RE: [gundam] Gundam VS GMs Answered


Woo Lee (leew5@stuy.edu)
Wed, 31 Mar 1999 14:32:44 -0500 (EST)


A few questions, I've seen the 'official' names of these two places as
being

Jabrow and Lunar 2 in both anime and games...are these the 'accepted'
names?

On Wed, 31 Mar 1999, Roderick Su wrote:

> > -----Original Message-> > From: Prabal Nandy [mailto:nandy@U.Arizona.EDU]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 1999 9:57 AM
> > To: gundam@aeug.org
> > Subject: Re: [gundam] Gundam VS GMs Answered
> >
> >
> > > Although Ground units didn't have the same Backpack as the Gundam.
> >
> > I dunno... the 8MST GM seems to have the exact same backpack (Sans
> > sabers) that the Gundam has.
> >
> > > The Armor is inferior material, but many of the parts are the same.
> >
> > Same design, pretty much the same _material_, but it's produced in
> > gravity rather than the low-gee production of the Gundam's
> > lunar titanium
> > armor. So it's more of a lower _quality_ armor.
> >
>
> Hum. I thought the majority of GMs are made in Jaburow. But a non-trivia
> amount of GM are made in Luna 2, which would make it as good as Gundam's
> shield. (Could these be the Commander's GM, GM Sniper, and GM Commando?)
>
>
> > > them, so expectations were lowered a bit for the soldier's
> > mecha, and thus
> > > was the GM born. Mark also illustrates the 08th MS mecha as
> > being sort of
> > > half way long in that process, in the period that the
> > timeline says the Feds
> >
> > Which makes some sense. The Fed would have made fleets of gundams if
> > they could have afforded it, and armored them with LT if they
> > had orbital
> > facilities.
> > Now, I've heard that there were some Fed factories producing GMs on
> > "Luna Two" or something like that. I don't know how true that
> > is in the
> > continuity, but if it IS, then it stands to reason that
> > _those_ GMs would
> > have the same sort of armor as the Gundam.
> >
>
> See my above comments. These Luna 2 made GMs could have been the Space
> Speciality GMs with Beam Rifle and other enhancements.
>
>
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