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Factory finishes are often different to Phoenix / Railmatch paint of the same description. If you careful in the renumbering then slight weathering should be enough to hide any imperfections, otherwise its probably a case of mixing paints together to get an exact match. What would be ideal would be model shops with an enamel or modelling acrylic mixing machine that matches a sample you give it like the diy store paint mixers. Sometimes a standard paint can be perfect - Tamiya japenese army green for example has often been quoted for touching up Airfix GWR locos
 

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QUOTE (butler-henderson @ 30 Aug 2008, 18:00) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Factory finishes are often different to Phoenix / Railmatch paint of the same description. If you careful in the renumbering then slight weathering should be enough to hide any imperfections, otherwise its probably a case of mixing paints together to get an exact match. What would be ideal would be model shops with an enamel or modelling acrylic mixing machine that matches a sample you give it like the diy store paint mixers. Sometimes a standard paint can be perfect - Tamiya japenese army green for example has often been quoted for touching up Airfix GWR locos
hi
thanks for that

regards tom
 
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