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>> Home > Forum > Hobby Chit Chat! > Getting the Sea Gray right
Getting the Sea Gray right
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Forum Posts: 189
28th Dec 2017 03:08  
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Many of us have struggled with paint issues with our products over the last several months (years?) may get a chuckle out of this.
The photo below is taken from a recent Today’s Defense article showing these problems to be industry wide. The U.S. Navy warship is painted with the newest paint from various manufacturers that all “meet the spec”. The traditional “haze gray” is variously being described as “dim gray, light gray, tannish gray, pinkish-gray, and green-gray”. Although the new paint is extremely weather resistant and environmentally friendly, it does not seem to hold its colour well.
Clearly, we are not the only ones having colour challenges!My son sent me this message the other day about the U.S. Navy’s “Sea Gray”...

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