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Number-boards and Window Gaskets

Kerry asks:

“I want to highlight some of my number board and window gaskets on a couple of locos, but with poor eyesight and a shaky hand, I am not good at lining things up or doing fine brushwork. I have a hands-free magnifier but still struggle. I can’t be the only old codger with this problem. Is there an easy way?”

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3 Responses to Number-boards and Window Gaskets

  • Frank Bsays:

    There are professionals who will do these things for you, including building, painting, detailing and weathering. They advertise in some model railroad magazines, and can be found at some exhibitions.

    Or you can google: “model locomotive detailing services”

  • phil johnsonsays:

    Decals: MicroScale, Scale Shell and others make them for black, white and red backgrounds. I find groups of number to use to avoid cutting them out individually

  • Gerald Hyinksays:

    Get a head magnifier. Some even come with lights. Look at Micro-Mark catalog .With it on your head your hands are free

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