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      Post #75704, posted on 05-26-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I'm building a FedEx Being 777 200F cargo. I purchased the Minicraft 777 200F and returned it I wasn't impressed with the detail of the kit. I ended up with a Revell Boeing 777 300ER knowing it would need to meet the chop saw. That surgery was a success and the windows were filled with casting resin. LEDs will be here in a few days. I'm trying to order paint. I have the FedEx colors but need some help getting engine, landing gear colors in Model Master colors. I have done some research and not finding a cross reference or the Revell paint online.

      Also what works better on leading edges paint or Bare-Metal film


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      Post #75706, posted on 05-26-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Welcome to the forum! For the engines I recommend AK Interactive metalizers, you can get a few different ones, and then tint them with a drop of enamel paint before blasting it on. For the gear, I'm not sure, if you're looking for a Boeing 707 gray, it's close to RLM 63. I hear MM is shutting down though, so moving forward it might make sense to branch out into other vendors.

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      Post #75708, posted on 05-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I exclusively use Alclad. I have yet to find any manufacturer close.

      ďOnce you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.Ē

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      Post #75710, posted on 05-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Hello,

      I found this:

      https://www.myperfectcolor.com/paint/434511-flint-fds-boeing-light-grey


      It is Boeing Gray in a rattle can. It is expensive but gets a little more economical if you buy more than one can.


      Good luck,

      Mark

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      Post #75713, posted on 05-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      This stuff works pretty well for Boeing Grey!

      https://store.spruebrothers.com/product_p/mrp363xxx.htm

      It is after all, titled Boeing Grey. Also, any Canadian Voodoo grey should match, as it is the same FS number.

      Keep em separated!
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      Post #75714, posted on 05-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Iíve used True North paints. Canadian Voodoo Gray for a stand in for Boeing 707 gray as it is very close. Iíve had good results with it. Iíve also heard other modelers using Mr Color Light Gray as well and had good results. Hope this helps

      Mark

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      Post #75718, posted on 05-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Welcome to the site Peter! 777 looks great. I never though of using a chop saw to cut fuselages. I thought the blade would melt the plastic, but it looks like it worked out pretty well.

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      Post #75771, posted on 05-29-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Welcome to the site Peter! 777 looks great. I never though of using a chop saw to cut fuselages. I thought the blade would melt the plastic, but it looks like it worked out pretty well.



      I'm finish carpenter by trade.
      I thought about it for a while before deciding to try and use the chop saw. I did a little blade kiss on a cut out section before taking the plunge. Use Jig make sure the fuselage is securely strapped in. Use a carbide tip blade with as many teeth as you can find and cut slowly as to not chip the fuselage. The blade I used was a Diablo 7" 40 tooth.