rescaling jsc models

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by patriot missile, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. patriot missile

    patriot missile Member

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    hey guys i wanted to try to build a few of my jsc models in 1/1200 1/1250 scale
    they are the ward, ballard, and a re coloring of the karpaty as a fleet oiler.so here is the question,how much of a reduction in scale. i noticed that many new cruise ships are about 11'' long but who has 250$ for that. i did a rescale of my SS Statendam but she came in at 13 " so back to office max:p
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    Wouldn't that be 1/3rd scale? Reduce it 3X, 1:400-1:1200. Them is small ships!

    -Ski
  3. patriot missile

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    the ward and ballard come out to roughly 3 1/4 inch each. so first i will try at 50% size making them about 5" a piece and then try a slight reduction there after. if some one can build a karton flota container ship at 1/600 , an old 4 pipe destroyer should be ok to build , since they had almost clean decks