Military Vehicles, November 1996,: Re: 1. Paint 2. Radio Equipment Available

Re: 1. Paint 2. Radio Equipment Available

Gale Barrows (
Thu, 14 Nov 1996 20:51:59 -0700 (MST)

>1. Can anyone steer me to a source of paint as used on WW-II and Korean
>era Army tactical radio equipment? This will be a low-lustre (not
>dead-flat) "O.D." paint which will not be as dark in shade as most of
>the "O.D." paint used later. I'm not even sure that it could properly
>be referred to as O.D. since it has a lighter, more yellowish cast than
>the common O.D. seen today. In any case, I will appreciate a source,
>preferably in aerosol cans so I don't have to gunk up my spray gun to
>paint small items.

Several companies offer paint in the varous colors/shades.
A few include:
PO Box 191
Bowie, Texas,76230

Alan R. Haage
34 Maine Trail
Medford, NJ, 08055

Antelope Valley equipment and Truck Parts
44532 Trevor
Lancaster, CA, 93534

Also of interest would be a supplier of stencils and/or decals for
putting on your stars and other markings.
Rick Larsen
527 Benine Road
Westbury, NY, 11590
516-334-2411 (12-8pm EST only)