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G.N.R / L.N.E.R. Loco Green (Doncaster Shade) & Coach Green [Tourist Stock]

Great Northern Railway Ivatt and Gresley Green and
London & North Eastern Railway Standard Locomotive Green (Doncaster Shade). This is the official shade as authorised by H.N. (Nigel) Gresley (later Sir) in 1923.

Also used as LNER Coach Green [Tourist Stock]

Officially this colour was always refered to as Locomotive Green or by its 'official' nickname of Grass Green.

LNER Green locomotives were lined with a white/black/white configuration.

The L.N.E.R. Tourist Stock coaches were built with plywood sides over a wooden frame.
Because of the limitations of plywood, the decision was taken to paint such stock and a green and cream livery was choosen.
The green was below the waist panels with the cream (P64) above the waist. Standard lettering was applied.

Technical Specifications  

As supplied, a high quality synthetic (oil based) brushing enamel paint.

Stir thoroughly with a spatula (lollipop stick, wooden coffee stirer etc.) for a minimum of 5-10 minutes, or a power stirer. Ensure that you get into the bottom corners of the can and bring any sediment to the surface and stir in.

May be thined, if required, for brushing using PQ8 General Purpose Thinners.

For spraying, thin to approximately 80% paint:20% PQ9 Quick Air Drying Thinners and spray from between 75 - 100mm (3-4 inches) at a pressure of about 2 bar (30 p.s.i.).

Matt colours may require more thinning.

This product is best brushed or sprayed at a temperature of below 10° Centigrade ( 50°F). and left for a Minimum of 24 - 48 hours to dry before any overcoating or further actions are taken.

Apply over the top of a properly primed surface.


Please Note: Not all colours are available in all sizes.
Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.

LNER
£4.75
BR Loco Green post 1954

British Railways Locomotive and Multiple Unit Green. The Standard Green used for steam, diesel and electric locomotives and Units from 1954 until replaced by Rail Blue (P132) in 1966.

Used in conjunction with P104 Lining Orange and P135 Signal Red for buffer beams and between the frames.

All of our British Railways colours were matched to colour panels supplied to us by the Technical Services Department at Derby when we were suppliers to British Rail in the late 1970's and early 1980's.

Technical Specifications 

As supplied, a high quality synthetic (oil based) brushing enamel paint.

Stir thoroughly with a spatula (lollipop stick, wooden coffee stirer etc.) for a minimum of 5-10 minutes, or a power stirer. Ensure that you get into the bottom corners of the can and bring any sediment to the surface and stir in.

May be thined, if required, for brushing using PQ8 General Purpose Thinners.

For spraying, thin to approximately 80% paint:20% PQ9 Quick Air Drying Thinners and spray from between 75 - 100mm (3-4 inches) at a pressure of about 2 bar (30 p.s.i.).

Matt colours may require more thinning.

This product is best brushed or sprayed at a temperature of below 10° Centigrade ( 50°F). and left for a Minimum of 24 - 48 hours to dry before any overcoating or further actions are taken.

Apply over the top of a properly primed surface.

This Product Contains LEAD.


Please Note: Not all colours are available in all sizes.
Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.

Steam Loco' Colours
£4.75
0.60mm Straight brass wire

Straight Brass Wire 0.6mm Diameter X 300mm Length

Quantity : 10 (Per Pack)

Suitable for various uses on either kit built stock or superdetailing ready to run models.

Requires Solder and Paint.


Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.We recommend the use of either
Churchward Models or Carr's Modelling Products solders and Pre Paint Cleaners, Etch Primers and Paint from Phoenix Precision Paints Ltd.
NOTE:Etches MAY have sharp edges. Castings MAY contain lead. Care should be taken when handling as we can not accept responsibility for damage to persons or property or illness caused by handling whitemetal castings.

DO NOT EAT OR DRINK WHILST HANDLING CASTINGS

Please Note: Not all colours are available in all sizes.
Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.

 

Brass Wire
£3.00
G.W.R. Loco' Green (1928-45)

Great Western Railway Standard Locomotive Green as used for Locomotives for the period between 1928 and 1945.

In actual fact it is not the paint that changes colour but the way the overcoating varnish ages and yellows that changes the shade.
This particular colour, in conjunction with P7 Lining Orange and P8 Signal Red, is the correct green for Castles, Halls, Kings and the 4800 autotanks.

It should be noted that all of our GWR colours were matched to a privately preserved set of paint panels from Swindon Works. These not only had the colours, but the dates used and the names for each colour. Our understanding is that the panels had been signed by the CME for the period.

Technical Specifications 

As supplied, a high quality synthetic (oil based) brushing enamel paint.

Stir thoroughly with a spatula (lollipop stick, wooden coffee stirer etc.) for a minimum of 5-10 minutes, or a power stirer. Ensure that you get into the bottom corners of the can and bring any sediment to the surface and stir in.

May be thined, if required, for brushing using PQ8 General Purpose Thinners.

For spraying, thin to approximately 80% paint:20% PQ9 Quick Air Drying Thinners and spray from between 75 - 100mm (3-4 inches) at a pressure of about 2 bar (30 p.s.i.).

Matt colours may require more thinning.

This product is best brushed or sprayed at a temperature of below 10° Centigrade ( 50°F). and left for a Minimum of 24 - 48 hours to dry before any overcoating or further actions are taken.

Apply over the top of a properly primed surface.

Cans produced prior to 2021 Contain LEAD. Cans produced from January 2021 are Lead Free

 

 

Please Note: Not all colours are available in all sizes
Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.

 


 

 

GWR
£4.75
4mm Smokebox Door Handle

Smokebox Door Handle


Quantity: Either One (1) 3 parts - 1 spigot and 2 handles,
ten (10) 10 spigots and 20 handles (the coin is a 20p for reference)
or a pack of 100 loose (100 spigots and 200 handles)


Scale: 4mm:ft (OO, EM, P4/S4 [18.83] Gauge) Turned Brass

Requires Wheels, Solder and Paint.


Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.We recommend the use of either
Churchward Models or Carr's Modelling Products solders and Pre Paint Cleaners, Etch Primers and Paint from Phoenix Precision Paints Ltd.
NOTE:Etches MAY have sharp edges. Castings MAY contain lead. Care should be taken when handling as we can not accept responsibility for damage to persons or property or illness caused by handling whitemetal castings.

 

DO NOT EAT OR DRINK WHILST HANDLING CASTINGS


Please Note: Not all colours are available in all sizes.
Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.

Turned Smokebox Door Handles (Darts)
£2.50
Grey 2 part Etch Primer Kit

Grey 2 Part Etch Primer

Suitable for non ferrous AND ferrous metals. Extremely easy to use. Mix equal quantities together and you have an etch primer that works every time on properly cleaned, using PQ17, metals. (Note that the etching action is ineffective on stainless steel,because it is acid resistant, or zinc coated steel (galvanised) unless it has been allowed to age out-doors for about 24 months.) 

Supplied as either a 60ml, 125ml or 250ml pack.

Contains either 30ml and 30ml, 

125ml and 125ml or

250ml and 250ml of Black Primer and PQ32 Activated Thinners

 

Instructions 

DO NOT Abrade the surface to be etched.

DO NOT polish or ‘buff up’ the surface to be etched.

Etched Primers work FAR better on dull tarnished surfaces than they do on bright shiney, polished or ‘roughed’ up surfaces.

Degrease the surface to be etch primed with the strongest solvent available.

We would recommend PQ17 Pre Paint Cleaner.

Degrease a minimum of 3 times to ensure a chemically clean surface.

DO NOT use washing up liquid as it contains a chemical coating to ensure that crockery etc. ‘sparkles’.

Whilst this coating is harmless for most puposes it reacts with paint and primers causing problems for the unwary modeller.

After degreasing do not touch the surfaces to be primed.

Mix equal quantities of the Activated Thinners with the primer

Spraying pot life is appoximately 3 hours.

Etch primer cannot be sprayed satisfactorily through either an external mix airbrush or a very fine internal mix airbrush.

We would recommend the Badger 200 single action airbrush for all etch primers.

To Brush - Mix and allow to stand for 2 - 3 hours in an open container to thicken up.

Apply one Very Thin coat to the substrate to be primed. It should be just possible to see the substrate through the primer.

Clean Equipment with PQ17 Pre Paint Cleaner.

The primer will only start to etch AFTER IT IS DRY.

Allow a minimum of 24 - 36 hours at a minimum of 18 - 20ºc before applying topcoats.

Expiry: This product has a shelf life.

A best before end date (BBE) is printed on all labels - to ensure the best results from this product use before the best before end date.

 

 


Please Note: Not all colours are available in all sizes.
Please see our disclaimer regarding colour and quantities below.

 

Etch Primers
£13.50

We started producing and selling precision paints in 1972
 

Since then we have had our ups and downs, have supplied British Railways, the National Railway Museum and various preservation societies but we still have, probably, the most accurate and extensive range of paints for the modeller of British Outline railways.

Since 2010 we have added to the variety of products we can offer the modeller, with kits, bits and pieces and now solders, fluxes and chemicals.

 

 

Our earliest model trains

About Phoenix Paints

Manufacturers and Suppliers of paint, Solder, Flux as well as associated Kits and bits and pieces for Railway, Military and Road Transport Models. The majority of our paint, whilst manufactured using the latest technology, is Traditional High Quality oil based paint formulated to original specifications to ensure your models always look their best. If you require sizes not listed on this website please contact us for pricing and availability. Please read our Disclaimer on colour accuracy and quantities/sizes.

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