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by Lynx
Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:53 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Masks?
Replies: 10
Views: 3813

Re: Masks?

Your standard 3-hole acrylic balaclava works well for the most part. Warm during the winter, breathable during the summer. Less of your face exposed to light. Unless you're black, in which case wear anything or nothing.
by Lynx
Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: A "Tool" for capture without escape
Replies: 8
Views: 3408

Re: A "Tool" for capture without escape

Let's all use our zipties now so that we permanently escape from any prisons we might get into.
by Lynx
Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Quick pick for combination locks
Replies: 3
Views: 1989

Re: Quick pick for combination locks

That's more conveniently known as a Feeler Gauge, i.e. a Katana pick (or knife, depending where you come from) with a 0.012 inch thick feeler gauge stock. Good material is expensive, sometimes up to 20$ a pick if you want to use it multiple times, so you'll be better off buying your own feeler stock...
by Lynx
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: A "Tool" for capture without escape
Replies: 8
Views: 3408

Re: A "Tool" for capture without escape

This is calculus level stupid, where the baseline for normal stupid is preschool math. If you're in NO - chances are you aren't in need of a fake tooth with cyanide inside. If you're in the middle of exploring your neighbors backyard and the cops come to find your corpse with multiple hesitation wou...
by Lynx
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Bridging Wires
Replies: 3
Views: 2316

Re: Bridging Wires

I've been looking at the brand, but they're too secretive to post any information about their products in public, leading me to believe that they offer their own or generic alarms. Working quick I may be able to strip some wire bare and take measurements - this would have to be done within the cours...
by Lynx
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: The Color Black
Replies: 41
Views: 29525

Re: The Color Black

I'm in firm belief that a black suit will naturally camouflage itself when working in a rural setting. No need to buy multicam - roll around in the dirt.
Xanatos wrote:Psychological association with 'dark' things; night time, shadows, death, the occult, niggers, etc.
Schema theory at work.
by Lynx
Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: wesearchr
Replies: 2
Views: 4032

Re: wesearchr

Interesting.
by Lynx
Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:58 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Bridging Wires
Replies: 3
Views: 2316

Bridging Wires

Alright, there's a topic for alarm aficionados to answer. I'll give you this example. Make note that I have legitimate access to the inside of the compound at certain times, and at certain times not. http://i.imgur.com/ptW47Ta.png We have this sticky situation. A fine quality window sensor connected...
by Lynx
Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: EDC (every day carry) Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 15766

Re: EDC (every day carry) Thread

I'll share mine. Card-Wallet Phone Steel Will Censor Half Diamond, Short Hook & Flat Z-Wrench tied together with a hairband. Moleskine Volant & Pen Might as well go for my wish list EDC. Safe Keeper II (Kydex Sheath w/ Internal Clip Setup) or Applegate-Fairbairn Combat II carried in a Böker Schulter...
by Lynx
Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Time for a new workout thread.
Replies: 61
Views: 18290

Re: Time for a new workout thread.

252 poons of operative, I like it. What're you going to do with this new body of yours? I seems like you'd have no problem handling everything but overhang climbing.
by Lynx
Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Time for a new workout thread.
Replies: 61
Views: 18290

Re: Time for a new workout thread.

The biggest hurdle for me at the moment is nutrition. I've been at the same weight for over 4 months, and although I gained back the weight that I lost during my sickness, I'm stuck at 80kg. I've gotten stronger but haven't gained a pound for 4 months. Referring to thermodynamics, the sole cause is ...
by Lynx
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Time for a new workout thread.
Replies: 61
Views: 18290

Re: Time for a new workout thread.

Everyone here thinks I'm crazy because they know I run and I do not look like I should be able to anymore, but it is what it is. You're in the 1000 pound club, and they're surprised you can run. I'm more surprised at how well you're handling your stack of supplements. Speaking of which, the Horny G...
by Lynx
Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Time for a new workout thread.
Replies: 61
Views: 18290

Re: Time for a new workout thread.

Throw them out, they should have started a while ago.
Ever used gymnastics rings for training?
by Lynx
Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: What then?
Replies: 4
Views: 2436

Re: What then?

Attempt to avoid being spotted by cameras of any sort. How's that for a solution?
by Lynx
Sat Jun 04, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Time for a new workout thread.
Replies: 61
Views: 18290

Re: Time for a new workout thread.

Psych, that's a commendable achievement. Tumeric and black pepper are going to be listed as PEDs.
How long did the journey to 1000 pounds take you?
by Lynx
Wed May 18, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Psychlonic's Apothecary & Alchemy Table
Replies: 12
Views: 3322

Re: Psychlonic's Apothecary & Alchemy Table

Dear Psych, how do you take your tumeric and black pepper. I take a spoonfull of each in my mouth and wash it down. I've also tried making a solution out of the two.
Not convenient. Any suggestions?
by Lynx
Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Time for a new workout thread.
Replies: 61
Views: 18290

Re: Time for a new workout thread.

Where I'm from, we kill a lot less parasites in chickens. So drinking a glass of eggs for you is drinking a glass of salmonella for me.
I'm resorting to ramen as a quick-fix protein dump. It also works as chalk on the bar, go figure.
by Lynx
Sat Apr 16, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Time for a new workout thread.
Replies: 61
Views: 18290

Re: Time for a new workout thread.

Been moving along a lot of different routines over the past year, a few based of convict conditioning's Veterano. Now I'm doing a PPL with as little equipment as possible, because I'm broke. (Backpack with 20kg atm, for squats I hold a 16kg dumbbell goblet style) I'm aiming to do 1x5 50kg pullups by...
by Lynx
Tue Apr 05, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Lowering Your Equipment Profile - Now with Pics!
Replies: 14
Views: 3137

Re: Lowering Your Equipment Profile

Dear Psych, is there any way of conveniently carrying a sizeable pair of bolt cutters and a flat crowbar? Both are big and bulky, and I haven't been able to strap them to MOLLE in any way.
by Lynx
Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:47 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Armor
Replies: 12
Views: 4366

Re: Armor

Remember that cut-resistant cloves aren't necessarily stab resistant. The fibres on cheaper gloves are pretty spaced out, so barbed wire will still prick you. And depending on the kind of razor wire, the tips will do so as well. Being careful is imperative, regardless of what you're doing. If you ne...
by Lynx
Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Ghillie Veil
Replies: 5
Views: 1724

Re: Ghillie Veil

Ah, reminds me of this.

https://youtu.be/XTUek4_S7xY?t=137

Looking good Xanatos. Do you still use a camo veil with a black SOL, even when you can use the amorphous black blob approach?
by Lynx
Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: New here, have an ayy lmao
Replies: 2
Views: 2678

Re: New here, have an ayy lmao

Welcome to NO. Here you'll see that silence is a great way of not being heard, you'll fit right in.
by Lynx
Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Forced Entry Tools (Perimeter Breaching Tools)
Replies: 12
Views: 3192

Re: Forced Entry Tools (Perimeter Breaching Tools)

Speaking of handy pocket tools, I'm becoming more and more concerned with my gear profile - i.e. how conspicuous I look with it. This is branching away from pure hide & seek NO where being seen isn't advised, as these gear requirements are tailored to a civilian clothes approach to the AO. So, here'...
by Lynx
Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Hard knuckle gloves?
Replies: 6
Views: 1759

Re: Hard knuckle gloves?

Zip Guns, Grappling Hooks & Hard Knuckle Gloves... I thing you're turning NewbieMallNinja. That said, I don't see all too much value for hard knuckle gloves, or any heavier gloves along those lines. Even when It's freezing outside, I prefer something thin and flexible. I've never had the problem whe...
by Lynx
Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Homemade firearms
Replies: 6
Views: 3094

Re: Homemade firearms

http://i.imgur.com/YaGbuww.png I wonder if one could make a shotshell conversion for this. Edit - guns of this sort, slam operated. Is it possible to design a slam-operated firearm with a magazine? I'll draw up my idea. Edit 2 - So, I realized that rimfire .22 is not going to work without using a r...
by Lynx
Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.
Replies: 30
Views: 10189

Re: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.

Xanatos, I think the homework assignements were brilliant. Any way we could incorporate that into a guide format?
by Lynx
Fri Jan 01, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Forced Entry Tools (Perimeter Breaching Tools)
Replies: 12
Views: 3192

Re: Forced Entry Tools (Perimeter Breaching Tools)

Whoah, that must have been a close one nonetheless. Chainsaws are loud as hell. Speaking of heavy gear, how do you carry larger items? I have trouble carrying anything that's large, metal and bulky. Ideally, in full loadout, I want to fit this on my vest: These I would have to somehow mount on the b...
by Lynx
Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Forced Entry Tools (Perimeter Breaching Tools)
Replies: 12
Views: 3192

Re: Forced Entry Tools (Perimeter Breaching Tools)

Holy shit, when did you have the time to chop apart a tree with your gas chainsaw while escaping on a quad bike?

The most useful tool I have so far are picks and heavy duty wire cutters. Considering investing in good bolt cutters as well.
by Lynx
Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Moonlight ops
Replies: 13
Views: 3947

Re: Moonlight ops

You haven't wasted your money on black gear, IMO. I own exclusively black gear, and camouflage everything I have on me black. Tough shit if It's moonlit and someone sees me walking through an open field of grass. Of course, I'm going to get spotted. However, I think that black gear is much more adap...
by Lynx
Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:55 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.
Replies: 30
Views: 10189

Re: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.

-snip- I love that structure. Especially the applied science and tactics. It's very doable, so... Is anyone in? Let's tailor the structure a bit more, let the more knowledgeable members change the topic structures to their liking and then work on the things we're best at. Together, we can make a ve...
by Lynx
Thu Dec 24, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Project: Overclock
Replies: 16
Views: 5044

Re: Project: Overclock

This sounds interesting. Any early christmas presents headed our way?
by Lynx
Thu Dec 24, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Merry christmas !
Replies: 3
Views: 3249

Re: Merry christmas !

Thank you! Merry christmas right back atcha.
by Lynx
Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Anyone tried picking a lock with hammers?
Replies: 2
Views: 1789

Anyone tried picking a lock with hammers?

Here it is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_wNgp_L1Uw So as far as I've understood, the lock is smashed from both sides and the spring is dunked away from the locking mechanism. Or? Can any of you try this on some other locks? It seems like a pretty handy method, provided you've got two heavy obje...
by Lynx
Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Knives - Just Knives You Like.
Replies: 8
Views: 3985

Re: Knives - Just Knives You Like.

Alright, all bladed weapons then. And here's an Extrema Ratio SERE. I'd love one on my leg rig, I'll need it if I'm attacked by a squad of drunk FSB agents or boars. http://www.extremaratio.com/media/catalog/product/cache/2/image/650x/040ec09b1e35df139433887a97daa66f/S/_/S.E.R.E._1_BLACK_1.png (Big ...
by Lynx
Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Knives - Just Knives You Like.
Replies: 8
Views: 3985

Knives - Just Knives You Like.

We do have a few knife threads up, but there, functionality is being discussed. Just post knives you like here. Things you'd keyster if you were built like Shaq. Alright, here's a few I wouldn't mind adding to my collection. For collection purposes. Show off your wish list! I wanna see what knives t...
by Lynx
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Carding +
Replies: 5
Views: 2542

Re: Carding +

Whoah, I just tried it and it works perfectly. I can't card my door normally, there's a wooden stop preventing that. It works great using your design. Thank you! This is really damn clever.
by Lynx
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Armor
Replies: 12
Views: 4366

Re: Armor

Kneepads are invaluable if you're going to spend a lot of time crawling through rough terrain. Myself, I don't have that luxury, so I'm stuck with my vest as the best armor I have. In the front of my vest, I have a 4mm armor plate to protect against light shrapnel and 100% guaranteed protection agai...
by Lynx
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.
Replies: 30
Views: 10189

Re: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.

I'm all in for sure. I'd love to help develop it. If it were to happen, we'd be writing digitally, which is considerably faster. I do realize that it wouldn't happen over a day. Maybe a year of work from all of us to assemble a nice fat guide - something I'd even print out for myself and have on an ...
by Lynx
Fri Oct 30, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.
Replies: 30
Views: 10189

Re: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.

The huge problem with the listed index is that our combined knowledge of them is far too massive. One big reason I've never tried to stray too terribly far from strict stealth or at least aim to hybridize it (stealth survival) is because now you're approaching other topics that are even larger than...
by Lynx
Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.
Replies: 30
Views: 10189

Night Ops Guide - We need a bigger one.

A New Night Ops Guide Last time a proper guide came out was in 2005. 10 years later, perhaps it is time for a new one. I know that there are advantages to a small guide, but here, I'm proposing that we (together) write a huge one. A really big, fat guide of everything about clandestine operations. ...
by Lynx
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Magnetic Field Viewer Film
Replies: 8
Views: 2609

Re: Magnetic Field Viewer Film

Here's a good demonstration (as far as I've seen). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slVL5nbTXd4 First concern would be practicality. For detecting magnetic switches, or any smaller magnets around entrances, a compass would seem more practical - it's easier to see and read off. But for each purpose it...
by Lynx
Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Knife
Replies: 26
Views: 13782

Re: Knife

I'm not sure I understand what you're shopping for. Are you after a pure woods knife or a woods knife you can also carry on night ops? Pure woods knife. But it has to fill a lot of roles - my current knife doesn't have the chopping power, nor the weight to split larger pieces of wood. The knife has...
by Lynx
Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Night Ops patches
Replies: 35
Views: 35023

Re: Night Ops patches

I know it looks retarded at the moment, but maybe something like this? This looks more like a morale patch. Are we going for something more symbolic?

Image
by Lynx
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Knife
Replies: 26
Views: 13782

Re: Knife

Alright, a bit of an off question. I now have a good knife for my general kit, It's a S&W Search and Rescue with a Tanto point (drop point was out of stock). The only drawback with it is the rat tail. I haven't thoroughly tested it yet, but judging off the quality, It'll likely hold up to any NO tas...
by Lynx
Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: SOME ONE POST SOMETHING!!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 5563

Re: SOME ONE POST SOMETHING!!!!!

I used to work in Chicago, In an old department store, I used to work in Chicago, I don't work there any more. A woman came in for some meat, Some meat from the store, Some meat she wanted, porked she got I don't work there any more glazed doughnut she wanted. cream filled she got brass taps she wan...
by Lynx
Mon Aug 31, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: What got you into night ops, anyway?
Replies: 9
Views: 6180

Re: What got you into night ops, anyway?

Not proud of it, but I was on /asp/ and stumbled upon a "Night Ops" thread. Decided to check it out. OP was a guy who explored a radar station at night. He posted the link to nightops.net and the moment I got here, I thought "I'm staying". I went to the library and read way of the shadow, and that's...
by Lynx
Sun Aug 30, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Night Ops patches
Replies: 35
Views: 35023

Re: Night Ops patches

Ghost, I know you like to take your time during ops but 8 days is a new record.

Edit - September 5th, 2015.
*cough* 14 days.

*COUGH* 39 days.
*COUGHCOUGH* 7 MONTHS days.
by Lynx
Mon Aug 24, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Handme downs
Replies: 5
Views: 4407

Re: Handme downs

Seems like a good idea. Now to find a way of anonymously mailing to different countries...
by Lynx
Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Unusual gears
Replies: 44
Views: 12528

Re: Unusual gears

Yep, that's a risk... But the area of operations with my vest is quite different. In my vest, I am usual innawoods or close by, where I know I'm mostly alone, except for target building. Anyone wanting to find me off the bat would have a hell of a time getting through. The scabbard has full MOLLE at...