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Freighters - Inertia Stabilizers or Warp Accelerators?

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Thor Kerrigan
Guardians of Asceticism
#1 - 2016-02-02 12:16:40 UTC
I was wondering if anyone had compared these two on Freighters. Assuming I am manually warping and travelling 10, 20 or 30+ systems, what would be the best all-around combo for optimal speed?

- Istabs have stacking penalties, so 3x istabs is probably slower all-around than 2x istabs + 1x WA.
- The first Istab saves 7.2 secs every system.

Thoughts?
Aerie Evingod
Midwest Miners LLC
#2 - 2016-02-02 12:46:20 UTC
You'll spend more time doing it than you would save (unless a program out there exists)... but you could plot out the distance of each warp to calculate the the savings there. The hard part is the istab will give you a fixed reduction in time, increased warp speed is going to be variable.
Thor Kerrigan
Guardians of Asceticism
#3 - 2016-02-02 13:10:17 UTC
I don't have a specific route in mind, just on average. I was wondering if someone tested these and found out say... 3x WA are a better choice for speed 90% of the time or something.

My gut feeling tells me it's either going to be 1x istab + 2x WA or 2x istab + 1x WA that is the best combo for all-around longer travel using Freighters.
Degnar Oskold
Moira.
Villore Accords
#4 - 2016-02-02 17:00:11 UTC
The only thing that should be in the low slots of a freighter in hisec is 3X Reinforced Bulkheads II.

That being said, when my jump freighter is moving around between my POSes in the same system, I fit 3 x Intertial Stab II on it to make intra-system movement as fast as possible.
Paranoid Loyd
#5 - 2016-02-02 17:18:56 UTC  |  Edited by: Paranoid Loyd
One should not fly a freighter without a webbing alt, that being said, the choice between the two is obvious.

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Sheeth Athonille
Rabid Dogz Mining
#6 - 2016-02-02 23:00:19 UTC
Okay, then how about implants? Acendancy or nomad? Or even slave for tank? And are the slave implants worth it on non-providence freighters?
Chainsaw Plankton
FaDoyToy
#7 - 2016-02-02 23:18:42 UTC
my main concern with a warp speed freighter is that you are going to get ahead of the webbing alt as it gets slowed down by 1mn aggression timers.

anyways I don't worry about it too much, let red frog, or hell, public courier runners worry about it.

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Valkin Mordirc
#8 - 2016-02-03 00:02:42 UTC
Sheeth Athonille wrote:
Okay, then how about implants? Ascendancy or nomad? Or even slave for tank? And are the slave implants worth it on non-providence freighters?



If your freighter gets caught, it's very likely your not getting away. So a Slave set is pointless, that and your main HP is going to be in hull regardless.


I tend to see more Nomad implants on Freighters, though I don't all myself. But if you have a webber which you probably should have the ascendancy would probably be better. But again I only haul for myself and when I do, it's during the slower times.
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baltec1
Bat Country
Pandemic Horde
#9 - 2016-02-04 10:29:38 UTC
Chainsaw Plankton wrote:
my main concern with a warp speed freighter is that you are going to get ahead of the webbing alt as it gets slowed down by 1mn aggression timers.

anyways I don't worry about it too much, let red frog, or hell, public courier runners worry about it.


You only need the web ship for a handful of systems really and in those you can make use of clever safe spots.
Barrogh Habalu
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#10 - 2016-02-04 13:43:52 UTC  |  Edited by: Barrogh Habalu
To repeat and clarify what others have said already, if you are using insta-webber, you don't need align time bonuses, meaning that you're better off with anything that isn't nomads or istabs. At least you won't need both and/or full rack of those.
Uppsy Daisy
Perkone
Caldari State
#11 - 2016-02-08 13:40:27 UTC
Valkin Mordirc wrote:
Sheeth Athonille wrote:
Okay, then how about implants? Ascendancy or nomad? Or even slave for tank? And are the slave implants worth it on non-providence freighters?



If your freighter gets caught, it's very likely your not getting away. So a Slave set is pointless, that and your main HP is going to be in hull regardless.


I tend to see more Nomad implants on Freighters, though I don't all myself. But if you have a webber which you probably should have the ascendancy would probably be better. But again I only haul for myself and when I do, it's during the slower times.


Slaves + A-Type Adaptive Nano Plating give about 440K EHP

Reinforced Bulkhead II is about 340K EHP