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Offline MikeP

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« on: July 26, 2019, 07:54:56 AM »
is kaiser willys the only place that sells the flat od green paint in kits
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Re: paint
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2019, 08:54:24 AM »
I checked a few to confirm, but I believe ALL military vendors will have all the OD paint you'd want.
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Re: paint
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2019, 10:48:57 AM »
Heres just one example of the paint Matt is selling.
For more variety........
Check out his QTM store on ebay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Jeep-Military-M38-M37-M151-M38A1-24087-semi-gloss-OD-paint-gallon-1950-75/302550233727

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Re: paint
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2019, 12:02:01 PM »
I purchase the GCI paints from Rapco Parts.   http://www.rapcoparts.com/manuals.html

The site is pretty easy to search.  They give a short explanation of the era the paint color was used in. They sell the matching colors in both a spray gun form (can) and a matching rattle can form.  They also offer the recommended primer and instructions to achieve the best results. (Xylene is an excellent reducer for this paint, and on the shelf at most Home Depots.)

Regardless of the vendor you choose, the GCI paints are very nice and will give you good results.
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Re: paint
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2019, 05:15:39 PM »
now if i was to turn my 1950 3a into an 1950 m38 which type should i use flat or semi im leaning towards flat because the semi gloss just looks ehh to me but the ajp paint of ww2 semi gloss seems to be correct
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Re: paint
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2019, 11:34:12 AM »
also how much paint and primer and spray cans would i need to do the frame and engine and body
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