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: ''For the laser pistols used in ''[[Galactica 1980]]'', see: [[Laser pistol (1980)]].''
 
: ''For the laser pistols used in ''[[Galactica 1980]]'', see: [[Laser pistol (1980)]].''
  
[[Image:Laserpistol.jpg|thumb|right|Apollo stays out of sight when Red-Eye approaches ([[The Lost Warrior]]).]]
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[[File:TLW - Apollo with Blaster.png|thumb|right|[[Apollo (TOS)|Apollo]] stays out of sight when [[Red-Eye|Red-Eye]] approaches [[Vella]]'s house ([[TOS]]: "[[The Lost Warrior]]").]]
The '''laser pistol''' is the standard sidearm of [[Colonial Warrior|Colonial warriors]]. Laser pistols are energy based weapons.
 
  
Colonial military laser pistols contain readouts that can indicate whether or not they has been recently fired ([[Murder on the Rising Star]]).
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The '''laser pistol''' is the standard energy-based sidearm of [[Colonial Warrior|Colonial warriors]].
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Colonial military laser pistols contain readouts that can indicate whether or not they has been recently fired ([[TOS]]: "[[Murder on the Rising Star]]").
  
 
The energy signature in each weapon is unique, allowing tests to be conducted to prove if a particular pistol was used in a given instance (Murder on the Rising Star).
 
The energy signature in each weapon is unique, allowing tests to be conducted to prove if a particular pistol was used in a given instance (Murder on the Rising Star).
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
  
*At the beginning of the series, the laser volley emitted from the pistol is invisible to the eye, with the exception of the accompanying flash from the muzzle. Later during the series run, particularly in "[[Take the Celestra]]" and "[[The Man with Nine Lives]]", the laser blasts become red bolts due to the fact that [[Universal Hartland]] became the SFX factory for the Original Series <ref>{{cite_web|url=http://www.universalhartland.com/code/galc00mn.shtml|title=Universal Hartland|date=|accessdate=|last=|first=|format=|language=}}</ref>.
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*At the beginning of the series, the laser volley emitted from the pistol is invisible to the eye, with the exception of the accompanying flash from the muzzle. Later during the series run, particularly in "[[Take the Celestra]]" and "[[The Man with Nine Lives]]," the laser blasts become red bolts due to the fact that [[Universal Hartland]] became the SFX factory for the Original Series<ref>{{cite_web|url=http://www.universalhartland.com/code/galc00mn.shtml|title=Universal Hartland|date=|accessdate=|last=|first=|format=|language=}}</ref>.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
  
* [http://www.geocities.com/sjpaxton/plans.html Article regarding the laser pistol props with pictures at Battlestar Zone]
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* [http://www.geocities.ws/sjpaxton/plans.html Article regarding the laser pistol props with pictures at Battlestar Zone]
  
 
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[[Category: Weapons (TOS)]]
 
[[Category: Weapons (TOS)]]
 
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Revision as of 22:42, 10 July 2019

For the laser pistols used in Galactica 1980, see: Laser pistol (1980).
Apollo stays out of sight when Red-Eye approaches Vella's house (TOS: "The Lost Warrior").

The laser pistol is the standard energy-based sidearm of Colonial warriors.

Colonial military laser pistols contain readouts that can indicate whether or not they has been recently fired (TOS: "Murder on the Rising Star").

The energy signature in each weapon is unique, allowing tests to be conducted to prove if a particular pistol was used in a given instance (Murder on the Rising Star).

Notes

  • At the beginning of the series, the laser volley emitted from the pistol is invisible to the eye, with the exception of the accompanying flash from the muzzle. Later during the series run, particularly in "Take the Celestra" and "The Man with Nine Lives," the laser blasts become red bolts due to the fact that Universal Hartland became the SFX factory for the Original Series[1].

See also

References

  1. Universal Hartland (backup available on Archive.org) (in ).

External links