some noob questions x3ap and how to sell Nuvidium

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some noob questions x3ap and how to sell Nuvidium

Post by Andrey12y » Thu, 19. Sep 19, 21:47

Hi guys!
I playing Xgames only 20 years, so I'm still noob)

Have complex in Megnir - keris drones and Terran missiles. Trade permissions OK, friend/foe settings OK, max reputation, min prices. And no buyers. Is this normal, just wrong choice?

If I buy a ship with 50% hull, repair it to 100% and then recycle in HQ - it gives more resourses, then resycling at 50% hull?
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Re: some noob questions

Post by jlehtone » Thu, 19. Sep 19, 22:43

Both drones and missiles are "tier 3" products that are consumed only by Docks. Only a subset of NPC Free Traders haul to Docks.

Trade Docks take drones and ED's missiles in Commonwealth. I haven't even paid attention to Terrans.
With ED's you can deliver endlessly, if you choose ED that does not store your product. TD's don't, so drone market is limited for a player.


Overall, relying on NPC Trader's is futile. Even if they come, your profits could not be less. If you wan't your products sold, then set ships to sell.


viewtopic.php?t=397643
says that recycling returns 80% of what it takes to build one, but you need only 50% to repair. Looks good so far?

However, note that repairing consumes credits and time too. You will pay dearly for those extra resources that you gain with your repair+recycle routine.
See viewtopic.php?p=4692621#p4692621
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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by Fulgrymm » Fri, 20. Sep 19, 22:29

Yes, recycling will give more resources if the ship is at full health. Buying busted ships for cheap and then using your repair laser to fix them up and recycle might be a viable tactic for you.

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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by Andrey12y » Fri, 20. Sep 19, 22:50

Thank you jlehtone and Fulgrymm

Oh my complex produce 125 drones per hour and I just can`t sell so much(

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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by jlehtone » Fri, 20. Sep 19, 23:11

Andrey12y wrote:
Fri, 20. Sep 19, 22:50
Oh my complex produce 125 drones per hour and I just can`t sell so much(
Limited market.

Supposedly you could fill a ship with drones and then sell that ship. That is what those Nividium miners always ramble about. Too much work, IMO.


Perhaps drones could be converted into credits the same way missiles can?
I've been told that I will get a reward in credits if some harm comes to a person/convoy/fleet.
Others say that firing of missiles is sheer waste of credits. Go figure.
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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by Andrey12y » Sat, 21. Sep 19, 18:27

jlehtone wrote:That is what those Nividium miners always ramble about
No no no
You sell at shipyard for minimum price any goods that in ship
Better to sell nividium for avg-1 at Hub or HQ, and in HQ it works much better.

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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by jlehtone » Sat, 21. Sep 19, 19:10

Well, if options are:
  1. Complex offers drones at minimum price but no buyers arrive
  2. Shipyard pays the minimum for the drones
  3. Sit on (very large and growing) pile of Keris
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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by Andrey12y » Sat, 21. Sep 19, 21:39

My comment was about nividium.
For drones - yes, looks like only on shipyard with ship

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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by RainerPrem » Sun, 22. Sep 19, 11:22

Andrey12y wrote:
Sat, 21. Sep 19, 18:27
jlehtone wrote:That is what those Nividium miners always ramble about
No no no
You sell at shipyard for minimum price any goods that in ship
Better to sell nividium for avg-1 at Hub or HQ, and in HQ it works much better.
You can't sell more than 30 or so Nividium anywhere in the universe. And then the buyer's storage is full and you have to wait for hours. You can sell at the hub, but this is not much faster. No chance to sell 2000 Niv anywhere apart from selling it with a ship.

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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by Andrey12y » Sun, 22. Sep 19, 23:21

RainerPrem wrote:
Sun, 22. Sep 19, 11:22
You can't sell more than 30 or so Nividium anywhere in the universe. ... No chance to sell 2000 Niv anywhere apart from selling it with a ship.
Easy
Take a look )
Btw Hub can store 38 nividium at once, not 30. And if you dock a ship with niv., make the Hub it homebase and give order "buy at best price: niv." your ship will unload niv. immediatly after someone empties the warehouse. So NPC trader who came with order, say 345 niv., will sit on Hub until he buy required amount.

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Re: some noob questions x3ap

Post by RainerPrem » Mon, 23. Sep 19, 18:16

Andrey12y wrote:
Sun, 22. Sep 19, 23:21
RainerPrem wrote:
Sun, 22. Sep 19, 11:22
You can't sell more than 30 or so Nividium anywhere in the universe. ... No chance to sell 2000 Niv anywhere apart from selling it with a ship.
Easy
Take a look )
Which mods do you have installed? I never saw that many ships wanting to buy Nividium at the same time.

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Re: some noob questions x3ap and how to sell Nuvidium

Post by Andrey12y » Mon, 23. Sep 19, 18:29

RainerPrem wrote:
Mon, 23. Sep 19, 18:16
Which mods do you have installed? I never saw that many ships wanting to buy Nividium at the same time.
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