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Old 03-26-2009, 03:35 PM   #121
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Killer Kart Mk III : Subcompact , Imp Suspension , Hvy Chassis , Medium Power Plant , 4 HD Tires , Driver , LMG Front , 64 points Standard Plastic Armor ( F 18 , L 12 , R 12 , B 14 , T 4 , U 4 ) , 2-1pt Hubs Front , 2-1pt Guards Back , HC 3 , Top Speed 127.5 mph , 2,496 lbs , $4,144 .

At $296 more than the orginal Killer Kart , this one has 3 1/2 times more armor ! 'Killed' two of the 'originals' with this design in a game .
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Old 03-29-2009, 08:38 AM   #122
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Hoplite -- Midsized, X-heavy Chassis, Heavy Suspension, Large Power plant, 4 Solid Tires, Driver only, 2 VMG's (linked, Front) with 20 shots each, Fire Extinguisher, 2sp Component armor (Around driver) x 10 pts, Armor : Metal 12 pts, plastic 155 (F: m:12/p:15, L/R: m:0/p:42, B: m:0/p:38, T: m:0/p:6, U: m:0/p:12). Accel. 5mph/sec, HC: 3. $14,910, 5760 lbs.


Just a basic soldier. A mid-sized with good firepower front, solid armor, fire protection and good tires. A Division 15 car that can make others work hard to have a chance.


Hoplite XX -- as above but remove 3 points armor, and add HRSWC, HD Shocks and upgrade all ammo to Incendiary. $ 19,662, 5756 lbs.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:49 PM   #123
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Div 15 Arena Compact :

Granite B : Compact , X-hvy Chassis , Hvy Suspension , Medium PP + PCs , 4 Solid Tires , Driver , HMG front , HRSWC , 2 linked FcD T+B , 3 linked FoD L+R+U , Link for all Dischargers , HTMs , 10 points Standard Componant Armor around each of Driver and HMG , Sloped Plastic Armor : F 60 , R 50 , L 50 , B 50 , T 10 , U 15 , 2-8pt Hubs Front , 2-8pt Guards Back , HC 3 , Accel 5/10 w/HTMs , Top Speed 90/70 w/HTMs , 4,373lbs , $ 14,581 .

This model has bloody good staying power , though it dose lack in firepower .

I'm using 300lbs as the loaded weight of the HMG , until I get a definitive official answer on whether it should be 350lbs .
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Old 04-01-2009, 02:36 PM   #124
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Div 15 Arena Compact :

Granite B : Compact , X-hvy Chassis , Hvy Suspension , Medium PP = PCs , 4 Solid Tires , Driver , HMG front , HRSWC , 2 linked FcD T+B , 3 linked FoD L+R+U , Link for all Dischargers , HTMs , 10 points Standard Componant Armor around each of Driver and HMG , Sloped Plastic Armor : F 60 , R 50 , L 50 , B 50 , T 10 , U 15 , 2-8pt Hubs Front , "-8pt Guards Back , HC 3 , Accel 5/10 w/HTMs , Top Speed 90/70 w?HTMs , 4,373lbs , $ 14,581 .

This model has bloody good staying power , though it dose lack in firepower .
Yeah, but if it can outlast its opponents, that might be all that's needed to win.
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Old 04-01-2009, 04:17 PM   #125
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Div 15 Arena Compact :

Granite B : Compact , X-hvy Chassis , Hvy Suspension , Medium PP = PCs , 4 Solid Tires , Driver , HMG front , HRSWC , 2 linked FcD T+B , 3 linked FoD L+R+U , Link for all Dischargers , HTMs , 10 points Standard Componant Armor around each of Driver and HMG , Sloped Plastic Armor : F 60 , R 50 , L 50 , B 50 , T 10 , U 15 , 2-8pt Hubs Front , "-8pt Guards Back , HC 3 , Accel 5/10 w/HTMs , Top Speed 90/70 w?HTMs , 4,373lbs , $ 14,581 .

This model has bloody good staying power , though it dose lack in firepower .
What it lacks (as far as staying power is concerned) is fire protection ... everything can burn and once this one burns, it's got no way to put it out.
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:15 AM   #126
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What it lacks (as far as staying power is concerned) is fire protection ... everything can burn and once this one burns, it's got no way to put it out.
That's why I $400 and 30lbs+ spare - for Body Armor and a Portable Fire Extinguisher . That combo has saved my butt more times than I can remember !
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:46 AM   #127
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A Sporty Road Car :

Bugatti Aquila : Streamlined Midsize w/CA Frame , Standard Chassis , Hvy Suspension , Thunder Cat power plant w/SCs & PCs , 4 FP PR Radial Tires , Driver , LMG w/Incendiary ammo Front , HRSWC , Active Suspension , HD Shocks , HT Motors , HD Brakes , Antilock Brakes , HD Shocks , Safety Seat , FP Spoiler and Airdam , Sloped FP Armor : F 18 , R 12 , L 12 , B 17 , T 8 , U 7 , 2-5pt FP Hubs F , 2-5pt FP Guards B , HC 5 - 6 @ 60 mph+ , Accel 15 - 20 w/HTMs , Top Speed 252.5 mph - 232.5 mph w/HTMs - 272.5 mph w/OD , 4,325 lbs , $ 48,490

Bugatti Aquila Maximus : Upgrade Chassis to X-hvy , Add 130pts FP Armor , Top Speed 232.5 mph - 212.5 mph w/HTMs - 252.5 mph w/OD , 5,365 lbs , $ 55,466
Armor placement : F 45 , R 35 , L 35 , B 45 , T 25 , U 20 .

After seeing the Bugatti Veyron , I felt I could design a car that was just as fast . Though not really combat vehicle , I thought it'd be fun to share it with everyone . Can do the Veyron's top speed of 252 mph without Overdrive , and can reach 270 mph in 15 seconds . The Up Armored version can still do 252 mph with overdrive engaged ! ;-)
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Old 04-10-2009, 07:27 PM   #128
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I don't expect anyone to run out and resume using Aeroduel anytime soon, but this design literally came to me in a dream and I had to draw it up (and share).

Tristan -- Large microplane; microplane propeller with ducted cowlings; three PR cycle tires; super powerplant with superconductors. Pilot with gee suit. Two autocannon linked wing F with 10 high-density shots each; eight hot smoke dischargers (2L,2R,2T,2U), linked in pairs. Dive brakes; heavy lift wings; improved controls; improved tail assembly; two sets maneuver foils; two sets maneuver foil ejectors; retractable landing gear; aircraft radio; hi-res single weapon computer; radar; radar altimeter. 196 points fireproof plastic armor; 20 points fireproof maneuver foil armor; 10 points fireproof propeller armor; 10 points fireproof component armor (pilot). $63,926; 5999 lbs. Accel 10, Top Speed 220, HC 4 (5 at 60+ mph).

[Yes, I know the name Tristan has been used before, but that's what the craft was named in my dream. My subconscious is a harsh mistress.]
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Old 04-19-2009, 10:49 AM   #129
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I don't expect anyone to run out and resume using Aeroduel anytime soon, but this design literally came to me in a dream and I had to draw it up (and share).

Tristan -- Large microplane; microplane propeller with ducted cowlings; three PR cycle tires; super powerplant with superconductors. Pilot with gee suit. Two autocannon linked wing F with 10 high-density shots each; eight hot smoke dischargers (2L,2R,2T,2U), linked in pairs. Dive brakes; heavy lift wings; improved controls; improved tail assembly; two sets maneuver foils; two sets maneuver foil ejectors; retractable landing gear; aircraft radio; hi-res single weapon computer; radar; radar altimeter. 196 points fireproof plastic armor; 20 points fireproof maneuver foil armor; 10 points fireproof propeller armor; 10 points fireproof component armor (pilot). $63,926; 5999 lbs. Accel 10, Top Speed 220, HC 4 (5 at 60+ mph).

[Yes, I know the name Tristan has been used before, but that's what the craft was named in my dream. My subconscious is a harsh mistress.]
Sorry to point it out , but Microplanes - except perhaps the Large Cargo - can only mount one set of maneuver foils . All Airplanes from Small upwards can mount two pairs . Also is your prop mounted back or front ? I know it dosen't make much difference , but it is nice to find out !

On the errata side of things , are you using 100 or 200lbs for the weight of your micro prop ? There has been confusion as the weight jumped from 100lbs for 4DP to 200lbs for 4DP between ADQ 7/1 and Aeroduel/UACFH . As the Airplane prop is 250lbs ( an 2 spaces ) for 10DP , myself and others think the increase was a typo .

I'll post a couple of my Microplane designs when I get the time ( tomorrow perhaps ) .
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:53 PM   #130
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And sorry again , but Microplans can't mount Auto Cannons ( or ATGs , GCs , RFTGs , HVMGs and certainly not TGs ) in their wings at all . Swap 'em for GG's with mags or VMGs with explosive ammo perhaps ?
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