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_Sp4rtacus_ #1 Posted 15 May 2019 - 10:00 PM

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Got the M4 , and it gives 3 gun mounting options as with others , how can i mount (without buying) to see which is the most effective setup ?

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View PostDefiance_, on 16 May 2019 - 01:19 AM, said:

 

Hi that is good info , but i cant see the comparison for the 3 guns options ?

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View PostSp4rtacus_1, on 16 May 2019 - 09:45 AM, said:

 

Hi that is good info , but i cant see the comparison for the 3 guns options ?

 

Play around with the in game info. It will be a good way for you to learn about the UI and what it can tell you.

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right click the tank in your garage - choose Add to Comparison.

Open the comparison widget - bottom right of garage screen.

It'll show you all your current stats for the tank in your current setup, with your current crew.

At the top of the column select Configure which'll open a new interface which will let you tinker with equipment, crews skills, consumables and most importantly for what you want - let you choose to mount or dismount any of the modules on the tank whether or not you've researched them.

It shows the effect of the changes in real time as you select and deselect them.



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View PostMudguts4710, on 16 May 2019 - 10:43 AM, said:

right click the tank in your garage - choose Add to Comparison.

Open the comparison widget - bottom right of garage screen.

It'll show you all your current stats for the tank in your current setup, with your current crew.

At the top of the column select Configure which'll open a new interface which will let you tinker with equipment, crews skills, consumables and most importantly for what you want - let you choose to mount or dismount any of the modules on the tank whether or not you've researched them.

It shows the effect of the changes in real time as you select and deselect them.

 

Excellent that is what i was after , thankyou

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Realisitcially, there's two choices for the M4.  The 76mm M1A1 or the 105mm M4.  The choice depends on how you play.  If you're a mobile, snap-shotter kind of player, then the 76 is your choice.  If you like to see thinly armoured tanks go "pop" with one shot, then the 105.

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If you're not using the derp on the M4 you're doing it wrong.

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View PostBorisTheBlade888, on 17 May 2019 - 07:49 AM, said:

If you're not using the derp on the M4 you're doing it wrong.

 

Which is the derp , the 105 ?

Also do i use the default round or buy " Extra " rounds ?


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View PostSp4rtacus_1, on 17 May 2019 - 09:41 AM, said:

 

Which is the derp , the 105 ?

Also do i use the default round or buy " Extra " rounds ?

 

HE mostly, but a few HEAT can help. You have to aim those tho.

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View PostEzz, on 17 May 2019 - 09:19 AM, said:

 

HE mostly, but a few HEAT can help. You have to aim those tho.

 

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cheapbooks_asia #12 Posted 11 June 2019 - 10:37 AM

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I always mount the gun with the highest penetration for standard rounds. some people like to play with derp guns, which do the highest damage.

 

those are your 2 best choices.



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View Postcheapbooks_asia, on 11 June 2019 - 12:07 PM, said:

I always mount the gun with the highest penetration for standard rounds. some people like to play with derp guns, which do the highest damage.

 

those are your 2 best choices.

 

Thankyou , dont the derp do the most penetration if its the most damage ?

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Nope - penetration (measured in mm) is how much armour the round can get through before it gets to do damage (measured in Hit Points).

The M4 derp (105mm gun) will get through an average of approx 53mm of armour with it's standard HE ammo. IF it penetrates then it should do an average of 400-ish damage. If it doesn't penetrate it will still do SOME damage because it's a HE shell. (think of how arty does damage)

The top 76mm gun will get through an average of 128mm of armour with its standard ammo. If it does penetrate it'll do around 115 damage on average. If it doesn't penetrate it does no damage.

 



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Yeah. I wouldn't be listening to Cheapbooks Spartacus. He's a denier with worse stats than you despite millions of battles and that is without touching on some of his non-tanks related interests.
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I don’t run the derp on the M4 either...
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Most people use the derp gun with only HE shells... The top gun is more accurate, and take longer to destroy things.

The derp is not as much fun against HTs.. Most time you only do 5-10% damage to them per shot. But against

lite tanks and meds it's fun.



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View PostRighteous_End, on 15 June 2019 - 08:38 AM, said:

Most people use the derp gun with only HE shells... The top gun is more accurate, and take longer to destroy things.

The derp is not as much fun against HTs.. Most time you only do 5-10% damage to them per shot. But against

lite tanks and meds it's fun.

 

Against most HTs you have the option of popping 120+ damage per shot with HE, or go for broke with a 350 HEAT round (penning weak spots). I play my M4 as a hull down close-range skirmisher anyway so 105 for all da memes.
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View PostProfanisaurus, on 13 June 2019 - 04:13 PM, said:

Yeah. I wouldn't be listening to Cheapbooks Spartacus. He's a denier with worse stats than you despite millions of battles and that is without touching on some of his non-tanks related interests.

 

I've only just finished that enlightening thread on a different forum.......

 

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View Postneokai, on 15 June 2019 - 10:28 AM, said:

Against most HTs you have the option of popping 120+ damage per shot with HE, or go for broke with a 350 HEAT round (penning weak spots). I play my M4 as a hull down close-range skirmisher anyway so 105 for all da memes.

 

I'm pretty sure HEAT just stands for Hopelessly Expended Against Tracks.

 

Given the aiming circle you're doing well to pick out weak spots too, unless you're referring to things like the side of an O-I. That said, if you do ever see the side of an O-I...






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