9582Re: Model in relation to ballast
- May 1, 2005--- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "Timtone" <tim@t...> wrote:
> Can anyone tell me if when you build a scale model of a proposeddesign, does the ballast of that model relate in scale to the full
>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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