NCC-1701 USS Enterprise Deck by Deck - WIP

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by havoc92, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Albertese

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    Again, though, while I tend to agree with this line of reasoning in-universe, all of this post-dates TOS in real life production terms. So the torpedo casing are by definition a ret con. A welcome one, as far as I'm concerned. I'm just saying.

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  2. havoc92

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    Here's the rework on the clamps in progress. Still not quite there; but, getting there finally.
     
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    Starting to look like a torpedo room.
     
  4. Mytran

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    I'll be interested to see how the loading system works to get those torpedoes off the racks. How much manual effort will be involved?
     
  5. Navigator_NCC2120

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    They would probably use a pair of antigravs like the ones seen in the "The Changeling" episode.

    Here is a picture of Kirk and Spock using antigravs on Nomad, courtesy of of the trekcore website.


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  6. Nightowl1701

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    Not really seeing a rapid-fire option there. Ideally (judging from this non-Remastered clip) each tube should be able to fire again inside of three seconds. Maybe something more like dual revolver chambers, with six in each 'clip'? Eject the empty clip, plug in a fresh one while you frantically reload the first clip using anti-gravs.
     
  7. havoc92

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    well there is the handheld grav unit used in 'the changeling'. Though I think it needs a version designed just for this purpose.
     
  8. havoc92

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    I think an automated system could do rapid fire; but, people would have to be the heck out of the way for it to work. The
    Tube loading rails are designed to allow for the outer rails to be loaded while there is one in the chamber.
     
  9. publiusr

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    One of the things I have often thought about would be the placement of aft torpedoes on heavy cruisers. Most just have them at the base of the neck--but having them between the impulse exhausts--where the spine of he ABBE class goes, allows a saucer to have a bit of firepower.

    The neck could act as a clip either way...
     
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  11. Bernard Guignard

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    My sentiments also
     
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    Finished the supports for the telescope mounts and the maintenance
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  13. Albertese

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    Oh wow! I had almost forgotten about this project. I'm glad it's still getting some love. Great work!

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  14. Bernard Guignard

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    I Agree welcome back Havoc92 :techman::)
     
  15. aridas sofia

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    Take it from someone that tried to get something like this done: this is amazing. Give me a pair of VR goggles and let me loose in there!
     
  16. Patrin-Zero

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    I had no idea there was a telescope on the original Enterprise, is this somewhere located near the observation deck ?
     
  17. havoc92

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    Sorry for the lateness of the reply. It is decks 2 & 3 aft. And, yeah, there's a big telescope there. In a digital universe, analog is still what we fall back on to save our butts when the power is off.


    Edit: my biggest hurdle to completing this beast (so far) has fallen. I just shelled out 4k for max 2016.
     
  18. Soren

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    Congrats! I have 2012, but I'll need to opt for the subscription once I do upgrade as I don't have the 4K to hand over to them now. I was moronic and opted NOT to get their yearly subscription plan for permanent licenses. 2012 does nearly everything I want, though, so I'm not in any particular hurry.

    I need to go back through this thread. What I see in the last couple of pages astounds me.
     
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    If we don't hear from you anymore, you probably died of hunger :rommie:
     

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