ESB Jet Pack colours?

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    ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Hi,

    my jetpack arrived today, and I am going to respray it, as the jet pack itself isn'tthe most detailed thing in the world, I think I can get away with sanding off a little bit of paint and then primering on top of that.

    the main green for the ESB jetpack is what colour? I am after an accurate spray paint.

    Thanks

    UPDATE - - - - - - - - - -

    After beginning to sand it I realised it wasn't primered so most of the paint just fell away. I am just after the yellow that is used on certain parts of the jet pack. And more importantly, the geen. It seems like one or two shades darker than Tamiya Field Grey. Any help is appreciated.

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    I have gone into more detail in my blog... use the link in my sig!
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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Spruce Green, for the green, its not super hard but there is a bit of weathering to do

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    I can't get that over here. Is it the same colour as the dome/cheeks on the helmet?

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Not IMHO its a bit darker...same as the gaunts really I think so at least

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Hmmm, maybe if I do it the same colour as the helm and mist it a bit with black? I also need to sort out how I would attach the rocket to the jet pack, preferably so I can take it off for transporting... I was thinking velcro, but I doubt that will hold it... Any ideas?

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Lee Malone, Rogue Studios here, told me RLM 62 is a really close colour for jetpack and gaunts.

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    What's that? That was just a code. I googled it and didn't get anything useful as a result

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    green-rlm-62-gif Search for a match.

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    I got a couple of brush on paints, I need a spray. Not an airbrush colour

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Updated with images..

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    What pack is that? If you were in the US i could help more with colors I kow you need spray cans, u could get away with using what you used on the helmet maybe depending on how dark it is, the yellow I used the same stuff I use on shoulders with brown misting till i liked it. Then u need a maroon and a brown and khaki kinda color for the markings

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    A plastic one I bought on eBay to get me started. It's quite tough. Just need to figure out a way to stick the rocket in AND make it removable when I am traveling with it.

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    I just glued a bolt to the bottom of the rocket and drilled a hole through the top of the pack body. Secure it with a wingnut from the inside and you're good to go.

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    ^ that is a brilliant idea! I just need to try and fit my hand up inside... I'll try and make that work! Thanks again. Just need the green....

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Use humbrol #78 as the green source bro! Weathering and some additional darker green shades will do the job!

    You can get humbrol colors in the UK.

    I used this on my jetpack too.

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Yeah, as mmgraphics said, humbrol 78 over sprayed with humbrol 76 which is a darker green. Should do the trick.

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Actually Humbrol #78 is the closest Humbrol to the RLM 62 colour so use it.

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    Re: ESB Jet Pack colours?

    Cheers! Will be dusting it with black spray paint to weather it and I am thinking about picking up one of those Tamiya weathering kits...

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