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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #1140 on: August 23, 2015, 01:30:37 pm »

Building this got me thinking. Now in the real world we have Hurricane Mk I, Mk II A, B, C & D and Mk IV. Now if the Mk I had been produced with 20mm cannon would that have been the Mk I B ? Therefore might the 12 gun Hurricane II have been the Mk C, whilst the cannon armed one was the B ?


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« Reply #1141 on: August 24, 2015, 06:04:57 am »
Hurricane can be painted  :thumbsup:

I mentioned the Yahu panel above. Well as said it is nice but it all but disappears inside the Hurricane. Even with an open canopy which this one will have it will be difficult to see. So I'd recommend them but only where the instrument panel is clearly visible.
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« Reply #1142 on: August 25, 2015, 01:03:15 am »
Slight problem with the Hurricane mainly because I've over thought it  :banghead: In the old days I would have just gone with my first thoughts

The undersides will be Sky Blue. Now this is one of those colours for which IPMS Stockholm is no help, it simple refers to an FS Number. I looked at a thread on Brit Modeller and just got completely lost with them all trying to impress each other with their "knowledge".

So from looking at the swatch on the Stockholm link and bearing in mind we all see colours differently, I was thinking of using either Vallejo pale Blue or Humbrol 65 which I have in the stash.

Anybody know if that would be roughly ok or way out ?

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #1143 on: August 25, 2015, 02:26:02 am »
PINK.....I always thought it was PINK.
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« Reply #1144 on: August 25, 2015, 02:40:33 am »
So Narses2, what is this mysterious FS number that you are hoping someone can find the colour or equivalent of?

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« Reply #1145 on: August 25, 2015, 02:45:07 am »
I've got a chart somewhere that cross references all that.  I'll see if I can find it.
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« Reply #1146 on: August 25, 2015, 03:02:50 am »
For "Sky Blue" the ultimate model paint conversion chart gives Humbrol 122 and no direct Vallejo match.

However, i'd just go with what looked right to me.  As you say, we all see colour differently.
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #1147 on: August 25, 2015, 04:47:04 am »
Do you know this site? http://www.paint4models.com/
Hope it helps.

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« Reply #1148 on: August 25, 2015, 07:06:45 am »
PINK, I tell you......PINK!!!! :wub:
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« Reply #1150 on: August 25, 2015, 07:44:46 am »
PINK, I tell you......PINK!!!! :wub:

I do have a pink aircraft in the works Tel  :rolleyes:
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« Reply #1151 on: August 25, 2015, 07:53:10 am »
So Narses2, what is this mysterious FS number that you are hoping someone can find the colour or equivalent of?

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They quote FS 35622 (35550). Now the "actual" colour wouldn't have been an FS number as it was British so I assume that is the nearest equivalent. Indeed in my rather confused reading I think the colour may have been a commercialy obtained one by the Middle East Air Command.

For "Sky Blue" the ultimate model paint conversion chart gives Humbrol 122 and no direct Vallejo match.

However, i'd just go with what looked right to me.  As you say, we all see colour differently.

Unfortunately that's no longer in the Humbrol list and is not one I have - I have all the other 120's  :banghead:
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #1152 on: August 25, 2015, 07:59:51 am »
Do you know this site? http://www.paint4models.com/
Hope it helps.

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It may not help with this one as it quotes Humbrol 122 - out of production - and a Lifecolor I don't have, but it will help in future. Thank you  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #1153 on: August 25, 2015, 11:46:54 pm »
What about Humbrol duck Egg Blue, Hannants appear to suggect that on their Xtradecal sheets from what I can tell trying to read the instructions jpeg on-line
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« Reply #1154 on: August 26, 2015, 03:07:04 am »
Try this

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