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ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 7:32 a.m. PST

My Konflkit '47 British army arrives today and I'm looking for an interesting paint scheme for the armored vehicles. I'd like to be at least somewhat historically accurate.

Though weirded-up with gas masks and such, the troops are generaly being painted as standard Eurpean theater with the green/brown uniform and khaki kit. Thus, I'd like the tanks to fit that arena as well.

I'm a newbie to this but so far, all the interesting British paint scheme's I've googled have been from desert locales and most everything in europe seems to be plain dark green.

Any more visually-interesting mostly-historically-accurate armor paint schemes that I could use? I'd be fine even with limited use, short run, experimental, pre-war, or home front if it's got more to it than dark green paint.


Skrapwelder Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 7:36 a.m. PST

British Mickey Mouse camo scheme. Overlapping black circles on a green background.

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 7:55 a.m. PST

Proto-Berlin Brigade: link

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 8:20 a.m. PST

You can try these from the Italian front

ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 8:49 a.m. PST

Thanks for the suggestions, keep them coming!

I rather like this version of the Mickey Mouse that doesn't have a black top.

Maybe use a very dark green instead of black?

shaun from s and s models Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 9:56 a.m. PST

caunter as in the desert

bc174505 Jul 2017 11:58 a.m. PST

Shaun +1

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m. PST

In Germany?
Yeah, that would be interesting.

Tommy2005 Jul 2017 4:21 p.m. PST

The Guards painted their tanks in German battleship grey at the end of the war. The Germans had a surplus of battleship grey due to a lack of battleships to paint with it!

Rapier Miniatures Inactive Member06 Jul 2017 12:45 a.m. PST

Caunter but using European colours, so mid/dark green, earth brown and black could look effective.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 5:12 p.m. PST

How about early desert camo?


ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 5:07 a.m. PST

Thanks for the advice folks. At this point I'm probably going to go Mickey mouse or modified caunter.

Leaning toward Mickey because it's accurate but this is WWW2 and caunter does look cool.

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