Thread Tools
Apr 25, 2019, 05:56 PM
Registered User
MINI30BOB's Avatar
Thread OP

Paint to match insignia blue monokote

Hey gang. Picked up a Top Flite giant scale Corsair that was about 95% finished. Canopy needs painted and engine just needs to be installed. Does anyone out there know of a paint that matches the Insignia Blue Monokote closely? I hear the Monokote paints don't always match due to differences in the covering from batch to batch. If you have a manufacturer and color name that matches I would really apprreciate the info. Thanks
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Apr 25, 2019, 10:40 PM
Pylonracr's Avatar
Go to a paint supplier with a piece of covering and have them match it. They have a camera that will scan the sample and give the formula for a match. In my experience with both latex and auto paint the match is quite close but not perfect.

Apr 26, 2019, 08:57 PM
Closed Account
Tamiya Color TS-15 "Blue" is pretty close.
Apr 27, 2019, 08:37 AM
Registered User
In the past I've bought TF "matching" paint and found it didn't match the covering very well.
Do as Pylonracer suggests.
Jun 12, 2019, 11:10 AM
ohio fred
are these paints fuel proof

Quick Reply

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Paint for insignia's and trim SlickZERO WWI Aircraft 6 Feb 19, 2016 12:57 PM
Question Where to find paint to match monokote MOUNTAINROAD Fuel Plane Talk 1 Apr 25, 2015 02:31 PM
Discussion Transparent Monokote Paint Match mpodder Thermal 9 Sep 09, 2014 06:43 PM
Paint to match the blue GWS Corsair??? Ralph_D Parkflyers 0 Dec 14, 2003 01:50 AM
Good Paint Match for Blue Angels Blue? Plane Crazy Electric Ducted Fan Jet Talk 4 Jul 13, 2001 09:27 AM