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Wargamer Blue22 Jan 2020 4:36 p.m. PST

Hi guys
I'm starting my first ever 6mm project with the Arab-Israeli wars.

Just looking for recommendations for Vallejo colours to use for painting Israeli and Egyptian armour?


ScoutJock23 Jan 2020 9:08 a.m. PST

According to FOW folks:

Israeli armor – 886 green grey
UAR armor – 847 dark sand

It does depend on which time frame you are considering though.

Wargamer Blue23 Jan 2020 7:03 p.m. PST

Thanks. Mainly looking at the Yom Kipper war.

Keifer11321 Feb 2020 12:21 a.m. PST

Those colors are way off for the Israeli's.

AK Interactive makes an Israeli AFV set with AK 792 being the Israeli sand grey used at that time.

Geechrules02 Oct 2020 6:42 a.m. PST

Kiefer, I disagree. I was at the IDF Armor Museum in 2019 and the colors seemed quite close.

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