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pbhawkin20 May 2011 4:36 a.m. PST

Hi all,
I have finished a update to my charts and they now have 10 major hobby makers andd what they claim as being their matched to the Luftwaffe RLM colours.
Please download the charts from my website at:
petersplanes.com/links.htm
or direct:
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and
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Also, there is the updated excel spreadsheet that I compiled and now has 16 sources of suggestions for matched to RAF/FAA, French, Italian, RLM and some USA WW2 colour mixes. It is the first dot point in the links section above.

How these help with your colour matching and mixing.

regards
Peter H
petersplanes.com

Mako11 Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2011 11:12 a.m. PST

Excellent!

Thanks for sharing.

svsavory20 May 2011 1:34 p.m. PST

Great resource! Thanks, I appreciate your effort, as well as the expense of buying all those paints!

miscmini Supporting Member of TMP Fezian20 May 2011 2:02 p.m. PST

Thanks Peter! Kevin

pbhawkin14 May 2012 3:45 p.m. PST

Hi.
These sheets have been updated with the addition of some Mr.Hobby (Gunze) colours. I just have to get the time and money to buy the rest and add them!
See my website for the latest version here: petersplanes.com/links.htm

Terry37 Supporting Member of TMP20 Nov 2012 5:53 p.m. PST

Great reference and work!

Terry

pbhawkin06 Nov 2013 10:52 p.m. PST

Hi all,

Here is a updated RLM hobby paint comparison chart.
I have made the background in each row the same colour as the RLM paint chip (from the centre column) to hopefully show the difference better between the hobby colour and the RLM colour.
I will add the NEW Humbrol enamel paints when they become available in Australia as well.
Chart 1:

chart 2:

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