Thank you that was extremely helpfulFor mining start here: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/the-popular-guide-to-mining.244228/
For engineerings start here: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/helpful-engineer-sites.258113/
Do your background reading before getting started, it'll undoubtedly save some time on inevitable screw-ups, true me - been there done that.
Heard it’s opas for ship, id say cobra mk3. its a good cheap all-rounder. but im new too so I could be wrong.
I didn't do the pre-reading and have been kinda stumbling along blindly a bit coz of it, so would recommend reading stuff before if u can.
Saying that, with the help of some awesome people on these forums, Inara, coriolis, roguey, some distance calculator website and some other 3rd party sites; I got by and now have a much better understanding of everything and feel im finally getting somewhere.
My time on ED so far, in a nutshell, is: "try stuff, fail stuff, try and fail stuff again, so read stuff, learn stuff, and then do stuff right (or at least better)". Would of been simpler if i had just read stuff first, but then again some of the mistakes ive made were a laugh haha. but yeah reading up on things is a necessity in this game (more so than any other game ive played, possibly even more than when i was at college haha).
Anyway, good luck with everything, hope it all goes well o7
Imma try that outI went the Eagle and then Viper route back in the day. The Eagle is good but its a bit fragile - can move though! The Viper Mk IV is pretty good until you can get enough cash to get a Vulture. The Vulture is awesome - those 2 Large Hardpoints...ooh man and such fun - its a tank. I got rammed to death at a CG by a guy in a Vulture when I was in my Eagle.
Its pricey but its a good starter into the mid level ships.