Vol. 5 Issue 4

April 2013

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April is upon us and we continue to roll out some great new releases for you. We also have "Reprints" that will inspire you to start new projects. April showers might be a good time to pull together all the things you need to start that new project. From Western Pacific, Kyle Railroad locomotives and Oregon Shortline Per Diem Boxcars...we have something for everyone.



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MB-SP2   MI-10   MI-8   MI-6



 ReprintsYou may view a specific New Release by clicking one of the links below
Back by popular demand (Reprints)

Over the years we have created a vast collection of decal sets that often fall out of demand or popularity. Like all things, what was hot is not...and what is not is now hot!


 MC-5001   87-282   60-282   87-137   60-137    87-55  60-55  48-460  60-196   87-182    60-182


   87-533   87-998   60-998   87-618   60-5  87-948   60-948    87-105  60-105    48-277   87-769


60-198    87-583   60-583   87-1389   60-1389   87-820   60-820  87-50   60-50   60-64   60-84 


60-568  87-1164   60-1164  MC-4279   60-4279   MC-4130   87-924   60-924

MDW Combo Door Boxcar From an MDC Kit

Model By Chris Palomarez             


Sometimes even yesterday's model remains a personal favorite with a decent paint job and decals. I finished this model several years ago. It's a Model Die Casting FMC ABOX combo door boxcar. I changed the ribs between the door stops, and the door by adding another rib; a total of four instead of three, vs. the original ABOX model. There are much better starting points as far as accuracy today. However, this model still holds up under scrutiny, even with the dimensional errors. At the time there was no real alternative, I also had on hand everything needed for the project. Sometime just fresh paint, decals, a few wire bent details, and a weathering job is all yesterday's model needs for being a contemporary model, today!

YouTube Videos & Articles of interest
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.
If you have a knack for presenting, we invite you to submit your best "HOW TO" articles or YouTube Video for publication in our monthly newsletter and on our Microscale YouTube channel. We know how talented you are and we figured it would be a great way to showcase your work and our products.
Send submissions to: railroad@microscale.com

With your submission, please include your written release for Microscale to use the information and photos for publication.


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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...
Plywood Texture for Weathering
Solar Panel Texture
Northwestern Pacific Locomotives, Wood Boxcar, and Caboose
Pan Am Railway Locomotives and Boxcars
MoPac Insulated Boxcars
Texas Mexican Locomotives, Boxcar, Caboose
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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