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Erwin_Von_Braun #1 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:09 PM

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Just unlocked & purchased KV-4

I can already tell this is going to be a nightmare:(

Put a fairly decent crew in it, Vents/Rammer/GLD, but it is spectacularly slow & unwieldy.

Trouble is, I really want ST-1 & IS4.


 

Anyone else about to grind a turd they would rather avoid?



Blubba #2 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:11 PM

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Currently, TVP VTU, Emil 1 and any tier 9 light except the lwt.


 

Edit: Would add a big Kudos to Urquan and Tojatu for the hints/tips they just gave me in the forumites chat. Nice people.


Edited by Blubba, 07 January 2018 - 08:13 PM.


FluffyRedFox #3 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:12 PM

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T28 Prot

Erwin_Von_Braun #4 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:30 PM

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View PostBlubba, on 07 January 2018 - 07:11 PM, said:

Currently, TVP VTU, Emil 1 and any tier 9 light except the lwt.


 

Edit: Would add a big Kudos to Urquan and Tojatu for the hints/tips they just gave me in the forumites chat. Nice people.

 

Agreed on the LT's

The RU isn't too bad, but T54 LWT is so much better and, tbh, the T-100 is the only tier x LT that I want.

Agreed, Urquan is very much a top banana, don't really know the other fella so can't possibly comment;)



Strappster #5 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:30 PM

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Leopard PTA - with the stock engine and tracks it's a slug and the 90mm gun is barely adequate even with a Dinger load-out. Firmly parked at the back of the garage until I've got more free xp to throw at it.

 

Russian TDs - I'm at the SU-100 and it's just so 'meh'. I enjoy playing the SU-122-44 but I think the SU-85 put me off the rest of the line, which is a shame because I'd love to have an Object 704 and 263 in the garage.

 

Russian mediums - another line that's perfectly adequate but doesn't have anything that grabs me and says, "this is fun!"

 

So many tier 9s that I can't remember them all. I reach tier 9 and stop, possibly because I'm struggling to carry my weight in high tiers, possibly because I can't adapt to the gameplay but whatever the reason, I have a bunch of tier 9s that are fully upgraded and then parked. I should go back to the first one, the E 50, and finish them off.



Erwin_Von_Braun #6 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:30 PM

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View Postfishbob101, on 07 January 2018 - 07:12 PM, said:

T28 Prot

 

I just couldn't bring myself to do it - bought it, sold it very quickly.

Think I'll stick with the T25/2

 



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View PostErwin_Von_Braun, on 07 January 2018 - 08:30 PM, said:

 

I just couldn't bring myself to do it - bought it, sold it very quickly.

Think I'll stick with the T25/2

 

Whats wrong with the T25/2s gun on a lot slower platform on a higher tier that'll constantly see tier X :trollface:



Scabolcz #8 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:36 PM

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Just you wait till you play the ST-I with the stock gun :trollface:

Frostilicus #9 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:41 PM

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View PostStrappster, on 07 January 2018 - 07:30 PM, said:

Leopard PTA - with the stock engine and tracks it's a slug and the 90mm gun is barely adequate even with a Dinger load-out. Firmly parked at the back of the garage until I've got more free xp to throw at it.

 

Russian TDs - I'm at the SU-100 and it's just so 'meh'. I enjoy playing the SU-122-44 but I think the SU-85 put me off the rest of the line, which is a shame because I'd love to have an Object 704 and 263 in the garage.

 

Russian mediums - another line that's perfectly adequate but doesn't have anything that grabs me and says, "this is fun!"

 

So many tier 9s that I can't remember them all. I reach tier 9 and stop, possibly because I'm struggling to carry my weight in high tiers, possibly because I can't adapt to the gameplay but whatever the reason, I have a bunch of tier 9s that are fully upgraded and then parked. I should go back to the first one, the E 50, and finish them off.

The upcoming buff to the T-44 might be of some interest to you, perhaps...



undutchable80 #10 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:42 PM

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UK HT line Tier 6, 7, 8. Churchill I is in my garage but dreading starting the grind to the Caernarvon and Conquerors... 

Erwin_Von_Braun #11 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:43 PM

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View PostScabolcz, on 07 January 2018 - 07:36 PM, said:

Just you wait till you play the ST-I with the stock gun :trollface:

 

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View Postfishbob101, on 07 January 2018 - 07:36 PM, said:

Whats wrong with the T25/2s gun on a lot slower platform on a higher tier that'll constantly see tier X :trollface:

 

It could be considered a challenge?:trollface:

Erwin_Von_Braun #13 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:46 PM

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View Postundutchable80, on 07 January 2018 - 07:42 PM, said:

UK HT line Tier 6, 7, 8. Churchill I is in my garage but dreading starting the grind to the Caernarvon and Conquerors...

 

This was my least favourite up until I hit the KV-3 & KV-4

Dear god, the BP was a steaming pile of 'insert expletive of your choice'



macenkrace #14 Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:54 PM

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Dude I have the KV4 as well. Used free xp to get top gun.

 

This tank is amazing. Just don't take the top turret, it's crap, a big weakspot on top, let the normal turret do it's job combined with the top gun. Once you get the Top Engine this is a great tank, with good armor. Yes it's slow but has good side armor, very good for sidescrape, comparable with tier 9 side armor. It's bad only if you don't have crew at 100%, but this should not an issue this weekend as it rewards double crew xp.

 

Made 70k xp quite easy.


The only grind I hate is the Type 5 heavy. 60k xp for the second gun, then 65k more or so for the second one, 25k for the tracks or so and then around 250k xp for the tier 10 x. This is gonna be a long Grind, but the tank is fun with the stock gun. Most people don't expect it.



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View Postmacenkrace, on 07 January 2018 - 08:54 PM, said:

Just don't take the top turret, it's crap, a big weakspot on top, let the normal turret do it's job combined with the top gun. 

Smaller turret has a much weaker weakspot though with that 130mm cupola, while the top turret "weakspot" is 180mm. You also pay for it with poorer gun performance so not really worth it imo.



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I am surprised that there are still people who are grinding stock T9 tanks...One look at pretty much all of them and I know I dont want to touch them till I have enough free xp for the top gun. There are exceptions of course, mostly tds but they are a minority. T-10 might be workable as well with BL-9 considering it has medium like mobility but most of the rest must be horrible :D

Erwin_Von_Braun #17 Posted 07 January 2018 - 09:30 PM

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View PostStrappster, on 07 January 2018 - 07:30 PM, said:

Leopard PTA - with the stock engine and tracks it's a slug and the 90mm gun is barely adequate even with a Dinger load-out. Firmly parked at the back of the garage until I've got more free xp to throw at it.

 

Russian TDs - I'm at the SU-100 and it's just so 'meh'. I enjoy playing the SU-122-44 but I think the SU-85 put me off the rest of the line, which is a shame because I'd love to have an Object 704 and 263 in the garage.

 

Russian mediums - another line that's perfectly adequate but doesn't have anything that grabs me and says, "this is fun!"

 

So many tier 9s that I can't remember them all. I reach tier 9 and stop, possibly because I'm struggling to carry my weight in high tiers, possibly because I can't adapt to the gameplay but whatever the reason, I have a bunch of tier 9s that are fully upgraded and then parked. I should go back to the first one, the E 50, and finish them off.

 

Conqueror was fun, although the lead up to it was awful.

Mostly had the same approach as your good self, except I ploughed through to the tier x and now I barely play them.


 



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turreted TD line for the brits ... i'm at the challenger and it lives up to its name

Erwin_Von_Braun #19 Posted 07 January 2018 - 09:39 PM

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View PostDuncaN_101, on 07 January 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

turreted TD line for the brits ... i'm at the challenger and it lives up to its name

 

 

Have you been thru the Churchill GC?

So far, it's the only vehicle that I have quit grinding - dear god that thing is awful.


 



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The UK HT's and AT TD line, I've always wanted the top tier UK HT's but damn the Churchills and the BP looks so painful and I've always liked the Tortoise since I saw one my self but damn that line is so not for me.




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