Help support TMP


"28mm US Army in ACU Digital Camo" Topic


7 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Modern Painting Guides Message Board

Back to the Modern Gallery Message Board


Areas of Interest

Modern

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Showcase Article

Minifigs' T-80B and BMP-1

PeteMurray takes a look at Microfigs' Soviet T-80B tank and a BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle in N scale.


1,838 hits since 8 Dec 2015
©1994-2020 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

sotek48608 Dec 2015 9:11 p.m. PST

I'm on a roll here tonight … I have a backlog of posts to do I suppose. Just posted up pictures of my buddies US Army collection done in ACU by Mark Brooks -- it is hands down the best ACU I've seen done to date: link

A few pictures to get you started (more on the blog):

picture

picture

Regards,

Jay

hocklermp508 Dec 2015 9:36 p.m. PST

Great paint job but that pattern has to be the worst ever put into the field. I don't care where you are in the world that cammo stands out rather than blends in.

sotek48608 Dec 2015 10:29 p.m. PST

Lol, agree 100% … but looks cool on these models ;-)

Zargon09 Dec 2015 4:14 a.m. PST

But you know its like GW Space Marine gear, you know the Army wants to be 'seen' in action too 8D. I did mine slightly less contrasting but prefer your I must say it does look more digital.
Cheers happy painting.

sotek48609 Dec 2015 2:01 p.m. PST

lol … very true! :-)

Keifer11321 Feb 2020 6:51 p.m. PST

It is a great urban camo…

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2020 4:56 a.m. PST

Interesting discussion. Firstly it is indeed truly horrific as a fashion statement (however well represented here). Compare it with that old, brilliant, desert sand and brown with the white stones and black shadows. Kuwait I.

Urban camo though. I know about Berlin style on tanks, for NW Europe….but is the US really looking at the prospect of urban conflict currently? I fully accept there must be some reason for the massive investment the change represented. Just cannot figure it out.

This then led me to read up on the bewildering variety of US patterns in recent use. It seems UCP is the one that I hate the most. Not to mention MARPAT and Multicam. I think I will go back to Vietnam War and Napoleonics…..more at home there!

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.