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Article about: by Jammanna Id like to ask before you took the black paint off could you see evidence of a decal through the black paint. I just picked up a lot from a US vet that included a german helmet t

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    Luis , that must have given you a great buzz uncovering that decal , it looks great now

    Al

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    Quote by ALLERBERGER View Post
    Luis , that must have given you a great buzz uncovering that decal , it looks great now

    Al
    HI Al,
    It did unfortunately the acetone did some damage to the decal but there is no other way of removing the paint.....

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    one more,,
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    Beautiful lid.........Congrats ! ! !

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    Luis, after the black paint had been removed what is the next layer of paints color? Is it a light yellow over green?

    rgds, Ty

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    Quote by Ty Revelo View Post
    Luis, after the black paint had been removed what is the next layer of paints color? Is it a light yellow over green?

    rgds, Ty
    Ty,

    No from what I can see is kind of a field gray (textured) the inside is smooth green
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    Oh Luis, today I finally got my relics from Evgenij. I'll post them on a different thread later.

    Ty

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    Quote by Ty Revelo View Post
    Oh Luis, today I finally got my relics from Evgenij. I'll post them on a different thread later.

    Ty
    Blame the postal service in Latvia...

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    Id like to ask before you took the black paint off could you see evidence of a decal through the black paint. I just picked up a lot from a US vet that included a german helmet that was painted a gark greenish/black but i see no evudence of a decal. Im debating stripping it. Click image for larger version. 

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    Here are some pictures of my black painted helmet. I didn't remove the paint, but whoever did was a pro!!

    Regards,

    Sam
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