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    Dec 23, 2006, 11:12 AM - Correct paint in the UK? #1

    Sorry if this has been asked a zillion times before, but is there a source for the accurate colour Fett paints in the UK or does it have to be ordered from the States?

    Thanks in advance,

    Al
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    Dec 23, 2006, 1:36 PM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #2

    Yeah, I was wondering about this as well. It seems that Testors and Polly Scale- paint can't be found in Belgium either, so are there any alternatives Humbrol paints maybe?
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    Dec 23, 2006, 2:21 PM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #3

    Maybe this has been posted before, but I found some color charts from different brands that are available in Europe (I think)?

    - Vallejo:

    http://www.vallejo.nl/assets/s2dmain...ww.vallejo.nl/

    - Humbrol:

    http://airfix.com/cs/resources/paints.aspx

    - Tamiya:

    http://www.tamiya.com/english/produc.../acrylic_2.htm

    -Deco Art:

    http://www.decoart.com/cgi-bin/Color...icana_Acrylics


    Any ideas which colors from which brands would do the trick?
  4. Wes is offline Wes
    Dec 24, 2006, 12:42 AM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #4

    Can't you buy Floquil paints online and have them shipped to you?
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    Dec 24, 2006, 5:37 AM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #5

    Well, it seems Floquil paints can't be shipped to the UK or the rest of Europe
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    Dec 24, 2006, 10:10 AM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #6

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/f23/uk-paints-7208-post117164/

    Not sure this will helps, but Boba maker lists his ESB paint list in this thread, hope he doens't mknd me posting it here.

    Personally when I paint my scratch build I'll be mixing the paints myself as long as I can find some screen caps of the ROTJ helmet in natural light I'll be able to match the colours quite closely this way. If you want to go the spray can route, Tamiya colours might be the best route to go, as they have a wide range that seem to come quite close to the oiginal colours, but you could always mist ove the colours that don't match quite close enough with a brighter or darker colour to either lighten or darken the tone. Also don't forget washes will tone down some colours too when weathering them. Hope this helps a bit.
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    Dec 26, 2006, 7:02 AM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #7

    Thanks Maverick! Anyone else who has experience with one of the brands listed above?
  8. Wes is offline Wes
    Dec 26, 2006, 8:58 AM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #8

    Quote Lord Vicious said: View Post
    Well, it seems Floquil paints can't be shipped to the UK or the rest of Europe

    I would be happy to get the paints and ship them to you as long as there is no legal restrictions on shipping them over.

    Wes
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    Dec 27, 2006, 12:44 PM - Re: Correct paint in the UK? #9

    Thanks a lot Delta75!
    But I just found a store nearby where they have a wide range of the Vallejo-paints, so I'm gonna try those first. I'll post some results in a few days..

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