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MMRR and GR colors

Unread postby IORY_fan » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:47 pm

Does anyone know what colors are best to use when trying model MMRR 3836 and GR 3839? I recently picked up a set of decals from highball graphics that make MS 73, 180, MMRR 24, 3836, and GR 3839 but it doesn't list any colors to use

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Re: MMRR and GR colors

Unread postby SD80MAC » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:35 pm

This has been a matter of debate for those of us who are also making and or having models done of 3836, 24 and 3839. You could get by with a basic red for 3839, maybe darkened with a few drops of black (I think ATSF Warbonnet red would be a tad too bright). 24 and 3836 are a little more difficult to nail down because the blue used for both has a bit of a metallic flake in it in real life, which is hard to replicate in scale without it looking too ridiculous. 180 was not the same red as 3839 and it seems like any basic red would be fine for it. Haven't looked too much into 73 yet. Once we figure it out, I'll be sure to let you know!
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Re: MMRR and GR colors

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Re: MMRR and GR colors

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Re: MMRR and GR colors

Unread postby IORY_fan » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:07 pm

What color blue is that?
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Re: MMRR and GR colors

Unread postby 12Bridge » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:21 am

Custom mix of GTW Blue, CR Blue and White to represent the later era.
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