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Posted By: Robert Bolin
Posted On: Monday April 15, 2019 at 8:38 PM
Your math is way off.
A 1:2 car has 1/8 the volume of the prototype.

A 1:43 car is 1/79507 of the prototype. Therefore the mass of a 1:43 weighs about an ounce (16x5000=80000)

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If our gems weighed 1/43 of that of the 1:1 subjects, they'd weigh about 100 pounds. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25704
This is getting surreal. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #25704.1
Don't forget Mark, that ours don't have an engine, gearbox, clutch etc., by Mike Coupe #25704.2
+1 (EOM) by BenD Lampson #25704.2.1
You have to divide the weight by 43 cubed. by Ron Hughes #25704.3
This is why giants, proportional to humans, cannot exist. by Harvey Goranson #25704.3.1
ha ha ha (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25704.3.2
Your math is way off. by Robert Bolin #25704.4
Probably correct. Even though there are engines, etc., the steel would be 1/43 thickness. by Harvey Goranson #25704.4.1
Thanks guys....this is much clearer now........ :-) (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25704.5
Thank you one and all. I can go on with my day now. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25704.6
Which model did you use for your calculation? A Brooklin will give you diiferent results than a Neo. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #25704.7
Please....no.......be kind..... :-) (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25704.7.1

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