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Answers to questions about the right paint scheme or tips for the right effect.
Grant CDL tank
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Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - 10:09 AM UTC
Building a model of the Grant CDL tank. Building a British one so my question is what colour do I paint the tank in. US olive drab or did the British use a different colour?
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Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - 11:23 AM UTC
SCC 15 olive drab. The CDL was a British invention. It was first used on the Matildas (300) then on the M3 series (335) the lees were various marks M3, M3A1 and I think M3A3s. They were a big secret weapon.

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Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - 09:11 PM UTC