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Gribbly

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Heat Suit clarification
« on: 09 September 2021, 10:18:19 »
The book 'LosTech: The MechWarrior Equipment Guide' describes the following:

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A Heat Suit is a general full-body suit designed specifically for operating in arid conditions. It incorporates a series of tubes which use the wearer's own body movements to circulate coolant, using minimal power to keep them safe in temperatures of up to 60 degrees Celsius...

Is it reasonable to interpret this as a 'cooling suit' that might be appropriate for XCT troops operating in a high temperature environment?

(I wanted to double check this before proposing a small item of errata for TacOps, which currently identifies the Heat Suit as intended for cold weather equipped XCT troops. This seems redundant considering the existence of the 'Snow Suit'.)

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Re: Heat Suit clarification
« Reply #1 on: 12 September 2021, 11:12:01 »
It sounds like TacOps is in error. Heat Suits are meant for hot environments, not cold ones.
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Disclaimer: Anything stated in this post is unofficial and non-canon unless directly quoted from a published book. Random internet musings of a BattleTech writer are not canon.

 

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