WooJin (leew5@earthlink.net)
Sun, 19 Dec 1999 11:29:32 -0500


Wait..wasn't the GM Sniper shown in the 08th MS team the prototype version?
I'm quite sure that the actual model doesn't need such extensive cooling
measures for it to operate properly

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----- Original Message -----
From: Neil Baumgardner <nbaumgardner@phillips.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 19, 1999 11:22
Subject: Re: [gundam] GM Sniper

> Master Asia wrote:
>
> > Recently I sat down to watch the last two episodes of 08th MS Team over
and I
> > thought of one thing... What is the actual purpose of the GM sniper? Its
very
> > hard to take care of with energy and coolant cables that restrict
movement and
> > all. I think this GM is real cool but it seems kinda redundant to have a
> > Mobile suit thats not Mobile. Wouldn't It just be cheaper to develop/use
a
> > Beam turret?
>
> I dunno. I've surmised that the GM Sniper can say fire one or two shots on
its own
> without overheating, but that the cables enable it do so without any such
worries.
> Otherwise, what would even be the purpose of a GM standing around with the
rifle
> but without such cables as we see in these two pictures (from the Newtype
Assylum
> page):
>
>
http://side7.gundam.com/newtype_asylum/machines/08MST/Feds/M_Suit/GM_Sniper/
GM_Sniper_1.jpg
>
> (bottom left)
>
>
http://side7.gundam.com/newtype_asylum/machines/08MST/Feds/M_Suit/GM_Sniper/
GM_Sniper_6.jpg
>
> But admittedly both pictures are a little ambigous. You cant see if either
GMs'
> Sniper rifle has any cables connected to it. In the first picture it
doesnt look
> like it's near anything it would be connect to, while the second picture
is more
> ambigous (there could be something below the GM, out of sight).
>
> At any rate, I havent seen this episode yet, so can anyone shed some light
on
> this:
> are GM Snipers seen just standing on their own?
>
> Neil Baumgardner
>
>
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