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Old 08-27-2012, 11:00 PM   #65 (permalink)
Varn
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When we drive our camo vehicles every one sees them.

People drive around the block and hang out their car windows holding cameras yet the ones that I have talked to they all say the same thing. Riding that camo motorcycle (or driving that camo van) would be dangerous. Yet everyone sees them.

If the SHTF it might be an advantage. I know for sure that having an 86 VW diesel would be very good under those circumstances. Perhaps a opening could be put in the roof for a turret for a 50.


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Originally Posted by Cd View Post
Actually, the whole purpose of this was to make our cars MORE visible, not invisible.
Day-glo stripes and bright yellow on black checkers would help a boattail to get noticed by cell phone drivers.
Checkers and flat paint also break up any surface irregularities .
If a car was painted in digital camo, it would become a hazard.
Already, we drive slower than most everyone, so the last thing we need is to also not be seen.
Just look at the belly tank on that F/A18 . It is unrecognizable even sitting still.

I agree though that a car would look 'cool' in digital camo, but I want to be seen :-)
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