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Paint quantity

I am wondering how much paint i should order to paint the outside of an RML either by Roller or spray.

I intend to paint the roof by roller and the rest by spraying the body work. The RAL code I will be using is RAL3003

Any assistance would be appreciated.


My bus number (if any): RM1403, RML2271, RML2674

Re: Paint quantity

I've recently painted 2532 using Williamsons London Bus Red, rolling on then brushing out. I used under 10 litres for 2 coats all over.

I think I posted their reference number on the AEC Routemaster FB group as they have several London Bus Red shades on their books!

Their Master Craftsman paint is probably the best I've used in recent years, it's oil based and gives a good working time. There's also a good video on youTube by a chap who paints canal boats which I found very helpful on the roller and brushing technique.

Williamsons will supply by carrier.

My bus number (if any): RML2532

Re: Paint quantity

Williamsons paint sample is SP29063 London Routemaster Red if that's any help. They have at least 6 shades of London bus red!

My bus number (if any): RML2532