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Old 12-19-2012, 04:45 PM   #3841
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The BL-9 really makes the IS3 fun to play.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:23 PM   #3842
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The BL-9 really makes the IS3 fun to play.
I was impressed at first but realized it still needs careful attention to shot placement or it'll bounce. But yes, it's my favorite tank at the moment.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:58 PM   #3843
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I'm at decision time... which Tier 10 Heavy to pursue.

Would love all y'all's input before I start grinding 100K + experience in the wrong direction.

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Old 12-19-2012, 06:14 PM   #3844
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How do you play your heavy tank? do you like brawling in close quaters? taking charge into the unknown? or follow the lead shield and support fire in flank?
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:14 PM   #3845
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BatChat, or for something regular, 110E5
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:53 PM   #3846
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The BL-9 really makes the IS3 fun to play.
Yes, yes it does.....
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:53 PM   #3847
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Laptop coolers don't do shit. A piece of 1/4" plywood is just as effective.

If you can do a valve adjustment on a KLR, you can de-gunk a heatsink. Get canned air and a set of precision screwdrivers. Clean hands. Disassemble. Blow dirt out of the heatsink. Reassemble. Play tanks.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=clean+dell+inspiron
The cooler fans were weak and probably ineffective, but the main reason I got it (for a whopping $14) was to keep it elevated a bit so the vents would be open.
Probably should clean it. Only 6 months old but I'm sure it's pretty covered.

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I own a 950 too... that's not funny (because it is true)

Doing anything seems to involve removing the tanks. which means removing the crash bars. which means removing the front fender and those upper fairing screws.....different sizes and different sized spacers.


The BL9 on the IS3 is a nice gun but yeah, it does bounce a lot. If you can get around the side of someone it can put the hurt on them in a hurry though.
I didn't even get through my doubles today ran out of time. poor planning
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:06 PM   #3848
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BatChat, or for something regular, 110E5

BatChat is a sexy beast.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:24 PM   #3849
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So I just had a BatChat and a Amx50/120 chasing me around Steppes in my AMX13/75, their arty dropping shells all around... held them off for a few minutes. Full speed chase, hoping they capped before I got got.
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:11 PM   #3850
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I just learned something very important today. When you are going to be sitting in one spot at a choke point find a hull down position! In my new KV-1 I was on the middle death road hull down between the cliff and a rock, I held it by myself with a little arty support from a Matilda, KV-1, AMX-40 and a Lee! by the time I was done I had over half my HP left and just went back to our flag and found another route to go as the bones were stacked so high it was impassable!
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:38 PM   #3851
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I'm at decision time... which Tier 10 Heavy to pursue.

Would love all y'all's input before I start grinding 100K + experience in the wrong direction.

I'm heading for the new US heavy T57, and the Russian Medium T-62A.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:40 AM   #3852
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This heavies that are lightly armored and play like mediums - doesn't that sorta defeat the purpose of a heavy?

What's the advantage a batchat or t57 has over a tier 10 medium?
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:41 AM   #3853
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Doing anything seems to involve removing the tanks. which means removing the crash bars. which means removing the front fender and those upper fairing screws.....different sizes and different sized spacers.
Warning: motorcycle content

My real life "tank" has two tanks and holds almost 13 gallons:


I have safari tanks so no bars or anything any more - check the Orange Crush for a thread I wrote a few years ago on "crashbar studs" - mades life MUCH easier removing and replacing the tanks and bars and saves you from stripping the holes in the mount... all for about $1.60

sorry for the hijack Tankers.. I bolded all the use of the word tank to try and fool those not paying attention
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:48 AM   #3854
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Yeah, I took off my 950 crashbars this year, put those plastic 990 covers on and called it good. Mine's in the basement right now, waiting for me to clean/lube the pivots, adjust the valves, and unstick a stuck fork compression damper valve.


But I spend so much damn time on this damn game... and the surf is good... I need to quit this work stuff.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:52 AM   #3855
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