[WWI] Optically challenged

Andy Bannister andy at warpedplastic.co.uk
Fri Jan 28 16:30:34 EST 2005


LOL!! Trust you to come up with a mathematical equation to solve this 
Anders! BTW, (ot) I'm just putting the finishing touches to that Bearcat 
article for BT - hope I'm not too late to submit it.
Cheers,
Andy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anders Bruun" <anders.bruun at chello.se>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 9:10 PM
Subject: Re: [WWI] Optically challenged


>I think the question depends on whether work and fun are proportional to 
>volume or surface area. 1/48 compared to 1/72:
>
> Linear scale: 1.5 : 1
> Surface area: 2.25 : 1
> Volume: 3.375 :1
>
> If you think work is proportional to volume and fun is proportional to 
> surface area, then to maximise the fun-to-work ratio you should build as 
> small as you can handle.
>
> Anders (who has to use magnifying glasses nowadays...)
>
> ND: Pastis & water (Ricard)
> NB: Don't ask....
> NDr (Now Drawing): 1913 Deperdussin Schneider Trophy racer
> NR: Icare 189 "La Coupe Schneider"
> NL: Groove Salad
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "NEIL CRAWFORD" <neil.crawford at swipnet.se>
> To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 9:39 PM
> Subject: [WWI] Optically challenged
>
>
>> This thread seems to have developed into a "why 1/72 or why 1/48" scale
>> one.
>> So here are my reasons for 1/72.
>> ND. Sauvignon-cabernet
>> NB. NieVI
>> NR. Crowood Aichi Val book (very good actually)
>> NL. The Go-betweens  (so-so)
>
>
> 



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