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M42A1 Duster Interior Color
catman31
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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 04:22 PM UTC
I was wondering what the color of the Duster's interior, used in Vietnam, was? I have the AFV Club kit with VP interior; I've done research online and I see an off-white color in some, and others I can't really tell due to the b/w photo or the angle of the shot. Seems the radio is an OD color, the seat cushions are black, and the rest (minus the various placards and wiring) are that off-white color. The off-white color pics look a little new, as if the vehicle was restored, if that makes sense? I don't know, any help would be appreciated. Also, the interior color of the hatches, when open, appear to be the same as the main body color, the dark OD - correct?

Thank you,
-Felix
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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 04:29 PM UTC
You are correct in the colors you list. Interior is gloss white to allow the most light in as possible for the crew. The rest of the colors you list are also correct.
Grauwolf
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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 04:31 PM UTC
Hi Felix,

Check this out....good reference:

http://www.hamptonroadsscalemodelers.com/index.php/m42-duster-armored-anti-aircraft-vehicle/

Cheers,
Joe
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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 04:52 PM UTC
Great guys! Thanks for the speedy responses. Much appreciated. Gino, that makes sense, the logic of the color - never thought of that.