Chrisswim Stuff.

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B.C.,
Yes, I did use dryer sheets. The dryer sheets are fuller, i.e., a fuller material. The cheese cloth has the texture and more of the look of netting to me.

The first picture is taken without zooming in, distance 8-9 inches.

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This second picture is at a distance of 10 inches

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I may pull some other items out to compare & contrast. I am not trying to debate.

I will point out that I will not cover an entire company (14 vehicles) in netting if GHQ. If some lost crappy model, cover them.
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Post M1A2 TUSK cheese cloth and M60 A1 dryer sheet, used as camouflage netting.

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Took a few pictures of Ratels, so here is a bonus for you.

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Recent pick up, hundreds of vehicles. Stripped paint on vehicles, repainted. Includes Leopard 1&2, Marders, M113, M1 and M1A1, M2, MLRS, M60A1, Hummvs, M1083, Scorpions, etc. Still working on them.

Abrams being used as bridge layers.
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Abrams bridge layers utilizing the bridge from the M60 bridge layer.

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Just about refinishing these, add some more camo paint.

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Stripped paint off of these.

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Pic is a retread,

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Like the bridge on the M!, you made the new Joint Asault Bridge (JAB). The launcher aparatus is a little different but for a kit bash it is good enough as they use the same bridge from the M60 ALVB.

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I read using same M60 AVLB on Abrams even though not as long as the Wolverine bridge. Cost is significantly less than Wolverine.
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3 days of training out of town repainted some vehicles after stripping the paint.
Now in Chris Camo or Aussie camo.

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Very impressive Chris!
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That is quite a collection you have there, Chris!

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Gents, just painting, stripping and repainting stuff.
Watching college football, painted M 60 and M-1 Abrams AVLB. Still need to work on the tracks.

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Nice looking M60s!
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Mike, thank you sir.

Did some of the mud previously on the Abrams and Bradleys

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Found a turret for the MBT-70, painted it.

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I bought a large micro armor group. In the group some are not what they propose to be… a bunch were supposed to be GHQ and who knows who the manufacturer was. Another surprise are these two tanks with turrets glued down.

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As I took the based off, popped the turrets off, I was surprised. The broken barrels were glued to the hull.

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So the two hulls May end up as bridge layers, certainly the Leopard 2 hull. The Leopard 1 might become an engineering vehicle, FO, or try to make it a regular Leopard 1A1….

Have work to do on the Bradleys and Hummvs to finish the refurbishment after stripping them.

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Need to camo these after stripping the paint off, have bunches more to do.

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Looking good Chris! That MBT-70 is a cool looking tank! Does the commander's MG have dual ammo boxes? I haven't really felt a need to acquire any MBT-70s, but now I'm rethinking that!
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