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After a built my Battle Station in 1/24 scale I became interested in something a bit bigger and more complicated.  I'm currently working on the POF Armed Virginia Sloop, but am nearing the end of that build.  I'd like to consider doing the Triton in 1/24 scale.  I'll need to enlarge the plans, though.  How many pages constitute the plans in 1/48 scale, and are there any copyright considerations if I were to have the plans commercially enlarged? Enlarging 100 pages of plans at Fed Ex Office could cost a fortune!

 

Dave

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I am currently building the Triton in 1:24 scale. (Project is currently suspended as with my other builds due to space constraints)

 

I just asked the print shop to print at 200%, as far as copyright goes where I live people don't care so that wasn't an issue. I also do all my builds using the metric system, so I convert everything to millimeters, just my personal preference and I grew up with the metric system. I use an app and a set of conversion tables to do the conversions, just more practical than a pen and paper or a calculator. Just my 2 (zimbabwe)cents :)

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Thanks all.

 

Where is the cross section located on the full model? Obviously the boarding steps define the location.  Does anyone have a sheer plan photo to help me locate it?  The reason I ask is that there were several scarf joints in the keel and I want to see if including one is appropriate in the cross section. if I know where the section is on the sheer plan view, I can locate the scarf joints on the keel .pdf for the full Triton model.  Thanks.

 

My preliminary wood selections are boxwood for the keel, swiss pear for the keelson, rosewood for the false keel and cherry for the hull framing.

 

Dave

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Thanks all.

 

Where is the cross section located on the full model? Obviously the boarding steps define the location.  Does anyone have a sheer plan photo to help me locate it?  The reason I ask is that there were several scarf joints in the keel and I want to see if including one is appropriate in the cross section. if I know where the section is on the sheer plan view, I can locate the scarf joints on the keel .pdf for the full Triton model.  Thanks.

 

My preliminary wood selections are boxwood for the keel, swiss pear for the keelson, rosewood for the false keel and cherry for the hull framing.

 

Dave

Dave, as far as I am aware the cross section plans are a simplified version of the full build with some minor differences (I did check for curiosity sake and it is so, and there are scarph joints in that section). It might be a good idea to use the full builds keel drawing to obtain the detail that you are looking for.

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