Re: Lozenge

Bill Shatzer (
Tue, 15 Nov 1994 02:11:50 -0500

Superscale makes a decent 4-color lozenge in both 1/48 and 1/72 which is
generally available. Americal/Gryphon makes excellent 4- and 5-color
patterns in both scales as well as an alternate color scheme for the

I think I've done a post on the colors of the lozenge patterns before but
basically the colors tended to vary (within limits) depending on the
manufacturer of the cloth and the dyes actually available at the time
the cloth was made (by 1918, the supply situation was getting spotty in
Germany and the cloth manufacturers were not always able to match the
official specs.) So, the actual colors could be all over the lot. So, its
tough to say one decal makers colors are really better than an other's.
Probably all are accurate for at least one particular a/c but whether its
the one you're modeling, who knows? On the hand, who can really say
you're wrong.



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