VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

-POSTING RULES
-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.

  #1  
Old 07-12-2021, 07:38 PM
Amadeus Amadeus is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2020
Location: Basalt, CO/Lexington, KY
Posts: 83
Default Paint Code

Does anyone know the paint code (and manufacturer) for the blue of the S-LSA RV-12iS?

Click image for larger version

Name:	Paint Scheme.jpg
Views:	142
Size:	78.9 KB
ID:	13591
__________________
Purchased N112DR E-LSA flying with 28.2 hours - Thank you David (CraftingN112DR) for putting your skills, knowledge and attention to detail in this RV-12iS!
Dropped at paint shop this morning (July 15, 2021)
Picked up from paint shop (August 14, 2021)
Donated
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-12-2021, 09:53 PM
BryanStearns BryanStearns is offline
 
Join Date: May 2021
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 4
Default

Seems to be Sikkens SUZM9075 -- http://www.flyrv12.com/support/paint-schemes/

(I know nothing about paint codes, but I'd happened upon that page recently, so...)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-12-2021, 10:19 PM
jrtens's Avatar
jrtens jrtens is online now
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Utah
Posts: 218
Default

It is PPG 906336 Laser Blue.
__________________
Jon
2019 12iS SLSA
Salt Lake Int'l
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-13-2021, 09:36 AM
MacBoat MacBoat is offline
 
Join Date: May 2020
Location: Lawrence, Ks
Posts: 11
Default

That is the paint scheme I used. The paint is PPG Deltron.
  • The dark color in the swoosh is Cyber Gray, Cinza Urban. Brand Code 920131, OEM Code WA637R,GBV,57,65,WA618U
  • The dark blue is Laser Blue. Brand Code 906336, OEM Code WA227M,21
  • The White is a tri-coat system, Snowflake White, Whitewater. Brand Code 5955, OEM Code 25D (Tri coat = Base Color + Pearl + Clearcoat, according to the Vanís painter I spoke with)
  • The Silver is Bright Silver. Brand Code 915741, OEM Code WS2,PS2

PPG Deltron is relatively expensive stuff. Go to your painter with the OEM codes and he/she should be able to make a color match to the brand of their choice. My painter used AzkoNobel Dynacoat; let me know if you want that info as well.
__________________
Mac
RV-12iS Owner, N1EE
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-13-2021, 09:47 AM
Amadeus Amadeus is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2020
Location: Basalt, CO/Lexington, KY
Posts: 83
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MacBoat View Post
That is the paint scheme I used. The paint is PPG Deltron.
  • The dark color in the swoosh is Cyber Gray, Cinza Urban. Brand Code 920131, OEM Code WA637R,GBV,57,65,WA618U
  • The dark blue is Laser Blue. Brand Code 906336, OEM Code WA227M,21
  • The White is a tri-coat system, Snowflake White, Whitewater. Brand Code 5955, OEM Code 25D (Tri coat = Base Color + Pearl + Clearcoat, according to the Vanís painter I spoke with)
  • The Silver is Bright Silver. Brand Code 915741, OEM Code WS2,PS2

PPG Deltron is relatively expensive stuff. Go to your painter with the OEM codes and he/she should be able to make a color match to the brand of their choice. My painter used AzkoNobel Dynacoat; let me know if you want that info as well.
Thanks Mac (and everyone else). The paint shop I'm planning to use paints with AzkoNobel product. That info is appreciated. That shade of blue is beautiful!

Is there a quality difference between PPG and AzkoNobel or why such a price difference? I've read that PPG aerospace paint is almost $1,500 per gallon!
__________________
Purchased N112DR E-LSA flying with 28.2 hours - Thank you David (CraftingN112DR) for putting your skills, knowledge and attention to detail in this RV-12iS!
Dropped at paint shop this morning (July 15, 2021)
Picked up from paint shop (August 14, 2021)
Donated
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-13-2021, 10:28 AM
NinerBikes NinerBikes is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: Granada Hills
Posts: 1,193
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
Thanks Mac (and everyone else). The paint shop I'm planning to use paints with AzkoNobel product. That info is appreciated. That shade of blue is beautiful!

Is there a quality difference between PPG and AzkoNobel or why such a price difference? I've read that PPG aerospace paint is almost $1,500 per gallon!
How long does a car last before it's recycled? That's how long the paint needs to last for a car.

How long does an airplane last? Seen any Bonanza B35V's still flying or Mooney's or Cessna 150's, 152's or 172's? That's how long you hope aerospace paint lasts.
__________________
Donated
RV-12, KWHP based

"Time to Spare, go by Air."
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-20-2021, 07:10 PM
Kahle76 Kahle76 is offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Jackson, Mo
Posts: 5
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MacBoat View Post
That is the paint scheme I used. The paint is PPG Deltron.
  • The dark color in the swoosh is Cyber Gray, Cinza Urban. Brand Code 920131, OEM Code WA637R,GBV,57,65,WA618U
  • The dark blue is Laser Blue. Brand Code 906336, OEM Code WA227M,21
  • The White is a tri-coat system, Snowflake White, Whitewater. Brand Code 5955, OEM Code 25D (Tri coat = Base Color + Pearl + Clearcoat, according to the Vanís painter I spoke with)
  • The Silver is Bright Silver. Brand Code 915741, OEM Code WS2,PS2

PPG Deltron is relatively expensive stuff. Go to your painter with the OEM codes and he/she should be able to make a color match to the brand of their choice. My painter used AzkoNobel Dynacoat; let me know if you want that info as well.
Do you know where I can get the template or other information on paint scheme pattern?
__________________
Mike Kahle
Jackson, MO

Kitfox Classic IV
Starting 12iV
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-21-2021, 07:54 AM
MacBoat MacBoat is offline
 
Join Date: May 2020
Location: Lawrence, Ks
Posts: 11
Default

I had asked Van's for the scheme but could not obtain it. So what I did was find as many pictures as I could from various sources on the internet, which provided several visual perspectives of the same/similar paint scheme. I then provided these to my painter who was able to mimic the design very closely. I'm very happy with it.
__________________
Mac
RV-12iS Owner, N1EE
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:01 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.