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Offline danmarklinman  
#1 Posted : 12 March 2023 19:06:50(UTC)
danmarklinman

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Hi, are there any touch up paints for German DB era 4 coaches. Particularly the era four beige. Dan
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Offline marklinist5999  
#2 Posted : 12 March 2023 20:55:58(UTC)
marklinist5999

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Yes, I saw them on a German shop site on instagram, but do not recall the name. You can try modelbahnshop Lippe Detmold, Modellbahn Union, etc. Or Google model paints for DB era 4. Modellbahn Union does have the sand beige when I searched era 4 German paints.
Also try the Humbrol brand of paint.
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Offline applor  
#3 Posted : 13 March 2023 05:55:14(UTC)
applor

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You'll want to use Weinert paints, as they are designed to match properly.

https://www.bahnstatistik.de/RAL.htm#3

Looks like you'll want Weinert 2601 RAL 1001 beige paint
modelling era IIIa (1951-1955) Germany
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#4 Posted : 13 March 2023 14:29:20(UTC)
Alsterstreek

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RAL 1001 „Beige“ for TEE and IC, c. 1957-1974

RAL 1014 „Elfenbein“ for passenger trains, c. 1974-1987.

https://www.s1gf.de/inde...1db70154a756d1a4147ce1f1

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAL-Eisenbahnfarben
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Offline Mark5  
#5 Posted : 17 March 2023 06:39:42(UTC)
Mark5

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One thought on paint match.
Depending on your need for exactitude, type of rolling stock, and the appropriate Era, I like seeing the patch work of different colour tones on aged and weathered cars. We ought to see more of that, because if you are doing a touch up, its likely the finish will not be matched perfectly in texture and sheen aka shine. A bit of patchwork goes a long way to authenticity. Paint also fades over time due to sun exposure with IRL prototypes. Personally I keep looking for how to make my cars look more authentically dirty and naturally faded.
Instead of working harder and paying more, working with the flow and reflecting more, observing more might be one path to satisfaction.
My two cents.
Mark
DB DR FS NS SNCF c. 1950-65, fan of station architecture esp. from 1920-70.
In single point perspective, where do track lines meet?
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Offline Minok  
#6 Posted : 19 March 2023 03:03:35(UTC)
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I found finding a shop that actually stocked the ivory range RAL paints to be a impossible when I looked.
Toys of tin and wood rule!
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#7 Posted : 19 March 2023 12:24:31(UTC)
Alsterstreek

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RAL 1014 elfenbein paint in Weinert webshop:

https://www.weinert-baut...n-weinert-2605,art-26014

Weinert lists a price for delivery to USA (= Preis bei Lieferung nach USA), too.
Offline danmarklinman  
#8 Posted : 23 March 2023 19:30:38(UTC)
danmarklinman

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Thanks all for you kind help. I’m just going to use my usual paint I have for modelling my buildings ect. As the area I need to touch up, does not warrant spending out on the paint. And mixing up a paint, even if it does not match, would still look like it’s been touched up in the carriage depot. As I have already weathered the coach in question 👍
I’ll post a video when it’s done 👍
Marklin and Piko era 4 SNCB , Marklin wagons
Wiking model car Fan
Faller fan including car system
Instagram: marklin1978
Wiking fan
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