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rcassin

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size of hood numbers
« on: July 09, 2019, 01:52:15 PM »
Will someone please tell me the Height  of the hood numbers?  3 inch?  2 inch ?... Thanks, Rob
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Re: size of hood numbers
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2019, 02:14:45 PM »
Try here Rob:

http://halftrackinfo.com/index.php?topic=298.0

I don't know if there was any "correct" size or font. Most of the wartime photos I've seen look like the numbers are mostly 4", just going by the comparison to the hood latches. But there are lots of half-tracks with smaller numbers and letters too. Some are stencil font and some are block font. There are both single-line and stacked numbers. Some with a "W -" prefix and some without. I think it just boils down to a matter of personal preference. If your half-track had radio suppression, it should have a "- S" suffix.
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Re: size of hood numbers
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2019, 03:44:54 PM »
Thanks...This is great! Rob
1943 White M 3 Halftrack
1941 White M3A1 Scout car
1942 Harley WLA
1941 Zundapp KS 600
1941 BSA M-20
1976 Condor
1966 International Navy Pickup