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Re: [FT] GZG Model Scale

From: Alan E & Carmel J Brain <aebrain@d...>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 1999 23:13:20 +1000
Subject: Re: [FT] GZG Model Scale

Steve Pugh wrote:

> Well, the original Enterprise was 289m long and the movie version was
> 305m long.

289m (before refit) 305m (After refit). Makes sense.

> At the scale above they would be between 12 and 15 cm
> long. That's big when compared to the FT ships.

Right. Not outrageously so, but certainly Mass 200+  size.
> The mass of the Enterprise has always been suspect, whilst most
> sources have said something between 150,000 and 200,000mt there is
> dialogue in the orginal series which stated a mass of a million
> ton(ne?)s!

Star Trek Technical Manual (Franz Josef designs) states 275,000 metric
tonnes deadweight. Which may or may not be empty, combat weight or fully
loaded. Mass 2750 in any event. Youch!

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