Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 17:50:29 +0000 From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamfitter.com> Subject: Re: How to match imola red color
Bob wrote: > [...] > > Even custom mixed paints will not be an exact match. A quality body > shop mixes the paint themselves, tries it, then adjusts a bit. They > do that a few times... then they still blend it very carefully > into the adjoining panels to get an undetectable match. It's never > _exactly_ the same as factory paint but a good body man can make > it undetectable. Bodywork and paint work is only a science for > the lesser men, it's an art for the true professionals. Yes, and red is the most difficult colour to match since it often fades.