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What other use do fuel cells have besides increasing sh... - 5/31/2014 8:20:08 AM   
Tanaka


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So fuel cells help ships hold more fuel so they go further. What do fuel cells do for bases? Increase storage to refuel fleets? Do you even need a fuel cell on a base over a planet?

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RE: What other use do fuel cells have besides increasin... - 5/31/2014 9:04:24 AM   
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Fuel on bases is mostly used for their weapons, and sometimes their shields when they are attacked.
You could probably only use collectors, but they are less efficient than a reactor if you need a nice overload of power.

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RE: What other use do fuel cells have besides increasin... - 5/31/2014 9:13:50 AM   
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quote:

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Fuel on bases is mostly used for their weapons, and sometimes their shields when they are attacked.
You could probably only use collectors, but they are less efficient than a reactor if you need a nice overload of power.


Um ok but where do fuel cells come in here? Are they needed at all on bases if fuel is stored in cargo?

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RE: What other use do fuel cells have besides increasin... - 5/31/2014 9:19:12 AM   
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You need only one fuel cell (as tank) if you have a cargo full with Caslon or Hydrogen.

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RE: What other use do fuel cells have besides increasin... - 5/31/2014 9:20:31 AM   
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ORIGINAL: OzoneGrif

You need only one fuel cell (as tank) if you have a cargo full with Caslon or Hydrogen.


Ok so no need to ever put more than one fuel cell on a base then?

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RE: What other use do fuel cells have besides increasin... - 5/31/2014 9:21:52 AM   
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I think you other thread has more than enough explanation on the subject by now. ;)

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RE: What other use do fuel cells have besides increasin... - 5/31/2014 10:06:48 AM   
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It did clear up his last question though - Ships that dock refuel from the cargo bay storage of Caslon and Hydrogen, not from the base's fuel cells. :)

If the stored amounts are low though, you'll still have some of that fuel reserved for the base though.

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