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Re: Take any given kit...

Posted by David on August 22, 2017, 16:38:49, in reply to "Take any given kit..."
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 according to this link http://combinedfleet.com/ships/fuso your model scales out as 1/698. --Previous Message-- : ...and measure it out: overall length, : waterline length, beam, etc. : : Find the proper dimensioning of the vessel. : Let's say 800 feet. Your kit is 12 inches. : 800/12 = 66.66 feet to the inch or 1/800th : scale. : : I happen to have an old Aoshima Yamashiro : at the desk. It happens to measure an even : 12 inches. One published length states : 202.7 meters. That would be 202.7/12 = : 16.89 meters to the inch or 16.89 x 39.37 : inches to the meter...or 1/665th scale. : : Conversely, 1/700 means 1 inch per 58.333 : feet. So, in 1/700th, this kit should be : 11.4 inches long. : : Hey, this kit is oversized for 1/700th ! I : want my money back. : : But there it is; you can also Google any : conversion table you want and plug in the : numbers. : : Randy Stone :

 Responses Good catch... - Randy Stone August 22, 2017, 16:46:46 Re: Good catch... - David August 22, 2017, 16:53:15 Re: Good catch... - Randy Stone August 22, 2017, 17:11:05 Re: Good catch... - David August 22, 2017, 17:45:26 Thanks - Craig Bennett August 22, 2017, 19:10:11 « Back to index

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