Gus Jae (gusjae@rocketmail.com)
Fri, 14 Jan 2000 07:47:12 -0800 (PST)


Could it be true? Probe! Are you back for good? Missed you around
here. Do you still have a model page?
Man, is good to see you on the list!!

--- Prabal Nandy <nandy@U.Arizona.EDU> wrote:
> > Blue Destiny novelization also implies that some of Zeon's newtype
> > researchers later resurfaced at Augusta Labs... ;-)
>
> Hey.... so that wire-guided INCOM system may simply have been an
> adaptation of say, the Ziong's giant wire-guided limbs, or like the
> turrets on that freaky 4-gunned Zion MA! 1YW technology repackaged
> for the
> Fed?
>
> > > kinda wonder... _who_ was in charge of producing the V-Project
> Gundam and
> > > GMs, and what happened to them and their production lines?
> > It was kind of a skunkworks project, and many of the key
> personnel were
> > lost in the attack on Side 7 (among them Tem Ray). The other
> people, and the
>
> Hrmmm.... Pity, who knows what else they may have come out with!
>
> > production lines, were at Jaburo and Luna Two. Neither of these is
> a major
> > manufacturing site after 0083.
>
> Also a pity, since it apparently was the most productive
> production
> line of the entire Gundam saga! Wasn't Jaburo eventually destroyed
> BTW?
>
> > The RGM-79[G] and RX-79[G] are supposed to have Luna Titanium
> armor, but
> > then so are the 08th MS Team Goufs, and that makes _no_ sense. At
> any rate,
>
> Yeah, that totally is a smack in the face of the rest of gundam
> history....!
>
> > Since the GP series were manufactured in space, and not exactly
> on a
> > super-tight deadline either, it seems reasonable that they could
> have Luna
> > Titanium armor.
>
> Mmmm... makes sense then. You know, I've never fully understood
> how the
> FB's nipple-thrusters caused both MS to blow up....
>
> > government. You don't see a lot of examples of Gundam technology
> being
> > created by government researchers - it's mostly credited to private
> > companies, which then exchange technology or steal each other's
> ideas
> > through industrial espionage.
>
> Very Japanese then.
>
> > I do wonder how Anaheim, a company with little expertise in
> psycommu
> > technology, came up with the bio-sensor system... and how Scirocco
> got his
> > hands on it as well.
>
> The Bio-sensor, unlike Psychommu, Quasi-Psychommu, and INCOM, seems
> to
> be a bit of an 'out-of-the-blue' NT Technology... It really doesn't
> get
> used on anything post-ZG either, does it?
>
> > Exactly. So the RGM-79C GM Kai might be, just for the sake of
> argument,
> > the Anaheim version. The RGM-79N GM Custom is the Augusta version.
> The
> > RGM-79G GM Commando, RGM-79R GM II, and RGM-86R GM III might be
> from yet
> > more vendors...
>
> Makes some sense, once we stipulate that the Jaburo manufacturing
> line
> essencially ceased after the 1YW...
>
> -Probe
>
>
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Gus Jae

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