# What does a 1/10 scale mean?

## What does a 1/10 scale mean?

When buying an RC vehicle, the box will often note its scale, which refers to the size of the model as compared to its full-size counterpart. For instance, a 1:10 scale Formula 1 Indy RC car is 1/10th the size of, or 10 times smaller than, the size of the real thing.

## What size is 1/10 scale in inches?

How Big is a 1:10 Scale Car? When shopping for 1:10 RC cars, you will find that they start around 17.5 inches but can be as large as 22 inches in length, particularly if they emulate the look of classic American muscle cars. These 1:10 RC models should not be wider than 14 inches.

What is a 1/10 scale RC car?

A 1/10 scale RC car is an RC car that is ten times smaller than the full-sized vehicle it was modeled after. However, you should know that the scale size also varies among different brands. So, a 1/10 scale Traxxas RC car will not be equivalent in size to a 1/10 scale Redcat RC car.

How fast is a 1/10 scale RC car?

Scale Speed A simplified way of looking at it: a 1:10 scale RC would go about 1/10 the speed of the full-scale vehicle it’s modeled after. A 1:8 scale RC listed with a scale speed of 110 mph probably has an actual speed of around 13-14 mph.

### What is a 1/10 scale called?

The scale is named after its inventor, psychologist Rensis Likert. Likert distinguished between a scale proper, which emerges from collective responses to a set of items (usually eight or more), and the format in which responses are scored along a range. Technically speaking, a Likert scale refers only to the former.

### What size figure is 1/10 scale?

Model scales

Ratio Millimetres per foot Common use
1:12 25.40 mm Plastic cars
1:10 30.48 mm
1:9 33.87 mm
1:8 38.10 mm

What’s the difference between 1/10 scale and 1/8 scale?

If a 1/10-scale model is ten-times smaller than the real version, a 1/8-scale model is eight-times smaller than the real version. So, 1/8 scale is bigger than 1/10 scale. This is well is illustrated by comparing the 1/10-scale Axial Yeti and the “extra large” Yeti XL, which is 1/8 scale.

What is a scale of 1 5?

A 50mm line is to be drawn at a scale of 1:5 (ie 5 times less than its original size). The measurement 50mm is divided by 5 to give 10mm.