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Old March 22 2009, 02:51 AM   #23
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Re: "She can still outrun us, and outgun us."

StarryEyed wrote: View Post
Don't see how a Constitution could outrun a Miranda at impulse when it has greater mass and much smaller impulse engines.

The Reliant's roll bar sits right atop the nacelles which means those phaser canons are fed power from the same huge EPS ducts. Looks like way more phaser power than a Constitution to me.
But that's assuming the reactors involved produce the same amount of power. For all we know, the Reliant's reactor puts off a lot less power and therefore it's capable of a lesser speed despite the mass differences. Then again, for all we know it doesn't.
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