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Old 04-22-2012, 06:14 PM   #871
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So I sold the POS and bought a HellCat, hell yeah! This is more my style, if it's going to be made of paper at least be fast and carry a 90mm stick.
I'm saving up for a T18Prot - they've torn up my T34 so often, I have to get one.
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:14 PM   #872
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just sold the 3601 for the tiger...
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:23 PM   #873
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just sold the 3601 for the tiger...

Good move. When you get the long88, it'll be 'pop goes the tank'
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:19 PM   #874
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Good move. When you get the long88, it'll be 'pop goes the tank'
Is that one different that the 88 the 3601 gets? It didn't perform as expected.
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:20 PM   #875
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Is that one different that the 88 the 3601 gets? It didn't perform as expected.
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:38 PM   #876
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Great M7 game

Just had my best game ever in my M7.
I was #3 from the top. Had 3 kills and we were down to 2 arty, 1 pz38 and me.
6 on the other side including 2 heavies a Marder, 2 arty a Med and something else(I was busy).
I got the 2 heavies and the the pz died spotting the arties and Marder, but I knew where to get them.
Killed 1, Our arty got the other, then I headed to their base because we were down to 1:30 on the clock.
Spotted the med and another and killed them.
Now we were at 1 min so I couldn't cap.
Found the Marder a few sec later. Took some shots on the run and let the arty get him.
After the Heavies, I don't think I stopped for a shot once.

The 6 pounder is awesome for that. Wish it did a little more dmg, but I guess that wouldn't really be fair.

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Old 04-22-2012, 08:51 PM   #877
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Just had my best game ever in my M7.
I was #3 from the top. Had 3 kills and we were down to 2 arty, 1 pz38 and me.
6 on the other side including 2 heavies a Marder, 2 arty a Med and something else(I was busy).
I got the 2 heavies and the the pz died spotting the arties and Marder, but I knew where to get them.
Killed 1, Our arty got the other, then I headed to their base because we were down to 1:30 on the clock.
Spotted the med and another and killed them.
Now we were at 1 min so I couldn't cap.
Found the Marder a few sec later. Took some shots on the run and let the arty get him.
After the Heavies, I don't think I stopped for a shot once.

The 6 pounder is awesome for that. Wish it did a little more dmg, but I guess that wouldn't really be fair.
You're a better medium driver than I then. I loved the M7, but wasn't overly successful with it. My win ratio with it was just terrible.

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I now have a KV-2 and KV-3 on both accounts... just waiting for the change-over to get whatever we get and to make use of the extra slots on my main account (only have... I think 17 tanks/slots on that account, lol)
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:04 AM   #878
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Nice, just spotted this thread.

I'm Cz6 in the game...probably don't play it as much as some of you guys though.
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Old 04-23-2012, 05:46 AM   #879
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You're a better medium driver than I then. I loved the M7, but wasn't overly successful with it. My win ratio with it was just terrible.
I'd like to think I'm pretty good with a Medium.
Up until a month or so ago It's all I played.
I had actually been getting a bit discouraged with the M7. MM had been dumping me into matches where I was near the bottom. The 6 pounder has good penetration, but at a max dmg of 75, you aren't going to kill anyone quickly.
I had resigned myself to running around tracking heavies and TDs.

The M7 has always been a good money maker for me. I don't make a ton in any given game, but It has a steady profit due to low repair and ammo cost.

My win ratios in my TDs are better, but it isn't a fair comparison since I have 650 battles in the M7 and only ~35 battles in the TDs.
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Old 04-23-2012, 05:58 AM   #880
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Some feller in a Jagdpanzer said an Easy 8 is NOT a tank destroyer. I was up on the east side of Sand River sniping away with the binocs and camo net, 100% crew, and rammer. It's less than 3 seconds for a reload. I makes a wonderful TD!

I usually sit for a couple minutes, snipe at scouts and them add my gun to the winning thrust, or wait and defend the flag if it's turning to crap. You see a lot of Med drivers heading to the front right away. And die right away.

Yesterday on mountain pass I killed a scout, a scout med, then went after an IS they had pinned on the glacier. The mediums were just holding back, waiting as a TigerII was trundling up, they wanted him to finish off the IS. I came up at his side hit him 8 times destrying him, went to cap and destroyed the remaining T28. That was great fun.

The T20 medium is NOT a moneymaker
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Old 04-23-2012, 06:45 AM   #881
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I play my Easy 8 like what it is.....a faster, more heavily armored Wolverine. I traded the binocs and camo net for fixed optics and a gun laying drive, though. I felt the need to compromise TD mode performance a little to help when I had to switch to tank mode.
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:23 AM   #882
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Some feller in a Jagdpanzer said an Easy 8 is NOT a tank destroyer. I was up on the east side of Sand River sniping away with the binocs and camo net, 100% crew, and rammer. It's less than 3 seconds for a reload. I makes a wonderful TD!

I usually sit for a couple minutes, snipe at scouts and them add my gun to the winning thrust, or wait and defend the flag if it's turning to crap. You see a lot of Med drivers heading to the front right away. And die right away.

Yesterday on mountain pass I killed a scout, a scout med, then went after an IS they had pinned on the glacier. The mediums were just holding back, waiting as a TigerII was trundling up, they wanted him to finish off the IS. I came up at his side hit him 8 times destrying him, went to cap and destroyed the remaining T28. That was great fun.

The T20 medium is NOT a moneymaker
+1 to all of that including the T20. The Pershing isn't either unless you can stay undamaged every battle. It's fun to finally be able to mix it up with the big boys though.

I run the Rammer, Gun laying drive, and Stabilizer on the E8. I had almost 100% camo before 7.2, but switched to other skills after. I'm kind of missing the high camo skill since I don't have a net. I'm working on fixing that though. First skill is at 100%, and second(camo for everyone) is at 40 something.
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:29 AM   #883
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Is the stabilizer noticable? I can't move and shoot no matter what. I have the GLD on my miss-every-shot-M41 it acquires faster, but it doesn't hit where I aim anymore.
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:36 AM   #884
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Is the stabilizer noticable? I can't move and shoot no matter what. I have the GLD on my miss-every-shot-M41 it acquires faster, but it doesn't hit where I aim anymore.
IMHO, Yes.
It doesn't make the gun any more accurate. It just gives you a smaller aiming circle to start with.
This helps with all Accuracy penalties which are...
Dead Gunner
Gun Damage
Shooting
Turret Rotation
Vehicle Movement
Vehicle Rotation

Combined with the Gun Laying drive and 100% crew and auto aim, I can usually land about 25% of the shots during a drive by where I'm far enough away that I wouldn't hit them at all without the drive.

I think I get more use out of it from the other penalties it helps with.

Is it worth 500k? Not sure. I always get the rammer and Gun Laying drive first and I usually wait for a sale anyway.
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Old 04-23-2012, 06:46 PM   #885
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Something's screwy. I'll see the tank's badge flash white, hear the phrase that indicates damage, see the % go down on the enemy tank, but don't get anything on the damaged list when the round is over.

I think I'm getting robbed.
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