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Old September 23rd, 2011, 03:00 AM
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Originally Posted by john_galt View Post
I read it was a cost savings move. Evidently, Princess considered it under used and it weighed 150+ tons. There has to be some fuel savings when you shed that much weight!
Hi there John & Doopy, now that makes good sense. Removing a dead weight, no matter how iconic, is always going to keep the bean counters happy. Maybe the lower Skywalkers are also doomed to become history if they are not paying their way or the value of aluminum rockets

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