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Old 10-06-11, 03:14 PM
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Paint to match Raleigh brown?

Does anybody know, offhand, a good paint formula (or, even better, a good off-the-shelf product) to match the old-copper-penny brown of a 1980 Raleigh Sports? Thanks!
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There's a maybelline nail varnish that works really well. Sorry, don't know the product code.
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Hmm.... looks like ppg code 2920 cordovan poly??

https://www.paintref.com/cgi-bin/colo...50&sort=dupont

Look at the bottom here... (8N 5496 Dark Cordovan Poly Dark Cordovan Metallic)

https://www.mercurystuff.com/1979_ford_colors.php
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Thanks -- I'm open to getting it mixed at an auto paint shop, but I was hoping for rattlecan, if there's a good match. Has anybody tried Rustoleum Aged Copper?
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U can tell the jobber at the autopaint place to mix you the paint in a rattle can.

ODNt use that garbage of rustoleum.
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Rustoleum Espresso matches better than that metallic. Though the espresso color lacks the bronze flakes in it. You are much better going to an autobody shop to get it matched exactly. Nothing in rattlecans is going to be remotely close to perfect.
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Thanks for the tips. This doesn't need to be perfect -- it's a pretty ratty Sports, and Canadian-made to boot. Just trying to get an unrelated pair of fenders to kinda sorta match.
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How much paint do you think u could need??? 1/2 pint?? 1/4 pint?? I have that ppg color moving around.
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