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penfold976331/05/2012 21:28:18
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Hi everyone i have just bought what i think is a Vosper fire boat to restore but i'm unsure what its scale is, can anyone help?

It's 36 to 38 inches long and 11 inch at its widest point. Any help would be really helpful. 

Sorry forgot to mention you will find pictures of the boat at the end of my photo album.

Edited By penfold9763 on 31/05/2012 21:38:47

Paul T01/06/2012 09:00:18
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Hello Penfold

The boat is a Areokits model of a Vosper Mk2 fire/rescue boat, the full size version measured 46ft.

Paul

penfold976301/06/2012 09:47:37
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Hi Thanks for that so am i right in thinking around 1/32?

Paul T01/06/2012 10:14:07
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Hello again

The scale of the 3ft model is 1:16. there is lot of info about these models on the interweb just google Areokits RAF Crash Tender.

Will you be posting photos of the refit?

Paul

penfold976301/06/2012 10:26:41
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Cheers Mr Controller (i didn't want to say fat!!) Yes i probbly wil be making a new album all about it. nerd

Paul T01/06/2012 12:50:48
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Looking forward to seeing the pics smiley

Mzee02/06/2012 08:46:43
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Morning Penfold an Paul.

If the original is 46ft LOA and the model is 36.8inch LOA then the scale is 1:15!!

46ft = 552inch divided by 15 = 36.8 ..... QED!

Hope you do something about the colour scheme

Regards,

Robin

Paul T02/06/2012 09:27:08
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Hello Robin

I agree that the true scale is 1:15 but AeroKits sold the model at 1:16 because it was an easily recognisable and workable scale.

Paul

penfold976302/06/2012 10:28:01
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Thanks and yes the paint work is definitely changing!!

penfold976303/06/2012 10:30:19
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Hi Guys do you know the exact colours i will need to use? frown

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