Vol. 6 Issue 4

April 2014

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This month we are very excited to introduce you to our long awaited Microscale e-Catalog. Over 200 pages of beautifully illustrated decals that you can print, share and even order. Use our "Dynamic Search Index" to find your favorite Road names or use the new "Table of Contents" to jump straight to your favorite section. Make your e-catalog your own with notes and custom bookmarks or even email a specific page to a friend.


We invite you to click on the e-catalog link below and start a new way to search and browse Microscale decals.

Microscale Illustrated e-catalog


Happy Modeling!

Microscale Industries, Inc.




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MB-SP2   MI-10   MI-8   MI-6


You may view a specific New Release by clicking one of the links below
87-1467 | 60-1467 | 87-1468 | 60-1468 | 87-1469 | 60-1469 | 87-1471 | 60-1471 | 87-1472 | 60-1472 | MC-5035 | 60-5035

Last Month
87-1462 | 60-1462 | 48-1462 | 87-1463 | 60-1463 | 87-1464 | 60-1464 | 87-1465 | 60-1465 | 87-1466 | 60-1466 | MC-5033 | 60-5033 | 48-5033 | MC-5034 | 60-5034 | 48-5034  AC48-0032  |  AC72-0032

Reprint's & Revised Stock
48-610  | 48-485 | 48-46 

Past New Releases Arranged by Month

Not An Extreme Makeover:PFE 40' Ice Reefer 

By Al Skinner                      


Sometimes we change our choice of railroads to model for various reasons. Instead of buying new cars, we can do like real railroads and repaint our existing rolling stock. Also like real railroads, it gives us a chance to upgrade older equipment.
This forty-foot Pacific Fruit Express car started out as an old Atlas N scale Illinois Central reefer with cast-on details and Rapido couplers. I carefully stripped the paint off the shell, sanded off the cast on side ladders and trimmed off the thick stirrups. I replaced them with separate detail part ladders and brass wire bent and glued in position. I also used brass wire to form the prototypical center stirrups.
After repainting according to the paint scheme provided by the MS PFE Express 40' Cars (60-501) instruction sheet, I applied new PFE decals, replaced the stock trucks with MicroTrains trucks. Now I had a "new" car almost identical to any factory-painted model I could buy.
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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2009 Catalog

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...
SOO Line and EMD Ex Milwaukee "Bandit" Locomotives
SP Ore and Copper Concentrate Gondolas
US Army and DODX Freight Cars
SOUTHERN Wood Chip Cars 
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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