I just thought i'd share my latest model railroad car.
This past Monday i picked up my long awaited SZD WLABm sleeping car. Now, this is a beautiful model, a really interesting piece of Swedish rail history.
BUT there are a few things that bother me. For one, the USSR crest is a decal, which makes it flat, when in real life (as far as i know) it was a metal relief that was bolted to the cars side. So it should actually stick out a bit. And second, the colour behind the crest (both on the decal and on the model itself) is darker than it should be, as it should be the same shade as the rest of the car. That also applies to the numbers and letters right below the crest.
I do like the fully readable destination signs you get in the parts bag, or goody bag as we call it:
The ironic thing with the previously mentioned errors is that the manufacturer who made this car on the order of NMJ, Tillig, have actually made fully accurate models of these cars in the past. Oh well...