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Prince Alberts Revenge14 Jan 2015 5:56 p.m. PST

Just ordered up some 1/2400 scale ships for the Battle of Lissa. Can anyone help me with how to paint the ships? I have seen conflicting paint schemes…I have come accross images of the Affondatore in a rust/brown scheme but also in a black/dark grey. In addition, I have seen images of Austrian ships painted light grey/white but also black or black with a white stripe along gun deck.

Very confused and grateful for any guidance. Thanks!

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian15 Jan 2015 7:23 a.m. PST

I went with varying shades of dark to medium grey and either yellow or red funnels for my 1/600 Austrians save Kaiser (traditional SOL colors) and medium to light greys and black, yellow or grey funnels for my Italians (except their wooden ships).

ITALWARS15 Jan 2015 10:35 a.m. PST

just scratchbuild and paind semi drawned or escaping Italian battleships

Westmarcher16 Jan 2015 7:13 a.m. PST

Admittedly only small pieces in the jigsaw but may be of assistance?

hgm.at/en/exhibitions/exhibitions/austria-as-a-naval-power.html#c517
greatendeavours.co.uk/ships

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