Some products in the general size of T scale may be close enough for most modelers. Here's
an assortment of items that range from 1:400 to 1:500. Shipbuilding accessories, such as railings, figures and details
are particularly useful.
Link offers etched brass fences, figures and other detailing items.
- Gold Medal Models has ship detailing sets and kits that
can be a treasure trove of useful goodies.
- Tom's Modelworks is another worthwhile
resource to explore.
Several manufacturers make airplanes and airport accessories that may be of interest.
HERPA Wings offers an extensive line of airplanes and airport accessories in 1:400 and 1:500
scales. They have several lines of vehicles that include autos, vans and service equipment.
- Gemini Jets has some exquisite
1:400 airport vehicles—especially noteworthy are their buses.
Architectural firms make use of miniatures to detail their structural models and presentations. Here are some suppliers that might be worth a look.
- 4D modelshop has a vast assortment of items at 1:400 and
- Howard Models
makes vehicles, people and trees in a wide range of scales. Although their 1/40" cars are little
more than blobs of metal, they might be useful for background models or to populate parking garages.
- JTT Trees makes a fabulous line
of trees and landscaping materials. Their vehicles are not quite small enough for use in T scale.
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