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I am only a Captain and so still have a few ship slots open, but by the time I reach Vice Admiral I would have all slots filled since I got the Ambassador-class from the Temporal Ambassador mission.

So do you just de-commission the ships or retain them? Or maybe you buy ship slots and make like a pack rat?

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# 2
04-11-2013, 11:59 PM
I mostly kept my older ships. (Still got my original Miranda from the Original STO launch). Others I replaced with Fleet counterparts and say they got a refit. (More item slots, more storage. ) 1-time or reward ships, I'll keep in storage. C-store ships are just placeholders for other C-store ships (for consoles).
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# 3
04-12-2013, 12:08 AM
Still waiting for Cryptic to allow me to mount them in my Ready room as Models .


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# 4
04-12-2013, 12:12 AM
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Still waiting for Cryptic to allow me to mount them in my Ready room as Models .
That would be awesome!

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# 5
04-12-2013, 10:47 AM
Be aware that you can always drop C-Store ships and get them back again since you paid for them. If you do have these and want to dismiss them, make sure to take all the consoles and devices off first otherwise you'll lose these things.

The "free" ships that you get when leveling and lock box ships... all of those cannot be gotten back - you'd have to pay for them again. I'm not sure about mission reward ships (like the Tier 3 Ambassador.) The Tier 5 Ambassador is not being offered anymore so you could not get that one back.

The Rear Admiral ships (the LAST one you get for free) are worth keeping since they are good enough for end-game play. The lower Tier ships aren't powerful enough to do anything serious at end-game (Vice Admiral) because your foes are more powerful.

Personally, I have kept my "Enterprise" ship classes but dismissed my Miranda, Akira... If I need to I might drop my Tier 4 Exploration Cruiser since I have the option to get the higher tier Galaxy.

If they would complete the range of models that you could mount, it would be nice.
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# 6
04-12-2013, 11:01 AM
I keep them, as I'm not in danger of running out of ship slots. The only "new" ships I get are the mirror universe ones.
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# 7
04-12-2013, 11:03 AM
wishing I didn't buy them
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# 8
04-12-2013, 11:21 AM
I take my old ships out behind the shed (the Shed being Wolf 359) and put a bullet into their bridge.
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# 9
04-12-2013, 11:25 AM
I usually just discard them, so that I can make room for other ships I might get. I don't have a lot of ship slots so I have to manage with what I have.
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# 10
04-12-2013, 11:40 AM
I discard older (free) ships as I outlevel them, and only if I need the slot.

I have yet to buy a ship slot for any character, but there's always a first time
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