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    November 2005
aircraft/ armour scale compatibility
Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 14, 2003 11:16 AM
why tanks and vehicles are made in 1/35, mainly 1/43 and a/c in 1/48, 1/32, 1/24, 1/72 etc.
How it is possible to make a diorama in 1/48 or in 1/32.
thank god they produce 1/72 armour kits.
  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: Tochigi, Japan
Posted by J-Hulk on Sunday, September 14, 2003 11:58 AM
Hi, Thyamis.
A lot of folks just ignore the difference between 1/35 and 1/32, and happily model away.

There are quite a number of armor kits in 1/48 as well, so plenty of possibilites there.

There are even quite a few 1/24 and 1/25 armor kits.

So, we do have some choices!
~Brian
  • Member since
    July 2003
  • From: Philippines
Posted by Dwight Ta-ala on Sunday, September 14, 2003 11:44 PM
Some military aircrafts are now coming out in 1/35 scale. I think Academy? (I could be wrong) came out with 1/35 Blackhawk(for modern armour dio). Panda makes 1/35 Hueys (good for Vietnam dio).

I guess we just have to wait for a while.

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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Monday, September 15, 2003 6:29 AM
gee i did not know that there are 1/48 armour many thanks from me ....(not from my wallet though)...lol
  • Member since
    May 2003
  • From: The flat lands of the Southeast
Posted by styrene on Monday, September 15, 2003 10:33 AM
One thing that's being done in diorama circles is the forced perspective approach. This can be truly unique and quite an eye-catcher when done in a shadowbox format. An example woul be to have, say, a 1/48 P-51 flying toward you, with a 1/72 BF-109 giving chase. The same could be done in amor: a standoff between a 1/35 Sherman and a 1/72 Tiger in the "distance".
Gip Winecoff

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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Monday, September 15, 2003 6:41 PM
WOW!! thanks styrene!! that is a totally awsome idea. It just gave me an idea of building some sort of tank buster pulling up with the kit tank well below er somethin like that...but thanks for that really great idea!
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