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Varyag hull color?
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Nordjylland, Denmark
Joined: January 03, 2008
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Posted: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 07:32 PM UTC
Hi all
I'm building the Russian cruiser "Varyag" and want to do the white color scheme. The instruction show a green lower hull color, but I've seen several color plates and finished modelles, where the lower hull is painted red. Which color is the right one?
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Joined: September 17, 2008
KitMaker: 90 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 09:54 AM UTC
Hi Jacob,

As far I recall from top of my head, the Zvezda instructions are correct for the commisioning status up to delivery to Brasov. After having arrived there, the lower hull was repainted hull red.

War time livery should be dark green with lower hull remained hull red.