What I didn't expect was for Battlefront themselves duplicate colors in the paint set. The set has 6 bottles of paint, enough to cover uniforms, bedrolls, satchels and helmets, but surprisingly, they send two different shades of green (Russian Green and Luftwaffe Camo Green) and khaki (Khaki Grey and Khaki). The Luftwaffe Green and Khaki are both listed as "alternatives" in the paint description. I guess this is to represent the varying quality of Russian dyes and paints which varied throughout the war? Why not include a bottle of flesh, or even black? I'd even like two identical bottles of Russian green as I'll be using it on hordes of T-34s. Oh well, maybe their wisdom will come to light once I put paint to figure.
Contents of Battlefront's Soviet Paint SetRussian Green (894) A useful colour for helmets and painted metal surfaces, such as on tanks.
USA Tan Earth (874) For greatcoats, bedrolls and other such gear for your Strelkovy troops.
Flat Earth (983) Used for tank camouflage and SMG pouches.
Khaki Grey (880) Soviet uniform colour
Khaki (988) Alternative uniform colour. It is also a good highlight to Khaki Grey.
Luftwaffe Camo Green (823) Alternative painted metal color for tanks and vehicles.
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