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PAINT and PAINTING

Paint and Painting

Always a tricky subject as the final finish of the model depends on this stage.

 

List of Halfords Spray Paint Equivalents

GWR loco green Rover Brooklands green
GWR loco green Ford laurel green
GWR or Pullman coach brown Rover russet brown
GWR coach cream Rover Primula yellow
   
BR loco green Rover Brooklands green
BR loco green Ford laurel green
BR diesel Roof Grey Halfords Plastic Bumper Paint
BR diesel light green band Ford highland green
BR Buffer Beam Red Ford Carnival Red or Volkswagon Mars Red
BR coach carmine Ford rosso red
BR coach cream Vauxhall gazelle beige
BR coach cream (well worn) Peugeot antelope beige
BR diesel blue VW Pargas blue
BR steam loco blue Peugeot royal blue
BR loco yellow warning panel Vauxhall mustard yellow
   
LNER garter blue/BR diesel blue, but slightly more blue Ford fjord blue, less green
LNER garter blue VW Pargas blue
   
LMS Coronation Blue Rover Pageant mid-blue
LMS Stanier Coronation blue Peugeot royal blue
   
SR dark olive green Land Rover Coniston green
   
MR/LMS/BR red Rover damask red
   
LNWR coach plum lower panels Daewoo dark red
LNWR coach bluey-white upper panels Daewoo Casablanca white
   
CR steam loco blue Peugeot royal blue
CR dark blue Rover midnight blue
   
SDJR blue Rover midnight blue
   
LBSCR Stroudley ochre BMC tan
LBSCR umber Vauxhall Brazil brown
   
N.Staffs maroon Vauxhall Gambia red
   
NER coach red Vauxhall Gambia red
   
LYR coach upper panels Plastikote nut brown
LYR coach plum lower panels Daewoo dark red

 

 'Midland Red' bus red Peugeot Cherry Red