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Username Post: proper blue color paint for emblems        (Topic#368773)
kimo90803 
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kimo90803
Loc: Long Beach, Ca
Reg: 10-24-04
06-22-22 07:46 PM - Post#2843244    

Aloha! hello evra body, does testors or one shot make a suitable blue to fill in on the bowtie emblems and elsewhere? thanks!

'35 1/2 T Truck, '36 1/2 T Panel, '50 Styleline Deluxe "Tin Woody", '54 Bel Air Sport Coupe.



 


alltak 
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alltak
Loc: dallas texas
Reg: 10-04-04
06-22-22 08:33 PM - Post#2843245    
    In response to kimo90803

You might try enamel pens at Hobby lobby or Michaels...

Alltak



 
rrausch 
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rrausch
Loc: L.A, Cal. & St. Louis...
Reg: 04-07-03
06-23-22 07:31 AM - Post#2843256    
    In response to alltak

I used Testors, but One Shot is better paint.

1953 210 Convertible, 261 with dual Carter YF 966S carbs, P.S., Remote Bendix P.B. Booster... shade-tree restoration about done.




 
RAM_51 
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RAM_51
Loc: Yakima, WA. USA
Reg: 12-28-02
06-23-22 08:53 AM - Post#2843261    
    In response to kimo90803

I'm not sure about Testors or One Shot. When I shot a 1950 trunk handle I had, I used Krylon Regal Blue Aerosol (51901). The handle to the far left is used OEM. The one in the middle is NOS, and the handle to the far right is the handle I resprayed. It was close enough for me.

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1951 Fleetline Preservation
'51 Fleetline DeLuxe 2 DOOR SEDAN (Fathom Green)
'51 Styleline Special BUSINESS COUPE (Shadow Gray)
'53 6500 Dump Bed (Oxidized Red)
'50 Styleline DeLuxe 4 DOOR SEDAN (Mist Green)


 
mahlmann 
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mahlmann
Age: 77
Loc: Las Cruces, NM
Reg: 01-20-11
06-23-22 10:20 AM - Post#2843267    
    In response to kimo90803

Here is another vote for Testors. Take your part to the model store and look for the closest but slightly darker match. Take your time and be careful. It should turn out great!

Good luck with yours!



Mike Ahlmann
Las Cruces, NM
'50 Tin Woodies (two) Ramon and Willard
'58 Impala Sport Coupe
'69 El Camino SS-396 (Soon going to NJ)
'16 Ford Explorer 3.5 EcoBoost - Red Rocket


 


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