[WWI] French Blue

Michael Kendix mkendix at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 18 07:43:30 EST 2007


Hi:

I really like the so-called lighter or duller blue, such as that used by 
Americal-Gryphon.  However, I guess the problem is if you have to use the 
kit's decals, you need to have a paint to match up to do the tail stripes 
and touch-ups etc.

Michael


>From: <mikemuth at ptd.net>
>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>,        "Matt 
>Bittner" <matt.bittner at cox.net>
>Subject: Re: [WWI] French Blue
>Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 04:39:15 -0000
>
>This you give in to? Not a change in scale...understandable...but a change 
>in
>color? Don't give in. Stay with the flat intermediate blue!
>Mike Muth
>
>Matt Bittner <matt.bittner at cox.net> said:
>
> > Okay, in years past I've been a firm believer in a duller blue used in
> > French colors.  However, with all the decal manufacturers lately going
> > to a "stronger, brighter" blue (don't know what else to call it) - like
> > Eduard - is there a close paint equivalent to this color?  Preferrably
> > acrylic, and out of the bottle?
> >
> > TIA.
> >
> >
> > Matt Bittner
> >
> >
> >
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