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"Vallejo Model Color for Bundeswehr?" Topic


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Thresher0108 Jan 2019 6:57 p.m. PST

Has anyone tried using the following paint for their West German, Bundeswehr armor?

Vallejo Model Color Yellow Olive 70.892 Rack position #87

Looks like a good match to me for West German Gelboliv, on the computer monitor, but that can sometimes be misleading.

Louie N08 Jan 2019 10:26 p.m. PST

It is a good match in person

picture

Martin Rapier11 Jan 2019 1:10 a.m. PST

For smaller scale models I'd lighten it a bit. Gelb olive is dark, but not that dark. Irl the vehicles are distinctly dark green.

Thresher0112 Jan 2019 10:12 a.m. PST

Thanks for the confirmation, and suggestion.

I suspect the darkness of the Leos above is due to lighting for the photo, and not the paint, since in the bottle, it looks considerably lighter than shown above.

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