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VCarter Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2017 9:20 a.m. PST

I've done some searching both here and on the net and have not found a satisfactory answer.

Plenty of info on the uniforms but not much on the guns.

I've read every thing from dark gray to muddy brown.

What color have you painted your Transvaalse Staatsartillery pieces?

Old Contemptibles Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2017 11:17 a.m. PST

Here is how I painted mine. A little hard to see though. I went with gray.

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Old Contemptibles Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2017 11:20 a.m. PST

Here is another view.

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Durban Gamer12 Dec 2017 3:44 a.m. PST

Grey seems like a good guess. I've heard they smeared mud on the guns sometimes to reduce shine and help camouflage. So maybe a reddish brown wash over grey for Boer guns?

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2017 12:22 p.m. PST

Looks like gray it is.

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