Colonial Marines

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  • Screen Accuracy versus Prop Accuracy

    Posted: July 18, 2016 By: comment

    This is one thing worth mentioning. A lot of people beat themselves over the head with this one. I’ve lost count of how many lengthy, and I mean LENGTHY, debates there have been about whether your costume should look like how it did on screen or in person. Martin: Uh, sir, why don’t you just […]

  • Marine Armor Color Conversion Chart

    Posted: August 16, 2015 By: comment

    The original armor for the Colonial Marines in Aliens where painted with Humbrol enamel paints, however, as time as passed (it has been 30 years after all), and depending on location, Humbrol paints and certain colors have become much harder to get hold of. For example, Humbrol #170, referred to as Brown Bess, went out […]

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