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Ferreo Cuore07 Feb 2018 9:22 a.m. PST

It seems like it is what we would call 10mm.

I wonder if any of it matches up with micro armor?

TNE230007 Feb 2018 9:30 a.m. PST

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N scale is 1/160
10mm is 1/161

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2018 9:32 a.m. PST

N = ranges from 1/148 1/160 depending on country and is huge with 1/285.

Z = 1/220 and some buildings might work.

Some modern image Japanese trains can be found on EBay in ZZ scale, 1/300.

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2018 10:21 a.m. PST

I personally mix 10mm and 1/144 figs and have mixed both with N scale terrain and found it to work well.

YMMV

Major William Martin RM07 Feb 2018 12:36 p.m. PST

Jack Scruby's original N scale figures were also called 9mm

khanscom07 Feb 2018 4:16 p.m. PST

Called "9mm" from the N- scale track gauge-- these actually measured about 12mm.

UshCha08 Feb 2018 2:16 a.m. PST

UK N scale is 1/144. AOTRS Shipyards models are 1/144 and go fine with N scale. We ASSUME 1/144 is 12mm. well 12mm is 6ft so great if your figures are about 6ft tall. Some 10mm ranges are now sort of moving towards 1/144 (12mm ish). Many 10mm troops were more like 12mm tall anyway. We use a mix of Minifigs (as was) and home printed figures.

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Leon Pendraken Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 7:03 a.m. PST

We scale our vehicles to 1:150th to sit within the N-scale range (1:144th-1:160th) Taking an average human height of 5' 8", that makes our foot figures 11.5mm tall.

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