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Re: Rio Grande decals - assistance please
Schuyler Larrabee wrote:
"Since you seem to really want to know. I am looking to more-or-less accurately decal some troop sleepers in work train service. The decal sheet my friend gave me, Microscale 87-73 “D&RGW Narrow Gauge Freight Cars,” does not include much black lettering and I am not convinced the “Rio Grande” speed lettering is the correct size. I suspect there are better choices. I want to letter it as accurately as I can, though the owner is very much satisfied with a “three-foot rule” result. It’s >>ME<< being picky, not the owner."
You mean something like this?
Agree with you regarding Microscale 87-73 - along with the limited black lettering, the stencil breaks don't conform with the car in the photo.
Champ HN-123 might scratch your itch. It's in black, and features four sizes of the speed lettering. Here's an active listing: