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Aviation of Japan: Japanese Navy Dark Greens
JPTRR
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Posted: Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 12:16 PM UTC


THE DARK GREEN PAINTS OF THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY AIR FORCE is a new exploration of two of the more important colors of WW2 Japanese Navy aircraft.

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TimReynaga
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Posted: Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 12:14 AM UTC
I look forward to checking out this reference- it sounds like an excellent new resource for a relativly arcane subject! However, I wish it were published with at least the color samples in physical color chip form; "...accurate observation of the rendered colours is dependent upon monitor calibration and viewing software". Yikes. I recenly changed monitors for my PC at home and was surprised by the dramatic differences between them in color presentation. I am a computer semi-literate and I don't know about monitor color calibration... I just want to see accurate colors.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 02:36 AM UTC
Fantastic review, Fred. This seems like the answer to the prayers of IJN modelers.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 02:59 PM UTC
Hi Tim. There is more to this 36 page document than just paint chips. And if all were in physical paint form it would cost a lot more!