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Old 05-14-2012, 07:25 PM   #1066
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Cross the T-20 off the research list....not that I'll have the creds to buy it anytime soon.....
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:51 PM   #1067
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im in the same boat for the AMX 13 90 and the SU 8...
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Old 05-15-2012, 05:36 AM   #1068
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Picked up my M12 last night with an 85% crew. Stock gun. Not much different than the M41 that I could see.

Dragons Ridge, I was hiding it back in the SW corner behind teh blind curve. Early in the game an M18 tried sneaking in to claim some arty. He got a face full of 155 HE Towards the end a T-50-2 was sneaking past the burnt out M18, I had my sights on him, fired and missed! Splashed 70% of his life away though. He still got me.

I'm playing the M26 different than I was. Charging less. Shooting and scooting. I don't die as quick it would seem
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:09 AM   #1069
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I'm playing the M26 different than I was. Charging less. Shooting and scooting. I don't die as quick it would seem
I've been playing my Easy 8 that way.....trying to get in more flanking attacks. It's turned into some nice games.
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Old 05-15-2012, 07:55 AM   #1070
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I've been playing my Easy 8 that way.....trying to get in more flanking attacks. It's turned into some nice games.
Mines got a 100% crew with the stabilizer and rammer. The other day I cornered and killed a 100% T28 that was wreaking havoc with my team.
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:11 AM   #1071
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Can't put a stab on the E8. I'm running fan, rammer and combat optics with a 100% crew. Since I'm going to keep it, it's going to cost me in the neighborhood of 2.5 million to buy and outfit my T20 at full price. Guess I'm waiting on at least an equipment sale....
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:22 AM   #1072
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What tanks do you guys keep?

So far I am keeping my PzIII...don't know why, I just love that tank. I am also thinking of keeping my french H35 (I think)...I just enjoy playing it....I like the light tanks, the pussy arty is not in many of the low tier games.

I have not got to the panther and tiger yet and have been working to those I might want to keep them....history you know. Same if I ever make it to the patton. Also wondering about the TD after the Stug...lots of people drive them but I am waiting for my stug crew to get to 100%.

Have not got to play much lately...a hand full of games last night.
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:35 AM   #1073
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What tanks do you guys keep?

...I just enjoy playing it....
IMHO, you answered your own question. I'm keeping tanks that I like and that fit my playstyle. My Hellcat is staying in the garage....the E8 will probably be staying......the T-150 might win out over the KV-2.....but those are my choices. Yours will certainly be different.
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:15 AM   #1074
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For certain the E8. It's just plain fun. I'm also keeping the priest. The rapid fire 105 really makes some maps exciting. I still have the Churchill, but I just use that as a money machine. 100% crew with a rammer and the little cannon that could. I think it would be neat if we could get the 75mm gun, 95mm howitzer or even the flying dustbin Petard mortar.
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:24 AM   #1075
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What tanks do you guys keep?
MS-1 (for sandbagging)
M7.
Easy 8.
Hellcat.
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:39 AM   #1076
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I have also noticed that the mechanics seem to have changed with the 7.3, before I could not hurt some tanks with the long 50, now I have a much better chance.....I am liking the game much more now.

I would love to have some of the british tanks in russian service, but just do not want to pay for them.

If I did...and it looks like I may be off work for a while, what is suggested, I always loved the matilda, but is it as tough as it was in real history?....don't see many in the game.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:12 AM   #1077
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I only play on the free account, keep playing the lower tiers, in order of frequency of play:
PzIV (credit farm & crew training)
SU-26 (crew training tank)
MarderII (credit farm)
MS-1 (fun games)
Hetzer
T82
M5 Stuart

Two OP tanks:
Type 59 (credit farming)
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T-50-2 (crew training tank)

Spendy tanks that don't get played much:
T-44 (about to sell this one)
IS-3
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:20 PM   #1078
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What tanks do you guys keep?
I kept the PzIII forever, too - but just found I wasn't playing it at all, so finally sold it.

Pzk IV is a keeper and a player. The American T20 is a good money maker for non-premium accounts, but I have a tier 8 premium tank now, so I don't need to keep it anymore.

Easy 8 - gave up on it at least twice. It didn't do anything I wanted properly.

The Tiger P, over the Tiger, could be a keeper I guess... but I will sell both. Regular Tiger is not a keeper... they may be counting on history-buffs to keep it and buy extra garage slots to make room for it, but it's not a game-changer.

I have the Panther 1 with the "needler" gun, and it's a great support tank. Maybe one of the best depending on the map. But as top-tier in some battles... ooh boy, it's lacking.

If I had the spare cash, perhaps the T29 would be a tank I would buy again and keep to sand-bag in. This was the first heavy tank I could finally reliably take Lowes on (terrain dependent), 1 vs. 1, and win.

M103 could be a keeper, but its Russian opponent - the IS-8 - is not.

IS-3 is a keeper for many I think. I like mine a lot.

One of the earliest tanks you can get into and keep is the Marder II. Keep this little TD with its amazing view range, beef your crew up over time with multiple specialty trainings, and you will sway battles even if you're down a tier or two.

Likewise, the AT25 AT seems fun and useful, and I think guys keep it - but the opposing branch's T25/2 seems weak.
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:46 PM   #1079
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keeping...
pziii
pziv

like the panzer...

hellcat is ok
kv with derp is kinda fun

started arty again with the free kv garage slot
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Old 05-15-2012, 07:11 PM   #1080
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Keeping the SU-85, and probably 100 as well. Thinking of selling the T1 heavy in favor of the M6. I kinda want to get a german TD line going..
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