Scale preference poll

Discussions on historical model building of all eras.

What scale do you prefer?

Poll ended at 24 Aug 2005 13:08

1/35
19
59%
1/72
8
25%
1/114
0
No votes
1/24
0
No votes
1/16
2
6%
1/6
2
6%
1/48
0
No votes
Other
1
3%
 
Total votes: 32

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redalb2253
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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by redalb2253 » 01 Jan 2010 00:51

Well let's see, 1/350 for ships, 1/35 armour and infantry, and 1/48 and 1/32 for aircraft.

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by jmarc » 06 Mar 2010 15:06

I'm in 1/48 scale ...It usely was quite hard to get some but now these day it's getting more popular so less scratchbuilding to do !
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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by verdenpark » 23 Apr 2010 03:59

I model in various scales. For wargaming, vehicles and infantry in 1/76. Aircraft in 1/72. Ships from 1/1200 to 1/72.
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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by jmarc » 23 Apr 2011 01:20

For my part ! 1/48 is my favorite scale , in all subject ..I have over 3,000 of them in the house, so it definitly got my vote !
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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Capsoda » 04 Jul 2011 06:16

I perfer 1/72. It is economical and doesn't take up the room that the larger scales do. It also works you harder to detail it.

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Ratte » 10 Jul 2011 19:09

1/72 also for economics and the space it takes. I am happy that there is a lot of Russian stuff the last 2 decades. :D

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by YC Chen » 09 Sep 2011 07:09

1/48... I usually scratch-build papaermodel AFVs in 1/48 and 1/50 scale, and I have also built some plastic models in 1/48. It offers batter detail than 1/72, but takes less space than 1/35. I also think AFVs are most lovely in this scale.

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Gebirgsjaeger » 19 Oct 2011 19:07

I paint soldiers/figures in 1/72 and base them to create whole units according to real order of battle.

For fun I build helicopters in 1/48, mainly UH1 type in all possible versions. :)

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by uhu » 20 Oct 2011 02:20

1/72nd scale is the only practical scale to show relative size. Also the scale the most subjects are available in.

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Capsoda » 20 Oct 2011 03:15

Gebirgsjaeger wrote:I paint soldiers/figures in 1/72 and base them to create whole units according to real order of battle. :)
Sounds very cool. I have often thought of that but never pursued it. Would love to see some photos if you have any.

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Capsoda » 20 Oct 2011 03:19

uhu wrote:1/72nd scale is the only practical scale to show relative size. Also the scale the most subjects are available in.
The quanity of subjects is a very good point for doing 1/72 scale.

"uhu" one of my favorite subjects in my younger days and I believe I have one still in the box on the shelf somewhere.

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Capsoda » 18 Feb 2012 04:55

This is why I like 1/72. This is a Pz.Kpfw I Ausf. B from Italeri. Not the best subject for detailing and at 2 and a half inches long it win't take up much room. The Photos are not the best because I used a cheap camera.
Picture 252a.jpg
Picture 349a.jpg
Almost finished...Gotta love it...1/72
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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Laurence Strong » 18 Feb 2012 05:20

Got to love Braille scale :D
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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Kev » 16 Mar 2012 20:55

Hi,
I prefer 1/6 scale, but hard to find nowadays.
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Kev

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Re: Scale preference poll

Post by Harvey Pincis » 19 Mar 2012 15:57

1/32 and 1/72; 1/32 is 54mm and so figurines are easy to come by and Wingnut Wings have some GREAT planes. 1/72 for space conservation!

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