Tabby (
Thu, 20 May 1999 15:43:31 -0700

>That's Ok, is this the Zaku III with the two tubes sticking out of its back?
>BTW, Kota or anyone else can anwser this, why does some MS, like this one
>Zaku III, I saw have these huge tubes sticking out of its lower part of the
>back pack, what are those tubes for?

They're fuel tanks. I'm not sure if they were introduced as early as Zeta,
but I know they were first prominent in ZZ Gundam, and showed up series
that followed(like 0080, 8th MS, Stardust, CCA, etc). They usually stick
out the back so they can be ejected when emptied.

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