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romancetopoetry
01-09-2007, 10:12 PM
Hello all, kind of new here. Been lurking around here for the past couple of weeks, just viewing the chit chat and stuff. Well my question is, I see in quite a few WW2 aviation books they describe the paint as something like Medium Green 42. And stuff like Olive 36 and the like. Well is there some sort of list of these colors out there with sample of the color. I am really into skin making, and just wanted to know if this exists. If this is a common question please excuse my lack of reasearch. Thanks fellas!

romancetopoetry
01-09-2007, 10:12 PM
Hello all, kind of new here. Been lurking around here for the past couple of weeks, just viewing the chit chat and stuff. Well my question is, I see in quite a few WW2 aviation books they describe the paint as something like Medium Green 42. And stuff like Olive 36 and the like. Well is there some sort of list of these colors out there with sample of the color. I am really into skin making, and just wanted to know if this exists. If this is a common question please excuse my lack of reasearch. Thanks fellas!

Esel1964
01-09-2007, 10:16 PM
You might find better answers on the 'Paint Schemes Forum';but welcome to the community anyway.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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romancetopoetry
01-09-2007, 10:18 PM
ah jeez, I didnt even see it. I feel dumb, is there any way a MOD could move my post. Sorry http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Esel1964
01-09-2007, 10:26 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by romancetopoetry:
ah jeez, I didnt even see it. I feel dumb, is there any way a MOD could move my post. Sorry http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Either start typing,or begging,I bet you finish typing first. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i314/DMFesel/200px-Bomber.jpg

Lyrics from Naked Raygun's "Rat Patrol".
"What we need to take control,we could use the Rat Patrol.What's that coming over the dune?...
Chasing the halftracks across the sandflats,got a nice pine box,for that desert fox,machine guns blaring,and Arabs staring wondering why,the Westerners are there.It's the same old story,and it'll happen again."

fighter_966
01-09-2007, 10:36 PM
You can try plastic model catalogues

Akronnick
01-10-2007, 02:53 AM
I don't know if they still do, but Testors used to publish a pamphlet of all the colors they sold. If you can find something like that, It would have paint chips for many different military colors<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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major_setback
01-10-2007, 03:19 AM
The erman pfficial colours were called RLM ...


I just found this colour chart for them:

http://www.xs4all.nl/~rhorta/jgrlm.htm (http://www.xs4all.nl/%7Erhorta/jgrlm.htm)<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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XyZspineZyX
01-10-2007, 06:35 AM
Here's an intresting link-

http://www.us-aircraft.com/research_topics2.htm

Check out the three 'Battle colors' entries. This is to my knowledge one of the best and straightforward approaches for determining actual US aircraft colors and codes<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Redwulf 32 - Nis
01-10-2007, 06:40 AM
Simmers paintshop (http://www.simmerspaintshop.com/)

All you need in one place.
See "Colour swatches" section for skin colours. Very neatly organised and includes RGB values to save you having to "guesstimate" the correct colours.

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