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Old September 25 2012, 11:28 PM   #31
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Re: NX class and the Akira Class

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Got a link to this?
I think it's this one, maybe a little too clean looking for the time period, but cool nonetheless.

I'm glad we didn't get that. It's way too similar to future Starfleet designs. That's also why I'm not a fan of the secondary hull refit they did for Ships of the Line.
By some arguments, the NX is close to a future SF design, the Akira.

It's not a bad thing to see certain design ideas reused either way.

^ This one has the proportions of an Ambassador class with some of the lines of a Sovereign class. Nice looking ship, but I'm OK with the NX being what it was.
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Old September 30 2012, 05:55 AM   #32
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Re: NX class and the Akira Class

What bothers me most is how the saucer is so obviously a rip-off of a flying saucer!!!
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Old September 30 2012, 04:52 PM   #33
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Re: NX class and the Akira Class

The obsessive "Akiraprise" complainers appear to have all moved on to this beauty:



"It's too big!"
"The nacelles look like penises!"
"The engine room's a beer brewery!"
"lens flares!"
"Apple store!"

Poor old NX-01's been forgotten
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Old September 30 2012, 10:40 PM   #34
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Ah, true.

The only thing I don't like about the JJprise is that the aft hull undercut is too far forward. The neck too. MAkes it look like the entire engineering hull needs to be slid backwards.
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Old October 2 2012, 05:59 PM   #35
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Re: NX class and the Akira Class

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The obsessive "Akiraprise" complainers appear to have all moved on to this beauty:



"It's too big!"
"The nacelles look like penises!"
"The engine room's a beer brewery!"
"lens flares!"
"Apple store!"

Poor old NX-01's been forgotten
Move the neck and saucer forward and space the nacelles out a little more and they would've had a winner.
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Old October 2 2012, 11:41 PM   #36
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^I like it because it has a TMP vibe.

Of course what do I know, I barely remember which ship is what.
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Old October 3 2012, 02:49 AM   #37
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Re: NX class and the Akira Class

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The obsessive "Akiraprise" complainers appear to have all moved on to this beauty:



"It's too big!"
"The nacelles look like penises!"
"The engine room's a beer brewery!"
"lens flares!"
"Apple store!"

Poor old NX-01's been forgotten
Move the neck and saucer forward and space the nacelles out a little more and they would've had a winner.
Those were my only real complaints as well. Just a proportionality thing.
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