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tonyH

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Aerosol Mixing.
« on: February 16, 2016, 07:21:34 PM »

Good Evening All,

Does anyone know whether Halfords will mix paints to a RAL reference?

I appreciate that the question has probably been on before but if Halfords don't can anyone recommend a decent alternative?

Thanks

TonyH
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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2016, 07:42:23 PM »

not sure it can do a Aerosol can but B&Q can/will scan your colour and then the computer makes you up a mix 15Lt for waterbased 18Lt for oil base.


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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2016, 07:59:21 PM »

Good Evening All,

Does anyone know whether Halfords will mix paints to a RAL reference?

I appreciate that the question has probably been on before but if Halfords don't can anyone recommend a decent alternative?

Thanks

TonyH


Short answer:   yes

At least my local branch does.

Mike
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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2016, 08:33:00 PM »

There are conversion charts too  http://www.e-paint.co.uk/Colour_alternatives.asp
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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2016, 08:59:51 PM »

This is an excellent site for picking colours
http://scalemodeldb.com/paint
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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2016, 10:18:33 PM »

Thanks all for the comparison sites but I'm using RAL references from www.german-navy,tripod.com/German_Paint1.gif which may be semi-official and it might be apt to use them if I can.

There are a number of sources of RAL aerosols on the web and it's more a case of whether anyone has used them and with what results.

Thanks again,

Tony
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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2016, 04:45:42 AM »

Try your yellow pages. There are a number of national chain automotive paint suppliers. They have the ability to mix up paint to supplied numbers, they may also be able to make it up into rattle cans for you, but I would imagine that won't be cheap. Bodyshop Supplies is one of them, they have a branch in Hull that used to make up spray cans but its been quite a few years since I was in there.

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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2016, 07:41:14 PM »

come to think of it wheres one in Scunthorpe.


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Re: Aerosol Mixing.
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2016, 08:23:44 PM »

I've just noticed a misplaced comma in the site but it still doesnt' work so here's the item I'm working from.

I'm going to try a local source as a test run and will report further but if anyone has actually used one of the on-line sources I'd be grateful.

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