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Old August 13 2008, 04:59 PM   #26
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Re: How About Replacing the Galaxy saucer with dedicated weapons platf

Timo wrote: View Post
I'm a bit wary of the idea of bolting multiple fully functional starships together. I mean, it makes sense in certain circumstances and is a visually cool concept, but Trek so far has not demonstrated those circumstances and Starfleet has not adopted the technique. It's still considered radical in the 2370s, as of "Message in a Bottle", and doesn't seem to be catching on.
In a vague sense, that's what a Galaxy-class saucer section is to begin with: a fully functional ship bolted onto the stardrive section.
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