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# 15
10-19-2012, 12:58 PM
On a broadside built boat (1 fore 6 sides 1 aft mounts) how are beams going to be any better than they are now with a 270 firing arc?

Cannons would rock on such a beast but they would only be able to fire 3 weapons to a single side plus 2 beam arrays with thier overlapping firing arc. You lose 3 weapons on the broadside.

I think Single cannons need a wider firing arc of 200-220.
Dual cannons need a wider firing arc of 90.
and DHCs are fine the way they are.
Leonard Nimoy, Spock.....