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>> Home > Forum > Boat Specific Chit Chat! > solent lifeboat coloul blue
solent lifeboat coloul blue
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Mataroa
(Admiral)





Forum Posts: 48
10th Feb 2017 13:41  
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Hi i have solent lifeboat im working on can any one can help me with the colour blue on the boat and does any one know the code or the name of coloul blue ?

many thanks cliff


Clifford Johnston
Dave M
(Fleet Admiral!)





Forum Posts: 1427
10th Feb 2017 16:35  
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Hi Cliff
I believe the RNLI use Oxford Blue, and if you use rattle cans then Ford Galaxy Blue or Ford Balliol Blue have been suggested as being close.
Whatever you use you need to prep the hull well and apply multiple thin coats rubbed down between coats to achieve the finish seen on a lifeboat.
Good luck with the Solent, perhaps you will share some pics of the model?


Live long and prosper

Dave
Mataroa
(Admiral)





Forum Posts: 48
10th Feb 2017 16:46  
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Ur man Dave 👍I have fibreglass the hull and im going to gelcoat next week the hull of solent lifeboat made of steel .

many thanks Dave .cliff


Clifford Johnston