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post #9 of (permalink) Old 25th May 2009
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Originally Posted by celtic_bhoy View Post
That site doesn't give you any swatches though, the link I used does, but still none that match mine.
Using real swatches can be difficult at the best of times depending on the light - time of day etc., and need to be laid down on the surface of the car in question and even then it can be hit and miss at times - ask any car painter or body repair shop. I can't see swatches judged on a computer screen being anywhere near what you expect in the real world. It may be worth sourcing a local paint supplier who has a good range of swatches and a computerised mixing scheme. You also have to remember many paint schemes have variants of the same colour code
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