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urban cammo
Maki
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Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2002 - 05:51 PM UTC
I'm just about to start painting my next 120mm figure (US Infantry/Desert Storm), but I would like to dress him in an urban cammo uniform... Where can I find some good references on this type of cammo?
BTW, I've been collecting pics of modern cammo uniforms for quite some time, but I have not seen any pics of urban cammo.. except in the movie "Rock"..

Mario M.


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Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2002 - 08:39 PM UTC
Have you seen pictures of the new USMC pixel camouflage? Pretty interesting stuff. That urban camo is more of a civilian use stuff. Not used by the military.
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Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2002 - 09:38 PM UTC

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Have you seen pictures of the new USMC pixel camouflage?



Nope. What does it look like?

Mario M.




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Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2002 - 10:16 PM UTC
Try here:
http://www.tecom.usmc.mil/mcub/utility/index.html
They now have a unique woodland and desert uniform with an urban pixel uniform in development.
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Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2002 - 10:25 PM UTC
Thanks, it looks very interesting... but it could be a tough one to paint... is it already in service?

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Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2002 - 04:25 AM UTC
Woodland and desert are as of 17 Jan 2002, urban is still in development. There will probably be a long transition period before they stop using BDU/DCUs though.
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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2002 - 04:30 AM UTC
Thanks Rob, you helped a lot...
I must admit I thought the urban cammo is in service and was hoping to do it on one of my figures... Well, I'll try something else then..

BTW there are different patterns in urban cammo. I thought about that one simmilar to woodland but with shades of grey... is it called concrete jungle?

Mario M.