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    that's not the case. illegal trade still hurts...

    that's not the case. illegal trade still hurts controlling anarchy factions.
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    there is generally very, very few reasons in ED...

    there is generally very, very few reasons in ED to wait for.

    currently enjoying my t9 on my third account instead of the cutter on my main, while my main is out exploring in a DBE instead of the...
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    to be overly precise, it is the number of bond...

    to be overly precise, it is the number of bond REDEEMS that is the most important, with the number of bonds got second (via number of shipkills), while the value of bonds plays no or a very, very...
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    Kaiko (Diamondback Explorer) MS Bloom (Anaconda)...

    Kaiko (Diamondback Explorer)
    MS Bloom (Anaconda)
    Lauryn (Eagle)
    Kaiko3000III (2nd Diamondback Explorer)
    The Bee's Gee (DBS)
    Enkomion (CmkIV)
    Jia O. (Asp Explorer)
    Murasaki Shikibu (Orca)
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    ACTIVE CG they are not illegal at the CG station. you...

    they are not illegal at the CG station.

    you get the message, as other jurisdictions in secoya make them illegal.

    no sneaking into the station required.
  6. CMDR goemon Date: 14 August 3002 Location:...

    CMDR goemon
    Date: 14 August 3002
    Location: Diamondback Explorer KAIKO3000III, Scheau Eaec Sector, on way to Rho Cassiopeia

    While travelling slowly towards Rho Cassiopeia with much differing...
  7. even my flatmate knows about quince by now

    even my flatmate knows about quince by now:

    http://i.imgur.com/SRvGKl8.jpg

    hydrates ... protects!
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    https://bot.gyazo.com/f203f1445ddb28172f9b08639ac7...

    https://bot.gyazo.com/f203f1445ddb28172f9b08639ac73179.png
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    we have 10 ships in the game having more optional...

    we have 10 ships in the game having more optional internals than an AspE - at least 8 of those can reach or exceed a pre-engineers AspE jumprange.


    not at all useless for exploration, we might...
  10. best of luck, bran! i guess, a cobra will be...

    best of luck, bran!

    i guess, a cobra will be still around whenever you check in :)
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    ... and FA-off which greatly reduces thruster...

    ... and FA-off which greatly reduces thruster usage.
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    yes, but again: this isn't down to the perceived...

    yes, but again: this isn't down to the perceived weakness of bounties as far as i can see, but down to the caps applied on positive influence gains, while no cap is applied on negative influence...
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    redeeming bounties will help ending civil unrest....

    redeeming bounties will help ending civil unrest.

    as for the missions - they might help ending the state, if their effect reduces civil unrest, but there is no way to check before handing them in....
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    well, quite simple: no drive tuning or G1 clean...

    well, quite simple: no drive tuning or G1 clean drive tuning for an explorer i don't intend to land, G5 clean drive tuning for planetary explorers. my general purpose/i don't know what to expect...
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    yeah, that thread. it was several times brought...

    yeah, that thread. it was several times brought up in there, that the tests missed both high g surfaces and ambient temperature, which is imho critical for exploration.

    alas, op liked people...
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    the main difference between clean and dirty...

    the main difference between clean and dirty drives is above higher g surfaces and/or high ambient temperature, and i invite anyone to test that with dirty drives at skardee 1 (high ambient...
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    same here. reason is the cmkiii shields are weak,...

    same here. reason is the cmkiii shields are weak, and a booster pushes them above a critical value for me. while pointdefense are only really usefull when shields are down.

    on a 4 utility ship i...
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    how do you monitor those systems? if ross/eddb.io...

    how do you monitor those systems? if ross/eddb.io that most likely the effect of people visiting the systems before restarting the client.
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    that's not correct (if it ever was). and the...

    that's not correct (if it ever was). and the relative numbers have been adjusted in 2.2., making bounties more powerfull, and system security killings less.

    the general imbalance is imho down to...
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    - killing cmdrs has close to no effect on minor...

    - killing cmdrs has close to no effect on minor factions (basically only that of a crime, if they are clean - very minor. for bgs work pvp is just wasted effort)

    - killing npc of a minor faction...
  21. CMDR goemon Date: 12 August 3002 Location:...

    CMDR goemon
    Date: 12 August 3002
    Location: Formidine Rift, Eafots RA-G b11-0 3, Gamma Site of the Dynasty Expedition

    Visiting the places of the Dynasty Expedition of 3270 is rather depressing....
  22. Thread: my python build

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    - undersized powerdistributor doesn't make sense...

    - undersized powerdistributor doesn't make sense outside a pure trade python

    - undersized powerdistributor and beams is a no go

    - without engineering you can't sustain a large and two medium...
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    the condas standard fueltank allows 4 jumps,...

    the condas standard fueltank allows 4 jumps, which is just fine. 3,5 is still comfy (so you could reduce to 28t if you have to many internals), less requires awareness or restricting your route to...
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    Sticky: message is the same as reported here:...

    message is the same as reported here: https://canonn.science/codex/formidine-rift-delta-site/

    link also states correctly the transmission time as "00 past the hour" - so the OP of this thread...
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    Sticky: keybuk confirmed at least per discord, that the...

    keybuk confirmed at least per discord, that the same beacon used to broadcast at :45. i'm currently scouring for a recording or transcript of the original one, to check whether there are any...
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    this brilliant thread has numbers for lateral...

    this brilliant thread has numbers for lateral thrusters acceleration: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php?t=182465

    as the viper mkiv is slower, the relative acceleration of lateral...
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    yep. it has the same strong vertical thrusters as...

    yep. it has the same strong vertical thrusters as a viper mkIII. the best planetary landing vehicle imho, besides an eagle (which misses some internals for a planetary surface explorer) - courier...
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    Wasp-77 A 1 has more G than Achenar 3 at 7,95 G,...

    Wasp-77 A 1 has more G than Achenar 3 at 7,95 G, isn't permit locked and 350 ly from Sol.

    HD 148937 3 is a 9.77G monster planet with a nice tourist mission trap by Red Anders :D ... and ~1.4KLy...
  29. COMPLETED CG to be fair, one gets better over time. i still...

    to be fair, one gets better over time. i still remember my utter failure the first time i tried to find some coordinates (when brain trees were discovered).
  30. COMPLETED CG lat: + at 0 degrees (central hud after engaging...

    lat: + at 0 degrees (central hud after engaging orbital cruise), - at 180 degrees
    long: + at 90 degrees, - at 270 degrees

    what i do is, i engage orbital cruise, throttle to 0, level, and turn 90...
  31. COMPLETED CG we are slowly getting there where the payout get...

    we are slowly getting there where the payout get crazy :)
  32. i would be most interested about "harder to...

    i would be most interested about "harder to obtain", as even as a slow learner like me you hit any skill ceiling one or two ranks before elite - after that it's just about time investment, you don't...
  33. actually, the reduction per elite rank is on top...

    actually, the reduction per elite rank is on top of the outfitting reduction at founders world, and even applies to any purchases outside of jameson memorial.
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    Sticky: the formidine rift delta beacon at eafots gl-y e2 (delta site) is (now?) broadcasting at :00

    OP: "Beacons that link to Alpha sites broadcast on the hour. Beta sites at 15 past, Gamma sites half past, and Delta sites 45 past the hour."

    System: EAFOTS GL-Y E2
    Beacon around: A1
    Rally Point...
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    There is whole thread in its 5th incarnation on...

    There is whole thread in its 5th incarnation on this: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/216887-The-Open-v-Solo-v-Groups-thread-IV-Hotel-California

    i suggest reading the opening post, to...
  36. Elite ranking already brings an ingame reduction...

    Elite ranking already brings an ingame reduction of outfitting price.
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    yes, you can transfer your multicannons. as...

    yes, you can transfer your multicannons.

    as armourpenetration ("size penalty") plays no role in shieldstripping, it would make sense to use the large hardpoint as a hull shredder (frag,...
  38. you are in the right system (ngurii?), as there...

    you are in the right system (ngurii?), as there are two stations named Cheranovsky City in game?

    the soontill relicts are yellowed in the commodity market.
  39. COMPLETED CG luckily for me (and humanity ;-) ) my current...

    luckily for me (and humanity ;-) ) my current bubble commander sees no problem with shooting down scavengers. went all rambo in the tunnels, even got unknown fragments in that way for palin, if that...
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    Sticky: sry, if this is known, but i went to thr beacon...

    sry, if this is known, but i went to thr beacon in eafots gl-y e2 (delta site), and it did not broadcast (anymore?) at :45 (14:45 servertime). instead in broadcasted at 15:00.

    "Beacons that link...
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    well, looks as if your tactic isn't working this...

    well, looks as if your tactic isn't working this time, but learning to adjust isn't for everyone o7
  42. COMPLETED CG besides waiting for hyperdictions, i could...

    besides waiting for hyperdictions, i could imagine shooting the "cargo": unknown biological matter and them like? as ua's give unknown fragments, that might be a way?
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    no, they don't, as i can tell you with my sensors.

    no, they don't, as i can tell you with my sensors.
  44. COMPLETED CG no, it looks like you simply descended to fast....

    no, it looks like you simply descended to fast. even after you pointed up your nose, you are still loosing height. no thargoids, but gravity.
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    gaining reputation with one faction has no effect...

    gaining reputation with one faction has no effect on your reputation with any other faction directly (so, for exampel, as long as you don't pick up an assassination mission - this will hurt your...
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    what grade of sensors do you have, and what kind...

    what grade of sensors do you have, and what kind of range?

    pirates and miners often spawn several KM out from the site - i have a -grade longrange sensors for some special case operation with a...
  47. CMDR goemon Date: 7 August 3002 Location:...

    CMDR goemon
    Date: 7 August 3002
    Location: Diamondback Explorer KAIKO3000III, Body Exclusion Zone of the Black Hole Binary V595 Persei C

    A lot of space exploration history is written as a story...
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    i my experience, it massively depends where you...

    i my experience, it massively depends where you are playing.

    when i was based in tau ceti, close to sol, i never had a problem finding enough to do for large pads.

    ~160 ly from sol, where i am...
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    - class 4 shield and class 5 scb give you more...

    - class 4 shield and class 5 scb give you more total mj, than the other way around

    - but generally, i would always run bi-weave thermal resist + 3 augmented boosters pve, as the better recharge...
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    yep. (your numbers are a bit extreme, so one...

    yep. (your numbers are a bit extreme, so one would have to factor in the effect of shipkills)
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    wow wow wow! and grats.

    wow wow wow! and grats.
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    Anaconda no, the beluga is surprisingly nimble in...

    no, the beluga is surprisingly nimble in supercruise (and for its size in real space).

    but the beluga can't fit acceptable fuelscoop + shield for landing + fighter bay.

    some love the...
  53. well written and thought through! i hope all of...

    well written and thought through! i hope all of it gets included as "nasty surprise" in 2.4. patch notes, without beta testing, so nithing can nerf moon-pets.
  54. open a ticket at https://support.frontier.co.uk -...

    open a ticket at https://support.frontier.co.uk - i was hit by the same bug on my third account, and customer service sorted all in <48 h (! so amazing :) )
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    Anaconda fuelusage of a class 6 fsd (conda) is higher per...

    fuelusage of a class 6 fsd (conda) is higher per jump, than of a class 5 fsd (aspE). 7B performs better than a 6a ... there is no reason for a class 6 fuelscoop on an explonda.
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    Anaconda 6A thrusters will perform the same as 7A, as both...

    6A thrusters will perform the same as 7A, as both are below 50% optimal mass with an explonda.

    check out the sticky in the exploration subforum "portal", there is a very good guide how to outfit...
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    i personally think, missions pay generally too...

    i personally think, missions pay generally too good (as i strongly believe unguided sanbox play should always pay a little bit better), but i also think, a cap on mission payouts isn't the way to go....
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    well, reads as if shipkills of the controlling...

    well, reads as if shipkills of the controlling factions + bounty redeems for all others is the best way to go...

    i'd suggest equipping a kws, and shoot wanted ships at uss or haz res (?)/comp nav...
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    it's been like that for a while (since the log...

    it's been like that for a while (since the log includes factions influence; before that we did know about a few, as influence didn't add up to 100% in systems with engineers).
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    Star One requires 45ly max jumprange in the route...

    Star One requires 45ly max jumprange in the route published in this thread (and jumponium); the other waypoints have all been reached pre engineers afaik. We have quite some sign ups from commanders...
  61. CMDR goemon Date: 6 August 3002 Location: IC...

    CMDR goemon
    Date: 6 August 3002
    Location: IC 1805 SECTOR, Panorama Bar of the Sagan Class Tourist Ship

    I’m sulking in the view of the planetary nebula one jump away. Blue has always be my...
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    - easiest way to lower a high influence faction...

    - easiest way to lower a high influence faction is always to raise the lower factions influence factions.

    - missing some crucial info, like: are all stations/planetary stations with docking...
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    1,1 %/1,2%. best source is 1,4% - around the...

    1,1 %/1,2%. best source is 1,4% - around the bubble 1,3% (Mirphak A 2 d).

    fumaroles (and barncles) are your friend.
  64. i own 3 pythons on my main account. less hassle...

    i own 3 pythons on my main account. less hassle than reoutfitting. go for it - ships and modules is all you can spwnd credits on. if i wouldn't own a mining clipper aside from my mining corvette, i...
  65. Thread: meta-alloys

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    do you use the fastest routeplotting option, or...

    do you use the fastest routeplotting option, or are you on economical?
  66. Thread: meta-alloys

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    oh yes, the commodity description of meta alloys...

    oh yes, the commodity description of meta alloys in the commodity market.
  67. Thread: meta-alloys

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    https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/31263...

    https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/312632-Meta-Alloy-Ripe-Barnacle-sources :)
  68. CMDR goemon Date: 6 August 3002 Location: IC...

    CMDR goemon
    Date: 6 August 3002
    Location: IC 1805 SECTOR, Officer Mess of the Sagan Class Tourist Ship

    When i was the first time out exploring in my Adder “Marvin” some years ago, desperately...
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    not having to engage or disengage SR constantly,...

    not having to engage or disengage SR constantly, which also has a time till it kicks in.
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    ah yes, HD 148937 cost me two condas, and a lot...

    ah yes, HD 148937 cost me two condas, and a lot of failed passenger missions, which i had stacked ....

    some general advise watching the amazing vid:

    1. do not go more than 20 degrees up or down...
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    i heard the same, but then i went looking...

    i heard the same, but then i went looking...
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    Holy grail for me is an undiscovered real galaxy...

    Holy grail for me is an undiscovered real galaxy supergiant/hypergiant. Two down :)

    a ringed ELW with a landable moon closer or as close as our moon to earth would be another, but i haven't found...
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    before we derail this thread, i have opened ...

    before we derail this thread, i have opened

    The Collective log of The Dead End's Circumnavigation Expedition

    please repost your entries - they read fantastic :)

    and @everyone join in!
    ...
  74. CMDR goemon Date: 1 August 3002 Location: 6...

    CMDR goemon
    Date: 1 August 3002
    Location: 6 Casiopeia, on board of the Diamondback Explorer KAIKO3000II

    Some explorers say the way out is the hardest, other say hardest is the return trip. I...
  75. Chapter I

    Preparations

    - August 3002 -
  76. The Collective log of The Dead End's Circumnavigation Expedition

    /oc

    This is the collective log of the The Dead End's Circumnavigation Expedition. You can find the main thread of the expedition here:...
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    if work ramps up, i go exploring ... a couple of...

    if work ramps up, i go exploring ... a couple of jumps each other day. brought me to the core and back 2 times :). or i switch to my secondary account parked at a station close to a RES.
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    /move to Suggestions & Feedback

    /move to Suggestions & Feedback
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    check out the outfitting section in the...

    check out the outfitting section in the exploration subforum portal: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/369176-Foundation-The-Exploration-Portal

    you'll find a very good guide how to...
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    1. if you fire on a ship, you are always resolved...

    1. if you fire on a ship, you are always resolved as long as you fire. there is no use to engage running silent while firing, but directly before or after that

    2. you might want to look into...
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    in the same jurisdiction: yes.

    in the same jurisdiction: yes.
  82. and here i came, expecting praise of the novels....

    and here i came, expecting praise of the novels. i found the TV series bit weak in comparison (but i ony watched a few episodes).

    First and foremost, if anyone hasn't read the novels ...
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    idea: collective in-character expedition log

    i was wondering, whether it could be fun to write strictly in-character expedition log/dairy. in-character, in-game-world would be the main "rule".

    i have zero experience with writing "fan...
  84. high security system at the edge with station...

    high security system at the edge with station close to entry point. switch ships or outfitting there.

    you can filter the galaxy map for security levels, i have some of those safe harbours...
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    /moved to suggestion subforum, where it is more...

    /moved to suggestion subforum, where it is more likely to be seen.

    you are not the first one to ask for this, but it is much needed!
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    Sticky: thank you so much for putting this up @Qohen Leth...

    thank you so much for putting this up @Qohen Leth - this looks absolutely marvellous, and i will dive in to see whether you have missed a ressource i know off :)
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    Qohen Leth has put up the fantastic new...

    Qohen Leth has put up the fantastic new Foundation - The Exploration Portal https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/369176-Foundation-The-Exploration-Portal, which is already stickied and an...
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    /moved to exploration subforum. 33 ly is...

    /moved to exploration subforum.

    33 ly is around the same jumprange of the first AspE i took to sag a* (pre engineering).

    enjoy your trip, cmdr!
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    compromised nav beacons with their fleets of...

    compromised nav beacons with their fleets of elite adders, eagles and sidey are you friend. alternatively - if you like mining and have good standing with the alliance, bill turner does G3, the...
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    welcome to these forums, cmdr! if you got any...

    welcome to these forums, cmdr!

    if you got any questions, don't hesitate to open a thread in the newcomers subforum: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/forumdisplay.php/75-Newcomers-Forum

    exploring...
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    not that i know off. you could create some :)...

    not that i know off.

    you could create some :)

    i work around using the external camera to get an idea about the hardpoint placement.

    AspE is tricky with it's shape.
  92. generally, as MCs are efficient themself,...

    generally, as MCs are efficient themself, efficient mcs don't make a lot of sense.

    on the other hand, you are missing out 2,5 sustained DPS, or 5,4 raw DPS per medium multicanonn - roughly 25%...
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    Added FAQ for players which group's minor faction got added to the game in the groups subforum

    https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/368988-FAQ-My-player-group-s-minor-faction-got-added-to-the-game

    redirecting here for all questions on the BGS, plus other answers and links
  94. Sticky: [PRIVATE] FAQ: My player group's minor faction got added to the game...

    If your player group's minor faction just got added to the game, you probably have some questions.

    Your player group's minor faction is now part of the "living, breathing galaxy" - shared by all...
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    Dolphin still waiting to experience this bug - maybe this...

    still waiting to experience this bug - maybe this weekend!

    no rebuys on my tertiary account yet, and i had a "fly without rebuy"-day yesterday in my newly acquired python ... yeah, the adrenalin...
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    dognosh is currently busy with other things. if...

    dognosh is currently busy with other things. if anyone wants and is able to maintain a similar thread, please PM me... otherwise we'll keep it stickied till we have found a worthy successor...
    ...
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    just a quick heads up - as the expedition has...

    just a quick heads up - as the expedition has ended, i have unstickied the thread :)

    fly safe!
  98. Thread: Name Correction

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    open a ticket at https://support.frontier.co.uk -...

    open a ticket at https://support.frontier.co.uk - they'll sort it :-)
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    very interesting. i have a similar oddity, but...

    very interesting. i have a similar oddity, but cutting into profit ... a couple of extraction systems not paying premium for mineral extractors during boom.

    i wonder, whether there are either...
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    interesting! states of other non-controlling...

    interesting!

    states of other non-controlling faction seffect market prices and supply to some extend (as you can see with medicines with a single non controlling faction), but i have never heard...
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    Dolphin i actually have outfittend and modded my dolphin...

    i actually have outfittend and modded my dolphin to be ready for silent running (heatsink, low emission powerplant, clean drive tuning) - for those illegal passengers to surface ports.
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    my understanding is they are only good for mining...

    my understanding is they are only good for mining in multicrew. i haven't used them personally, as mining is pretty much quality time with myself.
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    you misunderstood. i was talking about...

    you misunderstood. i was talking about unblocking, not about blocking. a higher security level or tech level might unblock the rare.
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    exporting medicines to station in outbreak for...

    exporting medicines to station in outbreak for exampel, or food to systems in famine, and similar.



    tourism economy in the state of boom. you can filter the galaxy map for bstates and economy...
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    actually, you can source a better arsenic source...

    actually, you can source a better arsenic source by looking at the relative percentage of materials of the same grade (or higher grades from the same sources as arsenic). high arsenic percentage, low...
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    did you purchase a TURRETED mining laser? your...

    did you purchase a TURRETED mining laser? your post doesn't read like it, but maybe?
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    Dolphin the dolphin has potentially oversized thrusters -...

    the dolphin has potentially oversized thrusters - in many outfitting you'll get the same performance out of A4 thrusters as out of A5 thrusters. that's definetly where i downsize my dolphin.

    it...
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    that's a nother reason for a dropship. it...

    that's a nother reason for a dropship. it prepares for flying larger ships in combat (python, conda, corvette etc.), for a rather cheap rebuy. if you like piloting larger ships in combat (not...
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    i build a travelling/mission running FDL on my...

    i build a travelling/mission running FDL on my main account, as i love the cockpit, sounddesign and flight model of this luxury ship: https://eddp.co/u/DkzzPckL

    25 ly jumprange, basically a...
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    the dropship has a very special atmosphere in...

    the dropship has a very special atmosphere in cockpit and sound, well worth it.

    in terms of usefullness - it is usefull, till you can finance a python. after that, there is no reason to fly a...
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    it's the fastest ship in the game with a still...

    it's the fastest ship in the game with a still usefull loadout (the iEagle is potentially faster in a pure racing build).

    mine does over 700 m/s in a combat build, which i use in haz res and CZ.
    ...
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    But, uhm, Bug. here is a bug report from me,...

    But, uhm, Bug. here is a bug report from me, maybe add your exampel to it: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/356966-Illegal-Commodities-not-to-sell-via-the-Black-Market
  113. Python - get thermal resist bi-weaves and resistant...

    - get thermal resist bi-weaves and resistant augmented boosters.

    - i fly my combat python with two large ammo increased frags, with a large efficient beam gimbal, and a medium gimbal emissive...
  114. on the buckyball races pre engineers a conda (bit...

    on the buckyball races pre engineers a conda (bit above 40 ly jumprange) hold the record with just below 9 hours. a pre engineering diamonback scout just below 30 lightyears jumprange took 15 hours....
  115. well, i recently purchased a third account (my...

    well, i recently purchased a third account (my secondary has no horizons).

    already farseer changed the cobra into a ship with more jumprange than the first AspE i took to sag a*. after adding...
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    nice! are the ringed ones are close to the...

    nice!

    are the ringed ones are close to the ring of the main?
  117. fly what you enjoy most. but keep the python,...

    fly what you enjoy most.

    but keep the python, it is the most versatile ship in the game. on my main account i own 3 pythons, and one of them is back from 1.3. (!). you want to have one in the...
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    yep. a countered retreat is nearby impossible.

    yep. a countered retreat is nearby impossible.
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    no. retreat won't get pending or active with a...

    no.

    retreat won't get pending or active with a pending conflict. the best you can manage is a 3 day active retreat with retreating on the 4th tick afaik ... even if the shortest i have monitored...
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    yes, retreat can be cut short by a conflict going...

    yes, retreat can be cut short by a conflict going active - but not much, as the conflict has to go pending after retreat going pending. the countdown of retreat is 1, the duration 5, while conflicts...
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    uh, that's pretty cool. what are the other...

    uh, that's pretty cool. what are the other coordinates like?
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    4-5 active collector limpets per medium mining...

    4-5 active collector limpets per medium mining laser. on a python that means a least 8, and 11 if you take advantage of that great powerdistributor and fit 3 mining lasers.

    my mining AspE (which i...
  123. hm, i'm sure i sold exploration data there...

    hm, i'm sure i sold exploration data there previously. what does the system map say about services?
  124. weird. is universal cartographics not there...

    weird.

    is universal cartographics not there for you?
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    i have not seen any clean test on exploration...

    i have not seen any clean test on exploration data, but i assume every single transaction counts, probably with a value modifier. so generally 1 page = 1 system (as you can sell single systems).
    ...
  126. missions also give those.

    missions also give those.
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    around 15 mio/h state trading, around 20-25...

    around 15 mio/h state trading, around 20-25 mio/hour after having the rep in a tourism economy in boom doing passengers, and a bit more doing surface scan missions in a system generating those...
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    welcome to these forums, cmdr - and fly safe!

    welcome to these forums, cmdr - and fly safe!
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    no, robigo doesn't generate any compareable...

    no, robigo doesn't generate any compareable income.

    state depending trading (medicines to outbreak systems for exampel) and passenger missions. and surface scan missions is where the CR is at....
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    yep. an effect of random expansions.

    yep. an effect of random expansions.
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    1. there are systems with 1 faction (out of the...

    1. there are systems with 1 faction (out of the bubble), in which case there isn't much you can do. 100% influence, permanent cycle of expansion - failed expansion - investment - expansion...

    2....
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    check the timestamp of last update of eddb.io....

    check the timestamp of last update of eddb.io. reads more to me as if nobody was visiting the system with a connector to the database in the last ~14 hours (since the tick).



    more important is...
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    sirius corporation yesterday showed as...

    sirius corporation yesterday showed as dictatorship in left hand corner of the hud, station and galaxy map, while still being corporate in right hand panel and system map. no idea how that glitch...
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    exactly. btw., there is a tool - it's called...

    exactly.

    btw., there is a tool - it's called ED pathfinder, and it even pulls destinations from your mission list via log.
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    no, but as soon as you disable life support you...

    no, but as soon as you disable life support you see the o2 ticking. d-rated life support has 7 minutes 30 seconds.
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    i have three pythons. my multipurpose do...

    i have three pythons.

    my multipurpose do everything one maxed out is below 130 mio. i can take that build into a CZ while having mission cargo and an active passenger mission to get a dozend...
  137. this. no auto dock when running silent. if...

    this.

    no auto dock when running silent.

    if you have not been scanned once, take the scan - your missions won't fail.
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    for navy rank taking a home isn't necessary at...

    for navy rank taking a home isn't necessary at all, because any mission for a superpower alligned minor faction counts the same.

    i ranked in that way on my secondary account (but only to unlock...
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    actually if out exploring i shut down everything...

    actually if out exploring i shut down everything BESIDES life support before calling it a night (as jon flint already said, the o2 timer counts down).

    unfortunately the game does not store your...
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    a bit like tourism economies being the source of...

    a bit like tourism economies being the source of passenger missions instead of the target.
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    no, they get into a permanent cycle of expansion...

    no, they get into a permanent cycle of expansion - failed expansion - investment - expansion etc.
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    you can't get an AspE easily above 40 ly without...

    you can't get an AspE easily above 40 ly without engineering, actually pre-engineering the max jumprange of an AspE is ~38 ly totally stripped own - even less with a srv an any shield.



    empty...
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    not true. the commodity market description gives...

    not true. the commodity market description gives all information you need, and than there is galnet. barnacles and meta-alloys have been found before it was possible to google where.
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    check right hand panel -> synthesis

    check right hand panel -> synthesis
  145. well done :) to bad permit giving factions are...

    well done :)

    to bad permit giving factions are fix.
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    this, or a secondary account :)

    this, or a secondary account :)
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    neither the guardian nor the thargoids sites are...

    neither the guardian nor the thargoids sites are far out.

    for the guardian site you want at least 12 T of cargo. for the thargoids site you want and afmu to repair moduls damaged by unknown...
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    i should have said: a class 5 fsd and a class 4...

    i should have said: a class 5 fsd and a class 4 fueltank, as outlined in the OP. see link to build ;-)
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    a FDL with a class 5 fsd would end with 60 ly max...

    a FDL with a class 5 fsd would end with 60 ly max jumprange in a typical exploration build: https://eddp.co/u/ksQSsTRF
  150. droprate at distribution centers is around 9%,...

    droprate at distribution centers is around 9%, and the best there is.

    beside outfitting an imperial eagle with an a grade wake scanner, and putting up some music you like, there is no better way...
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    uhm - you can use obsidian orbital, or unity for...

    uhm - you can use obsidian orbital, or unity for exampel - stations which have been build by previous CGs.

    you can also trade sothis gold, or lucan onionhead, onionhead alpha and beta strain, etc....
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    maybe palin could franchise them to other...

    maybe palin could franchise them to other engineers, for exampel his pal qwendt, or farseer, or both?
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    around 1,3 times the purchase price.

    around 1,3 times the purchase price.
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    there was a time before corrosive resistant...

    there was a time before corrosive resistant racks.

    people transported unknown artifacts to sag a*.

    palin asks for 1 object at a time. there is no problem to transport 1 unknown object without...
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    my main to-go ship since 2.0 is the DBE... but...

    my main to-go ship since 2.0 is the DBE... but it's not a stripped down taxi, it's a multipurpose with srv, being able to hunt in high res or jump into a CZ, do a cargo mission or search for USS ......
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    i have my fast KWS-scanner in my primary...

    i have my fast KWS-scanner in my primary firegroup - time on target and time to kill are above 2,3 seconds both. why scan first, than shoot?
  157. Thread: Engine pips

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    while it might be harder with weaker thrusters,...

    while it might be harder with weaker thrusters, you can land and start with any thrusters you can equip - no matter the g-force.
  158. Thread: Engine pips

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    with any thrusters you'll get at least 5m/s...

    with any thrusters you'll get at least 5m/s acceleration in any condition. game reasons.
  159. as last weekend i'm still on my way to tick off...

    as last weekend i'm still on my way to tick off some real galaxy supergiants with my main account. might make it to the zurara in the formidine rift this weekend.

    on my tertiary account i'm...
  160. not really. you are winning 3 seconds of a small...

    not really. you are winning 3 seconds of a small pulse laser fire, trading speed by the mass of a class 5 shieldgenerator as well as turning time. the trade off to equip a class 5 shieldgenerator...
  161. shieldstrength isn't that much about shield size,...

    shieldstrength isn't that much about shield size, but about shield base value/modifier mainly (and hullmass).

    for fun you can play around https://coriolis.edcd.io/ and fit a class 3A shield on an...
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    investment (only) happens, if an expansion fails....

    investment (only) happens, if an expansion fails. it has no countdown and goes active directly, and it does not block conflicts or boom going active. whether it blocks expansion or retreat idk. its...
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    a 5D eng focussed will allow you to boost - once...

    a 5D eng focussed will allow you to boost - once ;-)
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    3,5 ly? what kind of powerdistributor do you...

    3,5 ly? what kind of powerdistributor do you have? on my conda going from 5D to 1D would give ~0,5 ly jumprange.
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    no. rank up missions are never passenger missions.

    no. rank up missions are never passenger missions.
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    you are not defecting from the Alliance. you...

    you are not defecting from the Alliance.

    you are just defecting from Mahons private army, who helps him to exploit and control systems in his private time to his own liking, no matter if those are...
  167. probably not. master chefs behave weird in terms...

    probably not. master chefs behave weird in terms of legality - looks as if they are legal in federal space.
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    yep. got my second (no horizons) as well as my...

    yep. got my second (no horizons) as well as my third (full package) on sale.
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    hey, you are basically decribing the federal...

    hey, you are basically decribing the federal dropship in terms of hardpoint placement and type. it actually doesn't behave much different than a DBE.
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    welcome to these forums, cmdr! check out one...

    welcome to these forums, cmdr!

    check out one of the thrid party apps which pull from the commander log, like eddiscovery or commanders log.

    for trade i personally use EDIB (elite dangerous...
  171. oh yes! (and welcome to the forums, cmdr!)

    oh yes!

    (and welcome to the forums, cmdr!)
  172. experiences like this will teach you, that you...

    experiences like this will teach you, that you might loose a couple of millions, but nothing can take the experience from you! a good reasoon to max out the enjoyment of playing the game instead of...
  173. not in terms of efficiency (tonnage per hour as...

    not in terms of efficiency (tonnage per hour as well as cr/h), as tested at several mining CGs by several commanders. pythons beat cutters, condas and t9s - and clippers. people usually overestimate...
  174. - why would you put a powerplant into a build...

    - why would you put a powerplant into a build which exceeds the power used? the heatefficiency fully depends on quality (A-E), not on size.

    - the "undersized" fueltank of that build allows exactly...
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    i suggest that we change waypoint nr. 8 Syroifoe...

    i suggest that we change waypoint nr. 8 Syroifoe CL-Y g1 (The Syroifoe Oasis) to the red supergiant PZ Cassiopeia (HIP 117078) - or that we make a basecamp there.
  176. here you go: https://eddp.co/u/haX8no7G >40 ly...

    here you go: https://eddp.co/u/haX8no7G

    >40 ly plotted jumprange. you could squeeze more out of it if you'd fit d-class thrusters, an undersized shield, drop the wake and manifest scanner, go for...
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    Diamondback Explorer recently? no. but one of the last patches.

    recently? no. but one of the last patches.
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    not enough collectors for a beginner imho, try...

    not enough collectors for a beginner imho, try something like this: https://eddp.co/u/NbY3Z3F3 (10 active collectors)



    if he would hit, there would be mining fragments.
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    you need to get closer to the asteroid. or...

    you need to get closer to the asteroid.

    or sell our turreted mining laser - a fixed one won't fire out of range.
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    pretty much. you can d-class almost everything,...

    pretty much. you can d-class almost everything, and park it at a station close to a pristine metallic ring (so you don't need more than a d-class FSD) - a very capable mining ship for below 10 mio...
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    best ship for mining is a corvette. second...

    best ship for mining is a corvette.

    second best is a python (regularly beating cutters, t9s and condas at mining CG).

    clipper is a great miner.

    AspE is a good one, as well as Orca and...
  182. assuming you use gimbals, i'd go for 1 emissive...

    assuming you use gimbals, i'd go for 1 emissive pulse ... and maybe (but not necessarily) a scramble spectrum.

    mc: one corrosive.

    running my viper with 1 small ammo increased corrosive mc, 1...
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    having done 300 fsd 5 rolls in two weeks (before...

    having done 300 fsd 5 rolls in two weeks (before simply leaving for an extended exploration tour), i'd add the tip for arsenic to farm barnacles on arsenic planets - the fastest way in my experience....
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    keelback is also interesting. if you don't mind...

    keelback is also interesting. if you don't mind navy ranking, a courier can be a small multipurpose, too (i have spend most of 1.5/2.0 in one).

    but generally i'd recommend getting a second ship....
  185. i have an all frag courier. AspEs and cobras are...

    i have an all frag courier. AspEs and cobras are easier to shoot than eagles and sideys (granted, the hardpoint placement of a courier isn't ideal for frags - cmkIII will be better). i was musing...
  186. i think you have no idea how to outfit...

    i think you have no idea how to outfit exploration ships.

    40 ly plotted jumprange on a python includes a shieldgenerator above optimal mass, A-grade thrusters to take advantage of that sweet...
  187. Sticky: for the myriad manifest (17500 systems one month...

    for the myriad manifest (17500 systems one month ago):

    https://i.imgur.com/u2pMp38h.jpg
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    your priorities are fine, but you have to...

    your priorities are fine, but you have to manually disable moduls to get rid of the message.
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    there is even a visitors list:...

    there is even a visitors list: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/159651-SAGITTARIUS-A*-Visitor-s-List-Ver-3-0

    sagittarius a*, the very center is worth visiting, as well as the great...
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    Diamondback Explorer i have two DBEs - one for exploration, and one...

    i have two DBEs - one for exploration, and one for material/data collection in the bubble. it is better to land than the AspE, and it gets a better jumprange seriously armed.
  191. i got a 55,7% roll plus fuel 1% on wednesday (on...

    i got a 55,7% roll plus fuel 1% on wednesday (on my third accounts sidey ... doh!), and a 49% on thursday.

    mind you, i know how you feel, as i have spend ~300 rolls last month, and just had 2...
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    i recommend the orca. good fuelscoop, good...

    i recommend the orca.

    good fuelscoop, good jumprange, good sc manouverabilitu, and not as boring as an AspE.
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    did you use "economic routeplotting" instead of...

    did you use "economic routeplotting" instead of fastest route?
  194. HR 1597 A 7 A does exist. fit an advanced...

    HR 1597 A 7 A does exist. fit an advanced discovery scanner, or drop at the the nav beacon and scan it like a ship from contacts to get the complete system map.
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    abandoning missions has no effect on influence.

    abandoning missions has no effect on influence.
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    you need ~700 mio profit to go from tycoon to...

    you need ~700 mio profit to go from tycoon to elite.

    so 1% rank increase is ~7 mio profit.

    a good state depending route which you have to scout by yourself can create 4500-6100 cr/t profit...
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    as missions are locked behind a rep wall, and you...

    as missions are locked behind a rep wall, and you can only stack so-so much, there is a "natural" limit for exploiting them.
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    as for trading. state depending trading in a...

    as for trading. state depending trading in a cutter gives you 12-18 mio per hour, sometimes even more.

    that translates to ~3% rank increase per hour, so ~33 hours to go from tycoon to elite.
    ...
  199. on my main account i will be travelling further...

    on my main account i will be travelling further towards Phi Cassiopeiae via V509 Cassiopeiae, Mu Cephei and 6 Cassiopeiae. I'm doing roughly 1000-1500 ly per day on that account, so i should make it...
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    did you check via the right internal slot? if...

    did you check via the right internal slot?

    if you check for exampel via the class 1 slot, it will only show you class 1 fuelscoops. check via the class 4 or class 5.
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