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Sep 30, 2012, 10:34 PM
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Anyone know where I can get this colour (or close to it) of orange?

I have looked everywhere online and locally but no luck, I need it to paint my 'glass TA-152 fuselage.


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Oct 01, 2012, 12:41 AM
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I believe that most large store (Home Depot etc.) paint departments have computers that can mix paint to match just about any color sample you bring in as a house paint. I suspect that automotive paint stores have similar abilities., It just depends of the type of paint you want. Check with them and see what they can do.

Oct 03, 2012, 08:35 AM
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These guys might be able to lead you in the right direction.

Or surly there is a auto spray shop / panel beaters you could get some acrylic
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The colour is BURNT ORANGE... I've got a gallon of it but I'm in Australia

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Oct 03, 2012, 09:30 PM
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Thank lots guys.

I found it ready for the air brush as 'Burnt Autumn Orange' colour at an art specialty shop down town...$36 for 500ml but worth it for this project.

Also received an email from a chap who said the way to achieve the slightly weathered/un-even colour finish on the top surface as on the original full size TA-152 prototype (and the photo of the model I posted) is to under spray grey primer, which is opposite of the technique I use of adding weathering after the finish coat.

I would imagine that FW was very short on orange safety paint by 1945.


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