Up to the battle of midway which shade of grey was early navy planes painted

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  1. TimEwers

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    And I'm talking about the underside color

    Lt sea grey

    flat gull grey

    lt grey

    or cammo grey
     
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    As I understand it the lower surface was M-495 light Grey similar to FS36440, while the upper was M-485 Blue grey FS35189
     
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    Yep... I agree. These were used for the two-tone camo scheme. The M-495 light Grey FS36440 can be the Humbrol 129, Gunze 325, Testors 1730.
     
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