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acctingman186921 Nov 2016 8:27 a.m. PST

I'm trying my hand at 15mm WW2 gaming and I just started painting some Stug's.

I used to build model kits YEARS ago, and I'm finding I thoroughly enjoy building the little kits and painting them. They only take a couple days, at least for me, from start to end. They have turned out pretty nicely, imo. I understand beauty is in the eye of the beholder though.

Anyways, I'm finding myself wanting to assemble and paint larger scales.

So, if I were to build larger kits…which scale seems to be more popular for gamers? 20mm or 28mm, or, is it safe to say both?

I'm thinking of building/painting kits and selling here or locally as I don't really game in that scale (maybe keeping some for personal display pieces).

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP21 Nov 2016 8:30 a.m. PST

Both, though with the popularity surge of 28mm rules sets like Bolt Action and Chain of Command, I see a lot of demand for 1/56 vehicles.

Random Die Roll Supporting Member of TMP21 Nov 2016 9:29 a.m. PST

Asking what scale is popular here is like asking….well there are probably a million references I could use but let's just say that there will be an equal amount of pros and cons

For most, it seems the biggest factors are availability and cost. Larger scale kits that range from 1/43 up to 1/56 would probably be the most popular.

acctingman186921 Nov 2016 9:54 a.m. PST

Thanks gents

I'll stick to both (price being the most important factor). Can't hurt. I'm doing this out of enjoyment, nothing more.

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