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xray328
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« on: October 05, 2018, 02:05:24 PM »

I've got some smaller size ABU's that have small pockets and the "Civil Air Patrol" tape is too wide to fit properly.  I'm thinking about just sewing them on with the overlap?  Anyone else run into this?
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« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2018, 02:47:34 PM »

Yep, all the time. I fold them under with enough gap that I'm not sewing over the letter and drive on.
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« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2018, 02:49:05 PM »

I'm assuming you mean the the "C" and "L" are hanging off the ends of the pocket
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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2018, 02:52:12 PM »

I don't see what choice you'd have but to make them fit the best they can.
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« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2018, 03:24:30 PM »

Thanks.  Yeah the "C" and "L" hang over the edge of the pocket.  I thought maybe Vanguard QC (oxymoron I know) slipped on these, but if you are all seeing this I guess the tape is just universally too wide on the smaller sizes. 
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Capmonkey
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« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2018, 03:50:26 PM »

+1 on folding the extra fabric under the tapes
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« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2018, 06:07:47 PM »

+1 on folding the extra fabric under the tapes

What extra fabric?

Doesn't sound like he has extra. He doesn't have enough pocket.

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« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2018, 06:18:54 PM »

+1 on folding the extra fabric under the tapes

What extra fabric?

Doesn't sound like he has extra. He doesn't have enough pocket.



Extra fabric extending past the pocket. Fold it under, problem solved.
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« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2018, 06:33:19 PM »

+1 on folding the extra fabric under the tapes

What extra fabric?

Doesn't sound like he has extra. He doesn't have enough pocket.



Extra fabric extending past the pocket. Fold it under, problem solved.

I don't think reducing the CAP Tape to "IVIL AIR PATRO" is a good solution.
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« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2018, 01:40:25 AM »

Haha, yea I don't think that'd work well.

Just sew them all on like you normally would, had to do the same thing for my brother. He hasn't gotten in trouble for it, no reason for him too.
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« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2018, 02:47:42 AM »

+1 on folding the extra fabric under the tapes

What extra fabric?

Doesn't sound like he has extra. He doesn't have enough pocket.



Extra fabric extending past the pocket. Fold it under, problem solved.

I don't think reducing the CAP Tape to "IVIL AIR PATRO" is a good solution.

“IVIL AIR PATRO”  is Latin. It means “Give me endless uniform discussions or give me death.”
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