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Old June 4 2013, 07:10 PM   #23
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Re: Let's Discuss the Romulan Bird of Prey!

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it was a relatively small and surprisingly light object (Kirk carried it easily tucked under one arm
The impression I took from that is that what kirk stole was a important component, but not the entire cloaking device mechinism. After Kirk gave whatever it was to Scotty, Scotty then had to attach it to the Enterprise's deflector system to make it do anything.

It couldn't cloak the Enterprise all by itself.

Right. Which is why I also wrote:

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... Really it seems like it's just a device that makes the shields do something different than usual.

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