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Archer surface detail decals

Bill Welch has created a PDF tutorial to help modelers use the Archer surface detail decals. It’s an eight page PDF with high quality photos to illustrate Bill’s techniques. The lead image shows part of Bills work. The document is available to download on the Resin Car Works blog Helpful Links page. Don’t forget to download the Resin freight car kit primer while you are there.


In other news, Resin Car Works now owns the Sunshinekits.com domain. Jim Hayes created and hosted the original site but he felt it was time for it to move to a new home. Unfortunately, the website structure did not transfer. All the files are at hand but the site is being rebuilt listing the kits by road name in alphabetical order.

Here’s a sample image of a data table for the new site. There will be links to PDF files of the kit flyer and the prototype data sheets. The site will include PDF files listing the kits in kit number order. Many Sunshine kit releases covered a few variations and also different railroad that rostered the same, or similar, prototypes. It took 90 minutes to enter the data for kit numbers 15 through 17.

We hope to have part of the site up and running soon so there will be some documentation available. The RCW minions thank you for your patience in this matter.


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