Z scale narrow gauge trains

Post details of your rolling stock developments - locomotive, carriages, DMUs, etc.
zdrada69
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Next to have is passanger car. This one has beeespecially designed by fellow modeller from Germany to replicate the original one:
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The model looks like this:
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Two steam engines:
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Short train:
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I love your work 8-)

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I have designed my own decals and started to use them on previusly made Z-scale narrow gauge (3mm) rolling stock. The first one is motor car:
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On the front there is also small number - impossible to make a photo (for me) but could be read with magnifier:
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Terrific stuff. Really like this narrow gauge application of T gauge.
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Those decals do look very nice...

What process did you use to create them?? And what print resolution were they printed at?
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I designed those decals in freeware Inkscape - the problem is that I had to make a CMYK legend for colours other than black and white due to the fact that this software do not use CMYK palette. Then I send it converted into curves in PDF format to the company who specializes in it in Poland: http://www.mf-zone.pl/. The cost is approx. 40 EURO for A4 sheet. The film could be a bit thinner...
There is also a company in Germany which is printingcustom made decals but they require Corel files. They look to be cheaper. http://www.decalprint.de/Webseite_2016/

I know that A4 is like "an ocean" for T scale.. In case someone would like to add some decals - please contact me privately. I can always add your design to my sheet. In my Z scale A4 is just like "a sea" so I can not quarantee short terms. As I mentioned those decals were my first ever so I will have to make some changes. I also have some fellow Z-scalers so I belive I will be preparing something in some days/weeks.

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Two steam engines got their decals:
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I did nothing with my Z narrow gauge using T scale rolling stock for a long time. In last days I decaled threee wagons waiting for a long time.
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Beautiful work! Love the steam locos. Very cool! Can't wait to see more.

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