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9582Re: Model in relation to ballast

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  • donschultz8275
    May 1, 2005
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      --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "Timtone" <tim@t...> wrote:
      > Can anyone tell me if when you build a scale model of a proposed
      design, does the ballast of that model relate in scale to the full
      scale version?

      I don't think it would scale in that direct linear fasion because the
      capacity of the boat is increasing by a square factor. Michalak
      himself would be a better source, though Payson, who is a big
      proponent of model building may also have the answer.

      Michalak is the trained engineer, and Payson the "seat of the pants"
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