Blue Paint

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Sat Jun 19 22:39:16 EDT 2004

On 6/6/2004 -0400, Don Trettel wrote:

>I am probably gone to open a can of worms here, but would any of the
>modelers care to share their paint mixes for the Pevlar (sp?) Blue paint
>used in the late 60's.
> From what I remember, it weathered quite a bit. I also realize that color is
>subjective and based on the lighting under which it is viewed. But I would
>like to know what others have used.


I don't know if it is the "correct" color, but I have found Model Master 
"Blue Angel Blue" (stock number 4687) to be an exact match for the blue 
that Atlas uses on N&W locomotives.

Kert Peterson
Fircrest, WA
kertp at

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