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laser
10-29-2014, 11:31 AM
In Iku's damage pose. What is that on her left middle finger? A grenade pin? if so WHAT?! Where!?

I only ask because I don't remember Iku having any grenades. And seeing that in my command office is a little unnerving




http://img4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20131121074444/kancolle/images/3/37/123_4.png

Tomppelisusi
10-29-2014, 11:44 AM
I always thought it's just broken down propeller from one of her torpedoes, could be wrong though.

laser
10-29-2014, 11:48 AM
I first thought it had something to do with the missing 3rd torpedo but. what part of a torpedo has a ring with a small stick. The torpedo would be all solid parts without holes

DDX chan
10-29-2014, 11:58 AM
the key to arm the torpedo perhaps?

laser
10-29-2014, 12:02 PM
True it could have something to do with arming/setting depth/speed. But it doesn't exist at all in the undamaged art

Leyana
10-29-2014, 10:31 PM
There's that mysterious piece of green metal with red circles too.

Raven2k5
10-30-2014, 08:46 PM
Leyana Hmm that could be a part of her seaplane. Those red circles look a lot like the circles on the Yokosuka E14Y seaplane.

Greenie
10-30-2014, 09:11 PM
The thingie above the seaplane's wings looks like a part of a catapult. Maybe what she holds in her hand is the pin for the catapult?

Leyana
10-30-2014, 10:31 PM
It looks less like a plane and more like a piece of cloth though.

WNG_M-109A6
10-30-2014, 10:34 PM
laser
So out of everything you could have looked at in I-19's damage pose...it was a little metal ring in her hand.

....There just might be some hope left in this community after all.

Leyana
10-30-2014, 10:40 PM
WNG_M-109A6 The metal ring is pretty distracting.

PrimarchBentley
10-30-2014, 10:44 PM
Google image search on "I-19 submarine", and in many images you see a ring array (radio? some other sensor?) on top of the conning tower. Not really visible in the original art, though I can't look at Iku pics too much while at work......

laser
10-30-2014, 11:31 PM
@WNG_M-109A6 (http://www.himeuta.net/members/wng_m-109a6/) I don't know if I really qualify for this hope you speak of. For the first month of playing I thought that Errorchan had fallen on her face instead of bowing to apologize.

Iku's personality just worries me after I read Tonda's macho admiral doujin. So seeing what could be a grenade pin, I really don't know what iku would have done with a grenade.

As for the green thing. Part of a hatch? the corners are too sharp to be a plane. A ribbon would have made sense but her hair ribbons are pink.

edit: did some image searches on I-19 submarine and I think that green thing actually is part of a plane. The main wing section completely torn off from the rest.

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http://s51.radikal.ru/i133/1205/ee/154c4f32fc4a.jpg

Found it. The ring is to the bottom right of the 3 tall towers. This is not present in her normal art. What does it do? Im guessing some kind of receiver for radio

Much relief was felt

WNG_M-109A6
10-30-2014, 11:52 PM
laser
I have a sinking suspicion that the ring is a radio D/F-ing loop. IIRC many WW2-era combat aircraft had a similar system.


Also, that sub model is f-cking awesome. I want one.

laser
10-31-2014, 12:30 AM
WNG_M-109A6 I got the image from IJN submarine I-19 - Ready for Inspection - Maritime - Britmodeller.com (http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234918647-ijn-submarine-i-19/)

The poster said that he home-made some parts(aerial wires)