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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3855 on: March 21, 2020, 01:44:43 am »
Men and women always see colours differently, the female of the species can probably distinguish about 100 times more colour variations than the average male  :angel:
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3856 on: March 21, 2020, 01:46:18 am »

Men and women always see colours differently, the female of the species can probably distinguish about 100 times more colour variations than the average male  :angel:


The key word there is 'average'.

We modellers are much more sensitive to changes in small shades of colour I reckon.
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3857 on: March 21, 2020, 01:55:49 am »

Men and women always see colours differently, the female of the species can probably distinguish about 100 times more colour variations than the average male  :angel:


The key word there is 'average'.

We modellers are much more sensitive to changes in small shades of colour I reckon.

Possibly, but I still think different people "see" colours differently. We modellers are lucky, or a lot of us anyway, we have a framework which we can use to describe a colour, RAF WWII Dark Earth for instance, most other groups don't.
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« Reply #3858 on: March 21, 2020, 03:18:12 am »
Oh yay, I found it!!       

"This thing has stuff from all over. Including a number of parts I can't place, I have gear from a 1/100 scale Nitto 707 (oh, that's where the enginges came from too) the tires are from 1/72 scale Phantom kit. Canopy is a 1/72 Mustang. Fuselage is 1/72 B-58 pod. Wings are from 1/144 Caravelle. Fin is from 1/72 F-15.  Not sure where all the cockpit parts came from. Drop tanks and arrestor hook came from aforemention Phantom kit. "

Thanks dude.  I was thinking they might have been Viggen undercarriage.  They look similar.
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« Reply #3859 on: March 21, 2020, 03:26:06 am »


Thats red...

...but look at the wing tip where it's in the light and its orange.
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3860 on: March 21, 2020, 06:43:52 pm »
Men and women always see colours differently, the female of the species can probably distinguish about 100 times more colour variations than the average male  :angel:

Men and women see more than just colours differently!  :wacko:

My other half is a graphic designer, Pantone numbers off the top of her head!  :rolleyes:

What looks like two identical colours to me, she can spot the subtle difference! (She's a freak! :wacko:)
 

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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3861 on: March 22, 2020, 01:37:44 pm »
I get into trouble a lot with this myself when it comes to shades of the same colors. Lots of folks are good at looking at two similar shades of tan, for instance, and can name which is which but I'd likely not be able to tell until after I had been familiar with them for awhile. I see it quite a bit on the model pages on FB... someone will post two similar colors and ask, "So which one should I use in this instance (on a tank or something) and there's always dissenting opinion. Meanwhile, I'm like, "Why bother asking, just pick which one looks the best/closest to you....."  I guess I'm a bit un-refined.  :wacko:
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3862 on: March 22, 2020, 01:56:12 pm »
I get into trouble a lot with this myself when it comes to shades of the same colors. Lots of folks are good at looking at two similar shades of tan, for instance, and can name which is which but I'd likely not be able to tell until after I had been familiar with them for awhile. I see it quite a bit on the model pages on FB... someone will post two similar colors and ask, "So which one should I use in this instance (on a tank or something) and there's always dissenting opinion. Meanwhile, I'm like, "Why bother asking, just pick which one looks the best/closest to you....."  I guess I'm a bit un-refined.  :wacko:


You are most emphatically NOT un-refined !  You are being pragmatic........which sounds much more appropriate.  I'd do exactly the same as you.
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3863 on: March 22, 2020, 05:06:40 pm »
When it comes to painting my biggest struggle is usually the scheme*, not the colours; I just look at my paint collection ... OK, this one looks right!


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« Reply #3864 on: March 23, 2020, 09:25:46 am »
I've seen people let their builds grind to a halt over two slightly different shades of the same color. lol    Not that I haven't had to REDO a paint job because the colors just "weren't right" or that that I had to wait a couple days to get a color I simple don't own in my collection but if it's down to confusion around colors I already DO have, I'm going to just pick one and roll out!!! lol     Ever so often it can be problematic but it works far more of the time than it doesn't so why not live boldly?!   ;D
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3865 on: March 24, 2020, 06:44:59 am »
I once used two different producers versions of a colour to try and deliberately show the variation in German standards at the end of WWII. Could I find anyone's  RLM 76 that looked different to anyone else's in the stash ? Could I heck  ;D
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« Reply #3866 on: March 25, 2020, 08:08:07 pm »
Yeah see there!! More variation than many would think. I dealt with this same type of thing with floor tile. Same exact stuff even same exact brand could come out different depending on "run" or "batch" or whatever. Created problems sometimes.   ;D  Factor in different brands? Wooo...  :o


Anyway.... I've been feeling better and have been extremely involved with mowing yards and working lately. Not sure when I'll get back to stuff with models but I think it may come soon.  :mellow:
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3867 on: March 26, 2020, 12:55:50 am »
Anyway.... I've been feeling better and have been extremely involved with mowing yards and working lately. Not sure when I'll get back to stuff with models but I think it may come soon.  :mellow:

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« Reply #3868 on: March 26, 2020, 06:57:26 am »

Anyway.... I've been feeling better and have been extremely involved with mowing yards and working lately. Not sure when I'll get back to stuff with models but I think it may come soon.  :mellow:

That's good to hear mate  :thumbsup:
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Re: Chronic's Research and Aeronautics Project (C.R.A.P.)
« Reply #3869 on: March 26, 2020, 11:41:00 am »
Day 5 in a row and I'm starting to really drag arse. BUT... for now... I'm all caught up. Might tinker a bit today on the ol' Pluto contraption.  :mellow:

2020 has been such a strange year....
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