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Panzer Vor!!!

Tusk panels

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Hi

Does anyone know what colour the  Tusk panels on a Abrams are before being camo painted ???

 

Cheers

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Obvious innit?

 

Ivory.

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:owww:

 

Which TUSK panels?  The ones around the crew hatches, or the ERA blocks?  I have a feeling these things come out of the factory in sand, as I've seen a number of US armoured vehicles in NATO camo wearing them when they were rushed into service.

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Era blocks

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See?  If you'd said that earlier, we might have had a clue :P

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Everything comes from the factory in NATO green. TUSK kits are usually painted prior to the unit receiving them but when you order a single replacement part (not just panels but anything really) it's in NATO green.  That's how you see the checkerboard reactive armor sets. 

 

Basically - new complete kit is sand colored, replacement parts are green.

 

Hope that helps, I have all the info you need if you got anymore questions

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Thanks Ican vary the colour scheme now

 

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2 hours ago, crushkill said:

Basically - new complete kit is sand colored, replacement parts are green.

 

Hope that helps, I have all the info you need if you got anymore questions

 

Sounds like a useful man to know :)

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OF COURSE I AM

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Just now, Panzer Vor!!! said:

OF COURSE I AM

 

Not you, dopey! :lol:

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LOL

 

 

:penguin::penguin::penguin:

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Like you didn't know. :rolleyes:  What's with the penguins in every post?  The number seems to vary with each post :hmmm:

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didnt read the post correctly

 

like my little chap :penguin::penguin:

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30 minutes ago, Mike said:

 

Sounds like a useful man to know :)

I've been in the Army for the last 12 years, on Bradleys (M3 variants) but spend a lot of time around tanks, and my next door neighbor is a tanker.  Plus as a modeler I'm always paying attention to little things like paint color and weathering patterns lol

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That gives you an unfair advantage over us civilians ;)

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