8_Hussars

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    What affects mobility?

    For as much abuse that WG attracts; they have a developed a fairly complex game mechanic system that had its initial design goals based in modeling reality. From that perspective with similar weights, similar p/w ratios, and similar traction, (as mentioned above) the Transmission is one key power train component we currently do not have information for. We do know it was modeled as a Module and de-linked from the Engine wrt fires (some time in 8.X?) and lean to that being a big missing link.
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    What affects mobility?

    Any chance neutral steer is in play?
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    LT-432

    This should be a thread of its own... "Because anecdotes are a thing of beauty, my 432 has already..." - bounced a 750 alpha T-95 shot off the upper plate.
  4. thanks, much appreciated @sr360
  5. Any chance you can post that to your non-potato games thread?
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    Tier 8 grand battles

    Yes, actually. Only played frontlines to have platoon fun and only finished it for the bonds. I experienced similar frustrations with frontline pubbies not pushing, not capping, not screening, not supporting, contesting non strategic areas, and running all over the map doing sweet #$%^ all. (Shortest game (attack) we never took one cap... Timed out after six (?) minutes most never got out of spawn EVER.) So for me it was not exactly a reprieve from pubs...
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    HWK 12

    Took this for a drive last night on a whim. Top Tier on Campinovka and it performed well. (Spotted 14 for a scout medal and got a Pascucci's.) The shell speed took getting used to again... and the pen drop off (AP/Heat) seemed to be more severe than I recalled. The extra 10m base view range lets you exploit vision easily.
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    Revisiting the VK 28.01

    I keep it for nostalgia...
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    Where is Crabeatoff?

    Welcome back? I don't recall seeing this before but... I for one, am stealing Expendable_Lad's cheat sheet...
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    Tier 8 grand battles

    Meh. I still think frontline will be the Christmas bonus after this CW season. As for T8 Grand battles; it should pull a fair amount of T8s out of the queue and may normalize the MM a bit around T8 and give you an excuse to grind T8 prems and prefs.
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    Any thoughts on the t92 light tank- Premium tier 8?

    @xLosTsouLx Set your crew up for the tank its designated for. Snap shot is equivalent to about 40% of a vStab so you wont notice much affect on the T-92 with its already excellent dispersion values but you should notice it on other tanks. Checkout out "Designated Target" perk and see if it does what you think it does and to understand its limitations.
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    Elimination: Tier 9 - 2018

    T-10: 32 Conqueror: 30 T-54: 30 E75: 27 AMX 30: 25 +1 =26 I had forgotten how fun this tank is even post changes. WZ-111 1-4: 25 Object 430: 25 AMX M4 51: 24 T95: 23 E50: 22 Skoda T50: 22 Standard B: 22 STRV 103-0: 21 T30: 21 50TP: 21 Object 263: 21 Type 4 Heavy: 20 WT Auf Pz. IV: 20 Object 704: 20 Mauschen: 20 Centurion 7/1: 20 Tortoise: 19 T49: 19 Jagdtiger: 19 B-C 25t AP: 18 Leopard PTA: 17 AMX 13 90: 17 ST-I: 14 WZ-120: 14 Object 257: 11 Object 705: 11 T-54 LW: 8 Type 61: 8 WZ-111G FT: 6 Foch: 5 WZ-132A: 2 - 3 = -1 A poor scout and a poorer medium...
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    Comprehensive “Best Tank for Mission” List

    Unfortunately, I would still recommend the SU-100, as just 6 average damage pens are required to finish the mission. Both the SU-100Y and St. Emil need 7 average damage pens however I think survivability is better in the SU-100. The armour (and gun) can be trollish, just be liberal with the premium and you can kind of selectively be a 2nd line assault tank bully at tier and below. I have done the T6 and T7 comparisons below so if you over-perform in one of these TDs and can land the required shots, give that TD a try. (I suspect HP scales up faster than alpha so I don't expect the higher tiers to be easier but there may be one hiding there...)
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    Comprehensive “Best Tank for Mission” List

    Just clarifying; but HT 12.3 doesn't need to be done with honors to unlock HT 15.3... (you only need the 15th mission with Honors, the others are irrelevant) I was stuck on this mission for a very long time (shitty heavy player being one of my many failings) and completed it in the VK45.02 B (post nerf) on Overlord and I had to actually stop penning enemy tanks and bait shots until I bounced what I needed. It truly is one of those perfect storm RNG kind of missions (for me anyway). T32 and VK4502B are recommended here. Type 4 has also been recommended. Maybe the 257? It may be worth a try with alternate tanks as it has been suggested elsewhere that poking a Maus out from the rock near spawn (visible) on Malinovka can bait enough bounces; or taking a Maus down the Lakeville mid road...
  15. Back to "78" for N+S, short lived reprieve is over... :(