Re: Rock Island Decals for Steel Rebuild of USRA DS Boxcar
Steve and Barb Hile
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The RI Emblem (herald to some) on Steam Era (and later) boxcars was more like 4 feet six inches across, making the Champ separate herald decal still undersized.
The ones that I sell and the ones in the Sunshine kit are correctly sized.
Sorry for not passing more complete information, sooner.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:54 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Rock Island Decals for Steel Rebuild of USRA DS Boxcar
That's good news. They generally sell decals for current items.
--- In STMFC@..., shile@... wrote:
> Jerry, Matt,
> Sunshine has recently re-released the RI USRA rebuilds. They had
them for sale at Naperville.
> Perhaps Sunshine will sell just the decals. Otherwise, several of
the RI boxcar decal sets from Champ will provide the Route of the
Rockets slogan. The large logo (herald) is too small in the basic
sets, but they sell a separate 36 inch herald as well.
> Shameless plug: I do sell the correct size boxcar heralds (and
also a size for cabooses) in my RI decals. Please contact me off
list for a list of decals.
> Steve Hile
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: jerryglow2 <jerryglow@...>
> >Sent: Jan 9, 2008 7:58 AM
> >To: STMFC@...
> >Subject: [STMFC] Re: Rock Island Decals for Steel Rebuild of USRA
> >How do you plan to build the car? I built a SLSF one from Tichy
> >and ends with a scratchbuilt roof but the RI one is taller and
> >though I could make modified ends, don't know what to do for the
> >I made the one I have from a long discontinued Sunshine kit.
> >Jerry Glow
> >--- In STMFC@..., "matthewjstrickland"
> ><matthewjstrickland@> wrote:
> >> Hi Guys,
> >> I am after some HO Decals for Rock Island Steel Rebuild USRA
> >> Sheathed Boxcar circa 1950.
> >> Does anybody know if any sets are available and by whom?
> >> thanks for your help in advance
> >> Regards
> >> Matt Strickland