Re: Paint, not as simple as it looks
James Eckman <FUGU@...>
From: Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@...>If you have a consistent group of paint chips you can tell if, for example a given Mineral Brown is redder than the same shade on a different railroad. This will help get the approximate differences right. As for the rest, yes you do have to use your eyes.
Discussions of whichAt least without a common reference. A Panatone color number or the like would be cool!
From: Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>All the books are still available, so yes we do. Of course I'm a nut case, I use boiled linseed oil that was cooked and doesn't have the Japan driers added ;) I admit that I don't worry to much about exact color matching, I use the cheap craft paints from Michaels and add black or white if I need to change a hue!
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