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Mallard Green paint
Hello All

I posted a message several weeks ago regarding my attempts to locate Mallard Green paint, and the problems associated with obtaining an accceptable colour match. Over the past 5 x years I have resprayed my bonnet every spring with disappointing results - BL22 as a colour code has some wonderful variations

I will not name the manufacturers I have tried for obvious reasons, but can now state that my 1978 reshelled V8 roadster sits in the garage with the bonnet resplendent in its latest coat of Mallard Green' - a perfect match.
The car was sprayed with 2 x pack Max Mayer paint in 1997 and the bonnet damaged by me ( don't ask ) in 2007. - Classic Cars Mallard Green Code GN22A / HMG Code 5270 available in 2 x pack/cellulose or water based paint, is an option worth trying - any reputable dealer with the above paint supplier in his computer should be able to mix you a small tin for a test match.

I think the problem relates to the very few cars produced in this colour in 1971/1972. and the wishful thinking of some paint manufacturers.

Hope this info may be of assistance to someone else.
Bill McCullough
01/07/2012 @  18:26
Under topic: Spares
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