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# 13
02-22-2013, 03:41 AM
Originally Posted by tom61sto View Post
You still have *some* weapon power no matter what you do, and the turrets run off that. They may not give as good of performance as they'd if you had full power to weapons, but they're the only weapons besides the Kinetic Cutting Beam that can be put in the aft weapon spots and shoot forward. If you can get 50 power to them via skills and/or gear they do thier rated damage.
you are still losing great amounts of dps with turrets at 50 weapon power (hell, you would lose high amounts with turrets at 100)

Originally Posted by tom61sto View Post
In STFs, it's fairly trivial to get the Borg in your forward arc and just pound on them with the Dual cannons. With mines you have to get fairly close, which makes you at risk for a taking a HY torp that you otherwise might have avoided. With torps aft, you have to spin or do passing runs, limiting the damage your forward arc weapons are doing, particularly the 45 degree dual cannons.
if you are not getting close to stuff in stfs, you are doing something wrong. and if you are hit with a high yield torp in the Vesta, while doing that, you are doing something extremely wrong