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Diecast Model Scale Guide
 
This page shows you the common scales of model cars, bikes & aircraft and their approximate measurements. The standard rule is the large the 'scale' number the smaller the model. e.g. 1:1 is full size, 1:2 is half the length and width of the real item, etc, etc.
  

Aircraft

Please be aware that there will be a very large variation in model aircraft sizes due to different aircraft designs - A spitfire is much smaller than a B52!. The sizes below refer to the wingspan of the model.

1:400 scale will be approximately 8-15cm long
1:144 scale will be approximately 15-20cm long
1:72 scale will be approximately 12-25cm long
1:48 scale will be approximately 23-30cm long

Motorbikes

1:24 scale will be approximately 8cm long
1:18 scale will be approximately 10-12cm long
1:12 scale will be approximately 14-18cm long
1:10 scale will be approximately 20-28cm long

Buses

1:76 scale will be approximately 10-15cm long
1:64 scale will be approximately 14-20cm long
1:50 scale will be approximately 16-23cm long
1:24 scale will be approximately 28-32cm long

Cars

1:64 scale will be approximately 6cm long
1:43 scale will be approximately 10cm long
1:24 scale will be approximately 15-25cm long
1:18 scale will be approximately 20-30cm long
1:12 scale will be approximately 30-40cm long

Commercial Vehicles

1:76 scale will be approximately 10cm long
1:50 scale will be approximately 30-35cm long
1:24 scale will be approximately 25-40cm long

Tractors

1:64 scale will be approximately 10-15cm long
1:50 scale will be approximately 20-25cm long
1:32 scale will be approximately 16-28cm long
1:16 scale will be approximately 23-30cm long
1:12 scale will be approximately 25-35cm long

Tanks & Military vehicles

1:72 scale will be approximately 16-23cm long
1:50 scale will be approximately 12-18cm long
1:32 scale will be approximately 16-28cm long

Racing Cars

1:43 scale will be approximately 10cm long
1:24 scale will be approximately 15-25cm long
1:18 scale will be approximately 20-30cm long
1:12 scale will be approximately 30-40cm long

 

If you have any questions or would like to know the size of a specific model before ordering it, please contact us either by phone, email or in writing. Here are our details:

Swapmeet Models
Church Farm, 24 Church Street
LAMBLEY
Nottingham
NG4 4QB, UK


Tel: 0115 9313075 or 07974 419805


Email:sales@swapmeetmodels.co.uk

Primary Web site address:- www.swapmeetmodels.co.uk


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