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Interpreting photo for painting tracks

September 19 2016 at 8:49 AM
Chris Camfield  (Login Seroster)
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Hi all,

After about a month away from a model I'm working on I'm trying to get back to it. But I find myself doubting conclusions I made so I turn to you happy.gif

The subject is this photo and what it means for painting the tracks on a Crusader tank model. Do you think the light stripes on the track horns (is that the right word?) is bare metal or a heavier deposit of sand? I thought it might be the bare metal but from looking at some pictures of other tanks, like the Comet at Bovington, I think it might actually be sand?

After all if it was the metal I would expect... it would be darker than the sand, no?

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Comet tank tracks:

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  1. Light streaks - Matt Leese on Sep 19, 2016, 12:13 PM
    1. Thanks, Matt! (n/t) - Chris Camfield on Sep 19, 2016, 4:46 PM
     


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