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Old September 27 2013, 02:26 AM   #68
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Re: Pre TOS star cruiser....

Well, phaser bulbs on the refit had yellow coatings around them. I always theorized it to be some sort of anti-burn or anti-abrasive coating, designed to allow permeability out (to release heat and radiation) but perhaps not in.
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