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Old November 18 2013, 03:04 PM   #469
blssdwlf
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Re: Scaling the Excelsior Filming Model

That's very awesome Maurice for talking to Bill George and WOW welcome to the boards Bill George!

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I really donít think there is a definitive answer to this question...
Hey Bill, thanks for chiming in so quickly after I messaged you.

One thing you said to me on IM, which you didn't mention above, was this:

bgeorge wrote:
(via IM)...The only common factor that you could use between the models would be the size of the round port holes assuming they are a standard size. On the Enterprise they were about 3/8th of an inch and on the Excelsior they were like a sixteenth or less.
Just a rough estimate- this would put the scaling of the physical Excelsior model (1/16" porthole) to be 1/6th of the physical Enterprise model (6/16" porthole). How long were the two physical models?
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