Decals for 7mm/ft scale BVA steel coil wagon by Paul Rolley

Paul Rolley has produced a 7mm/ft scale BVA steel coil wagon kit in resin with etched details. This model can be fitted with a custom set of decals by ourselves. This is a completed model of the BVA made by Garry Lane who made the coils for the load. Garry has painted and weathered the…

Welsh Pony decals to fit 7mm/ft scale Mercian Models kit

We have now finalised our decal set for the Festiniog Welsh Pony kit by Mercian Models. The fine detail in decals of the multi-colour lining was modified to specifically fit this excellent etched brass kit by Mercian Models. You can see the original design and the print we produce below.

Welsh Pony – a new project

Having seen the new livery for the Ffestiniog Railway ‘large’ England locmotive Welsh Pony I thought that I would see how easy it would be to reproduce the livery. Initially in 7mm/ft scale the decals should be scaleable to any size as required. My idea is to provide a complete kit of decals for both…

Gauge 3 Loco Decals

We usually produce decals in the smaller scales but this set of lining decals are in 1:22.5 Gauge 3 scale for a Jubilee 2-4-0 locomotive and tender. The grey, yellow and red lining is produced accurately by our 1440 dpi printer. The lining have been undercoated in white to produce accurate colours when the decals…

Cambrian Railway Decals

A 2-4-0 Cambrian Railway tank locomotive by Ray Reid that utilised our custom decal design service.

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…