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Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.

Article about: Camouflage: A design of patches of dull colours (such as browns & greens) as used in military camouflage. An standard army Mk2 with textured paint, with a swathe of black paint across it

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    I remember this one from awhile back, any more pictures like the inside & close ups of the camo.

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    Here are a few more pics.
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    Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.   Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.  

    Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.   Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.  

    Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.   Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.  

    Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.   Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.  


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    Nice early helmet, seen plenty of use, with a great camo.

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    Thanks tinlid for taking an interest. do you have any ideas what they would have made the coating from , Its definitely sand based just wondering what it's mixed with.

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    Paint and sand I guess.

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    Looks like this was repainted with a very stiff brush, or the paint was thick, or both.
    Hard to tell where this might have been used,the Med', or Northern Europe?
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    Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.   Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.  

    Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.   Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.  

    Camouflage, & re-painted helmets.  

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    I used to own this helmet a few years ago, always wondered about the green paint on the inside.

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    ..that lower coat is somewhat verdant isn't it..... But if the top coat's right then the underlying ones have to be. Perhaps it was a regretted application which was later/hurriedly over-painted...after all, it's not unusual for folk to dislike a colour they've originally thought would look good eh Mr Tinlid....

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    The green colour you can see on the inside brim which hasn't been over painted,reminded me of the paint used when applying transfers.
    I expect some of that green went into the final paint finish you see now.
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    Here's an interesting insight into repainting of steel helmets, although the use of grey is a bit of a head scratcher.
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