--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "Dennis Storzek" <destorzek@...> wrote:
wrote:purchasing, painting & building a model car.--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@>
unless,as new light weight and load limit, if those had changed) –
freightcars.of course, the entire car was in need of repainting.Which makes re-weight dates a non-issue when buying model
Since many, if not most, of the cars in service were running withthe
station symbol and date applied over a patch of fresh and differentwith a
small rectangle cut from pre-painted decal sheet, and add the newinfo
with decals. The same procedure can be used with the journal repackit.
in the sixties, all the dates are stick-on numbers, and we no longerI have seen (and sometimes done when in a hurry to get a car on the
layout) the reweigh dates just covered over with weathering when the
car was otherwise properly painted for the modeled period. Now I am
wondering if this date would have been an area where weathering would
have been cleaned off (also a good modeling technique for ladders,
grabs, etc.)each time the car was loaded.
Just how incorrect is it to run a car with a weathered over reweigh