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    ESB Evening Blue

    A few days ago my new softparts from debbie arrived ,so i decided to to do some home work research on the EBS blue colour
    After much debate and getting my answer solved, i went along and bought the dye and wanted to show the befor and after colour transformation to you guys who are unsure ..so let me know what ya think

    Befor below hehe...



    And after ...




    cheers fetts
    Last edited by stormshadow2100; Feb 12, 2009 at 2:04 PM.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    nicely done, brother!!! i really like that blue, wish i had the guts to try and dye something...still procrastinating on dyeing my girth belt...

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    Maybe i should provide a dye services well its a though
    Last edited by stormshadow2100; Jan 7, 2009 at 1:06 PM.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    Nice - what color did you use?

    Is it evening blue?

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    Yes its the Rit evening blue dye

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    very cool thanks.

    Now I know what to use.


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    SEEKER said: View Post
    very cool thanks.

    Now I know what to use.

    Go for it buddie just read the instuctions carefull to get the results

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    This is just a constructive comment, but thats way too blue... I know the debate of blue vs. grey ESB suits rages on, but In my opinion, its not that blue. From the research I've done, a mix of RIT Pearl Grey and evening blue will get you the "correct" ESB suit color. The color should be a light to medium grey, but with a cool, bluish tinge for ESB.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    Yeah, I've dyed several flightsuits for people on these boards. I did Grifter's last. I actually got the Evening Blue colour from Ruffkintoy's custom mixture, but I dumbed it down a little because I thought Evening blue was more or less perfect.

    Last edited by GCNgamer128; Jan 8, 2009 at 3:33 PM. Reason: Replaced with Evening Blue.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    Nice color GNC. whats the Mix you used?

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    Evening Blue, that's all.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    evenin blue is good enough dude

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    I like the Evening Blue as well (good call, GCN!). I still think I like a little Pearl Grey mixed in as well, just to muddy the mixture a little bit.

    I'll have to try that on my next 'suit.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    My plan was to have a grey jumpsuit already and dye it blue, then dirty the heck out of it.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    SEEKER said: View Post
    My plan was to have a grey jumpsuit already and dye it blue, then dirty the heck out of it.

    Nice idea!

    And nice jumpsuit stormshadow2100

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    batninja said: View Post
    I like the Evening Blue as well (good call, GCN!). I still think I like a little Pearl Grey mixed in as well, just to muddy the mixture a little bit.

    Ditto on the pearl grey.

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    KaanE said: View Post
    Nice idea!

    And nice jumpsuit stormshadow2100

    Thanks KaanE much appreciated

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Yeah, I've dyed several flightsuits for people on these boards. I did Grifter's last. I actually got the Midnight Blue colour from Ruffkintoy's custom mixture, but I dumbed it down a little because I thought midnight blue was more or less perfect.

    Wait, for the suit pictured you said Midnight Blue was just about perfect, then in your next post you said it's the Evening Blue. Which color is it actually?

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    I've used and always suggested "midnight blue" with "Pearl grey". After you've added the battle damage and dirt, it will look darker so don't go too dark before you weather.

    here's mine before I sold it.....

    color-jpg

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    That one was about perfect Ben!!!!

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    Mr Fett said: View Post
    Wait, for the suit pictured you said Midnight Blue was just about perfect, then in your next post you said it's the Evening Blue. Which color is it actually?
    Evening Blue, haha. I messed up, I shall amend my post.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    looks good i was lucky enough to acquire a pair of overalls from my place of work the exact colour. a few mods are needed but not to shabby for free!! can't post pics at the min my camera is broke

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    like the color, and love the color's name

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    I am going to have to agree with Batninja on this it is a bit way too blue alone.
    I use the same Evening Blue with pearl grey for the ESB.
    I start from white twill and then dye it.
    Midnight blue is to deep of a Blue. Sorry Ben.

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    Re: ESB Evening Blue

    I think Rit royal blue, followed up with rit pearl grey, then some sun bleaching + weathering looks pretty good.


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