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Old December 21 2012, 02:12 PM   #62
MacLeod
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Re: How could the Dominion War doesn't effect the economy of Federatio

KamenRiderBlade wrote: View Post
The Galamites might possess a indusrtial process to produce duranium that the Federation completely lacks, or it's less expensive than the Federation's method. So the Galamites produce it, ship it across interstellar space, and sell it to the Federation.
Or the Federation might be consuming Duranium faster then they can replicate / produce given wartime energy levels.

Ergo getting a outside source is very beneficial to keeping manufacturing / repairs at full capacity.
I think that this is a reasonable explanation, that they couldn't produce it in sufficent quatities to support a wartime footing.

Brainsucker wrote: View Post
wait, according Memory Alpha, Replicator is :

A replicator was a device that used transporter technology to dematerialize quantities of matter and then rematerialize that matter in another form. It was also capable of inverting its function, thus disposing of leftovers and dishes and storing the bulk material again. (TNG: "Lonely Among Us"; DS9: "Hard Time", "The Ascent"; VOY: "Year of Hell", "Memorial")

So..., don't tell me again that replicator use only deuterium to magically produce anything. Or... Memory Alpha is actually false?

Isn't Deuterium used to power the warp core, to provide the energy that the replicators need?
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