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freddyK
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PostSubject: Correct colors   Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:12 pm

Hello,
In a attempt to follow the instructions that my IA gave me on finishing my metal parts, I have been on the hunt for historical info on paint, because my local paint supplier doesn't have historical info that goes back to 1944, no surprise! I have a note out to dupont,
anyone have any thoughts? See the link below to see what I'm looking at....
Thanks in advance,
Fred

http://pc.dupont.com/hcl/search/imageViewer.jsp?imgurl=/hcl/data/Data/Trucks%20Assorted%20Vehicles/Federal%20Standard/Federal%20Standard/010235.jpg&mode=fullscrn
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PostSubject: Re: Correct colors   Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:31 pm

Wakefields book has good info (The Fighting Grasshoppers) on page 151.
The Erection and Maintenance Instructions for the L-4s just says "shade 41, olive-drab" AAf spec no. 14106 on the upper and side surfaces. "shade 43, neutral grey" AAF spec no. 14106 on lower surfaces.
Take a trip over to OKC and the artillery museum and you can see one exactly as it was when they took it out of the crate.
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PostSubject: correct colors   Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:12 pm

Freddy,

I had to mix my own to approximate #34087. Email me and I can give you the recipe. It's really simple to do and I have received nothing but compliments for having the "Real" color from veteran pilots.

If you go back to the discussion about radios in L-4s you can see a good representation of what it will look like.

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