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M46 Patton, worth getting the top engine?


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SharpBlue #1 Posted 02 February 2018 - 01:37 PM

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Just got the tank and can get the top engine, or save XP for the top gun.  Is getting the top engine worth it? (i'm not keeping the tank btw)

 

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Darky1029 #2 Posted 02 February 2018 - 01:47 PM

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It is worth, but id get the gun first, so you dont have to mess around with 190 pen.
Power to weight increases from 16 to 19, the tank will feel more like a medium than a fast heavy

And i would either free exp the tracks, or mount improved track capacity equipment, to mount the top gun.


Edited by Darky1029, 02 February 2018 - 01:51 PM.


Bora_BOOM #3 Posted 02 February 2018 - 01:53 PM

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Most certainly.

But get the gun first.

The whole line above t6-7 is made in such a way that stock tanks feel really bad, but upgraded they are completely different.

If you have felt the improvement on Pershing from stock to (fully) upgraded, that improvement is more significant with M46 Patton.



Tinbawx #4 Posted 02 February 2018 - 01:53 PM

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I´d get the gun first.

Generally speaking, I´d say the upgrade is pretty nice. As a ridgeline fighter, more grunt in the engine to climb and peek those ridges a bit quicker seems definetly useful.

Without top engine, mobility is still the same as a Pershing, so it´s certainly not unplayable.

If you´re on the fence, get the top gun, see how it plays and whether or not you feel you need the extra horses in the engine.



shane73tank #5 Posted 02 February 2018 - 01:59 PM

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View PostDarky1029, on 02 February 2018 - 12:47 PM, said:

It is worth, but id get the gun first, so you dont have to mess around with 190 pen.
Power to weight increases from 16 to 19, the tank will feel more like a medium than a fast heavy

And i would either free exp the tracks, or mount improved track capacity equipment, to mount the top gun.

 

mount the bra and slap the gun on them get the engine and enjoy it 

TankkiPoju #6 Posted 02 February 2018 - 02:41 PM

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It's also very useful to unlock the APCR ammo... as default.... :hiding:

_T_1_T_4_N_0_ #7 Posted 02 February 2018 - 05:59 PM

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M46 is like lush @ T9 and prob better than the M48 @ T10.

You might want to keep it so yeah get the engine and keep a good crew.
Only reason not to get the engine is to minimize the M48 disappointment as that thing does feel slow.
Sort of crazy when you see IS7s scoot past you.

Edited by DumbNumpty, 02 February 2018 - 06:01 PM.


theSwedishTankDriver #8 Posted 02 February 2018 - 10:54 PM

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As mentioned above, the gun is way more important.

XxKuzkina_MatxX #9 Posted 03 February 2018 - 01:13 AM

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View PostDumbNumpty, on 02 February 2018 - 06:59 PM, said:

M46 is like lush @ T9 and prob better than the M48 @ T10.

 

No Sir!

  • Improved gun stats.
  • Some hull armor.
  • Some turret armor.
  • Heat helps a lot with those heavy vaults.
  • Shell velocity is just awesome.

 

The T9 is very good but the tier 10 is next level.



EltvilleTiger #10 Posted 03 February 2018 - 08:42 AM

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Every component of the M46 is worth getting because the tank is a solid MT and solid Tier9.  I love it when the enemy doesn't respect this tank and continues to let my hit them for ~400dmg.  

 

Owning both the M46 and M48, they are different enough from each other.  I did have to change my play style a bit as the M48 feels different.  Of course I started my M48 before the turret fix which was so desperately needed in my opinion.



_T_1_T_4_N_0_ #11 Posted 03 February 2018 - 09:01 AM

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View PostXxKuzkina_MatxX, on 03 February 2018 - 01:13 AM, said:

 

No Sir!

  • Improved gun stats.
  • Some hull armor.
  • Some turret armor.
  • Heat helps a lot with those heavy vaults.
  • Shell velocity is just awesome.

 

The T9 is very good but the tier 10 is next level.

 

Play it with a good crew now that it has had some love.
@T9 the M46 is right there in the top 3 @T10 where is the M48?

Bennie182 #12 Posted 03 February 2018 - 10:08 AM

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Last engine is really helpful. I love the mobility on that tank, which comes from that engine as well.




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