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1/350 Trumpeter lexington

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  • Member since
    March 2020
  • From: moneta va.
1/350 Trumpeter lexington
Posted by budstopshere on Friday, March 13, 2020 7:59 AM

his will be my first model in years and my first ever ship...i have ordered wooden deck and gold medals pe kit to go along withit im torn on what color to paint ive done lots of research and the best thing i can come up with....when she sank in 1942 she was painted in measue 21 which is in all blue above the deck line and her wooden deck ...painted in 20 -bdeck blue ive tried finding those colors ive found some of the colord 5-o 5-n-5-h20-b some mm some true colorsome enamel some crylic..any suggestions before i get started...oh and yes also first time using a airbrush'''im using a paasche vl 2 stage gun  thanks ahead of time for any help and suggestions


  • Member since
    September 2006
  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Friday, March 13, 2020 2:55 PM

Welcome to the forums!

As far as your questions about the Lexington go, you might want to post in the Ships forum, where many of the ship fans are docked.

Best regards,


The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.



  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Friday, March 13, 2020 3:37 PM

Welcome to our forums,do try the Ships Section.

  • Member since
    March 2020
  • From: moneta va.
Posted by budstopshere on Friday, March 13, 2020 4:53 PM

i did thx

  • Member since
    September 2003
  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Saturday, March 14, 2020 7:11 PM

Welcome to the Forums!







  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Saturday, March 14, 2020 7:53 PM

Hi, Budstopshere!

 Listen man You,ve taken on a classic. Don,t be afraid of her. Trumpy"s kits are great, I think. and of course Welcome Aboard-Needed another " Bird Farm" builder here!

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  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Sunday, March 15, 2020 1:29 PM

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