Cosford Scale Model Show...... APRIL 2nd. 2017...The Result!!

papa 695

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It's hard to see from the picture, but what colour is the hull behind the wheels? It looks black, but that might just be because that area is in shadow.
I can't say for sure Dave I've long since got rid of the model and I've not got the instructions, and I can't find the build on the forum sorry mate. But I think it was just a continuation of the side camo.
 

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I can't say for sure Dave I've long since got rid of the model and I've not got the instructions, and I can't find the build on the forum sorry mate. But I think it was just a continuation of the side camo.
So that's the very dark, almost purple, blue then. Thanks Ian, that will do for me as I'm not fanatical about precise colours.
 

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Stuart it is, I've already been in the garden collecting 'stuff' for the dio. Do you know if the Stuart was ever used after the allied invasion in Normandy ?
Yes they were used until the end of the war by the us and allied forces
 

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Colin, go to Google images and type in - 'Dead Man's Corner' which is at St. Come. du Mont. nr. Carentan, Normandy. So named because a Stuart Tank was wrecked there by German gunfire, and the poor tank commander lay half out of his tank for a day or two, hence the name. I visited the very spot on my visit to Normandy. There is a cracking US 101st Airborne Museum on site too.

No ploughed field though.....;)
 
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