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Old 02-21-2011, 08:01 PM   #1
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is lionel touch-up paint available?

is there any source for touchup paint to paint scrapes/scratches on tin lionel cars? i'm thinking touchup paint like the dupli-color auto paint available in fingernail polish sized bottles with a built in tiny brush.

if not, has anyone ever made a cross reference of standard lionel paint colors to currently available paints?
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:21 PM   #2
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Try this: http://www.trainenamel.com/Lionel%20Colors.htm

Home page: Matched Colors for Old Toy Trains
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Old 02-21-2011, 09:57 PM   #3
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Try these, too ...

http://henningstrains.com/CollectorColor.html
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:25 AM   #4
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great links, thanks!
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:47 AM   #5
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These guys are only 7 miles from me, I should drop in there sometime. I've ordered mail-order from them, but never been to the store.
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:21 AM   #6
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Though I've never done business with him, I hear George Tebolt has a great offering of Lionel color-matched paints ...

http://www.georgetebolt.com/
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:59 PM   #7
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I bought several cans of spray black from various manufacturers and sprayed pieces of matboard to make color samples. why not try this and then you can judge which paint matches best. Odd-d
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Just out of curiosity, was there any significant difference to the actual shades of black? (I'm talking color here, not finish sheen.) I would have thought that black was pretty much black.

Maybe not, though ... ???

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Black is black, except when it isn't.
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Tell that to Henry Ford !
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