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Toby Rogers
Toby Rogers
3 months ago

Question: why would the rebels ever rip this ship apart?

Bob
Bob
3 months ago
Reply to  Toby Rogers

Because they didn’t get them in pristine condition, and their logistics and repair capabilities for capital ships was sketchy at best. The TIE racks were useless to them, as they didn’t use TIE fighters, viewing them as death-traps for novice pilots being fragile and having limited shielding (no combat usefulness for shields only designed to deal with micro-strikes from space rubbish).

Markov
Markov
3 months ago
Reply to  Toby Rogers

They probably stripped the parts to make their own ships. (they designed and made the A-wing) Also they might have bought them beaten up for a discounted price.

InSanic
InSanic
3 months ago
Reply to  Toby Rogers

The New Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels states that Nebulon-Bs are fairly sluggish, so I could see the Rebels trying to cut down on the mass in order to make it faster and better-suited to Rebel tactics.

Bob
Bob
3 months ago
Reply to  InSanic

They didn’t buy them, they were never on the civilian market, it’d be like trying to go and buy a modern frigate or destroyer as a bunch of terrorists. They were captured from the Empire, or were brought over to the Rebellion when an Imperial crew deserted.

InSanic
InSanic
3 months ago
Reply to  Bob

I think you might be replying to the wrong comment. I didn’t say anything whatsoever about Rebels buying the Nebulon-B.

Bob
Bob
3 months ago
Reply to  InSanic

Right, it should have been posted under Markov’s comment. My bad.

countvertex
countvertex
3 months ago
Reply to  Toby Rogers

There can be some plausible reasons – what is more of a question to me is what could be inside those large sections at the prow and aft section that you can just remove without compromising the ship’s functioning.

CRMcNeill
CRMcNeill
3 months ago
Reply to  Toby Rogers

My theory? This version of the Nebulon is the A variant, with the B version from the films being the stripped down economy model intended for greater mass production as a convoy escort against starfighters and poorly equipped pirates. Not as capable one-on-one, but able to be more places at once for the price.

Galvars
Galvars
3 months ago
Reply to  Toby Rogers

EC Henry in his design create a very good in-universe explanation. It do fit Fractal design too.

Bob
Bob
3 months ago

So the turbolaser armament is exclusively the PD light turbolaser/heavy laser-cannon mount?

Smite
Smite
3 months ago

This is great it is also just like EC Henry’s design

Last edited 3 months ago by Smite
Markov
Markov
3 months ago

I love what you have done to the turrets, they are a lot more noticable.