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post #1 of 13 Old 12-06-2009, 05:22 PM Thread Starter
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What color of grey is he?

I've always thought of him as a dappled grey, but Ikeep hearing people call him a rose grey, and even a clouded grey (never heard of that before)

What would you consider him? I tried to show him in different lights(pictures are oldest to newest)

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post #2 of 13 Old 12-06-2009, 05:25 PM
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wow he is a gorgeous boy! Its really hard to tell....he looks more of a charcoal grey, does he have dapples?
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post #3 of 13 Old 12-06-2009, 05:42 PM
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I'd Call Him A Rose Grey Or Dapple Grey But Its Easier To Tell In Person! Handsome though =-)
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post #4 of 13 Old 12-07-2009, 06:56 AM Thread Starter
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Some times he has dapples, other times he doesn't, lol. I'll try to get updated pictures today
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post #5 of 13 Old 12-07-2009, 07:34 AM
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I'd call him a "Totally-gorgeous-dapple-grey" lol. For rose grey - there'd be a hint of sorrel through his coat to give him a kin of pinkish/reddish glow to him. If that made any sense whatsoever.

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post #6 of 13 Old 12-07-2009, 07:28 PM
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id call him a dapple grey, maybe dark dapple grey. Definantly not a rose grey.

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post #7 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 08:37 AM
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I don't know that I would call him a dapple just from looking at those pictures. When I think dapple gray, this is what comes to mind.

I would probably call your boy a gunmetal gray. He is gorgeous, whatever you decide to call him.

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post #8 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 09:26 AM
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We usually call that color a Smutty Grey. Whatever color it is, it'll get lighter as he ages.

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post #9 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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Here's some new pictures, sorry about the poor lighting! His winter coat is so much more dappled then his summer coat was :-D

And just to show the difference between mane and tail (think his mane will stay dark?)

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post #10 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 05:15 PM
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Looks like a Dapple Grey to me.

Definitely not Rose Grey and seems to be a little too patterend for a Steel Grey.

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