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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 22:13 pm 
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can you suggest a decent olive drab , im restoring my front seam mccord :)

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:20 am 
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jeep111 wrote:
can you suggest a decent olive drab , im restoring my front seam mccord :)


I bought my paint here in the Netherlands.
Problem is there are many shades of olive drab (army paint) around as you may know.
Don't use to lightgreen paint.
Maybe some guys here know a good supplier or brandname?

Sorry I couldn't be of more help.

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Jeep, word on the street is that humbrol 155 is a pretty decent shade. You'll Need to thin it down too. I think you can get it in model shops or something.


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done and done

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At last someone asked for a correct 506 PIR marking.

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1st Inf. Div. Big Red One.

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A post war Dutch liner (identical to US, WW2), converted to airborne specs. Inland type.
I also made one from a post war Westinghouse/Micarta liner (with Westinghouse A-yokes)

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The dices were painted at special request.

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got any standard dutch liners?

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Yes.
1 or 2 with its original webbing, the rest without.

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and it comes down to price, ive got an unwebed US liner, and austrian webed liner, and a norweigan m1 shell , up for grabs :wink:

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Sorry to jump in but i always thought it was the Belgian and not Dutch liners that were the best copies of the US Ww2 ones?

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lipton wrote:
Sorry to jump in but i always thought it was the Belgian and not Dutch liners that were the best copies of the US Ww2 ones?

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Dutch has the best shell colour.
Belgian has the best webbing, rivited like the WW2 ones.
Here a pic for comparison (NL is Dutch, ABL is Belgian).

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Enigma wrote:
lipton wrote:
Sorry to jump in but i always thought it was the Belgian and not Dutch liners that were the best copies of the US Ww2 ones?

Thanks


Dutch has the best shell colour.
Belgian has the best webbing, rivited like the WW2 ones.
Here a pic for comparison (NL is Dutch, ABL is Belgian).

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Nice one-Thanks


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2nd LT bar afixed on helmet.
I'll put the correct straps on later.

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Just finished.
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