My Very Easy Method for Spotting Millennium Falcon Differences

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Jaitea

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Just making a modification to my first post

...about the Quad lasers....I don't think that the Quads were broken off the turret....I think they were modded to allow fibre optics to be added

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Treadwell

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Do we know, though, that the fiber optics weren't there in ANH? Because I'm pretty sure they'd given up on that technique* after the first film.

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Jaitea

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Do we know, though, that the fiber optics weren't there in ANH? Because I'm pretty sure they'd given up on that technique* after the first film.

(*for guns that is)

I can't be certain,...but the reference pics of the 5 footer at the time of ANH,....the quads are definitely on a fork gimbal, allowing the guns to swing to pretty good angles

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Afterwards....possibly when she was being modded for ESB....the fork is missing & a rod/tube connects the Quad in a fixed position

ANH:

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Afterwards:

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nkg

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Hm. It looks to me like the fibres in the cannon tips were present for Star Wars/ANH. But the tubes or wires or fibres visible today shoved in the back of the cannon assembly definitely weren't present then.

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