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"15mm figs that are closest to 18mm" Topic

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Dan in Vermont17 Jan 2019 6:51 a.m. PST

So i've built up a large collection of 1/87 tanks and vehicles.

hard to find true 1/87mm figures other than Preiser. Any ideas on "large 15mm" or true 18mm-19mm

True 20mm are just too big when next to a 1/87 whereas Peter Pig or PSC-15mm are too small.

any ideas? thanks

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP17 Jan 2019 6:56 a.m. PST

On thought might be to mont the figures on substantial (5mm) bases as a compromise?

JD Lee Supporting Member of TMP17 Jan 2019 7:21 a.m. PST

That works for me.

Dan in Vermont17 Jan 2019 7:27 a.m. PST

Yes, that's always an option. I posted this query on the 20mm Board and the consensus there was that SHQ 20mm ran on the small side.

Any other suggestions?

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP17 Jan 2019 9:02 a.m. PST

Forged In Battle figs always look a bit bog to me. LIsted as 15mm but pushing 18mm IIRC.

dwight shrute17 Jan 2019 9:05 a.m. PST

the Essex ones are quite big and very nice

dwight shrute17 Jan 2019 9:10 a.m. PST

scroll to the bottom link

you can see essex are kind of the biggest . FIB unlike their ancient colleagues are only a bit bigger than Peter Pig

Personal logo Mserafin Supporting Member of TMP17 Jan 2019 10:01 a.m. PST

Some of the Battlefront figures are pretty big, for example the winter Americans are huge for 15mm.

Green Tiger18 Jan 2019 2:29 a.m. PST

Irregular 20mm are small but a bit chunky alongside Preiser. Some older 20mm plastics are very small by today's standards…

Dan in Vermont22 Jan 2019 8:27 a.m. PST

Thanks everyone! Special thanks to Dwight Shrute. That link was very helpful

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