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BILL MESSECAR'S PAINT MIXES
THE "STANDARD" FOR
ATSF RR BUILDINGS
BILL MESSECAR, LONG TIME SANTA FE MODELER, COMPILED
THE FOLLOWING PAINT MIXES FOR ATSF BUILDINGS BASED UPON
HIS RESEARCH AND MATCHES TO PROTOTYPE PAINT SAMPLES.
Thank You, Bill!
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SANTA FE STRUCTURE COLOR MATCH
FOR  FLOQUIL PAINTS


"OLD" FLOQUIL PAINT NUMBERS ARE IN PARENTHESES.

"NEW" FLOQUIL NUMBERS START WITH AN
'F' AND ARE
LABELED ON THE BOTTLES AS SHOWN BELOW.

COLONIAL YELLOW (DEPOT YELLOW)
1 PART  S.P. ARMOUR YELLOW  (RR-13) 
F 110130
1 PART  REEFER WHITE                (RR-11) 
F 110011

BRONZE GREEN (TRIM)
3 PARTS  PULLMAN GREEN  (RR-45)  
F 110045
     2 PARTS  DARK GREEN          (RR-40)  
F 110040  

VENETIAN RED (ROOF)
  ZINC CHROMATE PRIMER  (RR-601) 
F 110601

LIGHT GREEN (SOME WAYSIDE STRUCTURES - LATE)
2 PARTS      LIGHT GREEN     (RR-41)    
F 110041
3 PARTS     REFFER WHITE    (RR-11)    
F 110011
OVER THE YEARS, FLOQUIL HAS CHANGED THEIR PAINT FORMULATIONS
AND THEIR PRODUCT NUMBERS - BOTH THE OLD (IN PARENTHESES)
AND NEW PAINT NUMBERS ARE INDICATED ABOVE.

BASED UPON PERSONAL EXPERIENCE,  CURRENTLY (2005) THE FLOQUIL
PAINTS LISTED ABOVE APPEAR TO BE CORRECT AND HAVE BEEN
USED ON NUMEROUS STRUCTURES BY THIS WRITER, WITH THE
EXCEPTION OF THE LIGHT GREEN.
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