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PostPosted: Tue 29 Nov 2016 00:22 am 
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I need help!!! I have this kit but no painting instructions (colours/placement) can anyone help me with detailed instructions, i want to get as close as possible to realistic/period correct as i can. Many thanks


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PostPosted: Tue 29 Nov 2016 10:26 am 
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For the Jeep you might try :arrow:
Ha: 86 Matt Light Olive = base colour
Vc: 178 70864 Natural Steel = exhaust, cable, paint chips
Ha: 67 Matt Tank Grey / Ha: 33 Matt Black = tyres
Vc: 141 70921 English Uniform = seats
Ha: 85 Satin Coal Black = steering wheel
Ha: 155 Matt Olive Drab / Vc: 93 70887 Brown Violet = tilt
Va: 71015 Olive Grey / Vc: 91 70889 USA Olive Drab = No.319/ No.9 Olive Drab
Ha: 113 Matt Rust = exhausts
XF-3: Flat Yellow = bridge plate
Hu: 11 Metallic Silver Fox = tail light reflectors
Vp: 307 Red Tail Light = stop lamps

For the Personnel :arrow:
Humbrol Acrylic 61 Matt Flesh = skin tones
Humbrol Acrylic 61 Matt Flesh = skin tones
Vallejo Model Color 19 70927 Dark Flesh = skin tones
Vallejo Model Color 20 70845 Sunny Skintone = skin tones
Andrea Color 2nd Light = skin tones
Andrea Color 1st Base = skin tones
Games Workshop 61-22 Bronzed Flesh = skin tones
Games Workshop 61-18 Dark Flesh = Afro-Caribbean skin tones
Games Workshop 61-76 Flesh Wash = skin shades
Vallejo Model Color 149 70872 Chocolate Brown / Vallejo Model Color 150 70822 German Camouflage Black Brown / Vallejo Model Color 169 70950 Black = hair
Vallejo Model Color 133 70843 Cork Brown / Vallejo Model Color 136 70818 Red Leather / Vallejo Model Color 147 70871 Leather Brown / Revell Aqua 361 84 Matt Leather Brown = boots
Humbrol Acrylic 24 Matt Trainer Yellow = baseball cap, chocks
Humbrol Acrylic 34 Matt White = baseball cap
Humbrol Acrylic 60 Matt Scarlet = baseball cap
Humbrol Acrylic 19 Gloss Bright Red = chocks
Vallejo Model Color 179 70863 Gunmetal Grey = machine guns
Humbrol Acrylic 237 Matt Desert Tan = rope, ammunition bandolier
Humbrol Acrylic 12 Metallic Copper = ammunition casings
Humbrol Acrylic 27 Matt Sea Grey = bases
General-purpose bomb
Humbrol Acrylic 86 Matt Light Olive = body
Tamiya XF-3: Flat Yellow = nose, body & tail stripes
Tamiya XF-16: Flat Aluminium = fuse
Fire crew
Humbrol Acrylic 11 Metallic Silver = fireman’s visor (base)
X-23: Clear Blue = fireman’s visor (tint)
Vallejo Model Color 152 70883 Silvergrey = asbestos suit
Vallejo Model Color 179 70863 Gunmetal Grey = nozzle
Humbrol Acrylic 85 Satin Coal Black = fire hose
The ARMED FORCES Of WORLD WAR II US Army Air Force, Technical Sergeant Grade 2, 1945, The Armed Forces of World War II Illustration 292
Humbrol Acrylic 86 Matt Light Olive = trousers & cap
The ARMED FORCES Of WORLD WAR II Leading Signals Officer, US Navy 1944 The Armed Forces of World War II – Illustration 360
Tamiya XF-49: Khaki = cotton or poplin officer’s dress shirt and trousers
Humbrol Acrylic 24 Matt Trainer Yellow = slipover, helmet, bib, flags
The ARMED FORCES Of WORLD WAR II U. S. Army Airborne Forces, Major General, 1944, The Armed Forces of World War II – Illustration 285
Tamiya XF-49: Khaki = standard peaked cap or overseas cap
Humbrol Acrylic 155 Matt Drab Olive = M1944 ‘Ike’ field jacket
The ARMED FORCES Of WORLD WAR II USAAF, Aircrewman, 1944, The Armed Forces of World War II – Illustration 288
Tamiya XF-49: Khaki = shirt & tie, parachute harness, overseas cap
Revell Aqua 361 84 Matt Leather Brown = flying helmet
Pilot G-1 Grip Black Pen = goggles
Humbrol Acrylic 86 Matt Light Olive = overalls
Vallejo Model Color 147 70871 Leather Brown = jacket
Humbrol Acrylic 103 Matt Cream = fur lining
The ARMED FORCES Of WORLD WAR II US Army Military Police, NCO, 1942, The Armed Forces of World War II – Illustration 286
Tamiya XF-49: Khaki = shirt & tie
Humbrol Acrylic 155 Matt Drab Olive = jacket & trousers
Humbrol Acrylic 22 Gloss White = helmet
Humbrol Acrylic 85 Satin Coal Black = riot stick, armband
Pilot G-1 Grip Black Pen = ‘MP’ lettering on helmet
Games Workshop 61-54 Skull White = gloves, belt, canvas leggings, ‘MP’ lettering on armband

I haven't done that exact aircraft, but as a starting point :arrow:
Hu: 85 Satin Coal Black = engine, joy stick grip, rudder trim tab
Hu: 29 Matt Dark Earth = engine detail, headrest, joy stick gaiter
Hu: 56 Metallic Aluminium = distributor, engine detail, ammunition trays, paint chipping, instruments, strapping, Natural Metal Finish
Hu: 24 Matt Trainer Yellow = propeller tips
Hu: 11 Metallic Silver Fox = exhaust manifolds
Hu: 201 Metallic Black = wash over exhaust outlets
Hu: 12 Metallic Copper = dry-brush over exhaust pipes
Hu: 113 Matt Rust = dry-brush over exhaust pipes
Hu: 60 Matt Scarlet = spinner, instrument switches, leads, rudder, nose ring, undercarriage doors
Xe: 408 Matt Zinc Chromate = radiator, internal surfaces
Hu: 151 Interior Green = cockpit interior, interior of landing gear doors
Hu: 110 Matt Natural Wood = cockpit floor
Hu: 86 Matt Light Olive = seat, anti-glare panel
Hu: 11 Metallic Silver = seat bracket
Hu: 22 Gloss White = instrument dial markings
Hu: 130 Satin White = instrument switch
Hu: 19 Gloss Bright Red = firing button
Hu: 191 Metallic Chrome = clasps, landing light reflector, navigation light reflectors
Hu: 33 Matt Black = radio boxes, radiator, machine guns, cockpit anti-glare panel, air intake grille
Hu: 53 Metallic Gunmetal = terminals, machine guns, shell noses
W&N Burnt Sienna = interior wash, panel lines & weathering
W&N Ivory Black = interior wash, panel lines & weathering
W&N Winsor Green = interior wash
W&N Permanent Yellow Deep = interior wash
Hu: 27001 Metalcote Aluminium = Natural Metal Finish
Hu: 54 Metallic Brass = shell casings
Hu: 86 Matt Light Olive = anti-glare panel
Hu: 1321 Clear Red = navigation lights
Hu: 1325 Clear Green = navigation lights
Hu: 1322 Clear Orange = navigation lights
Hu: 27002 Metalcote Polished Aluminium = Natural Metal Finish
Hu: 154 Matt Insignia Yellow = identification stripes
Pilot
Hu: 98 Matt Chocolate / Hu: 186 Matt Brown = skin tones
Hu: 72 Matt Khaki Drill = shirt & tie, parachute pack
Hu: 155 Matt Drab Olive = trousers
Hu: 180 Matt Red Leather = creases of flying jacket
Hu: 62 Matt Leather = flying jacket & boots
Hu: 24 Matt Trainer Yellow = lifejacket
Hu: 160 Matt German Camouflage Brown = flying helmet
Hu: 103 Matt Cream = webbing
Hu: 33 Matt Black = goggles
Hu: 86 Matt Light Olive = highlights to trousers
Hu: 21 Gloss Black = oxygen mask
Hu: 11 Metallic Silver Fox = goggle lenses
Hu: 9 Gloss Tan = gloves

HTH
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