Paint Information (Codes and Sources)

swbradley1

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I'd like to say this is all me but a lot of people post various codes and a few in the last couple of days so I thought I'd put a sticky up for quicker reference.

White...several
DesertTan 686A....33446
Sand ..................33303
Dark Sandstone.....33510
Earth Yellow..........33245
Field Drab.............33105
Earth Red.............31090
Brown 383............30051
Olive Drab............34088
Light Green...........34089
Green 383.............34094
Dark Green............34082
Forest Green.........34086
Black...................37030
Aircraft Gray.........36300
Aircraft Black.........37031
Aircraft Green........34031
Interior Seafoam Green.........24533

http://www.rapcoparts.com/manuals.html - Paint prices
http://www.rapcoparts.com/padenew.html - Paint Colors


http://olive-drab.com/od_mvg_odpaint.php

View FS Colors
http://www.colorserver.net/showcolor.asp?fs=33105


Another paint site:
http://www.milspeccoating.com/Federal-Standard-595-Colors-s/41.htm

Tip from MWMules:

This is from 2 weeks ago
UP Date 4/9/16
Remember a lot of the older posts with Behr #'s on the lids are not true FS they were color matched, so start with a clean slate.
Tell the Home Depot clerk the list of the FS codes in the HD paint computer is found by going under "Competitor Color look up" and selecting Federal Standard as the manufacturer then have them enter just the five number code.
 
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UP Date 4/12/15 For Behr paints remember a lot of the older posts below with Behr mix #'s on the lids are not true FS they were color matched, so start with a clean slate.
Tell the clerk the list of the FS codes in the HD paint computer is found by going under "Competitor Color look up" and selecting Federal Standard as the manufacturer then have them enter just the five number code.



Here is Mike/wsucougarsx formula for 383 CARC




Home Depot - Base = Behr Premium Plus Exterior Flat, Matte Deep Base #4300


Colorant............. OZ... 384th
AX-Perm Yellow... 2....... 68
D-Thalo Green..... 1...... 16
KX-White............. 0...... 112
L-Raw Umber...... 8....... 80


UPDATE 10/7/2011 Added Mike's Black and Brown codes from his other thread

http://www.steelsoldiers.com/showthread.php?73018-1968-JK-M35A2-Restoration-Project!

Black
Home Depot - Base = 4300
Behr Premium Plus Exterior Flat/Flat Matte #4300


Colorant............. OZ... 384th
B..... 11....... 96
C .... 0......... 16
I .... 0........148
KX... 0....... 116




Brown
Home Depot - Base = 4300
Behr Premium Plus Exterior Flat/Flat,Matte


Colorant............. OZ... 384th
B..... 7....... 16
C..... 1...... 308
F.......1.......200
KX... 1...... 240


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Here is Dan Martin & Alex Gordon (Idaho Motor Pool) formula for Desert Tan


Home Depot - Base = BEHR Ultra Flat Base Pastel Base (4855/2-4855)


Colorant............ OZ... 48... 96
C-Yellow Oxide... 5..... 17.... 0
E-Thalo Blue....... 0..... 43 ... 1
F-Red Oxide....... 0 ......16.... 0


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Here is Wayne/pinz25086 formula for Desert Tan


Lowes - Base = Valspar Exterior Flat Finish - Flat Base 4


101 - 7.5
104 - 5.5
107 - 29.5
113 - 2Y7
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Here is Eric/CBVET formula for Olive Drab - 987A - Federal Std# 34087




Home Depot - Base = BEHR Premium Plus EXT Flat(PPESF) Deep Base (4300)


Colorant........... OZ... 48... 96
B-Lamp Black..... 3...... 9.... 0
C-Yellow Oxide... 6.... 30... 1
KX-White............ 1.... 16....1
V -Magenta......... 0.... 40... 0
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Here is my stab at 3 Color Camo colors


Green color matched from canvas cover.


Home Depot - Base = Behr Premium Plus Exterior Flat, Matte Deep Base #4300


Colorant.............. OZ... 384th
AX-Perm Yellow.... 2 .....264
D-Thalo Green...... 1..... 136
KX-White...............0..... 116
L-Raw Umber....... 7...... 252


Yorkshire Brown (220F-7)


Home Depot - Base = Behr Premium Plus Exterior Flat, Matte Deep Base #4300


Colorant............. OZ.... 384th
AX-Perm Yellow... 0...... 240
B-Lamp Black...... 1...... 352
I-Brown Oxide.... 5....... 304
KX-White............ 3 ...... 208


Beluga (Black) (770F-7)


Home Depot - Base = Behr Premium Plus Exterior Flat, Matte Deep Base #4300


Colorant ..... .. OZ.... 384th
B-Lamp Black.. 12...... 0



Home Depot - Behr Marquee Flat, Matte Base #4453 - One Gallon as of 16JUN2014
Colorant ..... OZ ...384th
EL ... 1 ... 190
KXL ... 0 ...270
LL ... 9 ... 14
TL ... 2 ...291

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I'll add and edit pertinent info much like the insurance sticky. BS posts will get axed after a short time.
 

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I went to Home Depot today to have them mix me up some of the Desert Tan paint using the code given in the above post but they told me that this is BEHR's old coding system and they could no longer mix using those numbers. Do you have any ideas on how I can get this Desert Tan color I need using new BEHR codes?
 

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I'll check it out tomorrow but try using the FS code, not the old Behr code. The FS codes have not changed.

The FS code for desert tan is FS33446. A lot of Home Depot folks don't even know the FS codes are there, but if they'll key it in, it shows up. The question is whether or not the FS code gives them the old formula or the new.

I'll go the the Home Depot that I've used for paint and see what I can find out.
 
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My dad works at Home Depot, occasionally in paint. He said that the mixture numbers for the Marquee paint are different from those for the Premium Plus Ultra. Sure enough, they are.
For the 383 green:
Behr Premium Plus Ultra:
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And Behr Marquee:
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The FSS code is how we made both of these(my dad was showing me how their computer works). As you can see the mixture for each is completely different.
I don't know anything about the desert tan, but I'm certain the FSS code will get you the proper mix.
 
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I've seen a few stray posts discussing the correct USAF blue and yellow colors, so I thought I'd post the definitive answer here, with samples and links to the federal standards and a source for chips.


Strata Blue
FED-STD-595 Federal Standard 595 Color FS 15045


Insignia Yellow
FED-STD-595 Federal Standard 595 Color FS 33538
 
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Well, that number says it's a semi-gloss (the first 2), tan (the second number '3'), shade 070, or FSS 23070 in the competitive paints part of the paint mixing computers. Here are the steps: Have the paint people find 'competitive paints' in their paint computer and select it, then search for FSS (Federal Supply Standard) and select it, then either fill in the name (usually the top box) or the number, (usually the lower box) and press enter. Then proceed to get the paint mixed.
 

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Does anyone know the paint code for the blue paint the Air Force uses on their planes to camouflage them with the sky? I'm putting up a very large beam antenna for my ham radio(Steppir 4el) and I want to paint it a color that will help make it a little less noticeable to the neighbors.
 

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Carc 383 m931a2

I have used Mike's (wsucougarsx) CARC 383 green on my deuces and was very happy. However, I recently recovered an M939 which was overhauled in 8/12 including new paint. They painted over rust, so the paint is chipping in some areas (Imagine that???). I got a large enough piece off my mud flap mount to put under the laser and this is what I got. It looks spot on!

Mikey

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I matched this color to an old 1952 gas can that still has the original paint. Not sure if it is 2430, 23070 or the early 24087. Either way, here is the code and what it looks like.

First photo shows the sample on the right hand side of the bottom of the can. Second photo is the can sitting on top of a piece of metal I painted to show comparison. Last is the code.

Here is the thread where some of us were discussing it.
http://www.steelsoldiers.com/showthread.php?124761-Is-this-23070



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The FS code for desert tan is FS33446 works for Behr? Someone confirm? Can you get it in flat tan or does it have to be in semi gloss?

Thanks
 

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If Behr House Paint is what you want, walk into your Home Depot and ask for Federal Standard 33446 (drop the FS, it troughs them for a loop). The first 3 in the number says it is a flat paint.

All you need to tell them is Behr Premium, Behr Ultra Permium or Behr Marquee.
 
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If Behr is what you want, walk into your Home Depot and ask for Federal Standard 33446 (drop the FS, it troughs them for a loop). The first 3 in the number says it is a flat paint.

All you need to tell them is Behr Premium, Behr Ultra Permium or Behr Marquee.
Thank you for your quick replies. I did do some reading. Looks like the feedback says the behr is just as good?
 

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Canadian Military Paint Codes

Trying to get the paint on these two units
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........so we pulled up a bunch of paint info using the search terms "Canadian Military Paint Codes". This seemed like the right place to store the data. The M135 has the BATUS paint scheme and may require research into "British" paint codes but so far here is the info on "Canadian Military Paint Codes".

Canadian color guide covers all the forces with the links on the bottom left
http://hedgehoghollow.com/buzz/Colour_Guide/

......and #7 are the CDN Army (Vehicle) Colours
http://hedgehoghollow.com/buzz/Colour_Guide/army_clr.html

It's just a modelling guide however the history and changes are all laid out right here
http://hedgehoghollow.com/buzz/Colour_Guide/clr_standards.html

Here's a big database on the history of Canadian markings and paint info from Canadiansoldiers.com
http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/vehicles/markings/vehiclemarkings.htm

This was a blurb about "New" Canadian G-wagon paint codes and a reference to two very large paint code databases......
http://paintref.com/paintref/index.shtml
http://www.tcpglobal.com/Auto-Color-Library/

at the bottom left of this page
http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?manuf=Ford&model=Mustang&year=1964

.........in the "other" category is the "military" link.
http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?manuf=Military

.....and to finish it off, some more historical info on Canadian markings starting with the opening line: ""How did they put the markings on?""

http://bcoy1cpb.pacdat.net/markings_on_military_vehicles.htm

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The green used on a lot of interior brackets, and many gun mounts (like all the M142's I own) is Forest Green FS 34079.

It is the one you look at and say "Hmm.. Looks like CARC green, but its darker..."

It is the dark green used in MERDC (4-colour) camo. Also USAF camo in the Vietnam era, and a lot of flight line equipment.

Marine Green is 34052/24052

Note- the first number of an FS code indicates sheen. 3 = flat (lusterless, matt); 2 = semi-gloss; 1 = gloss. Thus 14087 would be glossy OD, 24087 would be semi-gloss OD, 34087 would be flat OD.
The second number indicates the colour, in this case 4 = green.

Cheers
 

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Just figured I'd add in my $0.02 to this post, since it came up first when I searched for repainting and color codes.

I work at a Home Depot, and although the paint department is something I've spent 8 years staying far away from, I talked with our Department Head of paint. We looked up the Federal Standard codes, and sure enough--the ones for CUCVs, at least, were there ready to be mixed. He also said that all Canadian, Mexican, and American HD Paint Mixing computers are connected together. So if you custom mix a paint color that wasn't in the system, post up a picture of the barcode on the top of the can and anyone at any other Home Depot in North America would be able to get the exact same paint you did.
 
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