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To camo or not to camo pics included

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by cybrfire, Nov 27, 2003.

  1. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    This is what she looks like now.

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    This is kinda what I had in mind.

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    Not sure which looks better. What do you guys think?
     
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    Z3PR Banned

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    Camo looks cool on some trucks, and I think it'd look good on yours. [​IMG] /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif (Just doing my part to be a thumb whore.)
     
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    I agree and I like your pattern too. Best part about camo = easy touch up /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Heck either way it looks good....
     
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    I like the flat green look but the camo would look cool. /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    You must be a proud chevyman cause thats alot of bowties you have on the front there. /forums/images/graemlins/ooo.gif
    What kind of rack is on your roof? /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
    Truck looks awesome /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  6. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    I guess I'm leaning toward the camo. Flat green, looks like something is missing. I built the roof rack. I used 7/8" OD tubing. I had a source for tubes that were bent to 90* so all I had to do was put it together.

    Not sure what the end pattern would really look like except it would be something like that.
     
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    I say camo it, but do the grille/wheels and stuff flat black.

    It looks very good as-is though. [​IMG]
     
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    I say camo it. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I agree w/ Tim, all my recovery rigs in the service were camo, but I painted the grills, rims, mirrors flat black and they looked a lot better.
     
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    The camo job looks great. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif I like your custom grill also, that looks awesome. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    camo it

    I always thought it would be cool to camo from the body line down and leave the top OD... kinda like 2-tone camo

    I'm not sure about the grill though, but i can appreciate the effort it must have taken to build it, it does look good!
     
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    For my part I would camo the whole thing even the grill cept the wheels. I'd do them in flat black. That scheme looks pretty damn cool! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif Good luck to y'all.

    Allan
     
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    I think the Camo adds something to it. What about doing FLAMES in the other colors? Or if you kept it green, you could stencil some numbers on it to look Military Issue. /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    I think the Camo adds something to it. What about doing FLAMES in the other colors? Or if you kept it green, you could stencil some numbers on it to look Military Issue.


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    /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gifI like the idea of flame camo also /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I have a 1986 M1009 Military Blazer that is camo OD green, Brown, Tan and Black. If you want to check it out sometime, PM me back.
     
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    I'll have to draw up some flames on there and see what that looks like. Never even thought about it.

    Klink k5, there is a guy up here that buys all kinds of them things. Thanks for the offer though.

    What about a big white star on the doors. Make it look all official like. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    Was going to suggest a Star. Didn't know if it would be too much. /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif I've thought about doing the CARC flame job on a few trucks. Might not sit well with the higher-up though /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

    When I was looking to purchase a M1009 I was thinking a vietnam era tiger stripe pattern would look cool. 'Never seen it on a truck, it was used on Special Ops uniforms of the time. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    tiger stripe uniforms
     
  19. cybrfire

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    yeah, the tiger stripe would be cool.
     
  20. Beast388

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    I think either looks good. Although, to blend in with the IA terrain, you need to paint it corn stalk <font color="green"> green </font>. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     

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