Vol. 4 Issue 11

November 2012

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The Holidays are upon us again! Time flies when you're having fun building models. With over 75 years of tradition, Microscale continues to develop and create exciting New Releases to fuel your hobby experience. We hope you have a great Thanksgiving and we hope that our releases this month will spark an idea about new projects to work on. We also have some exciting new items coming in December, so keep an eye out for our December newsletter.


Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Modeling!





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87-1387 |  60-1387  |  87-1388  | 60-1388  87-1389  | 60-1389  | 87-1390  |  60-1390     

Modeling the Rock Island E8     

Model By John Tyson      


I used set 87-18 for the bulk of the decals. An older set of 87-230 (in a blue envelope) decals were used for the number boards. That set looks to have been revised, so I can't confirm the same numbers still exist on the sheet. ACI labels came from set MC-4280. The numbers on the rear door came from an old set of BN decals from Accucal. I used MicroSol and MicroSet for decal application. I also used Microscale Kristal Klear to add "glass" to the wind deflectors and rear door window. I used it to secure the glass and lenses on the shell and I also used it to secure the etched Farr grills to the side of the unit as an experiment. I've never used it for that, so I don't know how it will work long term(one may also use MicroBond for metal to plastic adhesion).

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We would like to showcase those of you who have mastered the techniques associated with general modeling. If you use our products such as Microsol, Microset, trim film or any other item from our site...we would like to see how you have made good use of the material or solutions.
The only condition is that you write an article that will be of interest to other Microscale modelers and that you use some Microscale products such as Microscale Solution or Microscale decal set(s).If your article is selected and used in our Newsletter, you will be entitled to 4 FREE decal sheets of your choice from our regular stock.
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Each month we will be letting you know what we're working on for the near future. Please remember to check out this newsletter each month for details of upcoming releases.   


Coming Soon... 

Pullman Standard Covered Hopper Data in B&W

WP Modern Double Door FMC and PC&F Double Door Boxcars
BN General Lettering for Boxcars
Cotton Belt General Lettering for Boxcars       

Microscale has been serving the model train hobby market for over 50 years. We pride ourselves in delivering the finest quality products and service. We also provide a variety of custom printing services for manufacturers and other organizations alike. If you have a custom decal project and want us to provide you with an estimate please contact us at vickie@microscale.com or ryan@microscale.com.
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