Scale represents a fraction of real size.
A vehicle that is 16 feet long in real life, will be 1 foot long in 1/16th scale.
|Older farm tractors are 8 to 10 inches long, many newer models are more than 12 inches long, you are about 4.4 inches tall.||Most are great for kids. Collector and Precision models are intended for display rather than play.|
|1/18||Cars, Pickups||The 'typical' car is about 12 inches long.||Most are designed for display and have small, breakable pieces.|
|Cars and Trucks||Cars are 8 to 10 inches long, trucks are 12 inches or more.||Most items are built for older children or for adult collectors.|
|Farm Toys, Trucks||Farm tractors are smaller but still big enough for little hands. Old semi rigs are 14-16 inches long. You are just over 2 inches tall.||Most items are suitable for play.|
|1/43||Farm Toys, Cars, and Trucks.||The same scale as a Lionel railroad. Trucks and cars are 3.5 to 4.5 inches long.||Great for older children, many items have small parts.|
|1/48||Airplanes||Common scale for smaller airplanes and military models.||Some suitable for older kids. Mostly collectibles.|
|1/50||Construction Toys and Trucks||Dozers are 5 or more inches long, graders and scrapers are 6 inches or more, cranes and large excavators are 8 to 12 inches and up. You are about 1.4 inches tall.||Mostly for adult collectors and modelers.|
|1/64||Wide variety||Farm tractors are between 3 and 4 inches long, a semi tractor with trailer is about 12 inches long.||Great for all ages. Small size makes this scale popular with kids and collectors.|
|1/72||Airplanes||Popular scale for airplanes. Still too large for modern bombers and passenger jets.||Some suitable for older kids. Mostly collectibles.|
|1/87||Wide variety||Same scale as HO railroads. Large variety of trucks, equipment, and accessories available.||Great for anyone old enough to have an HO train set.|
|Small||1/144||Airplanes||Common scale for larger planes.||Some suitable for older kids. Mostly collectibles.|
|1/160||Wide variety||Same scale as N scale railroads. Very small for most models.||Strictly for collectors and railroad enthusists.|