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Hataka AS31 Early WW2 German AFV Panel Lighting

Hataka Early WW2 German AFV Panel Lighting Paint Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of First Look December 2015 Manufacturer Hataka
Subject Early WW2 German AFV Panel Lighting Product Number AS31
Pros Ready for airbrush and paint brush right out of the bottle Cons See text
Skill Level Basic MSRP (USD) $29.99

First Look

Hataka from Poland continues to release a rapidly expanding line of color-matched acrylic paints to fill the voids in color coverage for scale modelers. In this set, we have six new colors that replicate the gray or green base colors carried by German Wehrmacht, SS, and Polizei vehicles during the early years of World War II.

Hataka AS31 Early WW2 German AFV Panel Lighting

This set contains six 17ml bottles of paint with a set of colors which include:

  • A161 Polizei/SS Green Base
  • A162 Polizei/SS Green Shadow
  • A163 Polizei/SS Green Flash
  • A164 Panzer Dark Gray Base
  • A165 Panzer Dark Gray Shadow
  • A166 Panzer Dark Gray Flash

As previously tested, Hataka paints go on smoothly and without any problem and responds well to the homemade thinner which is similar to Tamiya acrylic thinner. The Hataka acrylics respond just as well with the Tamiya thinner and even using Windex to clean the airbrush.

My sincere thanks to Hataka Hobby for this review sample!