Chris Beilby (cbeilby@earthlink.net)
Tue, 20 Jul 1999 08:22:02 -0700


Andre Ricardo Pereira Mattos wrote:
>
> Let's face it: Turn A is one of the most innovative Gundams ever, but it gets
> first place as the most revolting looking MS. That cockpit is simply of very bad
> taste. If the cockpit was somewhere else and discrete, it would have been OK, but
> a "penis cockpit" is too exaggerated a way to draw attention and create
> discussion over the series.
>
> Chaos025@aol.com wrote:
>
> > In a message dated 7/19/99 12:38:42 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
> > gundam@loop.com writes:
> >
> > > The August issue of Dengeki Hobby has some photos of the 1/100 Turn A.
> > > In one of the pictures it looked as if the cylinder at its lower torso
> > > (where the cockpit is at) can detach from the Turn A along with the two
> > > front skirt plates, and the skirt plates will turn 180 degrees, making the
> > > detached unit look like a plane.
> > >
> > > Were they screwing around or was this part of the Turn A's design? Looks
> > > like Syd is taking a cue from G Gundam and decided to get literal with the
> > > cockpit!
> > >
> > > Eddie
> >
> > It's been known that the crouch cockpit was a core fighter for some time now,
> > so this shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. I think it's cool that we
> > finally get to see a picture of it, even if some people out there aren't
> > mature enough to get over the phallic nature of said cockpit placement.
> >
> > SJ
> >
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Doesn't anyone remember that the Orguss had it's cockpit in the same
place? Admittedly, it wasn't a core fighter...

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Christopher Beilby

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