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Cold Warrior04 Mar 2016 7:31 a.m. PST

Basing two to a base (1" x 3/4"), have well over a thousand of the little guys and have no idea as yet how I will store them. Normal foam trays are out (too many stands for that), maybe magnetic sheeting at the bottom of a box.

How do you store all your armor at this scale?

Personal logo Waco Joe Supporting Member of TMP04 Mar 2016 7:41 a.m. PST

I use make your own depth boxes and magnetic paint for my 1/300 scale armor and just about all my figures:

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olicana04 Mar 2016 7:54 a.m. PST

Buy some cabinets. If for thousands, buy lots of cabinets.

I can get about 9000 28mm figs into these large cabinets (IKEA,

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About 4000+ into these CD cabinets (ARGOS),
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and countless 15mm into these three wide wooden drawer file boxes (IKEA) and cabinet (2 auction rooms).
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You never regret an investment in wargame furniture in the long run.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Mar 2016 8:31 a.m. PST

I base all my collections on steel and store in magnet lined boxes. In a 12x18 box with 2 layers you could fit your entire collection in just two boxes. Total space occupied; 12 x 18 x 4 inches.

Mute Bystander Inactive Member04 Mar 2016 9:18 a.m. PST

Kaiser Rushforth cases/foam inserts for 6mm figures.

Martin Rapier04 Mar 2016 9:20 a.m. PST

I made custom storage trays out of old Zvezda vehicle boxes each designed to take a full regiment. I then stack them three deep in slimline A4 boxfiles with bubble wrap inside the top.

Job done.

Jozis Tin Man Supporting Member of TMP04 Mar 2016 10:12 a.m. PST

My 1/600 is based on 1.5" squares in 3's. Believe it or not, I store them in zip lock bags in a box.

Picoarmor is made from pretty hard metal and I have not lost any gun barrels plus I sealed them really well when I painted them.

Mako11 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member04 Mar 2016 1:57 p.m. PST

In a ziplock bag, in the original bags they came in, thus far.

Cold Warrior07 Mar 2016 6:22 a.m. PST

Great suggestions guys, thank you. Magnetic paint had never even crossed my mind until now.

Olicana, you have a great set up there! Unfortunately I don't have the room for such a luxury as yet. Having trouble just fitting another bookcase in my office.

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