G Scale Model Train Forum banner
1 - 4 of 4 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
19 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
thought I'd post under the live steam section because the paint is to be used on a 7.5 inch gauge locomotive. Does anyone know the correct color match for Southern RR green paint as used on their passenger locomotives?
- Thanks
Andrew
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
698 Posts
Rustoleum High Performance Enamel in a Hunter Green gloss is the closest match you can get for off the shelf for SRR green. Other than that, getting a paint sample from the Southern Historical society and sending it to PPG or Paintscratch is your best bet.
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
283 Posts
if you have a color that you want, most auto supply stores have an instrument that can match the color. For example, if you bought a red car 4 years ago, the factory red color has faded a little bit due to the weather; the instrument measures the change and will give a paint sample that now matches the color of your car. I imagine they could match the color of any engine, car, etc.
 
1 - 4 of 4 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top