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Author Topic: Proper Tamiya Colors for Klingon Bird of Prey  (Read 191 times)

Offline The Man/Kind Project

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Proper Tamiya Colors for Klingon Bird of Prey
« on: June 23, 2018, 08:30:28 am »
Hey Modelers -

I'm taking my AMT 1:537 Klingon Bird of Prey out of unfinished mode.  Can you direct me to the proper paint (I prefer Tamiya, but can go with ModelAir AV brand too.  My local model shop is well-stocked with both brands.

I'm going for accuracy on this one.  Thanks in advance for your advice.

Offline Spencer

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Re: Proper Tamiya Colors for Klingon Bird of Prey
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2018, 08:34:10 pm »
There are several paint conversion charts online to peruse through. Here's an example:
http://www.paint4models.com/

Most should have Model Master to Tamiya conversions, but I've found that not all MM colors have direct Tamiya equivalents.

I'm going to be using Vallejo Model Air, and a couple Model Colors, on my BOP, mainly because some of the MM enamels called for
were discontinued. Here's the link to my list:
http://scifimodelaction.com/sfmaforum/index.php?topic=7257.msg93321#msg93321

These colors mainly match the suggestions in the instructions. I'm not going for 100% accurate myself, but the colors seem somewhat close.

Hope this helps ...

Spencer


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Re: Proper Tamiya Colors for Klingon Bird of Prey
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2018, 09:32:02 am »
Wow - thanks so much for this response.  Awesome! 

 




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