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Last PI question's from me.....i hope.

Wormhole Walter
Kherub Angels
#1 - 2017-04-09 17:29:48 UTC
Currently in a c2 working my way to producing p3 robotics, issue is i am a solo account and find i have to spend alot if not most of my time in the c2 in order to not get locked out.
So my question is if i were to start PI in hisec does the system security level play apart in the quality of the planets resources? apart from looking for the right system and a poco with a low enough tax rate what else should i look out for?

Do Little
Bluenose Trading
#2 - 2017-04-09 18:32:44 UTC
Security status makes a difference as does the number of other players harvesting the resource. Overall, planets are significantly poorer than nullsec or wormhole space.

There is an NPC POCO tax in highsec - 10% export and 5% import. The player tax is on top of this. You can reduce the NPC component with the Customs Code Expertise skill. I do PI in highsec because I have characters there building stuff and managing markets - it is secondary income.

If you're serious about PI, you need to be in nullsec or wormhole space. Sovereign nullsec is arguably safer than highsec if you watch the intel channels and take a few basic precautions. Jump freighter service is usually available to move goods to/from highsec.
Zarek Kree
WiNGSPAN Delivery Services
WiNGSPAN Delivery Network
#3 - 2017-04-10 12:03:46 UTC
I spend most of my time in highsec at the moment, yet I run PI out of a C3 wormhole. I just keep an alpha alt in the system to scan out the entrance whenever I need to run products to market. It helps to configure your PI for the least amount of intervention possible. For me that's single planet R0->P2 production. I only have to make runs there every 2-3 weeks.
Shiloh Templeton
Cheyenne HET Co
#4 - 2017-04-11 04:00:28 UTC
You are going to be greatly disappointed with your high-sec PI yield after living in a WH. Also, many good high-sec POCO tax rates in are teaser rates that will go up.

You might be better off using a WH that has a HS static and having an omega alt in the hole in case you get locked out.