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 Post subject: 2011 HMPDT, contest #4
PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:53 am 
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Contest #4 will be to take any 3058 or later era mech that is not originally an upgrade of a 3025 mech, and retrograde that mech back to level one technology.

It must be based off an officially published Inner Sphere mech, and must retain its original role.

Presume cost is not an issue.

Deadline for entries is 2359 EDT on 27 April 2011.

Questions/comments should be posted in the comments thread: http://www.heavymetalpro.com/forums/vie ... 14&t=19790

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:15 am 
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First Entry. It's the Grand Crusader and it's a pretty simple downgrade/retrograde. After switch to an SFE, the LPL are swapped for stand large laser and the same goes for MPLs. This was over heating like a bad motor scooter, so I downsized the LRM-20s to LRM-15s with two tons of ammo each. This keeps the number of salvoes failry close though there are now less missiles flying through the air. One ton of armor was also removed, still leaving this Grand Crusader with excellent coverage. This left me enough tonnage to add ten heat sinks. This helps immensely especially at longer ranges, where you can fire both Large lasers and one LRM-15 or both LRM-15s and large laser with little worry from over heat.
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               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Grand Crusader GRN-D-X
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3025
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Modified design

Mass:          80 tons
Chassis:       Crucis-ES Standard
Power Plant:   240 Hermes Fusion
Walking Speed: 32.4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 54.0 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Maximillian 45 Standard
Armament:      
  2 Diverse Optics Type 30 Large Lasers
  2 Diverse Optics Type 18 Medium Lasers
  2 Irian Weapons Works V7 LRM 15s
Manufacturer:  Gibson Federated BattleMechs
  Location:    Gibson / FWL (GFBM)
Communications System:  O/P COMNET 210A
Targeting & Tracking System:  Garret A99
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Type/Model:    Grand Crusader GRN-D-X
Mass:          80 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  122 pts Standard              0      8.00
Engine:        240 Fusion                    6     11.50
   Walking MP:   3
   Running MP:   5
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     19 Single                   10      9.00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 1 HD, 1 LA, 1 RA, 1 LT, 1 RT, 1 CT, 2 LL, 2 RL)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA    R: Sh+UA             12       .00
Armor Factor:  247 pts Standard              0     15.50

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             25         35      
   Center Torso (Rear):                 15      
   L/R Side Torso:           17      24/24      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):            10/10      
   L/R Arm:                  13      26/26      
   L/R Leg:                  17      34/34      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Large Laser            RA      8           2      5.00
1 Medium Laser           RA      3           1      1.00
1 Large Laser            LA      8           2      5.00
1 Medium Laser           LA      3           1      1.00
1 LRM 15                 RT      5   32      7     11.00
  (Ammo Locations: 2 LT, 2 RT)
1 LRM 15                 LT      5           3      7.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         32          53     80.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          25       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        6,798,600 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    1,649 (old BV = 1,251)
Cost per BV2:      4,122.86
Weapon Value:      1,523 / 1,523 (Ratio = .92 / .92)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 21;  MRDmg = 16;  LRDmg = 8
BattleForce2:      MP: 3,  Armor/Structure: 6/6
                   Damage PB/M/L: 3/3/1,  Overheat: 2
                   Class: MA;  Point Value: 17
                   Specials: if

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:45 pm 
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Location: That flattop, up the well, overhead …
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               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Mangonel MNL-6A
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3067
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 3, Standard design

Mass:          70 tons
Chassis:       Standard
Power Plant:   280 VOX Fusion
Walking Speed: 43.2 km/h
Maximum Speed: 64.8 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Standard
Armament:      
  4 Medium Lasers
  2 Autocannon/5s
Manufacturer:  (Unknown)
  Location:    (Unknown)
Communications System:  (Unknown)
Targeting & Tracking System:  (Unknown)

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Type/Model:    Mangonel MNL-6A
Mass:          70 tons
Construction Options:  Fractional Accounting

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  107 pts Standard              0      7.00
Engine:        280 Fusion                    6     16.00
   Walking MP:   4
   Running MP:   6
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     15 Single                    4      5.00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 1 LT, 1 CT, 1 LL, 1 RL)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA    R: Sh+UA             12       .00
Armor Factor:  208 pts Standard              0     13.00

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             22         35      
   Center Torso (Rear):                  8      
   L/R Side Torso:           15      23/23      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              7/7      
   L/R Arm:                  11      22/22      
   L/R Leg:                  15      26/26      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
2 Medium Lasers          RA      6           2      2.00
2 Medium Lasers          LA      6           2      2.00
2 Autocannon/5s          RT      2   60     11     19.00
  (Ammo Locations: 3 LT)
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         14          46     70.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          32       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        5,764,984 C-Bills
Battle Value:      1,276
Cost per BV:       4,518.01
Weapon Value:      1,485 / 1,485 (Ratio = 1.16 / 1.16)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 23;  MRDmg = 9;  LRDmg = 2
BattleForce:       MP: 4,  Armor/Structure: 5/5
                   Damage PB/M/L: 4/3/1,  Overheat: 0
                   Class: MH;  Point Value: 13
This is what passes for inspiration? :-]

Not as easy as I though, as I had way more tonnage then I wanted to play with. It's not even a 'Mech I like, but a quick glance around suggests it . . .

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:11 pm 
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A retrograde? Didn't take much to retrograde this one. Change the Rule Level and date, give it some extra Heat Sinks, added some MGs for the anti-infantry defense, and... Voila! The Sirocco SRC-1A.
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Type/Model:    Sirocco SRC-1A
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3025
Config:        Quad BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Standard design

Mass:          95 tons
Chassis:       Corean IX Standard
Power Plant:   285 Pitban Fusion
Walking Speed: 32.4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 54.0 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Starshield Standard
Armament:      
  7 Medium Lasers
  4 Machine Guns
  2 Autocannon/10s
Manufacturer:  Corean Enterprises (MacAdams-Suharno)
  Location:    Stewart / FWL (CE)
Communications System:  TransBand-J9 w. Guardian ECM Suite
Targeting & Tracking System:  Corean B-Tech

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==Overview:==
     In the late 3040s, Corean Enterprises MacAdams-Suharno of the Free Worlds
League decided to take another look at the four-legged 'Mech Chassis. They
upgraded their aging Goliath design, and in the early 3050s the company
introduced the Tarantula, a four-legged light scout 'Mech. To overcome the
prevailing negative stereotype of quad 'Mechs, Corean launched an ambitious ad
campaign using actual battle footage and MechWarrior testimonials. The company
also took the unprecedented step of giving a number of Tarantulas to several
premier units around the Inner Sphere. By 3057, this impressive effort paid
off, and sales of the Tarantula skyrocketed. This response persuaded Corean
that a new quad assault 'Mech should replace the aging Goliath. By early 3059,
the Sirocco was undergoing field testing.

==Capabilities:==
     The Sirocco's main firepower centers around twin Ultra-10 autocannon
produced by Imperator Weaponries. Large ammo bins mounted in each of the
'Mech's rear legs feed the autocannon. To provide additional firepower at
close range, the Sirocco adds six extended-range medium lasers. Because
four-legged 'Mech designs do not have arm-mounted weapons, the design also
incorporates two rear-facing lasers.
     For defensive purposes, an electronic countermeasures suite reduces the
effectiveness of enemy long-range scanning and surveillance equipment.
Additionally, because of the unique nature of four-legged designs, Corean
Enterprises was able to mount more armor protection than ever previously
incorporated into any 'Mech design.
     Finally, the Sirocco incorporates Capellan-produced anti-personnel pods
that mimic their Clan counterparts. Captain-General Thomas Marik agreed to
purchase the anti-infantry weapons in an effort to appease Capellan Chancellor
Sun-Tzu Liao, who is becoming increasingly irate over Marik's refusal to set a
wedding date between Sun-Tzu and Marik's daughter Isis.


==Deployment==
     Executives at Corean Enterprises realized early on that the survival of
the company's new design depended on making sure it reached the right
MechWarriors as quickly as possible. They therefore devised a contract that
allowed the Free Worlds League Military to buy the first production run at a
much-reduced cost, provided that these first Siroccos were assigned to a
premier unit. The first Siroccos off the production line have been shipped to
the Second Knights of the Inner Sphere. 

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Type/Model:    Sirocco SRC-1A
Mass:          95 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  153 pts Standard              0      9.50
Engine:        285 Fusion                    6     16.50
   Walking MP:   3
   Running MP:   5
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     16 Single                    5      6.00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 2 LT, 2 RT, 1 CT)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Leg Act: Hip + UpLeg + LowLeg + Foot        16       .00
Armor Factor:  304 pts Standard              0     19.00

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             30         40      
   Center Torso (Rear):                 19      
   L/R Side Torso:           20      25/25      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):            13/13      
   L/R Front Leg:            20      40/40      
   L/R Rear Leg:             20      40/40      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Medium Laser           RFL     3           1      1.00
1 Machine Gun            RFL     0  200      2      1.50
  (Ammo Locations: 1 CT)
1 Medium Laser           LFL     3           1      1.00
1 Machine Gun            LFL     0           1       .50
1 Machine Gun            RT(R)   0           1       .50
1 Medium Laser           RT      3           1      1.00
1 Medium Laser           RT(R)   3           1      1.00
1 Autocannon/10          RT      3   40     11     16.00
  (Ammo Locations: 2 LRL, 2 RRL)
1 Machine Gun            LT(R)   0           1       .50
1 Medium Laser           LT      3           1      1.00
1 Medium Laser           LT(R)   3           1      1.00
1 Autocannon/10          LT      3           7     12.00
1 Medium Laser           HD      3           1      1.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         27          66     95.00
Crits & Tons Left:                           0       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        8,644,350 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    1,824 (old BV = 1,464)
Cost per BV2:      4,739.23
Weapon Value:      2,079 / 2,079 (Ratio = 1.14 / 1.14)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 31;  MRDmg = 12;  LRDmg = 1
BattleForce2:      MP: 3,  Armor/Structure: 8/7
                   Damage PB/M/L: 6/4/-,  Overheat: 1
                   Class: MA;  Point Value: 18
I just had to do a Quad. :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:30 am 
Since these were on the drawing board when the Marauder was introduced I think that manufacturers would want to be able to say they are keeping the Marauder line of Battlemechs alive! Speed was reduced & some single heat sinks were added, but it is still a machine that can lay down a withering barrage of energy weapon fire as it charges at and through enemy battle lines.
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               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Maelstrom MTR-1K
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3058
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Standard design

Mass:          75 tons
Chassis:       Norse TRA34 Heavy Standard
Power Plant:   300 Ford Fusion
Walking Speed: 43.2 km/h
Maximum Speed: 64.8 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Kallon Royalstar Heavy Standard
Armament:      
  1 Kinslaughter PPC
  1 Defiance B3L Large Laser
  2 Defiance B3M Medium Lasers
Manufacturer:  GM, Norse-Storm BattleMechs, Telfar BattleMechs
  Location:    Kathil, Solaris VII, Midway
Communications System:  Sony MSF-21
Targeting & Tracking System:  Cirxese BallistaCheck, Cirxese RockeCheck

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
==Overview:==
==Capabilities:==
==Deployment==
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Type/Model:    Maelstrom MTR-1K
Mass:          75 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  114 pts Standard              0      7.50
Engine:        300 Fusion                    6     19.00
   Walking MP:   4
   Running MP:   6
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     24 Single                   12     14.00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 4 LT, 4 RT, 2 LL, 2 RL)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA+LA    R: Sh+UA+LA       14       .00
Armor Factor:  231 pts Standard              0     14.50

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             23         38      
   Center Torso (Rear):                  8      
   L/R Side Torso:           16      26/26      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              6/6      
   L/R Arm:                  12      24/24      
   L/R Leg:                  16      32/32      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 PPC                    RA     10           3      7.00
1 Large Laser            LA      8           2      5.00
1 Medium Laser           HD      3           1      1.00
1 Medium Laser           CT      3           1      1.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         24          48     75.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          30       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        6,314,000 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    1,465 (old BV = 1,259)
Cost per BV2:      4,309.9
Weapon Value:      1,814 / 1,814 (Ratio = 1.24 / 1.24)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 23;  MRDmg = 12;  LRDmg = 3
BattleForce2:      MP: 4,  Armor/Structure: 6/6
                   Damage PB/M/L: 4/3/1,  Overheat: 0
                   Class: MH;  Point Value: 15
Attachment:
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:17 pm 
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This was actually really fun. A retrotech Templar!
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               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Templar TLR1-D
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3025
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Standard design

Mass:          85 tons
Chassis:       Standard
Power Plant:   255 Strand Fusion
Walking Speed: 32.4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 54.0 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Standard
Armament:      
  1 Autocannon/10
  1 Large Laser
  3 Medium Lasers
  1 SRM 4
Manufacturer:  (Unknown)
  Location:    (Unknown)
Communications System:  (Unknown)
Targeting & Tracking System:  (Unknown)

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Type/Model:    Templar TLR1-D
Mass:          85 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  130 pts Standard              0      8.50
Engine:        255 Fusion                    6     13.00
   Walking MP:   3
   Running MP:   5
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     26 Single                   16     16.00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 3 LA, 10 LT, 3 RT)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA    R: Sh+UA             12       .00
Armor Factor:  263 pts Standard              0     16.50

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             27         44      
   Center Torso (Rear):                 10      
   L/R Side Torso:           18      26/26      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):            10/10      
   L/R Arm:                  14      28/28      
   L/R Leg:                  18      36/36      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Autocannon/10          RA      3   20      9     14.00
  (Ammo Locations: 2 RT)
1 Large Laser            LA      8           2      5.00
1 Medium Laser           LA      3           1      1.00
1 SRM 4                  RT      3   25      2      3.00
  (Ammo Locations: 1 RT)
2 Medium Lasers          CT      6           2      2.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         23          59     85.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          19       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        6,958,775 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    1,563 (old BV = 1,353)
Cost per BV2:      4,452.19
Weapon Value:      1,942 / 1,942 (Ratio = 1.24 / 1.24)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 31;  MRDmg = 12;  LRDmg = 1
BattleForce2:      MP: 3,  Armor/Structure: 7/7
                   Damage PB/M/L: 6/4/-,  Overheat: 0
                   Class: MA;  Point Value: 16
It actually came out oversinked by a point, but I had to do it. If you look carefully at the critical hit table, ALL the criticals line up perfectly with the original version (just sub heat sinks for XL Engine crits and assume everything that is a "roll again" like endo steel is simply a "roll again" here).

I actually made a version that drops 3 heat sinks and replaces the AC/10 with 2 AC/5s, but IMO those criticals lining up were just too good to pass up.

Same armor distribution. Same general weapons in the same locations. Almost the same heat curve. Not quite the range, and I did have to slow it down a little (I also made a 4/6 version but it only had 11 heat sinks).


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:10 pm 
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Code:
               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Uziel UZL-1S
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3062
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Custom design

Mass:          50 tons
Chassis:       Foundation E50 Standard
Power Plant:   250 GM Fusion
Walking Speed: 54.0 km/h
Maximum Speed: 86.4 km/h
Jump Jets:     5 Rawlings 50 Standard Jump Jets
Jump Capacity: 150 meters
Armor Type:    Maximillian 100 Standard
Armament:      
  2 Krupp Model 32 Large Lasers
  1 Krupp  Model 3 Machine Gun
  1 TharHes 4 Pack SRM 4
Manufacturer:  Defiance Industries
  Location:    Furillo
Communications System:  Neil 6000-g
Targeting & Tracking System:  RCA Instatrac Mark XXII

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==Overview:==
     Defiance Industries has long been one of the primary driving forces
behind advancements in military technology, and not only within the Lyran
State. The corporation’s plants on Hesperus II are probably the most famous in
the Inner Sphere, but its facilities on Furillo, though unable to produce the
sheer volumes of equipment that the Hesperus plants do, are no less capable.
Furillo’s general manager, Duke Thelonius Gracchi, felt nonetheless that even
within Defiance his divisions were considered second-rate. In an effort to
boost Defiance-Furillo’s image and increase morale among his thousands of
employees, he commissioned the Uziel and personally sold the new ’Mech to
units within both the LAAF and the AFFC.

==Capabilities:==
    The initial design of the Uziel was created before the advanced
technologies in the Helm memory core became available for common use. As a
result the original model and prototype was constructed with conventional,
time proven technologies. A Krupp model 32 large laser in each arm provides
the main striking power, although firing both lasers continously will rapidly
cause the unit to overheat dangerously, as the mech only carries 12 single
heat sinks. however with proper fire discipline this issue can be alleviated.
short range firepower is provided by a TharHes 4 short range missile four pack
with 25 reloads and a Krupp model 3 machinegun with ammunition sufficent for
100 bursts. 8 tons of Maximillian 100 armor plating provides adequate
protection on par with other mechs in it's weight class, while the 250 Magna
fusion engine and five Rawlings 50 jump jets offer mobility equal to it's
competitors.
The UZL-1S model never saw production, with the clan invasion opening up a
flood of new technology on the market, making the original design primative to
compete in the market. When Defiance Industries ressurected the project at the
end of the clan invasion, the design was modernized, and the original
prototypes used as testbeds for adapting new technologies.

==Variants:==
     The Uziel is not a groundbreaking BattleMech design, especially when
compared with some of the new designs to come out of Hesperus II. It does,
however, incorporate several newly developed weapon systems into an effective
combat package. The main production version is designed for ’Mech units that
specialize in harassment. Its LB 2-X autocannon gives it the ability to reach
out and damage an enemy from extreme ranges. Though the weapon does relatively
little damage, it is ideal for hit-and-fade tactics, arresting the enemy’s
attention and either driving them into a trap or simply harassing them from
afar. The Uziel, however, is not primarily a ranged-attack ’Mech. It mounts a
battery of various-class lasers as well as an SRM 6 launcher, giving it a
short-range barrage that is tough to beat in an Inner Sphere ’Mech of its
size. 
     Though the Furillo plant and its Uziel are still looked down upon by many
within both the LAAF and Defiance, the ’Mech was in great demand during the
Fifteenth Battle for Hesperus. With Furillo just two jumps away, forces on
both sides of the fight clamored for reinforcements while Defiance’s board of
directors demanded that Gracchi send as many new ’Mechs as possible to aid in
the defense of his sister divisions. More than one newscast from the planet
prominently featured the Uziel standing guard in front of Defiance’s mountain
entrances, so while the company as a whole is still spending most of their
resources on Hesperus II, the Furillo plant has been buried in orders for
their new ’Mech.
     Defiance produces one variant, a configuration based on their original
prototype that bears little resemblance to the primary model. The 2S mounts
paired standard PPCs and machine guns along with a Beagle Active Probe and the
Harvester SRM pack. It is only produced in limited quantities, but does give
potential customers the option of buying a powerful reconnaissance ’Mech.

==Deployment==
     Like just about every other BattleMech debuted during the Civil War, the
Uziel has found its way into dozens of different units, most of whom would
never have requested or received any in the first place. Quite a few have also
found their way into the Lyran Regulars regiments, though that is more by
accident than by intention.

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Type/Model:    Uziel UZL-1S
Mass:          50 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  83 pts Standard               0      5.00
Engine:        250 Fusion                    6     12.50
   Walking MP:   5
   Running MP:   8
   Jumping MP:   5
Heat Sinks:     12 Single                    2      2.00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 1 LL, 1 RL)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA    R: Sh+UA             12       .00
Armor Factor:  128 pts Standard              0      8.00

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             16         17      
   Center Torso (Rear):                  6      
   L/R Side Torso:           12      14/14      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              4/4      
   L/R Arm:                   8      12/12      
   L/R Leg:                  12      18/18      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Large Laser            RA      8           2      5.00
1 Large Laser            LA      8           2      5.00
1 Machine Gun            RT      0  100      2      1.00
  (Ammo Locations: 1 LT)
1 SRM 4                  CT      3   25      2      3.00
  (Ammo Locations: 1 LT)
5 Standard Jump Jets:                        5      2.50
 (Jump Jet Loc: 2 LT, 2 RT, 1 CT)
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         19          42     50.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          36       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        4,312,250 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    1,145 (old BV = 890)
Cost per BV2:      3,766.16
Weapon Value:      496 / 496 (Ratio = .43 / .43)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 13;  MRDmg = 7;  LRDmg = 1
BattleForce2:      MP: 5J,  Armor/Structure: 3/4
                   Damage PB/M/L: 2/1/-,  Overheat: 1
                   Class: MM;  Point Value: 11
the only real changes required were the downgrade of the engine to save mass, adding 2 heatsinks, and reducing the weapons appropriately. in Lv1 play it's 8 tons of armor is fairly typical, and it's firepower is impressive. you have to use a 2-1 fire pattern on the large lasers to avoid building up heat fast, but thats fairly typical for lv1.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:05 pm 
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i did a penthesilea from tro 3085, not because it was easy, but because it was hard.
Code:
attleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    penthesilea MK 0 
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3025
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Standard design

Mass:          75 tons
Chassis:       Standard
Power Plant:   225 VOX Fusion
Walking Speed: 32,4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 54,0 km/h
Jump Jets:     3 Standard Jump Jets
Jump Capacity: 90 meters
Armor Type:    Standard
Armament:      
  1 Autocannon/5
  2 Large Lasers
  3 Medium Lasers
  1 Small Laser
Manufacturer:  (Unknown)
  Location:    (Unknown)
Communications System:  (Unknown)
Targeting & Tracking System:  (Unknown)

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==Overview:==
this is harder than i thought it would be.
i had to reduce the 10 class gun to a 5 class, the ppcs are represented by two
large lasers. the medium lasers are most closely represented by, well, medium
lasers.
the speed is reduced one point, while the jump capacity stays as is.
the large lasers have one advantage over ppcs:
no minimum range, while the range is lower, this is only partially compensated
by the higher range of the AC5
as i had half a ton left i added a small laser in the head.

==Variants==
the mk0b has only 19 heat sinks, only one large laser but has a motion profile of 4/6/3


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Type/Model:    penthesilea MK 0 
Mass:          75 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  114 pts Standard              0      7,50
Engine:        225 Fusion                    6     10,00
   Walking MP:   3
   Running MP:   5
   Jumping MP:   3
Heat Sinks:     23 Single                   14     13,00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 2 LA, 2 RA, 4 LT, 2 RT, 2 LL, 2 RL)
Gyro:                                        4      3,00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3,00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA+LA+H    R: Sh+UA+LA+H   16       ,00
Armor Factor:  208 pts Standard              0     13,00

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             23         29      
   Center Torso (Rear):                 10      
   L/R Side Torso:           16      22/22      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              7/7      
   L/R Arm:                  12      22/22      
   L/R Leg:                  16      29/29      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Autocannon/5           RA      1   20      5      9,00
  (Ammo Locations: 1 RA)
2 Large Lasers           LA     16           4     10,00
1 Medium Laser           RT      3           1      1,00
1 Medium Laser           LT      3           1      1,00
1 Medium Laser           CT      3           1      1,00
1 Small Laser            HD      1           1       ,50
3 Standard Jump Jets:                        3      3,00
 (Jump Jet Loc: 1 LT, 1 RT, 1 CT)
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         27          61     75,00
Crits & Tons Left:                          17       ,00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        6.026.562 C-Bills
Battle Value:      1.302
Cost per BV:       4.628,7
Weapon Value:      1.470 / 1.470 (Ratio = 1,13 / 1,13)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 27;  MRDmg = 13;  LRDmg = 2
BattleForce2:      MP: 3J,  Armor/Structure: 5/6
                   Damage PB/M/L: 5/3/-,  Overheat: 0
                   Class: MH;  Point Value: 13

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:24 pm 
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I did it not for the skill, but fol the lulz! :lol:
Code:
               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Owens OW-1E
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3060
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Standard design

Mass:          35 tons
Chassis:       Standard
Power Plant:   280 VOX Fusion
Walking Speed: 86.4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 129.6 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Standard
Armament:      
  2 Medium Lasers
Manufacturer:  Luthien Armor Works
  Location:    Luthien
Communications System:  (Unknown)
Targeting & Tracking System:  (Unknown)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
==Overview:==
What do you get when you strip the l2 tech out of an owens? a faster jenner
with half the firepower!

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Type/Model:    Owens OW-1E
Mass:          35 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  58 pts Standard               0      3.50
Engine:        280 Fusion                    6     16.00
   Walking MP:   8
   Running MP:  12
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     10 Single                    0       .00
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA    R: Sh+UA             12       .00
Armor Factor:  119 pts Standard              0      7.50

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             11         16      
   Center Torso (Rear):                  6      
   L/R Side Torso:            8      12/12      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              4/4      
   L/R Arm:                   6      12/12      
   L/R Leg:                   8      16/16      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Medium Laser           LA      3           1      1.00
1 Medium Laser           LA      3           1      1.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                          6          29     35.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          49       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        2,894,175 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    803 (old BV = 678)
Cost per BV2:      3,604.2
Weapon Value:      332 / 332 (Ratio = .41 / .41)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 8;  MRDmg = 1;  LRDmg = 0
BattleForce2:      MP: 8,  Armor/Structure: 3/3
                   Damage PB/M/L: 2/1/-,  Overheat: 0
                   Class: ML;  Point Value: 8

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 Post subject: Valiant V4-LNT-K1
PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:20 pm 
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Code:
               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Valiant V4-LNT-K1
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3067
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Standard design

Mass:          30 tons
Chassis:       Small Bug-B Modified Standard
Power Plant:   210 GM Fusion
Walking Speed: 75.6 km/h
Maximum Speed: 118.8 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Valiant Gauntlet Standard
Armament:      
  1 Diverse Optics Type 10 Small Laser
  3 Diverse Optics Type 18 Medium Lasers
Manufacturer:  VEST, Wakazashi Enterpries, Johnston Industries
  Location:    Solaris VII (VEST), Dover (Wakazashi), Benet III (Johnston)
Communications System:  Olmstead 37
Targeting & Tracking System:  Irian 511

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==Overview:==

  Designed by Vining Engineering and Salvage (VEST) as a simple tech downgrade of their high tech Valliant geared toward the poor stables on secondary and tertiary gaming worlds who cannot afford, nor support the cutting edge of battletechnology, much less the bleeding edge the Valiant V4-LNT-K1 has become an unexpected success.  The low purchase  price and use of commonly available parts have allowed both VEST and Irian Battlemechs to push the Valiant V4-LNT-K1 into new niche markets across the Inner Sphere.  Surprisingly the Valiant K1 model has found a secondary market adding a cheap and durable backbone to help protect more expensive high tech scouting units.

Explanation:
  This is a very, very simple downgrade, replace the DHS with Singles, and the 3 ERMLs with standard Mediums, strip out the MASC system all together with the tonnage going for a standard tech small laser and nearly maxed armor while keeping the hatchet as is.  The Valiant was always a fairly cheap and simple design, but this version strips that little bit of tech out.  My version is still fairly fast, with good close range punch and more armor, but does lose range and speed to the higher tech original.  I can see mine as a great lvl 1 bug killer in the 3020s, or even out in the edge of civilization in later years.  The Valiant K1 is faster, with better armor, and significantly more punch then Stingers and Wasps common even in the 3060s in the back of beyond.   This Valiant is also  much easier to repair then the average 3060s+ light mech while still being competitive against higher tech designs.  



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Type/Model:    Valiant V4-LNT-K1
Mass:          30 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  51 pts Standard               0      3.00
Engine:        210 Fusion                    6      9.00
   Walking MP:   7
   Running MP:  11
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     10 Single                    2       .00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 1 LL, 1 RL)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA+LA+H    R: Sh+UA+LA+H   16       .00
Armor Factor:  104 pts Standard              0      6.50

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             10         14      
   Center Torso (Rear):                  5      
   L/R Side Torso:            7      10/10      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              4/4      
   L/R Arm:                   5      10/10      
   L/R Leg:                   7      14/14      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Small Laser            RA      1           1       .50
1 Medium Laser           RT      3           1      1.00
1 Medium Laser           LT      3           1      1.00
1 Medium Laser           HD      3           1      1.00
1 Hatchet                LH                  2      2.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         10          39     30.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          39       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        2,525,965 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    819 (old BV = 678)
Cost per BV2:      3,084.21
Weapon Value:      424 / 424 (Ratio = .52 / .52)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 13;  MRDmg = 2;  LRDmg = 0
BattleForce2:      MP: 7,  Armor/Structure: 3/3
                   Damage PB/M/L: 3/2/-,  Overheat: 0
                   Class: ML;  Point Value: 8


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:28 pm 
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May I present the ancestor to the cover girl of the original TRO 3058: The BSW-P1 Bushwacker.
Code:
               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Bushwacker BSW-P1
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3058
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Standard design

Mass:          55 tons
Chassis:       Earthwerk GRF Standard
Power Plant:   275 Hermes Fusion
Walking Speed: 54.0 km/h
Maximum Speed: 86.4 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Kallon Unity Weave Standard
Armament:      
  1 Autocannon/5
  2 LRM 5s
  2 Machine Guns
  1 Large Laser
Manufacturer:  TharHes Industries
  Location:    Tharkad / LA (THI)
Communications System:  TharHes Euterpe HM-14
Targeting & Tracking System:  TharHes Ares-8a

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==Overview:==
The Bushwacker is known as one of the iconic Inner Sphere 'Mechs from the
later stages of the Clan invasion.  However the Bushwacker had actually been
in development for many years before the Clans ever appeared.  

In the late 3040's and early 3050's a handful of BSW-P1 "proof-of-concept"
prototypes were constructed, but these all suffered from numerous technical
problems that would eventually be inherited by the first BSW-X1 production
models.  As history shows, it was only in the early stages of the Clan
invasion that these faults would finally be corrected.  

==Capabilities:==
The BSW-P1 was never intended to be the final production version of the
Bushwacker.  It was, however, designed to mimic the capabilities of the
proposed final version as closely as possible.  As such great importance was
given to the weapons layout.  That being said, while the BSW-P1 had decent
firepower at range it had to alternate that fire to avoid overheating.  

Because the BSW-P1 lacked the BSW-X1's weight-saving technologies it suffered
from noticeably thin armor, and it also lacked CASE.  As a result these early
prototypes tended to fare poorly when tested in actual combat situations. 

In spite of all these issues, TharHes doggedly moved forward, convinced that
their investment would pay off through the application of new technologies. 
While this did come to pass (eventually), other critics have come to view the
development of the Bushwacker as yet another sordid example of the Lyran
military-industrial complex in action.

==Deployment==
Only a dozen BSW-P1 Bushwackers were produced.  By the time the BSW-X1 entered
service these early examples of the Bushwacker had either been destroyed in
combat or were retired to gather dust in scrapyards.

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Type/Model:    Bushwacker BSW-P1
Mass:          55 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  91 pts Standard               0      5.50
Engine:        275 Fusion                    6     15.50
   Walking MP:   5
   Running MP:   8
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     10 Single                    0       .00
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA    R: Sh+UA             12       .00
Armor Factor:  120 pts Standard              0      7.50

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             18         18      
   Center Torso (Rear):                  5      
   L/R Side Torso:           13      13/13      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              5/5      
   L/R Arm:                   9      11/11      
   L/R Leg:                  13      15/15      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Autocannon/5           RA      1   20      5      9.00
  (Ammo Locations: 1 RT)
1 LRM 5                  LA      2   24      2      3.00
  (Ammo Locations: 1 LT)
1 Machine Gun            RT      0  100      2      1.00
  (Ammo Locations: 1 RT)
1 Machine Gun            LT      0           1       .50
1 LRM 5                  LT      2           1      2.00
1 Large Laser            CT      8           2      5.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         13          40     55.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          38       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        4,424,991 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    1,043 (old BV = 816)
Cost per BV2:      4,242.56
Weapon Value:      643 / 643 (Ratio = .62 / .62)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 13;  MRDmg = 9;  LRDmg = 4
BattleForce2:      MP: 5,  Armor/Structure: 3/5
                   Damage PB/M/L: 3/2/1,  Overheat: 0
                   Class: MM;  Point Value: 10
                   Specials: if


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:56 am 
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Code:
               BattleMech Technical Readout

Type/Model:    Nightstar NSR-1FC
Tech:          Inner Sphere / 3058
Config:        Biped BattleMech
Rules:         Level 1, Modified design

Mass:          95 tons
Chassis:       Standard
Power Plant:   285 Pitban Fusion
Walking Speed: 32.4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 54.0 km/h
Jump Jets:     None
Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor Type:    Standard
Armament:      
  2 Autocannon/10s
  3 Medium Lasers
  1 PPC
Manufacturer:  (Unknown)
  Location:    (Unknown)
Communications System:  (Unknown)
Targeting & Tracking System:  (Unknown)

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Type/Model:    Nightstar NSR-1FC
Mass:          95 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  145 pts Standard              0      9.50
Engine:        285 Fusion                    6     16.50
   Walking MP:   3
   Running MP:   5
   Jumping MP:   0
Heat Sinks:     17 Single                    6      7.00
 (Heat Sink Loc: 2 LT, 2 RT, 1 LL, 1 RL)
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA+LA+H    R: Sh+UA+LA+H   16       .00
Armor Factor:  288 pts Standard              0     18.00

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9      
   Center Torso:             30         45      
   Center Torso (Rear):                 10      
   L/R Side Torso:           20      32/32      
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              8/8      
   L/R Arm:                  16      32/32      
   L/R Leg:                  20      40/40      

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits    Mass
--------------------------------------------------------
1 Autocannon/10          RA      3   40     11     16.00
  (Ammo Locations: 4 LT)
1 Medium Laser           RA      3           1      1.00
1 Autocannon/10          LA      3           7     12.00
1 Medium Laser           LA      3           1      1.00
1 PPC                    RT     10           3      7.00
1 Medium Laser           HD      3           1      1.00
--------------------------------------------------------
TOTALS:                         25          61     95.00
Crits & Tons Left:                          17       .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost:        8,621,340 C-Bills
Battle Value 2:    1,802 (old BV = 1,415)
Cost per BV2:      4,784.32
Weapon Value:      1,987 / 1,987 (Ratio = 1.10 / 1.10)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 27;  MRDmg = 17;  LRDmg = 4
BattleForce2:      MP: 3,  Armor/Structure: 7/7
                   Damage PB/M/L: 5/3/1,  Overheat: 1
                   Class: MA;  Point Value: 18


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Location: Worcester, MA
1] Rockjock01- Valiant V4-LNT-K1 ...9pts
2] M.K. Rackham - Templar TLR1-D ...4pts
3] St33lf4ng - Grand Crusader GRN-D-X ...2pts

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CavGunner - Bushwacker BSW-P1
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cobayashimaru - penthesilea MK 0
glitterboy2098 - Uziel UZL-1S
Goose - Mangonel MNL-6A
Highball - Maelstrom MTR-1K
Leon Shirow - Nightstar NSR-1FC
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