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randyc

How many scales?

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How many scales do you have, build, collect, detail, etc??  In the photo, I see from 1/144?  (Micro machine) up to the 1/18s.  I do have a 1/16? Tamiya Porsche in another part of house - my largest car.  Some 1/12 motorcycles too.   I love "toy cars".  That's how other people see them.  If it interests me, I will buy it.  I think the Micro Machine is a 49 Ford.  The others are different things, culminating with the most recent, the 76 Torino from Revell.  And thanks to my wife for being so kind as to let cars be all over the house!  The ones on the plate around the vase were not planned to be there but I'm leaving them til she makes them live somewhere else.  LOL

So - what ya got?

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What ever turns yer crank.

If you lust after a certain car, everything you can get. I have all sorts of scales on '69 Chargers, and yes, a few Dukes of Hazzard, how can you not;

As for the rest, there's always something in a different scale that just tips yer boat.

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In cars, only 1/25-1/24. Although I have a handful of 1/32 picked up randomly along the way. And of course my old HO slot cars, which I wish I could find.

In airplanes, mainly 1/48, but also dabble in 1/72 and old "box scale" kits.

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I collect micro machines, 1/64 scale cars, 1/24-1/25 and one 1/16 scale model cars, any scale ford broncos and 70s ford trucks, 1/1 lawn mowers as I race them and I have two 1/1 vehicles and if I was able to have more I would but I already have to much.

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For automotive stuff it's only 1/24 and 1/25, I've built a 1/16 kit but it was a commission build. For armor and aircraft I've got 1/72, 1/48, and 1/35 and one ship that's a 1/700 something.

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I collect Cobra's and have many in different and oddball scales. I don't care what scale it is, if it is a Cobra I want it.

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I usually build 1/24 - 1/25 scale but I currently have several 1/32 scale cars started & maybe 20 or so more 1/32 kits.(maybe 200 1/25 scale} I may get around to  building some of them, but like a lot of us I have more unbuilt kits than I have life left.

I probably  have at least 3 of each scale started. I'm trying to complete some of  those before starting others, I will concentrate mostly on 1/25 in the future.

I have a growing collection of 1/64 die-casts & some 1/25 die-casts.

 I also have 2 1:1 collector cars to contend with.

I hear HO scale calling too!

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You really do have power in your house, considering the cats under the side table!  ;)

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Normal for me is 1/24 or 1/25 but occasionally I'll build a 1/12 chopper.

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I'm with you Randy. I don't really about scale, as much as whether the subject interests me or not. At the same time, the majority of the kits I build are 1/25. That's the scale I like best for kits. Toys, diecasts, just about any scale is fine. 

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You really do have power in your house, considering the cats under the side table!  ;)

I wish I could put my models on the table like that! If I did, my cats would have them on the floor in no time! :D

As far as scales I have everything from 1/64 (Hot Wheels) to 1/8 scale. If it looks right, I'll take it if it's a vehicle I like. ;)

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I have build models from 1:6 Tamiya Harley Fat Boy bike to 1:160 Photoetched brass vehicle kits from Micron-Art (and pretty much most of the scales in between).

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Me...I pretty much stick with 1/25th or 1/24rth scale but have been wanting to try some large scale stuff lately just to see what all added detail I can put into one.

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Model kits it' pretty much 1.25th exclusively .

 

I do have  some diecast  in 1.24th and  1.18th 

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In its early days, Tamiya did quite a few armor kits in the oddball 1/21 scale.  Bandai did armor in 1/30 scale.  The old (and great) Historex figures and accessories are usually advertised as 1/32 or 54mm, sometimes even 1/35, but were closer to 1/30. They're noticeably bigger than those other scales.

 

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I'm mainly 1/24 and 1.25 scale.

Having said that, I have a number of 1/32 kits, and 1/35 military stuff, and a 1/12 Ferrari Testarossa.

I don't really go for aircraft, but I do have a few in the stash, 1/72, 1/48, 1/32, and a 1/144.

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I have 1/87 up to 1/12 but probably 80% are 1/24 and 1/25 with most of the rest 1/43rd.

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Over the course of my "modeling"   ( the past 47 years) I have dabbled with the following scales

Starting with the smallest:  ships    1/1200    1/700,    The Revell "box " scales 1/536      a few ships at 1/400   A few ships at 1/350      A few ships at 1/300   the odd Lindberg scale 1/260   Glenco USS Oregon 1/232   Some subs at 1/144  and 1/125     Revell USS Constitution  1/96   AMT ski boat 1/25

Model train stuff from: 1/160   1/87    1/64   1/48    1/29

Cars/trucks :1/160   1/87   1/64   1/76   1/43   1/32     1/24   1/25   1/20   1/12  1/10   1/4 ( that last one was a visable V-8 

Planes: 1 /144   1/100   1/72   1/48   1/32

Figures I have done many scales of figures but I only remember the Aroura  monsters at 1/13

Rockets : I dont remember all the scales in rockets either.... I do remember a few in 1/100    And an ESTEES  actual flying rocket 1/ 18 ( that last one flew only once..... and still resides in a tree in Auburn WA.... since 1977!  

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Haven't seen any mention of 1/43rd scale.

My post stated "I have build models from 1:6 Tamiya Harley Fat Boy bike to 1:160 Photoetched brass vehicle kits from Micron-Art (and pretty much most of the scales in between)."  That includes 1:43. :)

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Mainly 1/24 and 1/25. I have a couple in 1/32. I have one in 1/8 scale that I haven't ripped the cellophane off of, yet. Lessee.....one in 1/12, a SNARK missile kit in 1/48, and a couple of military kits in 1/35 scale. That's about it!

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Cool.  I have had 1/8 kits, but they are so large.  I ended up selling them.  I do have a 1/8 IROC body I need to sell/trade off at some point.   I have tried a few military kits.  If they aren't cars/trucks, I can't ever complete them.  I lose interest in planes and such.  Never tried a tank or ship.  I have 1/43 in a couple of kits, but mostly diecast I pick up when the subject suits me.  And I think I do have a full set of hte Monogram Exact 1/87 or whatever they called them.  Was going to build a car dealer diorama.  I think I finished the building on a base and the cars are in it, wherever that is.  

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I have build models from 1:6 Tamiya Harley Fat Boy bike to 1:160 Photoetched brass vehicle kits from Micron-Art (and pretty much most of the scales in between).

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I think I have that same Fat Boy in same color.   That fire engine is incredible though.

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Little Timmy

No Big Tee's 1/8th ?

None of those great Liberty 1/6th BIG engines either ? 

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I've looked at the engine kits but never pulled the trigger.   I have a Big Duece, but a friend wanted it more than I did and offered me crazy money for it.  

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