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US Interior Green
« on: January 04, 2018, 03:09:23 am »
Currently I use Xtracrylic Interior Green XA1117 for my WWII era US cockpits and in all honestly I'm not particularly happy with it. I have had it for a long time admittedly.

Just wondered if there were any recommendations for other acrylic brands readily available in the UK ?
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2018, 03:45:33 am »
Try Citadel Elysian Green and Ogryn Camo for different shades, get them from Games Workshop.
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 04:27:54 am »
I still use Humbrol 226, but I think it's available in acrylic too.
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2018, 06:10:50 am »
Cheers gents  :thumbsup:
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2018, 11:07:36 am »
Vallejo an interior green and zinc chromate green as well I think, they're in their Model Air range.  I haven't got those, but I've got a few of the range and they brush paint very nicely, despite being meant for airbrushes.
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2018, 11:24:44 am »
Vallejo an interior green and zinc chromate green as well I think, they're in their Model Air range.  I haven't got those, but I've got a few of the range and they brush paint very nicely, despite being meant for airbrushes.

Good to know that, thanks.

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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2018, 06:01:04 am »
Vallejo an interior green and zinc chromate green as well I think, they're in their Model Air range.  I haven't got those, but I've got a few of the range and they brush paint very nicely, despite being meant for airbrushes.

Good to know that, thanks.

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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2018, 06:30:55 am »
Going slightly off thread, the Vallejo Model Air metallic colours are especially nice, it's quite easy to get a fine finish with a brush.
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2018, 06:34:05 am »
That is interesting Mossie. I never considered them for brushing. Ta  :thumbsup:
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2018, 12:15:17 am »
Yes, good to know re the Vallejo Air - thanks!

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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2018, 12:29:35 am »
Re Model Air - I can't get a decent finish brushing the Vallejo zinc chromate over primer or undercoat but it looks great used as a final coat to give depth on top of other greens (Vallejo Golden Olive for example).
In fact, the zinc chromate is the only one of the model air range which i've found not to give a decent brushed finish (although a number of coats is needed in most cases).
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2018, 09:09:07 pm »
Apologies for the thread necromancy, but I use Testors Model Master Acrylic Zinc Chromate Green. I am unaware if it's available in the UK, though, just trying to be helpful.
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Re: US Interior Green
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2018, 06:12:10 am »
Cheers  :thumbsup:
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