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    Jan 22, 2016, 4:29 PM - Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #1

    Hey guys,



    For the longest time I've wanted to have a Boba bucket done up in the original Kenner colors (Hong Kong version), but I need some help identifying what that particular blue-ish grey is actually identified as.

    And then there's the red around the visor and brown shading, to figure out, but first I really just need to know what the base color is.

    Any help would be appreciated.
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    Jan 22, 2016, 5:48 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #2

    What a great question! I actually just had a look through my paints and unfortunately I don't really have anything that's close.
    I have several grays, but they're all fairly neutral. The one bluish gray I have is too dark.

    If you have a hobby shop nearby, I'd recommend looking at Testors Model Master military colors. There's quite a few German RLM
    grays as well as British and NATO grays that might be really close to the tone you're looking for.
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    Jan 23, 2016, 7:22 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #3

    Thanks, superjedi -- I'll look into those model paint colors.

    I was thinking about getting a Boba Bandai model, and also doing it up in the same Kenner colors, so that would also help with that project.
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    Nov 2, 2016, 3:42 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #4

    Hope it's okay to revive this topic --

    I've postponed my Kenner Boba project for too long, but I still need some help with colors. I've found this Humbrol color that seems pretty damn close, but I can't find it in a spray paint can.

    I used an app to try to further identify the correct blue-gray color, and here are some of the results:

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    Any help or guidance in locating this color (or something close to it) in spray can form, would be greatly appreciated.
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    Nov 2, 2016, 4:43 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #5

    I have about 30 colors of testors not rattle cans....but Ill take a look and compare to my Kenner figure. I have a vintage one at home. I think it would have to be mixed though to be honest. I think someone did one a while back?
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    Nov 5, 2016, 8:24 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #6

    You should see the Life Size Kenner Figure at Disney World.
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    Nov 6, 2016, 7:05 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #7

    Quote FandagoFett said: View Post
    You should see the Life Size Kenner Figure at Disney World.
    I haven't seen it in person, but yeah, if I had 3k (and the space) to blow on a life-size Kenner Fett, I'd be tempted.

    I have the gentle giant Jumbo 12in figure, to go along with my vintage and rocket-firing re-issue figure:

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    But I want my very own Kenner Boba Bucket.
  9. Nov 13, 2016, 12:02 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #8

    May want to take a look at Testors Model Master Intermediate Blue...
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    Nov 13, 2016, 12:54 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #9

    Quote AFettFullofDollars said: View Post
    May want to take a look at Testors Model Master Intermediate Blue...
    I actually tested that back when this thread first started. I'd say it's in the right color family, but it's too dark.
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    Nov 13, 2016, 1:25 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #10

    If you're looking for a spray paint color, would rustoleum slate blue be close? I work at a local Ace hardware and looking at it on the shelf it doesn't look too bad... might be a little too grey though.
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    Nov 13, 2016, 2:27 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #11

    That's the color people have been using for the sandtrooper backpack parts


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    Nov 14, 2016, 4:22 AM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #12

    I have a fairly good run with Humbrols when I get time to paint, and I may look at a couple of their shades - Middle Blue (69) and Sea Blue(47) - or a custom mix of the two or similar. The tin lids can be a little deceiving, but when you see the 47 sprayed ( on the plane in the example I found online), it may be a touch bright, but certainly in the right family if toned back a touch
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    Nov 14, 2016, 3:17 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #13

    Quote Puddles said: View Post
    If you're looking for a spray paint color, would rustoleum slate blue be close? I work at a local Ace hardware and looking at it on the shelf it doesn't look too bad... might be a little too grey though.
    Maybe. I'm looking at it online -- in some pics it looks very close, and in others it looks to have too much of an aqua tone.
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    Nov 14, 2016, 4:00 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #14

    Quote ABH1979 said: View Post
    Maybe. I'm looking at it online -- in some pics it looks very close, and in others it looks to have too much of an aqua tone.
    Cameras and monitors will do that to grey....hence a lot of people paint the backpack parts on the TD blue...even though they were grey I think you should do it whatever color you like....To some it wont have a blue tint to it.
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    Nov 14, 2016, 4:40 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #15

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    Borrowed this pic....this is the slate blue looks really blue ish on this monitor
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    Nov 14, 2016, 7:55 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #16

    Quote Puddles said: View Post
    If you're looking for a spray paint color, would rustoleum slate blue be close? I work at a local Ace hardware and looking at it on the shelf it doesn't look too bad... might be a little too grey though.
    I tried it before and it does dry slightly too grey..

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    Nov 14, 2016, 7:59 PM - Re: Kenner Figure Color - Helmet Help #17

    I have some Rustoleum "Spa Blue" in my garage. Looks about right. keeo in mind it dries barely grayer than the caps color.

    Alex

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