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chris holley

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Help with scale conversion
« on: October 16, 2010, 03:56:36 PM »

Now i found something about scale conversion somewhere, but now i cant find it anywhere >>:-( <:(.

Can anyone point me in the direction of how to work out the scale off something.

i want to scatch build a model i no the sizes off the real vessel, but how do i get it the right scale?

or a scale which is manageble.

thanks chris :-)
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Re: Help with scale conversion
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2010, 04:44:38 PM »

Full Size divided by Model size will give scale

Full Size divided by scale will give Model size

Model size multiplied by scale will give Full Size.

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brianc

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Re: Help with scale conversion
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2010, 05:36:15 PM »

I use this,it works for me :-))
http://www.printmini.com/calc.shtml
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chris holley

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Re: Help with scale conversion
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2010, 11:06:53 PM »

thanks big_bri thats the one i was looking for. great help :-)) :D :D
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brianc

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Re: Help with scale conversion
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2010, 11:15:51 PM »

Your most welcome ok2
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boater12

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Re: Help with scale conversion
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2010, 11:47:13 PM »

What are you going to scratch build Chris ?

The link that big_bri provided is very helpful  :-))

Jim.
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