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1:144 industrial handrails and stairs

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    December 2014
1:144 industrial handrails and stairs
Posted by PD89 on Sunday, March 6, 2022 9:07 AM

I'm building the shuttle launch platform from (link below) but trying to build most details from scratch. Does anyone where I can find 1:144 handrails and stairs? I found some rails on Tom's Model Works but they're not a perfect match, and I can't find stairs anywhere.


  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Towson MD
Posted by gregbale on Sunday, March 6, 2022 9:28 AM

Your best bet would likely be model railroad or architectural model suppliers. For the former, you might have to go N scale -- 1/160, not an exact match but often visually compatible with 1/144. For the latter, try suppliers like Plastruct and Evergreen...although for architectural model fittings, 1/100 is a much more likely standard scale.



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  • Member since
    August 2005
  • From: Mansfield, TX
Posted by EdGrune on Sunday, March 6, 2022 11:16 AM

I was going to second the N-scale (1:160 in US) recommendation and call out Loren Perry's Gold Medal Models.  But I'm not sure that what he has will fill your bill.   For stairways he has several fire escapes  He does offer industrial rails and stairs (no pictures)

A problem with 160 scale details on a 144 scale subject is that they will appear 10% small


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