Kaworu Nagisa (17thangel@tokyo-3.com)
Sat, 2 Oct 1999 10:02:30 -0400


>>Uh, ya, a guy who makes his living designing real and not so real mechanical
>>objects (cars, boats, trains, buildings, spaceships, etc.) would be like a
>>fish out of water designing mechs. What? Maybe you mean he's ill equiped
>>to speak to the Japanese anime mindset, I'll go with you there, but don't
>>tell me you think you can rate his ability to render machines.
>
>Just look at the examples you've cited. Which ones involved multiple limbs
>hinged on moving joints like a mobile suit?

 Uh... might I ask? Who's the industrial designer you're
 talking about? I seemed to have missed that part of the
 discussion ^^;

>>What are the specific design specs of that foot? You don't know? Neither
>>do I. So, based on what are you saying that the heel would fail? I guess
>>we'll have to wait until someone gets to the moon and starts producing
>>gundarium.
>
>Did I say that the heel would fail? The point in bringing up the stress
>that'd be centered on the pointy heels is that the ground would have to be
>so tough, it would be virtually impossible for the Flat to be standing
>without the four points on its feet sinking into the earth unless it is
>standing on a reinforced metal surface.

 Uh... what's the "Flat"? ^^;

Kaworu Nagisa (aka Veilchen)

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