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Old 01-30-2017, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Just Asking Questions View Post
Next Gen "dustbuster" phasers. There appears to be no aiming mechanism at all, not even a rudimentary bump on top to aim by. I'm not convinced the beam even comes out in the same direction each time. It seems to be controlled more by the special effects folks than the actual internal mechanism.
It good design. It's just piss poor tactics. Trying to am a phaser is like trying to aim a machine gun: why bother?

The way to use the phasers is to wave them back and forth in the general direction of the enemy. The beams are traveling at the speed of light; no one is going to dodge that.
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