Thread: B&O wagontop caboose
April 4th, 2008, 11:32 AM #11
April 4th, 2008, 09:02 PM #12
Try JnJ trains directly. Don't know if he has any kits that are not spoken for.
April 4th, 2008, 09:33 PM #13
Inkscape is a free open source alternative. So far it's handled .eps files fine for me.
I don't see a photo on the JnJ site, can someone post an image of the caboose here please?
April 5th, 2008, 10:37 PM #14
Check the Baltimore & Ohio site on this board. The Jan- Feb 2008 issue of N- Scale magazine has a great article by Greg Jones on how to assemble this kit.Bigsix
April 6th, 2008, 07:03 AM #15
Here is a naked picture of one. All it needs is a few decals....hint hint John.
There are more construction shots of it in my caboose album:
N Scale Cabooses - RailImages.com
I'm hoping that about a dozzen of those caboose kits are on their way to our shop. I have had them on Backorder from JNJ for over a year now. The caboose shown in the picture above is a test shell that I was sent to be able to get the decals right.
BTW - there may be some test shots of the decals by next week. Next time you see the caboose above, it may be lettered.Tony Hines
New Railimages Album: http://www.trainboard.com/railimages...r/4676/cat/500
Abraham Lincoln - "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."
April 7th, 2008, 01:47 PM #16
May 22nd, 2008, 02:18 AM #17
The finished decals look awsome! The quality is really amazing. Under a magnifying glass, you can read the data printing. The curves are very smooth. The vectors worked better than I had expected.
The proofs are completed. After a "once over", they should be ready to run.
May 22nd, 2008, 02:20 AM #18
Oh....I forgot to add....
The resolution is 1200 pdi. Absolutely crisp. FAR superior to traditional silkscreening.
May 22nd, 2008, 04:05 AM #19
That caboose may just be the ticket for me to begin to model the B&O. Saw so many of them at the rear of a train when I was a kid. They were so uniquely B&O. Will decals be available commercially?
May 22nd, 2008, 09:52 AM #20
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