Richie Ramos (
Sun, 08 Aug 1999 14:41:33 +0800

>>Yeah, but the RX-78 could judo throw a fully loaded Zaku II, a Zak weighs
>>over 70 tons. The GP02a's shield doesn't weigh anywhere near that much.
>I could "judo throw" a sumo wrestler, but I couldn't wrestle one.
>Redirecting the momentum of a moving body is not the same as changing its
>momentum or imparting momentum to a stationary body.
>If the shield has sufficient mass and inertia, the tail (shield) will wag
>the dog (MS)....

        Correct, judo throws are a matter of balance, speed and anchoring.
Wrestling is brute strength. as for the shield...yes, if it's too heavy,
man, the flight characteristics of the gp02 would be so damn difficult.

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