Talk:LB 5-X AC

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LB-X Autocannon.jpg
Production information
Type Ballistic (Direct/Cluster)
Tech Base Inner Sphere (IS)
Year Availability IS = 3058
Technical specifications
Heat IS = 1
Damage IS = 5 (slug)
1/pellet (cluster)
Minimum Range IS = 4
Short Range IS = 1-8
Medium Range IS = 9-15
Long Range IS = 16-22
Tons IS = 8
Critical Slots IS = 5
Ammo Per Ton IS = 16
Cost (unloaded) IS =
Ammo Cost (per ton) IS =
BV (1.0) IS =

The stats that I have in the Tactical Handbook for this weapon are different from later publications. How should I list THB weapons when they differ? In the existing page? Should I make a separate THB page for the weapon? Do other master tables of weapons need to be updated as well? I added the additional manufacturers and have filled in a weapon table for the THB stats here. --LRichardson 23:55, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

Unnecessary to put both in the infobox, I think. Instead, make a "Notes" section and put it there. ClanWolverine101 00:29, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
Any suggested format for displaying a weapons stats in a horizontal row? I had originally tried to put both IS versions in the infobox but it didn't format right.--LRichardson 00:50, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
The stats in Total Warfare are the most current, superseding all the versions of this weapon in books that came before, including the Tactical Handbook. With that in mind, is it necessary to include such detail? I think a note similar to the one that is currently in the article is sufficient to draw attention to the difference. --Scaletail 22:59, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
I would tend to say yes, just not on a separate page. What previous revisions had is still of relevance to BT history, if nothing else illustrating the tinkering that went on. HeavyMetal Pro has both THB and current versions of various weapons in it's database, and so it is still of some interest. I just can't figure out how to put the THB stats in the sidebar table without futzing the format. At any rate, the table is here in the discussion if anyone looks. Perhaps I will put up a THB specific weapon table listing all the THB items.-- LRichardson 23:24, 19 April 2011 (UTC)