Author Topic: Testor Jet Exhaust color?  (Read 403 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline seadude

  • Needs A Life Outside What-If
  • *****
  • Posts: 1319
  • Think "outside the box"!
Testor Jet Exhaust color?
« on: March 28, 2017, 06:44:08 pm »
From time to time, I've seen pics of models over the years where Testor MM Acryl Jet Exhaust color was used to paint the inside of an aircraft model's engine tailpipes as well as the outside. Which is it? Inside or out? I would think that because the paint color is called "Jet Exhaust", that the color would be primarily used on the inside of the tailpipes.
Modeling isn't just about how good the gluing or painting, etc. looks. It's also about how creative and imaginative you can be with a subject.

Offline joncarrfarrelly

  • Bertie Bassett
  • What-IF SIG
  • Needs A Life Outside What-If
  • *****
  • Posts: 6163
Re: Testor Jet Exhaust color?
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2017, 09:44:50 am »
It's supposed to represent the colourization of 'heated metal' rather than 'soot',
so both surfacs are candidates.

Offline sandiego89

  • Needs A Life Outside What-If
  • *****
  • Posts: 2237
Re: Testor Jet Exhaust color?
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2017, 03:05:54 pm »
Burnt umber and other blackish browns work well for exhaust/soot stains, but agree with Jon that that the Jet Exhaust is intended for the scorching on high temp metal parts such as afterburner cans, exhaust pipes etc.   
Dave "Sandiego89"
Chesapeake, Virginia, USA