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Brian Tustin24/10/2015 21:37:56
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Hi all

I am hopeful that someone maybe able to help.

I am getting my head around building a RC Spitfire

To choose a lesser modelled subject I'm thinking PRU Pink.

There is the rub, finding the right pink.

I would appreciate any help or pointers

Thanks

Simon Chaddock24/10/2015 22:09:12
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Brian

I can only suggest you Google "Spitfire pink".

It was a very pale pink and apparently was supplied to the PRU units direct from the manufacturer. "Camoutint Pink" was never included in the RAF stores although the PR Pale Blue (Camoutint Blue) was..

J D 824/10/2015 22:40:38
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Aeroplane monthly ran a feature about them a few years ago and reprinted some original colour pic's.

Dave Hopkin24/10/2015 22:42:30
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According to the IPMS **LINK**

The pink colour was "PRU Pink" and is available as an enamel from Xtracolor **LINK**

I have no idea what Xtracolor paints are like though!

TheFlyingCrust24/10/2015 22:51:48
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Here you go. The photo is of PL965 which I believe is owned by the Real Aeroplane Company, but I can't find it in their list.

Ian

cymaz24/10/2015 22:57:10
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More info !!!

And here

Edited By cymaz on 24/10/2015 23:00:15

Brian Tustin24/10/2015 23:04:59
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Thanks Lads for your fast response

I've done lot's of googling, several emails and visits to superstore paint shops with no success.

So I'm thinking take my best guess and go with that. What do you say.

Regards

Dave Hopkin24/10/2015 23:20:28
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Or buy the correct colour here... **LINK**

cymaz25/10/2015 07:26:41
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The only other suggestion I have is buy a pot of paint from the link Dave supplied and have a batched mixed at a paint store.

If the plane is a good size then the frame can be covered and spray painted.

Kevin Fairgrieve25/10/2015 07:57:22
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Ali had one a few years ago.

A very subtle shade of pink.

Kev

Brian Tustin25/10/2015 12:44:14
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Thank you all for your help and suggestions which are of great help.

The pictures are brilliant and will act as inspiration.

Once again many thanks. Regards

Fredrum25/10/2015 12:48:36
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If you wanted to mix your own, you could probably find a very similar colour here along with the formula.

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