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General Ship Modeling: Painting & Color Schemes
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johnmallam
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 05:38 AM UTC
hi guys anyone know if theres any shops in the u k that sell mr color acrylics as the only thing i have found is on e bay from hong kong and at 3.30p there not cheap. also i worry that if things go tits up there to far away to sort anything out . maybe you have got some from e bay without any hassle please let me know if you have any info cheers john
Harry_at_BFM
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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 08:44 AM UTC
Model Design Construction carries the entire Gunze-Sango range in the UK.
iakarch
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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 09:12 AM UTC
John,

Gunze-Sango stopped producing Mr Color acrylics. Whatever you find is very old stock, more than 5 years old. Only the enamels are available now.
johnmallam
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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 05:45 PM UTC
many thanks to both of you for your time the only reason i want to get mr color paints is that i have some hazewaga 1/350 seaplanes for yamamoto / musashi / isa /and mogami and the plans call for some unusual colours like ijn green [nakajima and ijn green [mitsubishi] plus other not bog standard colours cheers guys best wishes john
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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 07:33 PM UTC
Hello John,

You can look to Tamiya colors....they have dedicated colors
for the IJN...both ships and aircraft.

Cheers,
Joe
johnmallam
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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 11:19 PM UTC
hi i know some i can match but there are colours like ijn green [nakajima] gray green [nakajima] also dark green[ mitsubushi] cockpit colous mitsubishi and nakajima so to get them right i need i think mr color thanks john
modelmanuk12
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Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 02:39 AM UTC
http://www.ipmsstockholm.org/helpdesk.asp#color_charts

try this paint comparison site
modelmanuk12
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Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 02:40 AM UTC
or try http://www.netmerchants.co.uk/section.php/1009/1/mr_hobby_aqueous_acrylic

for mr hobby paint
Harry_at_BFM
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Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 05:50 AM UTC
All the colors you need are avialable from LifeColor Acrylic Paints which are available in the UK.