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Registered 23rd Jun 2018
Last Online 13th Oct 2018
City St. Catharines
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Plimsoll Line by gerritv Seaman   Posted: 1 month ago
By printing those photos on A4 you can use dividers and a calculator to determine the ratio between the photo scale and your model. You can then use that info to transfer the line location to your model.

Plimsoll Line by gerritv Seaman   Posted: 1 month ago
If you have access to the drawings, then measure in several places, level on the bench according to your marks and then run a pencil mark around the hull. Then you have a continuous line to align the tape with. Depending on the hull build, you might have to measure down from the deck (My dad added .75" to the depth of hull to gain displacement for batteries etc.) This led me to measure from the deck line. Once model is in the water, shift ballast around until it is level with the line.