What color primer or paint under Jap metallic blue interior

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What color primer or paint under Jap metallic blue interior

Post by mikeg » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:21 pm

the plastic color is dark green (old Revell 32nd Raiden kit); for the wheel well interiors. Silver, white, gray, etc.....? any?

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Re: What color primer or paint under Jap metallic blue inter

Post by mikeg » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:35 pm

I'm told it was applied over bare metal, so there ya go

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Re: What color primer or paint under Jap metallic blue inter

Post by hworth18 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:00 pm

mikeg wrote:I'm told it was applied over bare metal, so there ya go
Yes, late war Japanese aircraft typically had no/very little primer. Paint was sprayed on to bare metal. This is why it didn't last very long on the a/c.
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