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Title: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: LaVista on November 23, 2008, 05:53:51 pm
Based on the result of another topic on another gear/tactics website, and the resultant banning of myself and half dozen other members questioning the status of our OSOE orders, I am reccomending that all members avoid commerce with SOE equipment, and John Willis. His basic failures in meeting agreed deadlines and his more recent communications blackout going back six months for myself and many others.

If you absolutely MUST have a piece of SOE gear for your loadout or impression, feel free to purchase an in-stock item from Tacticalresponsegear.com

Be warned.




Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: c4pathway on November 23, 2008, 06:59:27 pm
I'm not sure what he is doing but I am able to get him to respond within 20 min. usually. I know many people have trouble with it but I have yet to have any difficulty. I think if we can get enough people to support this we can get him to quit bangsticking about when he should be sewing.

-Ryan


Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: JKinnaird on November 26, 2008, 07:25:15 am
Thanks for the heads up.


Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: TheSilentPro on November 26, 2008, 07:30:02 pm
so I take it we are going on a 5 month wait time for your "NSW ProtoType" Chest rig LMAO....


Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: Geardo on November 27, 2008, 01:53:10 pm
I'm pissed. I really want one of his new Mk46/48 pouches badly, and no one else stocks it but his shop.


Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: TheSilentPro on November 27, 2008, 05:04:57 pm
show me these I am gonna pick up the G&P "SF" M249 :D


Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: c4pathway on November 30, 2008, 07:20:33 pm
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Originally posted by jarradt:
100 rnd 60 with a frag on one side, A spent mag slit, and set up for an MBTR to slide behind it. One side of the rig will have an MBTR behind the 60 pouch and the other side will have a slot for a pistol behind it. Both sides get a smoke under it.

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0018.jpg)  

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0017-1.jpg)  

Here you can see the flap that gets sewn onto the chest rig. Then the sides of the pouch are sewn on. This limits how far the radio can slide down behind the pouch. The fstx buckle is part of the retention for the radio.

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0019-1.jpg)  

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0022-1.jpg)  

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0023-1.jpg)  

Smoke loop. I wasn't really sure how this was going to work but we have a bunch of guys running this now and we haven;t changed any thing. Its working great. They slide the bodu thru the elastic and then put a large rubber bacd around the body and spoon.

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0024-1.jpg)  

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0025-1.jpg)  

Here you can see this pouch will also hold 6 m4 mags.

(http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b73/johnwillis123/more%20gear/IMGP0026-1.jpg)  
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From Willis himself.

-Ryan


Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: LaVista on December 02, 2008, 08:29:25 pm
Be careful ordering SOE, guys.

Regardless of what the **** in charge tells you, you're looking at a year wait... easy.




Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: Geardo on December 02, 2008, 09:48:44 pm
John has responded to any of my Emails requesting gear (to get some info for Jeff... hehe)

If you can, I'd flat out boycott his stuff. Unless you REALLY need something, but if that is the case go through Optactical or TacticalResponseGear


Title: Re: BEWARE: Dealing with John Willis/SOE
Post by: TheSilentPro on December 07, 2008, 08:03:44 pm
that pouch is really nice tho!