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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.

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    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.

https://www.sovereignhobbies.co.uk/collections/american

There are 2 stockists in the US.

https://www.sovereignhobbies.co.uk/pages/where-to-buy

 

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  • 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.  

https://www.hbhobbies.com/collections/us-navy

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

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

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    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.

http://www.ipmsswamp.com/files/VallejoWWIINavalColorEquivalents.pdf

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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.

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