your model scales out as 1/698.
: ...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
: 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
: Randy Stone