Re: CANADIAN Freight Cars
- I would suggest you talk to a copyright lawyer. Just a few changes won't work. (I am not a lawyer.)
--- In email@example.com, "W.R.Dixon" <WRDixon@...> wrote:
> Loren wrote:
> > ok, but maybe we can just "donate" some money to the guy who would produce
> > them.. Isn't there some way to get around the red tape?
> > Grrrrrrrr............
> > Loren
> Do a different but still recognizable version of the car.
> The prototype has black reporting marks and other lettering on green. RR
> crews I have talked to have commented on how hard it is to read that
> lettering at night. Given their comments I find it surprising that the
> AAR (or whatever association governs such things) has not required them
> to correct this problem.
> So do a version with White lettering. Change the smear. Change the
> flower a bit (you will have to to make it print right in Z Scale) and
> copyright it.
> Make a run. They will most likely try and grumble but given the way that
> copyright law works your different version should be OK. The best part
> is if the prototype corrects their lettering to white you get to talk to
> them about copying your version. Could be fun!.
> Bill Dixon