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mudhen


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« on: May 19, 2017, 02:14:32 PM »

Years ago I used dry transfer lettering, now its almost impossible to find any. I remember using Lettra Set. 
But that is even hard to find these days, up here in the Great White North.
All I want to do is make up ( 6 x Oil Road Service ) in 3/32 white Roman Railway lettering to go on my U.T.L.X. tank cars, for the D&RGW.
Anyone know where or # of such lettering can be found.
Thanks in advance for any help.
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Loco Bill Canelos

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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 02:45:09 PM »

If you are willing to use decals, you could contact Stan Cedarleaf.  Cedarleaf custom Decals.  Stan will make however many sets you want with no setup charge for simple lettering.  I have used his decals with excellent success.
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Ted Yarbrough

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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2017, 07:50:55 PM »

I agree with Loco Bill, that Stan does wonderful work and have used him for decals. I have also used G-Scale Graphics for dry transfers. He does excellent dry transfers. It is just which one you want to use. Both are garden railroaders.
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Kevin Strong


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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2017, 02:35:19 AM »

In the Great White North, check out all-out graphics in Vancouver. They do custom dry transfers. I use them for many of my projects. Great people, great quality, and fast turnaround. Not cheap--especially for one-offs. When I send artwork to them for dry transfers, I try to fit 6 or 7 cars' worth of artwork on a 9" x 12" sheet. That brings the cost down to about $8 per car, give or take. (I'm in the US, so I currently have a favorable exchange rate.)

Later,

K
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mudhen


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« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2017, 09:48:06 PM »

Thanks for your suggestions, Ordered today.
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