Rodrick Su (
Sun, 24 Dec 2000 08:43:54 -0800

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> Subject: RE: [gundam] Alex's weapons
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> From: Loran Seakku <>
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> Subject: [gundam] Alex's weapons
> >I haven't seen Gundam 0080 yet, but I have some question about >Gundam
> >Alex's equipment. Now correct me if I'm wrong, but does the
> >Alex ever use
> >the Beam Rifle and Shield from the 1/144 and 1/100 MG models? I
> Nope, the Alex never get's the chance to use these. My theory is
> that they
> were meant to be given to the Alex once it was used by Amuro.

They were also inside of a colony cylander. Not a good idea of using one
inside the colony.

> >read on
> >Newtype asylum that in the OAV, the Alex never uses the rifle
> >and shield,
> >and these were just added with the models since in the show it >only used
> >the forearm gattlings and stuff. Is that so? And also, >mechadomain says
> >that the Alex's rifle is powered by an energy cap, but the >model looks
> >like it has a clip. Are energy caps and clips the same thing? >(Oy, that
> >sounds SO newbie...)
> Well, the Alex's beam rifle does have a clip that seems to be an
> e-pack and
> not an e-cap. Why? I don't know. My theory: the thing was a prototypr for
> e-pack technology which could explain why it wasn't seen int the OVA, it
> wasn't fully operational yet. E-packs are supposed to have been developed
> after the ent of the OYW. By 0083, e-packs are standard on the GP01/GP03
> use beam rifles. This could mean that the Feds wanted to test
> e-pack technology on the NT-1 Alex.

Alex should be able to use RX-78-2's beam rifle, it has enough power to use
it. But as I was saying, not a good idea to use beam weapon inside the

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