Question About BBI's F-16

zodiacflash

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If any of you guys have the 1:18 F-16 from BBI, and you still have the ladder it came with, could you stand a ruler next to it and tell me how tall the top step is?
 

ThunderDan19

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I’m not 100% sure this is the one, but this is what I found. If it looks like the right one, I put the bottom flush with the end of the yard stick. Looks like 3-1/4”:

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zodiacflash

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Wow thanks for answering so fast, but it isn't the one I meant. It's the one that stands on its own with the "wheels"at the ends of the bottom support beams.
 

ThunderDan19

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Ah, that must be the one from the F/A-18. I didn't see the other one around, but I'll try to remember to take another look when I'm down in my home office again.
 

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Man, I have all of those birds, but they're hanging from the ceiling of my garage, and I don't have the foggiest clue where the ladders are... probably in a parts bin somewhere unknown.
 

ThunderDan19

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Right? Mine are also hung up in my office, so the ground support items have been "filed." The ladder I found was in a box with other loose items. I recall seeing the other ladder Zodiac described at some point in the not too distant past, but did not see it there last night when I found this one. I should be back in my office at home on Friday morning and will take another look around then if I don't forget. Wouldn't hurt to drop me a reminder to make sure it doesn't slip my mind.
 

zodiacflash

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OK I will. I appreciate it. I just want to see how high that top step is when it's standing on a surface. If it's about the height I'm looking for (about 4.25 in) I'll look around or ask around if anyone is willing to sell it loose. I need three, and I plan to make my own from basswood and wire from Hobby Lobby, but having one less to build and having an example to match rather than eyeballing it from pictures would be a huge help.
 
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ThunderDan19

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So I happened to think about it when I got home tonight. How’s this?
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4-1/4” looks about right.
 

ThunderDan19

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You are welcome to mine. I had to have my daughter go find it in a bin of GI Joe 25th figs and parts they had from my collection back in the day, so we won't even miss it, since they don't really "play" with the Joes any more. And my jets are hung up, so I'll never need it. You can PM me your address and I'll get it on the way to you in the next few days.