No more masking tape and decals applied!
Image: The side of the carriage after lacquer, decals and masking tape removal.
Would you just look at that!? The gloss looks incredible, the decals period correct, and a distinct lack of paper and tape on the windows.
Image: London Transport Decal in place on side of car 129.
Ensuring the decals will last, they've been applied under the top coat of lacquer for that glossy finish.
Image: Front end of Car 129 looking very clean.
Without tape and paper, our train is looking rather tidy. Gone are the bent and crumbling panels - present are the shiny glossy smooth ones!
And one more image just because it looks too good not to share...
Image: Side view of car 129.
And that's the outside of the train near enough complete... Now just to tackle the inside... Stay tuned.