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Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2018 12:48 p.m. PST

I have a bunch (60+) of the plastic tanks that were sold a few years ago as 1/144th scale. I want to get additional tanks(Soviet, British, Italian, etc) that will match them in size. What companies models would be compatible size-wise?


Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2018 12:53 p.m. PST

HI Dave

These were the small boxed tanks from walmart? If so 10-12mm would work.

Bill D

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2018 1:30 p.m. PST


Yes, those are the ones.


Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2018 4:01 p.m. PST

They're slightly smaller than true, 1/144th scale.

More like 1/160th scale.

You can still find some on eBay, but don't know about pricing on those now.

Note – some stuff billed as 10mm is really more like 12mm, or somewhere in between.

Not sure which minis would work best with them, but if I had to guess, I'd check out the Pendraken range, which is slightly smaller than MiniFigs. Buy a few to test out.

If possible, avoid mixing units with products from different manufacturers, but different vehicles from them should be fine.

UshCha09 Nov 2018 1:00 p.m. PST

Assuming they are Ww2 Butlers Printed models does 12mm stuff.
Minifigs to name but a few.

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