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Old February 4 2013, 10:38 PM   #16
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Not a criticism, but what's the reason for 4 nacelles? More speed, redundancy, longer range?
I don't have a clue. I was in a creative mood, and I just drew what I drew.
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Old February 5 2013, 03:09 PM   #17
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Old February 5 2013, 04:55 PM   #18
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It's an interesting take on the quad nacelle concept.
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Old February 5 2013, 05:08 PM   #19
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Great design! Reminds me of the old Coral Sea class Battlecruiser:

(from the Starfleet Training Command/Starfleet Academy Ship Recognition Manual)
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Old February 5 2013, 07:09 PM   #20
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Re: Quad engine

137th Gebirg wrote: View Post
Great design! Reminds me of the old Coral Sea class Battlecruiser:

(from the Starfleet Training Command/Starfleet Academy Ship Recognition Manual)
Anyone know what book that is extactly?
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Old February 5 2013, 07:13 PM   #21
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It was a fan made book I picked up at a con many years ago. I doubt it's readily available any more.
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Old February 5 2013, 07:40 PM   #22
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It was a fan made book I picked up at a con many years ago. I doubt it's readily available any more.
Can you share a cover image? Incase i see it on sale on Ebay? Thanks
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Old February 5 2013, 07:49 PM   #23
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It will take me a while to dig it up.
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Old February 5 2013, 08:00 PM   #24
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It will take me a while to dig it up.
Ok
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Old February 5 2013, 10:07 PM   #25
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Re: Quad engine

137th Gebirg wrote: View Post
Great design! Reminds me of the old Coral Sea class Battlecruiser:

(from the Starfleet Training Command/Starfleet Academy Ship Recognition Manual)
Sure... reminds me a lot of that, too! except that erifah's design displays some clever creativity, while this one looks like the work of a talentless hack.

Sorry, but it's true...

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Old February 6 2013, 02:34 PM   #26
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Great design! Reminds me of the old Coral Sea class Battlecruiser:

(from the Starfleet Training Command/Starfleet Academy Ship Recognition Manual)
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Old February 6 2013, 03:26 PM   #27
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137th Gebirg wrote: View Post
Great design! Reminds me of the old Coral Sea class Battlecruiser:

(from the Starfleet Training Command/Starfleet Academy Ship Recognition Manual)
Sure... reminds me a lot of that, too! except that erifah's design displays some clever creativity, while this one looks like the work of a talentless hack.

Sorry, but it's true...

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Very true. This particular one doesn't seem to take into account the fact that the rear nacelle support pairs take out a huge chunk of the landing bay.

Yeah, the schematic is shit, but it did strike me as a design lineage commonality.
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Old February 6 2013, 07:25 PM   #28
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The engines are arranegd like a B-17. I'm picturing scotty leaning out a window on the bridge yelling "CLEAR!" before starting number one.
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Old February 9 2013, 08:56 PM   #29
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I remember the Coral Sea. There was a TOS dreadnaught with similar treatment too. They mis-drew the Reliant, with each layer of saucer detail pulled back as an aft saucer section. Interesting concept though.
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