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To Some - Size does matter!
« on: October 30, 2014, 07:01:08 PM »
After announcement of our initial release, we got a few requests regarding if our kits are comparable in size with their own collection (in 1/56 (28mm) scale of course)!  Instead of replying every each of you, we are posting each vehicle with a ruler beside it for your references!








Hope this will resolve any doubts about our measurement related issues!
Will add more vehicles as they become available!
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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2014, 07:05:43 AM »
Could you also add width and height as well as length over gun barrel .  A few guys at local hobby shop were disappointed by the size difference in Warlord"s resin and their plastic line tanks  of tanks.  Be nice to know how  yours measure up to Warlord's " sort of " 1/56 scale .

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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2014, 12:39:31 PM »
All our kits are based on technical drawings (and sometimes blueprints whenever is possible) from published historical records as a base to build our 3D models.  Hence should be very accurate in terms of scale.  We also use museum and historical photos to further clarify our build.

The key difference between resin kits and plastic kits is accuracy in terms of scale or size... older versions of most resin kits are hand-made and hence scaling error might happen; PLUS resin will shrink hence will get smaller and smaller over time!

Will try to get some measurement out later!
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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2015, 10:31:44 PM »
the m4a3 is perfect with the italeri/warlord m4, both are the same size and excellent models.

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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2015, 11:08:14 PM »
I just discovered your models.  They are gorgeous!  I realize they are marketed to the historical side of the hobby, but I plan on picking up some for Dust Tactics.  How do they scale with Dust figures, that are listed at '28mm' but tend to be on the larger end of the spectrum?

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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2015, 12:54:26 AM »
I just discovered your models.  They are gorgeous!  I realize they are marketed to the historical side of the hobby, but I plan on picking up some for Dust Tactics.  How do they scale with Dust figures, that are listed at '28mm' but tend to be on the larger end of the spectrum?
Dust models are bigger (32mm?) even when compared that to other heroic scale WW2 miniature manufacturers.  But we have seen gamers using our tanks with Dust Tactics, some had even converted them too!

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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2015, 01:44:51 PM »
Dust tactics figures are 1/48 scale, definitely larger than 28mm.

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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2015, 04:24:20 PM »
I think the only way to get away with using 1/48 and 1/56 on the same table and it look fine is if one country is all one scale and another country uses the other. Then the differences hardly notices and this can be a cheaper way to  add an army sometimes (quite a few cheaper Russian vehicles out there in 1/48th)
I wouldn't recommend buying one Sherman in 1/56 and another in same squad at 1/48th. It does look just wrong ;) (we so pedantic!)

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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2015, 11:43:13 PM »
You can fudge with some models.  I've been using a 1/48th BA64 for ages now and nobody ever noticed it's oversized.

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Re: To Some - Size does matter!
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2015, 03:35:27 PM »
The problem you have with heroic 28mm is that it's neither 1:56 or 1:48, so it'll either look a bit big or a bit small.

From memory it's around 1:52 for heroics, but I don't think it really matters.
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