Customs: car model scale?

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  1. wylungz

    wylungz Well-Known Member

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    hey does anyone know what scale size for car models i should be looking for if i wanna get a Trailer (like optimus primes).. is it 1:32?


    thanks!
     
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    alfred p. sloan Well-Known Member

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    Sounds about right. What are you trying to match it up to?
     
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    wylungz Well-Known Member

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    ROTF voyager and leader class.. like ratchet and Prime
     
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    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Voyager should be around 1:32 (most of the deluxe scaled cars are 1:32, I believe), but Leader is probably around 1:24.
     
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    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    They tend to vary as they don't go by an exact scale. But it seems for anyone wanting to reshell a deluxe mold, 1/35 scale models seem the way to go.

    I don't have my Leader Prime in alt mode for a scale reference, but I remember seeing some cheap-o semi-truck models at like Sears whose trailers looked like they'd work on that scale. Could be wrong though, I didn't buy one myself.

    There's always Fast Lane brand model vehicles that you can find at TRU. They make a good number of vehicles in different scales.
     
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    wylungz Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys, ya I saw that fastlane line at the toysrus webite, might check it out .. I guess i'd have to see it in person to determine wat scale I need ..... or just risk the 1/32
     
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    project9 White n' Nerdy

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    Superquad7 used the 1:32 scale trailer: http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radicons-customs/203150-20th-anniversary-pepsi-optimus-prime.html

    It should be right sized for Leader Prime. Voyager Prime, however, would need something smaller... 1:48 maybe?

    Generally speaking, I think scout sized cars are 1:43 scale, deluxe sized cars are 1:32 scale and voyager/alternators are 1:24. They're not perfect but they should be a good enough fit.
     
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    thanks man! very helpful info!
     

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