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Old October 18 2013, 05:02 AM   #75
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Re: Was the Star Trek 4 Ent-A bridge a redress of the Excelsior bridge

^It's worth remembering that, as sleek and futuristic as the Okudagram control surfaces look, their main virtue was that they were really, really easy and inexpensive to make -- you just print up some transparencies and backlight them. So maybe it was a budgetary decision to use them in TFF rather than a purely aesthetic one.
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