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1/50 wire fence.

Post #1 by L.Kezz » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:37 pm

Does anyone know what material I could use for a wire fence on a 1/50 scale diorama? Like the one in front of the 777F in this photo.

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Re: 1/50 wire fence.

Post #2 by modelman093 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:17 am

L.Kezz wrote:Does anyone know what material I could use for a wire fence on a 1/50 scale diorama? Like the one in front of the 777F in this photo.

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Making a "pig enclosure" for granddaughter's model farm and this mesh from local hardware store scales up to about a 12" mesh at 1/50. Bit big for accuracy bur sufficient for this purpose!
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Post #3 by L.Kezz » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:23 am

Thanks for that mate, I'll check my local hardware stores for some mesh, I think I'm going to use some dowel for the fence posts too.

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Re: 1/50 wire fence.

Post #4 by Martyn Henley » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:19 am

Luke, you might want to try brass mesh, its expensive but will do the job ...
http://www.ema-models.co.uk/index.php/scale-representation/meshes/etched-brass-mesh-319.html

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Re: 1/50 wire fence.

Post #5 by alan627b » Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:55 am

Here in America I had some luck in the bridal supply section of my local Hobby Lobby (hobby/craft supply) store.. they sell a fine mesh ribbon (for hats I guess) that scales out around 6-8 feet high in 1/50. This makes a dandy chain link fence, not so much the chicken wire/square mesh you pictured but it might do. You'll probably get some strange looks for the lady shoppers but if it works...
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