Testors ModelMAster match 4 Sinai Gray & Israeli Sand?

Hi there.
I have a number of kits of Israeli armour in 1/35 scale that are
nearing completion. SInce ModelMaster is the only decent enamel i can
get there, imternet ordering is *NOT* an option, can someone tell me
what the closest ModelMaster match is to Sinai Gray and also to
Israeli Sand?
Thanks from Peter
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TankBuilder2
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It sorta depends on what years you are modeling.
One of the better discussions I found is at
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"Which colour for your IDF vehicle"
The page gives you mixes of various brands but the color swatches are matched to time periods. MM #2138 is Sinai Grey. I just bought some.
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the paint page seems not be working now.
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IDF Braille-Scale Modelling lots of info
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At
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there are two discussion of IDF color. In one MM Armour Sand 30277 is given. The second has color chips from actual vehicles.
The color seems to have evolved from a sand to a grey. In more recent photos of Merkavas appear a disctinct grey color.
I "THINK" Israeli Sinai Grey matches more the early 80s grey (see
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, BUT on
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it looks more like 1973 colour only lighter (the white background doesn't help.
I'm doing the Cent in the 1973 mix from
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I'm going to do my Merkava I in MM Sinai Grey. Not sure what to do the III in, might take one of the mixes and grey it up even more.
Lotsa luck. Sorry I didn't get back to you. I'm not interested in trades and I had both offered already, anyway.
Frank
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Gray Ghost
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Thanks for all the advice and the links.
If you were referring to the two Dragon Panzer kits I had for sale or trade they have both been sold.
I have three of the AFV Centurions. One is a 1967 Sho't. One is a Sho't KAL 1973 and the other is another Sho't KAL 1973 that I'm adding a thermal sleeve gun barrel and reactive armour to to bring it closer to a 1982 version. I have the Academy Merkava II and am ordering the Academy Merkava IV since it appears it is going to be reasonably accurate. I also have the Italeri M-109 -now under construction and have even figured out how I want to display it.
Cheers from Peter
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