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Old August 22 2013, 04:36 PM   #61
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Re: Scaling the Excelsior Filming Model

Mario de Monti wrote: View Post
If Im not mistaken, this is (circled in red):
Okay - I can see what you guys are talking about. To me, though, it looks more a couple sets of "grabber arms" from the inside of a Star Destroyer docking bay. That said, I do see why it could look like a propeller to someone else.

Robert Comsol wrote: View Post
Thanks, it is circled in red.
The blades at 7, 8 and 9 o'clock are probably also there but at this viewing angle they would look extremely thin and therefore do not show up on the low-res picture.
Even though I can see why you would think it was a propeller, I remain unconvinced sir.

I'll dig up some more pictures later and see if we can shed any more light on it.
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