Need some help (ESB Paint related)

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    J-ROCK's Avatar
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    Need some help (ESB Paint related)

    [font='Courier New']I need some help from you guys,[/font]

    [font='Courier New']I want to re-paint my pre-pro helmet in the ESB colors but I want to do it using the "off the shelf" spray paint. I know I should use the official Airbrush spray colors but I don't think I'm going to do that so, I have a couple of questions...[/font]

    [font='Courier New']1) Is the closest ESB Green for the dome and cheeks - Rustoleum, Painter's Touch, Sage Green, 1933 ?[/font]

    [font='Courier New']2) My second questions is a bit of a stretch.......here it is anyway....is any one interested in picking up a couple of cans for me?? I checked every store here in [/font][font='Courier New']Ottawa[/font][font='Courier New'], [/font][font='Courier New']Canada[/font][font='Courier New'] and finally called the Rustoleum company. 1933 is only available in the US. I was hoping someone would be nice enough to pick up 2 cans and ship them to me if I paid them through pay-pal of something.....? I don't know, it's a bit pushy but I'm getting desperate....(sounds of crickets in background....)[/font]

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    [font='Courier New']Thanks,[/font]

    [font='Courier New']J-ROCK[/font]




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    Re: Need some help (ESB Paint related)

    Actually, I'm doing the very same "off the shelf" method! Testors Modelmaster SAC Bomber Green works well for the dome and cheeks. I've used Tamiya dark olive, then a black mist on the inner mandibles. Tamiya dull red for the t-area (although Floquil Boxcard Red may be more accurate) The only area so fae that is troubling me is the back of the helmet, which I'm working on now. I'm going to create a master color list of spray cans with manufacturers when I am finished.

    Shinobi

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    Re: Need some help (ESB Paint related)

    I will definitly add my colors to the list once I'm done....do you have any pics?

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    Re: Need some help (ESB Paint related)

    Yes, I do.. but they're sort of spread around! When I'm done there will be a thorough chronicle of my paint-up. That's soon to be done.

    Shinobi e

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    Re: Need some help (ESB Paint related)

    What kind of airbrush is the best to use for painting fett helmets that doesnt cost too much? I am aiming to buy one.

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    Re: Need some help (ESB Paint related)

    Not sure about the airbrush but I have seen a couple other posts with recomendations.....try the search.

    [font=Courier New]As for my second question from the original post, Kibosh has been nice enough to help me out. So far he has been great and I really appreciate someone stepping up to help out a fellow TDH'er. I offered to trade him some Canadian Bacon, Mayple Syrup and a Beaver Tail. We're still working out the details.[/font]

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    And I still haven't had any comments about my first question.....any experts out there??
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    [font=Courier New]1) Is the closest ESB Green "Non-airbrush colors" for the dome and cheeks - Rustoleum, Painter's Touch, Sage Green, 1933 ?[/font]

    Thanks

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