Another one Ka-Mi question

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Another one Ka-Mi question

Joined: December 16th, 2000, 9:42 am

February 28th, 2012, 11:22 am #1

Hi all,

I'm finished to build the nice Dragon Ka-Mi, very soon I'll post here some images before the paint. I like to paint it in green color, I'm searching for markings or any pictures for references.

Can anybody help me?

Thanks in advanced and Best Regards.

JQN~

http://www.panzermodelling.com
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Joined: November 8th, 2003, 2:51 am

February 28th, 2012, 3:51 pm #2

if you wish to be accurate. I haven't seen anything about green Type 2s. These belonged to the Navy. Maybe someone will know more. Of course you can paint it green if you want to.

Roy
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Joined: July 1st, 2004, 8:30 am

February 28th, 2012, 6:43 pm #3

Hi all,

I'm finished to build the nice Dragon Ka-Mi, very soon I'll post here some images before the paint. I like to paint it in green color, I'm searching for markings or any pictures for references.

Can anybody help me?

Thanks in advanced and Best Regards.

JQN~

http://www.panzermodelling.com
Early Ka-Mi (e.g. Kwajalein or Saipan) were painted in grey. Later ones (e.g. Leyte or Shimushu) were painted in green.

Cheers,
Peter
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Joined: December 16th, 2000, 9:42 am

February 28th, 2012, 10:03 pm #4

Hi all,

I'm finished to build the nice Dragon Ka-Mi, very soon I'll post here some images before the paint. I like to paint it in green color, I'm searching for markings or any pictures for references.

Can anybody help me?

Thanks in advanced and Best Regards.

JQN~

http://www.panzermodelling.com
...thanks both for your inputs, I know the early Ka-Mi's are in grey and later in green, I'm searching for pictures about he gree Ka-Mi's for markins, numbers, etc.

I like to paint it in green, but if don't find any picture or reference, I'll paint it in green.

Thanks all for your answer and interest.

Best Regards.

JQN~

http://www.panzermodelling.com
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Joined: August 8th, 2005, 6:23 am

February 29th, 2012, 12:12 am #5

Ka-Mi on Leyte. This Ka-Mi is green.


Taki
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Joined: December 16th, 2000, 9:42 am

February 29th, 2012, 8:05 am #6

Hi Taki,

Thanks a lot, I know as I'll paint my Ka-Mi.

Best Regards.

JQN~

http://www.panzermodelling.com
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Joined: November 8th, 2003, 2:51 am

February 29th, 2012, 4:20 pm #7

Ka-Mi on Leyte. This Ka-Mi is green.


Taki
I've seen that picture before and several others but didn't know they were green. What are the source documents that say they were green? Did they come from the factory painted green or did the crews paint them green in the field? That means I have to build another Type 2 now.

Roy
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Joined: September 3rd, 2001, 6:06 pm

February 29th, 2012, 8:05 pm #8

Ka-Mi on Leyte. This Ka-Mi is green.


Taki
What Color Green Are We Talking About Taki ?

Thanks for any imput on this !!!


regards
JOEY
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Joined: December 16th, 2000, 9:42 am

February 29th, 2012, 9:05 pm #9

Hi Joey

According Mr. Zaloga notes in this same forum, the correct color is the IJN Type 21 green, you can obtain it in the Mr. Color IJN set, as the SC04 Green.

Now I think this set cannot found it, fortunately some time ago I purchased this one, and I like to paint it with this color.

I hope this helps.

Regards.

JQN~

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Joined: August 8th, 2005, 6:23 am

March 1st, 2012, 2:43 am #10

I've seen that picture before and several others but didn't know they were green. What are the source documents that say they were green? Did they come from the factory painted green or did the crews paint them green in the field? That means I have to build another Type 2 now.

Roy
> What are the source documents that say they were green?

From an interview to SNLF veteran.

> Did they come from the factory painted green or did the crews paint them green in the field?

It is not clear. But, some Ka-Mi were repainted in green at Q Base (amphibious tank base in Japan).

Taki
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