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It only takes one great pic to inspire a great build. John’s build was already great, as was his paint job. But after he saw the pic above, he knew a refresh was in order.

It’s authentic, it’s simple and it works. Diagonal stripes really serve to break up the outline of a gun.

First, Nitromors to strip the old paint.

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Base coat of Humbrol Desert Tan.

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Broad diagonal stripes of Halfords Camo Brown.

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Humbrol Camo Green.

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An all over dusting, using the original colour – Humbrol Desert Tan – to tie it all together. Next, weathering.

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