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    Feb 1, 2007, 5:33 PM - ESB helmet color conversion! #1

    Hi all!
    Anyone knows the color conversion to TAMIYA or HUMBROL?
    Thanks!
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    Feb 1, 2007, 11:13 PM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #2

    Ask TerminalFettler, he has done a complete list and it looks well. If´ve done it with the same colors. Sorry, no pics at the moment, my camera is broken....
  3. Feb 2, 2007, 3:53 AM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #3

    Here's my latest colour list using Humbrol enamels, hope this helps:
    -Base grey: 79 (dome and cheeks), slightly lighter for rest of helmet.(140?)
    -Upper cheeks: Black 33
    -Dome and cheeks: Green 78
    -Red on mandibles and trim: 73
    -Purple on mand. and trim: 73+96+33
    -Back of helmet: Cream/Green: 28+103 / 76+96
    -L/H ear: Red/ Grey/ Green: 60/ 28/ 68+159
    -Kill stripes: Yellow 154, fade to Orange 82 on back.(very slight fade)
    -Black marks by kill stripes:62+33 mixed whilst painting on with 00 brush.
    -R/H ear: Sand 94
    -Light Grey all over helmet: 28 darkened slightly with 79.
    -Weathering: Splatters/misting, very thin mix applied with airbrush with low pressure and flicked from cotton bud: Black 33/Grey 79/Beige 103/ Brown 72.
    -Glue blobs(applied in layers) and general discolouration all over helmet using brush and cotton bud depending on required effect: Windsor and Newton ink: Sunshine Yellow.
    -Scuffs: Black 33/ white 34: use 00 dry brush on.
    -Putty crack repair: 28 + 94 mixed while painting on
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    Feb 2, 2007, 10:39 AM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #4

    Many Thanks for the color list!!!
  5. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Feb 9, 2007, 1:22 PM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #5

    TerminalFettler, a question: Which are the proportions of the mixtures?

    Thanks
  6. Feb 9, 2007, 1:57 PM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #6

    Quote KaanE said: View Post
    TerminalFettler, a question: Which are the proportions of the mixtures?

    Thanks
    You have to experiment with the mix unfortunately, most of the colours are close and just need a tweak from the added colours...
  7. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Feb 9, 2007, 2:02 PM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #7

    Ok Term, Thanks for all, I'm needing to paint my SgtFang Mistery Helmet!!! ............ Now :o

  8. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Feb 9, 2007, 4:58 PM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #8

    Hi Term, i have this for a ESB version, I need more units?:

    -Upper cheeks: Black 33 - 2 Units
    -Dome and cheeks: Green 78 - 3 Units
    -Red on mandibles and trim: 73 - 1 Unit
    -Purple on mand. and trim: 73+96+33 - 1/1/2 Unit
    -Back of helmet: Cream/Green: 28+103 / 76+96 - 1+1/1+1 Unit
    -Kill stripes: Yellow 154, fade to Orange 82 on back. - 1/1 Unit
    -R/H ear: Sand 94 - 1 Unit
    -Light Grey all over helmet: 28 darkened slightly with 79. - 1/1 Unit
    -Glue blobs(applied in layers) and general discolouration all over helmet using brush and cotton bud depending on required effect: Windsor and Newton ink: Sunshine Yellow. - 1 Unit
    -Scuffs: Black 33/ white 34: use 00 dry brush on. 1/1 Units

    Thanks
  9. Feb 10, 2007, 4:17 AM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #9

    Not quite sure i understand what you mean by 'units'?
  10. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Feb 10, 2007, 4:47 AM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #10

    Quantity
  11. Feb 10, 2007, 9:07 AM - Re: ESB helmet color conversion! #11

    Quote KaanE said: View Post
    Quantity
    Obveously i new you meant quantity ( )
    Those units look good, don't forget grey 79 at approx. 2 units

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