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StokieSteve Inactive Member29 Aug 2012 1:45 p.m. PST

I'm just about to start painting up some 10mm US infantry and wondered if anyone could suggest a uniform colour guide (preferably Humbrol enamels)

Cheers

Monkey Hanger Fezian29 Aug 2012 2:01 p.m. PST

Hi there

Not humbrol I'm afraid but there is some superb guides here using Vallejo acrylic paints

link

MH:-)

thosmoss29 Aug 2012 5:53 p.m. PST

Flames of War has a color guide, with suggestions of what shades of Humbrol, Vallejo, Model Master, Tamiya, and GW paints you can use.

link

CPBelt29 Aug 2012 6:54 p.m. PST

I used the FoW US paint set. The guide on the back of the box works great. I don't think many people paint miniatures using Humbrol or any kind of enamels any more.

link

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP29 Aug 2012 7:42 p.m. PST

There is no such thing as US "colours". We have "colors". grin

StokieSteve Inactive Member30 Aug 2012 12:39 a.m. PST

No, I think you'll find that 'colours' is the correct English spelling of the word John. Lol.

Dynaman878930 Aug 2012 3:23 a.m. PST

> No, I think you'll find that 'colours' is the correct English spelling of the word John. Lol.

Maybe, but these ARE US troops, which are of course a fish of a different color.

StokieSteve Inactive Member30 Aug 2012 5:23 a.m. PST

Lol… Point taken Dynaman. Thanks for the links everyone. Very helpful as usual! The FoW link is very good and I think I'll be using there colour scheme.

Cerberus031130 Aug 2012 11:52 a.m. PST

link

Not a paint guide per say but a great read on reality against regulation.

Marc the plastics fan07 Sep 2012 4:41 a.m. PST

Cerb – that is a great read (and made me smile too – love his attitude :-) )

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