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Old 03-10-2009, 04:17 PM
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hi
can anyone help with this, the last guys input i dont under stand i need a % so i can take my flash card to copy max that i down loaded from these plans on the fourm thanks rye
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Old 03-10-2009, 05:31 PM
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Old 03-10-2009, 06:31 PM
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Default RE: scale sizing for rc boats

Dont bother trying to enlarge those drawings... they are too small..

Ask Joe to email you some better (larger) drawings...

I've done the maths...

26'
26' = 312"
312" @ 1:16 = 49.92"

Drawing at 100% print out measures 1.5625"

49.92" / 1.5625" = 31.9488 times... or 3094.88%

28'
28' = 336"
336" @ 1:16 = 53.76"

Drawing at 100% print out measures 1.71875"

53.76" / 1.71875" = 31.2785 times... or 3027.85%

At about 3000% a 1/32" thick line on the original drawing will be around 1" wide on your enlarged print!..

Better still, ask joe if he can mail you a copy of his original drawings to have enlarged!.

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thanks for the help i will do that rye
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hi going ahead with this even if i cant get plans may have some alumium tube welded up with cone noses" to look like pontoon tubes anyway do they make a out board engine that is big enough to power this it will be 48-50" long thanks rye
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Default RE: scale sizing for rc boats

The image you sent me was 8x10-ish. I scaled it to E-size (34x44) and it's a little blotchy, but you can build if you know what you're doing. It would give you a hull about 26" or so.

A PDF is attached to the e-mail reply. Just ask them to print it on 34x44 (100%) and you should be OK.

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Old 03-10-2009, 10:03 PM
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Default RE: scale sizing for rc boats

Toesup,... You need to stop divideing by 1/16

You should be dividing 312" by 16" not 1/16"

The model should only be 19.5" long....

The 28 foot model at 1/16th scale should only be 21" long...

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