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by dalo
Mon 12 Aug, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Dalo - 7 Years on
Replies: 1
Views: 4624

Dalo - 7 Years on

Hello everyone, My last visit was July 2006 :o Im delighted to see this site is still as strong as ever all these years on :D Well I passed Recruit training later on that year, and got sent to 45, where the main unit was on Herrick 5 at time I missed out on that but I was sent to Umm Qasr in Iraq fo...
by dalo
Sun 15 Apr, 2007 6:12 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: OBUA Exercise Violent Entry
Replies: 4
Views: 1819

If you make it to the OBUA part of the exercise and apply yourself then you will love it.
by dalo
Sun 15 Apr, 2007 5:58 am
Forum: Royal Marines
Topic: A Word About Effort
Replies: 20
Views: 18928

hi all just a message reference the cannon shell in the hunter coy square, the feeling you get when you ring that bell is unbeleivable just the thought of the tradition that goes with it, newly passed out commandos rang a shell like that at the gates of achnacary, also i love alot of the tradition t...
by dalo
Thu 11 Jan, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: recomended kit
Replies: 5
Views: 1343

"Lowe Alpine" warmers hat, its gortex with a thinsulate inside, its got fold down ear flaps coming in at around £30, morale you can actually touch. Also hiking socks from tesco or Asda is what i like with a thin pair of normal socks under them dont know how much they are but any expensive sock ive b...
by dalo
Thu 11 Jan, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Have polished boots to near mirrors, RT soon, trouble??
Replies: 51
Views: 7470

Sully wrote:A decent iron? Anybody mentioned that? It will get you more sleep and for that reason will be your prized possession.
Definetly a must, ive got a shit one with brown scorch marks on the bottom and to say that all my drill shirts are stained would be an understatement lol, Extra!!....... Parada!!!
by dalo
Tue 02 Jan, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Have polished boots to near mirrors, RT soon, trouble??
Replies: 51
Views: 7470

Re: Have polished boots to near mirrors, RT soon, trouble??

Hey guys, more a question for lads who have just started RT or are in RT, but i have started polishing my boots and got a little carried away, i have boiled them almost, not as nice as parade but they are still pretty nicely glossed up. Can see my face in them and watch the TV out of them like a ba...
by dalo
Wed 20 Dec, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Commando tests - finally.
Replies: 30
Views: 4339

Thanks everyone, hopefully i will get 45 commando, well thats where my thoughts are going towards at the momement.
by dalo
Wed 20 Dec, 2006 8:01 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Commando tests - finally.
Replies: 30
Views: 4339

Hello everyone i passed the 30 miler, and im pretty happy i cracked the tests first time, i think the hardest part of recruit training was definetly getting over my injury. The fact of being stuck in limbo whilst all of your best mates progress through training and pass out is hard to deal with and ...
by dalo
Mon 18 Dec, 2006 11:45 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Commando tests - finally.
Replies: 30
Views: 4339

Commando tests - finally.

Hello everyone, sorry i havent been around for a while hows everyone doing. my time at lympstine is alsmost over, ive reached week 30 after getting over an ankle injury that put me in hunter back in week 26 im currently doing the tests a week early because of christmas leave, ive cracked them all iv...
by dalo
Thu 20 Jul, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: summer leave
Replies: 3
Views: 1760

Im hanging out for summer leave :cry:
by dalo
Thu 20 Jul, 2006 8:39 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Camp circuit?
Replies: 16
Views: 4074

Hey how is the hollywood troops movie coming along anyway, cant wait to see it and how much it just doesnt reflect recruit training, i heard you have knee pads lol.
by dalo
Thu 13 Jul, 2006 9:11 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Bad News.
Replies: 4
Views: 1592

Bad News.

Well sadly my time with 915 troop has ended, with me failing the bottom field pass out. My problem was with everything then in the last week i narrowed it down to the firemans carry, but i just couldnt get it cracked. i feel like a failure, i am totally having a f@#k at the momement i just moved int...
by dalo
Sat 10 Jun, 2006 8:06 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: body composition for the royal marines
Replies: 17
Views: 3215

To be honest when your on a double period on bottom field with kit on body composition goes out the window. Doesnt matter how your body is built im alot heavier than most but i can still clamber over the assualt course quicker than most lighter guys.
by dalo
Sat 10 Jun, 2006 7:59 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Can't believe no one's posted this yet!
Replies: 35
Views: 4451

'Get in amongst it' it was only a bit of a laugh.
by dalo
Fri 12 May, 2006 9:29 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Week 13 from Dalo.
Replies: 8
Views: 2210

Thank you all for those great replies, they have really made me happy :D. Well ive got my admin squared away for tonight, i just need to get rid of the bottom field blues :( lol. Its a double period tommorow and im hanging out, well thats recruit training :lol:.