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GF13-049NM Tequila Gundam

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General and Technical Data

Model number: GF13-049NM
Code name: Tequila Gundam
Unit type:
 mobile fighter
Nationality: Neo Mexico
First deployment: FC 60
Accommodation: pilot only, in 360 degree cockpit using Mobile Trace System and Core Lander
Dimensions: head height 16.5 meters
Weight: empty 7.7 metric tons; max gross 17.3 metric tons
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy super ceramic composite; rare metal hybrid multilayered materials
Powerplant: ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Ability points: power: 18.66; speed: 23.41; offense: 18.78; defense: 14.37; search: 15.32; adaptability: 24.52; total: 115.06
Fixed armaments: 10 x vulcan gun, mounted on sombrero; 2 x beam trident, stored on backpack, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

Neo Mexico’s GF13-049NM Tequila Gundam was designed to take advantage of the skills of its powerful pilot, Chico Rodriguez. The Tequila Gundam was equipped with ten head vulcans in its sombrero, as well as two beam tridents. All Gundam Fighters had reasons for entering the 13th Gundam Fight, and for Chico, his reason was to escape to Earth with his sister Gina. After Gina contracted a terminal disease on the Neo Mexico colony, Chico became a Gundam Fighter so that they could go down to Neo Mexico on Earth and spend what time she had left on the ocean. However, the Neo Mexico government didn’t like the idea of its Gundam Fighter escaping and killing off his opponents outside the Gundam Fight. This changed after an encounter with Domon Kasshu and his GF13-017NJ Shining Gundam. After convincing Chico to join him in a Gundam Fight, Domon partially destroyed the Tequila Gundam so that Chico could escape and live with his sister. To the eyes of the Neo Mexican authorities, Chico “died” valiantly fighting for his country.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Chico Rodriguez
First appearance: Mobile Fighter G Gundam
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara

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Director:

Yasuhiro Imagawa

Writer(s):
Fuyunori Gobu
Ken Oketani
Hiroaki Kitajima
Ryota Yamaguchi
Fumihiko Shimo

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Hajime Katoki
Kimitoshi Yamane

Character Designer:
Hiroshi Osaka

Musical Composer:
Kouhei Tanaka

Airdates:
Japan 04.22.1994 – 03.31.1995
U.S. 08.05.2002 – 10.16.2002

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