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  • Member since
    May 2003
  • From: Central USA
Replacement color
Posted by qmiester on Friday, September 12, 2003 10:53 PM
For years I have hoarded a couple of tins of Humbrol Doped Linen and now that is running out. I suppose that I can mix a replacement but would really just rather by it. Does anyone out there have a recommendation for a currently available enamel which will match?


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  • Member since
    September 2003
  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Saturday, September 13, 2003 8:29 PM
Have you tried Hobbyshop.cz in the Czech republic? They have an online store with WWI colors. Haven't tried the clear doped linen, and it may or may not match the Humbrol; but I did order some German WWI colors from them last year. Shipping wasn't too expensive. They come in Humbrol-type tinlets for (I think) $1.36 (US). Here's the web address.
www.hobbyshop.cz/inshop

 

 

 

 

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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 14, 2003 4:33 AM
Try the colour reference charts on www.ipmsstockholm.org/helpdesk.asp - however the server seems to be down right now.
  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: Copley, Ohio
Posted by wayne baker on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 11:59 AM
Humbrol still makes a linen color, #74. Is this the same as you have? Also Poly Scale acrylics makes a doped linen. Both are in Squadron's catalogue. I would guess any one selling either line could get it for you.

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