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researching the correct fs color for the acrylic paint on the F-100s

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Old color photos are somewhat confusing in translating to the correct FS natural metal of the Super Sabres. What's the closest FS color?

Thank you,

F-100 John

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nfiler   

Well, going from what you wrote, Things are a little confusing.

First. Fed. Std. 595 specifies PAINT colors and luster. Natural metal like on an early F-100 is NOT a paint. Thus no F.S. number would apply.

Second. Later models of the F-100 were painted in a specific brand of paint called Corogard (sp?). This was a aluminum shade of paint, and again, there is no F.S. number for that.

The color variation on early jets that were natural metal are due to different manufacturing processes, different materials, and in some places paint.

Old color photos are somewhat confusing in translating to the correct FS natural metal of the Super Sabres. What's the closest FS color?

Thank you,

F-100 John

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