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Old October 19 2006, 06:42 PM   #233
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Re: USS Grandeur - One... More... Time!

Cary L. Brown said:
Now that I look at it a bit more closely, it looks like the torpedo launcher assembly is suspended on top of a huge freakin' spring... Wonder what the "K" value for that thing would be? A few hundred tons per meter? DAMN...

Seriously, I originally thought "tractor beam" (as in the TMP Enterprise in about that location). Then I thought "top end of the reactor assembly," but now I'm just totally stumped...
Like I said, nothing so specific was ever intended. That slatted grill look is used in a few other locations around the ship, especially on the warp nacelles, so I just decided to throw it in here as well, but as mentioned in my previous post, there are issues with the whole design of the torp launcher assemblies that are likely to result in some significant changes.
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