Gun Ghillie, the rifle is completely covered with 3-D camouflage material, the scope area is covered with a painted mesh window, which allows normal operation of the scope without loss of visibility (it works like a honeycomb filter).
The Gun Ghillie packs into its own stuff bag, which can be attached to the stock of the rifle with two elastic cords with securing clips.
www.d2camo.com /gunghillie.html   (342 words)

 Ghillie Suit History & Cartoon Fun by Brownielocks and The 3 Bears
This is why the Ghillie suit is now the suit of choice for top military snipers, special forces missions, some SWAT police teams and also for some professional hunters.
The suits are made from burlap to nylon and can be a full-size jumpsuit style to simply a throw-over cape style.
The Ghillie suit features vary for the purpose they are to be used for and per manufacturers.
www.brownielocks.com /ghillie.html   (1520 words)

 Airsoftrecon - Your One Stop Reconnaissance To Airsoft - Ghillie suit-age.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Posted - Jan 26 2003 : 7:27:22 PM you can buy instructions on how to build a good ghillie suit, or you can go to www.bushlan.com and learn a bit there.
Ebay has a bunch of Ghillie suit kits if you are looking to build you own.
Posted - Aug 13 2003 : 05:56:05 AM ghillie suits arnt able to be used to often unless u snipe.
www.airsoftrecon.com /forum/topic.asp?ARCHIVE=true&TOPIC_ID=157   (746 words)

 Ghillie Suit Cache Container Camouflage. - Groundspeak Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
From: Monmouth, OR One of the most effective and most economical "Ghillie" suites I've seen on a cache was just a big old dark green garbage bag wrapped around a container.
One of the most effective and most economical "Ghillie" suites I've seen on a cache was just a big old dark green garbage bag wrapped around a container.
The principle of operation behind a ghilie suit is that even the darkest fl dye is nowhere near as dark as a shadow and so the ghilie suit allows for natural shadows which break up the human form (as do all of the "threads").
forums.groundspeak.com /GC/index.php?showtopic=77362   (992 words)

 Ghillie Suits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The ghillies were first used militarily by the Scots in WWI, when the Lovat Scout's snipers copied suits made by gameskeepers in their homeland.
Because the military sniper does a lot of their close in recon in a low crawl, the front of theh suit is often bare with extra canvas sewn on to protect the sniper's body during the crawl.
Generally, as a rule, ghillies are mainly used in cooler forest locals where there is less risk of the sniper or scout suffering from heat stroke.
www.specwarnet.com /kit/ghillie.htm   (331 words)

 Ghillie Suits
This is a Crawling style suit, made using the "Sewn on hessian" method where Sandbags were cut into strips and sewn onto an old OG Shirt with garden twine and a wool needle.
As a staff member these suits can be ideal for use by those members of staff who are not employed as safety supervisors and want to watch their cadets in action or have a role to play in the exercise.
This is a Stalking style suit, made using the "Tied-on Jute" method where the Jute threads were tied directly onto a net that had been shaped to cover the wearer completely, including a built in hood.
home.clara.net /damanning/mft/ghillie_suits/style.html   (576 words)

 WARPIG - World And Regional Paintball Information Guide
As the first game was about to start, Ventrol, clad in a ghillie suit, reportedly spotted an ember in the grass and attempted to kick it into the ash pile.
Bryant credits the layers of cotton clothing beneath the ghillie suit Ventrol was wearing as protecting him from even worse injury.
Players with ghillie suits and or any loose floppy clothing should be cautioned to make sure that clothing has been treated with fire retardant, and be extra careful of any exposed ignition sources at in the playing and staging area, including cigarettes and camp fires.
www.warpig.com /paintball/articles/news/012103_ghilliefire.shtml   (495 words)

 Urban Exploration Resource: Forum - View Thread   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A ghillie suit is a camoflauged suit, mostly used by snipers in the army.
EDIT: There are ghillie suits being developed lately that are able to conceal the wearer from FLIR (forward looking infrared) devices.
These suits are also classified as munitions under US law and cannot be exported without a permit.
www.uer.ca /forum_showthread.asp?fid=4&threadid=8191   (222 words)

 Airsoft Canada - Review - Bushrag Ghillie Suit
A complete ready-to-wear ghillie suit designed for an upright stalk.
This ghillie suit is a one piece full-length jacket that covers from head to boot.
Mobility: As for mobility, I thought the ghillie was a bit awkward to run in.(ie.
www.airsoftcanada.com /printthread.php?t=6806   (708 words)

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