Enter keywords or a search phrase below:

PT-117 paint

4 replies
1 rating 2 rating 3 rating 4 rating 5 rating
  • Member since
    April, 2010
PT-117 paint
Posted by Bob H on Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:48 PM

I am modeling Revells PT as PT-117 as launched. Are there any paints that are easy to find and equivalent to Navy Light grey 5-L or Navy dark grey 5-d as used in early PT production.

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Norwich, Norfolk, Nelson's County. Exiled in Suffolk.
Posted by Bish on Friday, March 17, 2017 1:02 AM

Colourcoats has those paints in its US Navy range.

There are 2 stockists in the US.


 ''I am a Norfolk man, and I glory in being so''

 On the bench: Dragon 1/72nd He 162, Revell 1/32nd He162, HPH 1/18th BMW 003 for He162.

  • Member since
    September, 2003
  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Friday, March 17, 2017 9:54 AM

Here's a direct link to one of the US sellers Bish referenced.

I've ordered from them and they are very quick and reliable.

Colourcoat paint is very good stuff.  Comes in little tins like Humbrol


 Nulla Rosa Sine Spina




  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Meridian, ID
Posted by modelcrazy on Friday, March 17, 2017 10:30 AM
Here are some equivalents for navy colors from IPMS if you want to go Vallejo.


1/350 Dragon USS The Sulivans built as USS Johnston
1/48 Hasegawa C.202 Folgore
1/350 Aoshima IJN Takao

In Que

1/32 Hasegawa Mk Vb Spitfire
1/72 Hasegawa B5N2 Kate
1/48 Tamiya Mk1 Swordfish

  • Member since
    April, 2010
Posted by Bob H on Friday, March 17, 2017 1:28 PM

Thanks for the inputs. I have all ready ordered the paint from H&B Hobbies. Just got to finish the boat to use them.


Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.