90th IDPG Research


The M-1938 Legging - An Introduction

Published: Fall 2008
Author: Mike "Squirrely" Ellis

Step 3. Using a circular motion, wrap the lace once around the bottom hook:


Step 4. Now the next tricky part – make sure the lace stays on the hook, but pull all remaining slack through to the next set of eyelets. Remember, you want to have ALL excess slack out of the loop before you start the next one:

Start Pulling


Take out all the slack.


Step 5. Using a circular motion, wrap the lace around the second hook – this is the same basic motion as in step 3:




Army vs. Navy Markings

Wearing Them--

Correct Use
Lacing Methods
Putting Them On
Step 1-2
Step 3-5
Step 6-9
Step 10
Step 11

Different Ways to Wear Leggings--

The High Roller
The Cut Down
No Leggings?
Leggings For Dummies

War Time Changes--

Reduced Eyelets
The Change to O.D. #7
Leggings, Dismounted, O.D.
Factory-made Cut Downs?

Other Hints and Tips--

Taking Out That Rock




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