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Need help converting from one scale to anothe
edsmodels
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Joined: December 27, 2010
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Posted: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 04:21 PM UTC
I,m sure this has been discussed before but i can not find anything helpful.Here's the situation.I have some 1/72 scale decals i need to convert up to 1/24.If anyone has a ny helpful hints i would be much obliged.thanks in advance
KoSprueOne
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Myanmar
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Posted: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 05:30 PM UTC
I think this is how to do it:

x(72)
-------
24

measure the width and/or height of the decal object image

multiply that by 72

then take that product and divide into 24

this will be the new size

... I think




BigSmitty
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Minnesota, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 05:39 PM UTC
Easy way to do this.

Enlarge your master (the 1/72) by 300% on a copier (or photo editing software, etc). That will get you the 1/24 scale equivalent.

(Original) divided by (desired) multiplied by 100 equals percent enlarged/shrunk.

(72 / 24) x 100 = 300

Hope this helps. I don't know if you're doing this on a computer or just getting templates from the decal sheet on a copier.

johnfields
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Virginia, United States
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Posted: Monday, May 02, 2011 - 01:30 PM UTC
This may help-
http://www.wwmodelclub.org/extra/sd_scalecalc2.htm