O.K not quite a finished NER Birdcage Brake Van.
That's where the trip comes. The decal sheet was 'dead', a press-fix and for anyone who has used them
there should be a protected surface film on the underside. When you cut out your required marking this
adhesive is what you press onto your model to hold it in place, then when located correctly you add water
to an over tissue. This water both releases the over tissue and activates the permanent adhesive which
is included with the tacky film.
Sorry about the teach-in, but it helps you understand my problem.
So ? Well the Cooper Craft/Slaters decal sheet was 'dead', not only was the tacky film not active, but when
water added the protective tissue lifted away, but the decal didn't adhere to my model, Huh - Dead !!
I have been asking questions in the forum, but although this is a known problem with some press-fix decals
nobody has a fool proof way of resurrecting them !!!!
Note the rather prominent lamp brackets that have been added from fine micro strip, 3 to each end and one
each side near the door. Hopefully this will be finished withing a few hours of a HMRS LNER press-fix decal
sheet arriving. It has the essentials, but sadly not all the allocation names.