Painting RAR Figures.
After much trial and error I came down to this set of colours to get the combat uniform as accurate as possible.
Camouflage shirt, trousers, combat jacket and combat cap.
Base colour:- Humbrol 83 plus a touch of Humbrol 103.
Green:- Humbrol 86.
Brown:- Humbrol 29. Plus a touch of Humbrol 70
Rolled sleeves Humbrol 83 and 103.
Webbing:- Humbrol 84.
Sleeping Bag:- olive drab. Humbrol 75.
Masodja Skin colour:-Humbrol 29.
Rifle:- Base colour Humbrol 76 plus HM5 authentic humbrol, stripe pattern 83.
Rifle strap:- Humbrol 83 and Humbrol 103.
The RAR cloth badge which was sewn on the front of the combat cap or floppy hat was green over black with a silver RAR shield badge in the centre. in later years when 2 RAR was formed 1RAR or 2RAR was sewn in silver beneath the RAR badge.
Cap cloth badge:- Humbrol 2 bottle green and humbrol 33 black.
Figure Base:- Humbrol 93 and Humbrol 103 high lights.
Sheath Humbrol 70, Handle Humbrol 33 matt black.
Canvas Sheath Humbrol 84. Handle Humbrol 70.
Plastic Bottle tops.
Humbrol 76 Uniform green.