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White_Widow18 #21 Posted 01 March 2019 - 04:57 AM

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View PostBobby_Tables, on 28 February 2019 - 10:55 PM, said:

So... just curious if anyone has any advice.  I seem to not have many Mechanical Parts.  I grind and grind and grind and still I get very few Mechanical Parts.  

 

Is it just me?  Am I doing things wrong?  I have been grinding my La-7 during the recent Russian event.  I have a boatload of Airframe Elements, but always am short on Mechanical Parts.

 

Any advice on how to maximize this?  Thanks for any help.  I reviewed the chart and given how much Mechanical Parts are needed and I seem to be trying to do the right thing, maybe I am just playing the wrong planes.  

 

I feel like I am stuck in an old commercial no matter what.  I try soaking them out, wringing them out and still I get:

 

Play the highest tier you can consistently win at... that's about it. It's a fairly random drop amount for each tier of materials and the higher above the tier it'll frequently drop at the more of it drops at once.

I grind most of my plane parts at T10 because they stack up so quickly.
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Captain_Underpants53 #22 Posted 01 March 2019 - 08:10 AM

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View PostBobby_Tables, on 28 February 2019 - 11:55 PM, said:

So... just curious if anyone has any advice.  I seem to not have many Mechanical Parts.  I grind and grind and grind and still I get very few Mechanical Parts.  

 

Is it just me?  Am I doing things wrong?  I have been grinding my La-7 during the recent Russian event.  I have a boatload of Airframe Elements, but always am short on Mechanical Parts.

 

Any advice on how to maximize this?  Thanks for any help.  I reviewed the chart and given how much Mechanical Parts are needed and I seem to be trying to do the right thing, maybe I am just playing the wrong planes.  

 

I feel like I am stuck in an old commercial no matter what.  I try scrubbing them out, soaking them out and still I get:

 

 

Is there a Wisk for Mechanical Parts?

 

Your best bet for mechanical parts are the lower tiers.

 


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White_Widow18 #23 Posted 01 March 2019 - 08:18 AM

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View PostCaptain_Underpants53, on 01 March 2019 - 02:10 AM, said:

 

Your best bet for mechanical parts are the lower tiers.

 

 

Really? I don't fly much at super low tier.. but at t8-10 I get huge #s of them.. would have figured the amounts would go down at lower tiers?

Example, just got 8 mechanical parts in one flight and a -bunch- of others at T8

Edited by White_Widow18, 01 March 2019 - 08:19 AM.

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Captain_Underpants53 #24 Posted 01 March 2019 - 08:54 AM

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I find most of my mechanical parts at Tier IV to Tier VII but that might just be because those tiers are the ones I fly the most.  I have almost 9000 mechanical parts stashed.  I don't know if that is good or not.
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White_Widow18 #25 Posted 01 March 2019 - 09:06 AM

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I have no idea if that's a good stash or not either. I've got so many equipped and specialisted planes I have no parts ever.
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LeastWeasel #26 Posted 01 March 2019 - 04:43 PM

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I second the suggestion of lower teirs. I know the quantity of what you get is deteremined partly by how much you’re destroying, and WHAT you’re getting is determined by the type of target/tier... so while high tiers can give you large quantities of materials, you’re getting a lot of everything.

Blindfold lays it on the first page of this thread:


If you’ve got a boatload of everything else, but want the highest chance of mechanical parts - drop to the low tiers where there is little variance in drop types, and fly something that that will allow you single out enemy bombers/heavies, or large armored ground targets. In the mid tiers, it looks like large armored targets give you the greatest chance for mech parts... so something like a multirole or bomb-carrying heavy might be your best bet to maximize loot.

 

Airframe Elements & Mechanical parts seem like a huge bottleneck if you’re getting a lot of stock/improved equipment up & running, but they’re also the easiest to specifically farm.


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