# The Tiny Challenge

Discussion in 'General Card Modeling' started by Texman, Sep 8, 2006.

1. ### GilActive Member

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Ray said "let's define small"...,

Small:
-requires a magnifying device to see the detail to appreciate it.
-Needs to be printed at above 300 dpi to avoid seeing print screening.
-Needs to be printed on 20-24# paper.
- (?)

Is this what you mean Squinticus Maximus?

Squinting behind the optivisor, -Gil
2. ### TexmanGuest

(Slapping Shaun with small scale glove) Your on! 1/285 for you!

Ray
3. ### SteveMMember

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No. Shaun was right the first time. Conventional translation of English into arithmatic is "X of Y" is "X times Y". so "75% of 1/72" is the same as
(75/100)*(1/72) = (1/96).

Then there is the "reduce X by Y%" which conventially translates to "multiply X by 100-Y%" so:

"reduce X by 25%" = "75% of X"
4. ### BowdenjaActive Member

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Dang! Y'all got me all twisted around!

TWE-------------HELP!

Do we need to reduce the original scale BY 75% or do we need to make the model 75% of the original scale??

For planes I'm thinking......... if I'm correct.
original 1/48
Tiny 75% 1/64
Teeny 50% 1/96
Teeny Winnie 25% 1/192
Oh MY God 19% 1/250

Am I correct?

john
5. ### thewoodengraverActive Member

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Bowdenja,
The scale does NOT matter.

when you go to print your model, use page setup, instead of printing at full page (or 100%) reduce the printing to 75% of origional or smaller.

These guys are using Math to stall...I think they are afraid to build tiny!
6. ### TexmanGuest

Phil Phil Phil,

You should know by now, stalling is what it's all about! And you should know by now, I don't shrink from the shrinking!

Man, there is a lot of posturing going on here!

Ray
7. ### TexmanGuest

@ Steve,

Your correct. We were both saying the same thing, only expressing it differently.

75% of 1/72 = 1/96
Reducing 1/72 by 25% = 1/96

Where as Shaun was using the first example, I was using the second. Thanks for helping to clear it up.

Ray
8. ### thewoodengraverActive Member

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I'm going to consider this thread the " brainstorming" before the challenge.
I am starting my own brand new thread for this challenge with the criteria I selected (no offense Texman). I feel that the first post should outline clearly what the challenge is about. Thank you all for your input!:grin:

Look for the thread called; " TWE's Tiny Challenge".
9. ### TexmanGuest

Phil,

After the discussions and build outlines, perhaps you should start a clean thread for the builds.

Ray
10. ### TexmanGuest

Sorry, you posted while I was typing!