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Hi Jaeon,

 

for scale 1:96 I always use the railroad 1:87 figures (gauge HO), there is no difference in hight....

search there for ships crew.

 

Nils

 

 

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Jaeon,

 

Nils is correct. Here is a photo of my HO scale stern wheeler with HO figures from Preiser. They sell a ships crew (figure

in yellow slicker) along with others that may fill the bill. Also, go onto the Seaport Model Works site, they may have some

also.

 

John

 

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Preiser HO figures are the best on the market I think. As noted, they are nominally 1/87 scale, but the difference in height to 1/96 scale is wiith the variation of human height.

Preiser also does various unpainted sets that are a good starting point for some 'surgery', i.e. conversions. Here is an example for what I did with some mid to late 20th century figures: http://www.maritima-et-mechanika.org/maritime/models/botter/botter.html#Creating_the_Staffage

 

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