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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 6
08-22-2012, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by lordmalak1 View Post
Slipstream is almost a non-factor now in the race on my ship, but the turn rate is absolutely terrible with the Borg engine- it takes almost a sector width to make a u-turn @ full speed, the AEGIS engine turns almost 4 times faster than the borg engine (both @ 1/3 power).
You will have a wider turning arc at full speed no matter what engine you are using. You will have a very tight turning arc at quarter-speed, but will turn the fastest at about half speed. The Borg Engine has a bonus to turn speed - perhaps not the best, but it's nice. Also make sure you aren't using quantum slipsteam when you try to make a turn. Using slipstream reduces your turn rate dramatically.