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    Collector Topics: Camouflage - Wire Configuration Types

A large number of variations can be found with regards to the application methods used to apply camouflage wire to a given helmet.  The typical configurations most often encountered are depicted below.  Readers are also encouraged to gain a better understanding of selected wire twist patterns found on helmets.

Camouflage Main Camouflage Gallery Camouflage Paint Cloth Covers Helmet Netting Wire Configurations

Full Chicken Wire Cover Large Hex "Half-Basket" with Side Hooks

Small Hex "Half-Basket"

Large Hex "Half-Basket" with Visor Hooks

Single Bailing Wire Cover Double Bailing Wire Cover

Mid-line Bailing Wire with Cloth Cord Cross-over

Multi-piece Bailing Wire Cover

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