7mm/ft Lynton & Barnstaple Railway coach decals.

After a small lull we have now designed and tested decals for the Lynton & Barnstaple coaches in initial and intermediate liveries in 7mm/ft scale. You can see a macro shot of the decals below. Full decals for all the coaches will be provided initially in a single 4xA6 sheet set for £50 + £1.90…

U-Boat decals, we will design decals for anything!

I had an unusual request the other day. Could I do some U-boat conning tower decals in 1/48 scale for 2 u-boats? The client provided some photographs of what he was looking for and this is what I managed to produce. I used my new Huion Q11K v2 wireless graphics tablet which enabled me to…

Macro photography of our decals

To see how precise our decals are I decided to purchase components to make up a macro-photography system. Using my existing Nikon D7000 camera I purchased the following: Nikon PB-6 macro extension bellows. Xenon flash tube based ring-light. A far more powerful system than the LED versions being sold. This allows for a very short…

Lynton & Barnstaple SR Coaches in 7mm scale

We are pleased to announce our new set of 7mm scale decals for the complete set of Lynton & Barnstaple Railway in the Southern Region livery. Currently reduced to £50 for the 4 A6 sheets of decals.

3D printed rivets incorporated into a decal

Custom Model Decals have been experimenting with using our high-tech printer system to develop new features for our clients. We now can offer in-decal representations of rivets and nuts. Using multiple glass-clear lacquer layer we can raise the surface of the decal. The rivets are transparent and, being lens shaped, take the colour of their…

Why Compromise Your Model When You Can Custom Model Decal It?

I wondered what competition we had and to what quality they are producing decals for models. I purchased a set of lining decals by a well-established decal supplier. They appeared to have been produced using screen printing. Unfortunately you can see the quality control they employ in the following image. It is obvious that even…

We are off and running

We have not even opened for business and we are getting orders for custom decals such as these. The above image was produced as an A4 sheet of waterslide decals at 1440 dots per inch (dpi) in white + CMYK full colour using our UV ink printer.