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1/48th scale armor
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Ohio, United States
Member Since: June 03, 2011
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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 05:21 AM UTC
I was just wondering why 1/48 armor is refered to as "quater scale"
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 05:57 AM UTC
Hi Michael,
It‘s derived from „1/4 inch to the foot“ which means that in 1/48 scale a quarter of an inch equals one foot.

Or in other words: a 1/4 inch is a “scale foot“ in 1/48 scale.