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Wed, 6 Dec 2000 09:10:44 -0500 (EST)

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From: Joaquin Torres <>
Sent: December 4, 2000 6:37:55 AM GMT
Subject: Re: [gundam] size does matter

>Nathan Le wrote:

>> -how tough are gundarium armors? how can Gundams and
>> other MS survive crazy falls from 50 m in the air
>> unscratched? should they not be dented?

>It's a cartoon!

It is a "cartoon" but it also is Gundam which prides itself (at least UC
wise) to have a better grip of reality than most others.
That's why this ML is more interesting compared to others (or was, at

>> -how does reactor output figure into the beam weapon
>> capability?if the beam requirement is linked to
>> generator output, does the required power go through
>> the small hands that the MS has? would it not be
>> better to integrate the beam weapons into the suit's
>> frame?

This was i think discussed in an earlire thread comparing the 100+ KKW diff
between the Gundam and the GMs.

>It's a cartoon!

>> -The Zaku was a monocoque system right? is that
>> comparable to an exoskeleton? Why then did bandai make
>> the PG Zaku have an internal frame? same for PG
>> Gundam? I understand that it is semicoque, but it is
>> also movable frame

Probably wouldn't be as fun to build. Also, probably easier for them to
engineer an endoskeleton than an exoskeleton.

Joaquin Torres

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