Re: Weekend paint and decal project

Alexander Schneider Jr


Good start -- and obviously you can print another set to get the E.

I have a couple of questions about Ghost White decals

-- What printers can use them? In particular, only laser printers, which tend to be more expensive and larger footprint
on a desk?
-- Can the Ghost White toner be inserted when needed and replaced with black for normal use?


Alex Schneider

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of A&Y Dave in MD
Sent: Monday, March 18, 2019 8:45 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Weekend paint and decal project

Friday night, I had some leftover Tru Color paint in my airbrush cup after painting my pulp racks, so I pulled out an
Ertl low side gon project car, removed trucks and deck, then painted it black. I had a steam era image from 1929 showing
a Southern gondola during construction work at Duke University. So I put together some graphics in Adobe Illustrator to
match on Sunday and printed the decal sheet. Tonight I applied the decals. I was in too much of a hurry and screwed up
the E, but I managed to finish the whole car on all sides. I added Tahoe trucks and I need to replace some grabs and
stirrup steps, but I think it came out decent. Next one will have corner gussets, vertical brake wheel, scale couplers,
and proper K brakes. But at least now I have one more example for my presentation on Ghost White decals at the
Greensburg RPM meet. See you at my talk 4pm Saturday. The car will be on display.

Dave Bott

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