Rodrick Su (rsu@tigana.com)
Wed, 22 Mar 2000 07:25:43 -0800


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org
> [mailto:owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org]On Behalf Of Tomonaga
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 10:53 PM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Where'd they make the RX-78?
>
>
>
>
> Chien Ting Chin wrote:
>
> > 2112 wrote:
> > > I remember the flashback with Amuro and his Dad Tem leaving for the
> > > colonies. I'm guessing Tem and his wife settled on Earth (prolly for
> > > the Star One project) - and then Tem took Amuro with him for "final
> > > testing" on side 7 - work the bugs out and such. That would work
> > > well, since i'm sure they left plenty of spare parts and data on the
> > > Gundam Project, so feds could slap the 79G units together.
> >
> > Yeah but that flash back was from years ago, long before the RX project
> > started. I got the impression that on Sep 18, 0079 (episode 1) Tem had
> > been away from Amuro for more than a few months. Hey how about this
> > theory:
> >
> > Tem took Amuro away to live in space (Kamaria stayed on Earth). Tem and
> > Amuro were living together in Side 7 until Tem went to Jaburo in April
> > 0079 to start the RX project. So Tem had been away from Amuro
> for over 5
> > months when they met in ep.1. Even then, he's more concerned with the
> > RX's than with Amuro (or anybody else), that's why Amuro was so
> pissed at
> > him.
> >
> > So there, Gundam couldn't have been made in the Side 7 colony. Luna 2,
> > maybe. Jaburo is my bet.
> >
>
> It seems amazing that the Zeons took years to develop MS to the
> point of Zaku
> II, and Tem Ray managed to build a better MS from scratch in three months.
>
> Tem Ray is obviously a very talented engineer who is very dedicated to his
> work. A very valuable person to have around on Earth and it is
> clear that he
> was from Earth. So why would a person like this move to Side 7?
> The answer I
> guess, is his work.

According to Giren's Greed, Federation got a boost in their project when
they captured some Zaku, and were able to reverse engineer some of the MS
basic concept from it.

[ Rodrick Su [ ]
[ rsu@tigana.com [ I might be crazier than you think. ]

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