Enterprise E Hull marking query

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies I-X' started by vulcan redshirt, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. vulcan redshirt

    vulcan redshirt Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Rewatching Nemesis today and noticed this hull marking on the E E front of the saucer

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    That wing like motif? anyone any idea if it's a technical doodad or an insignia marking of some description?
     
  2. C.E. Evans

    C.E. Evans Admiral Admiral

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    I thought those were always transporter emitters.
     
  3. Trekker4747

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    Yeah, if I recall from better pictures of the model, as well as other diagrams of the ship and retail model versions, those are transporter emitters.
     
  4. Tosk

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    They were always rectangles before, (or at least how I remember them on the "D") but I guess they wanted the ones on the front of the "E" to be a bit more stylin'. ;)
     
  5. Mycroft Maxwell

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    I could have sworn those were supposed to be cargo bay doors. I'm pretty sure I saw a diagram label them as such, but such "official" sources also label phaser strips as sensor arrays, and Warp Nacelles as Impulse engines. I guess we need to get ahold of John Eaves and ask him.
     
  6. vulcan redshirt

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    Thanks for the input on this :cool:
     
  7. trevanian

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    Has anybody got an intact copy of Eaves' ST MOVIE SKETCHBOOK? Pretty sure there are starship porn pics in almost STAR WARS CHRONICLES/SCULPTING A GALAXY-level detail in the FC section.
     
  8. Mycroft Maxwell

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    I didn't even know that book existed. Thats something I would love to have.
     
  9. Praetor

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    I do, on a shelf in my parents' house, although it's barely holding itself together at this point... and yes, it's quite detailed about the design and construction process for the Enterprise-E.

    I'm pretty sure those are indeed more angular versions of the traditionally rectangular transporter pallets; certainly the fairly accurate AMT kit produced them as such.
     
  10. Hober Mallow

    Hober Mallow Commodore Commodore

    That is really strange...

    ...that someone actually rewatched "Nemesis."

    Ba-dum ching!
     
  11. Flux Capacitor

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  12. bbjegglebells

    bbjegglebells Admiral Admiral

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    Right here buddy.
    I thought it was a way to tell aliens "Ship goes that way" when it's stopped.
     
  13. Santa Claws

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    ^

    Ship's computer: "To ram, please align enemy ship with arrow at forward edge of primary hull."

    :)
     
  14. MacLeod

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    It's just a shame in Nemesis they forgot that some shuttles come with Independant Transporters.
     
  15. C.E. Evans

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    I always thought that shuttle transporters didn't have the same range as the ship's did.
     
  16. bbjegglebells

    bbjegglebells Admiral Admiral

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    ^Don't tell that to NuTrek.
     
  17. TheGoodStuff

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    That would be hilarious.
     
  18. Peach Wookiee

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    Noted for Galaxy Quest II. :D
     
  19. Mycroft Maxwell

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    ...or perhaps its a redneck thing. Its the 24th century version of Bullhorns on a hood of a car...its bullhorns on the front of a starship... :P