Posted by Rick Heinbaugh on August 22, 2017, 20:38:47, in reply to "Determining scale on waterline kits"
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Use a ruler that has metric measurements on one edge and English on the other side.
Then multiply by 700 or divide by 700, as appropriate. After a while, you will find it is easier to work with metric than to need to divide by 12 or divide by 16 for fractions of an inch. Rick Previous Message : In the past I contributed the formula for : determining the scale of model in english : measurements because the U.S. is still an : english measurement country.The rest of the : world however is meteric. Which includes : Korea,Japan and China. : : I don't work with the meteric system every : day. : : The meteric system is based on the : meter.From : which a whole system of measurements were : developed.If were going to measure scale on : 1/700 scale warships or others should we use : meteric measurement?I'm not a mathematican : but : I did learn this. If we take the meter if : made into meter stick and placed alongside : it's equvalent the yard stick (36 inches or : 3 feet) : you'll find the meter is longer. (39.37 : inches) : : As previously mentioned any one here : experienced with working the meteric system : enough to determine scale and know formula : for it? : : Craig : : : 
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