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Erudius
Posted - 2011.09.01 18:06:00 - [1]
 

first dabbling in PI. extracted some gas, produced oxygen and sent it to the command center for manual launch

launched a rocket and now I have nothing at the Customs Office nor in my command center

ideas?

Thanks,

Erudius

Hypnagogia Ichinumi
Posted - 2011.09.01 18:24:00 - [2]
 

There should be a bookmark in your journal somewhere

Erudius
Posted - 2011.09.01 18:30:00 - [3]
 

Originally by: Hypnagogia Ichinumi
There should be a bookmark in your journal somewhere



AWESOME! Thanks for your help
1,000,000 isk sent for your assistance...Very Happy

Erudius

Xearal
Minmatar
SOL Industries
Black Thorne Alliance
Posted - 2011.09.02 11:53:00 - [4]
 

unless you're usign a level 1/2 command center, I would recommend getting a spaceport asap.
Spaceports can hold 10k m3 worth of stuff, so are good to use as buffer from extractors to the processors, and also good for holding your processed materials before export. In addition, exporting from the spaceport means you can send up far larger amounts than with the manual launch. But there's more! Exporting your goods means they'll go to the customs office in orbit, allowing you to store an additional 25k m3 there so hauling can be done in larger amounts.
Finally, a spaceport also allows you to import stuff you put in the orbital customs office down to the planet, this means you will be able to take processed goods(ie. P1s) to another planet and combine them there with another P1 to make P2s and upwards.
for instance:
Planet 1, Lava
extracts heavy metals, processes to Toxic metals.
Planet 2, Barren
Extracts noble metals, processes to Precious metals.
Planet 3, any(small radius planets are good here, but that's a given)
imports Toxic and Precious metals, processes them to Enriched Uranium.

Miss Rabblt
Posted - 2011.09.02 13:56:00 - [5]
 

just small tip: launchpad is a very good storage =)

Tau Cabalander
Posted - 2011.09.03 07:28:00 - [6]
 

Spaceports charge less for exporting than a Command Center, plus spaceports can import too.


 

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