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M6 with weak hull but strong turret OR weak sides but and improved frontal hull armor

  1. Strong turret (3 votes [27.27%] - View)

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  2. Strong frontal armor (hull) (8 votes [72.73%] - View)

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matty_162 #1 Posted 14 January 2018 - 04:47 AM

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M6 armor is good but it is all flat, it needs at least pretty good frontal armor and have weak side armor as balancing---OR--- have same armor profile, but have stronk turret like T29. Anyone agree?

 


Edited by matty_162, 14 January 2018 - 05:10 AM.


MudkipAtWar #2 Posted 14 January 2018 - 05:12 AM

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Personally I think it's OK where it is - a buff would be nice but it's pretty good. The 90mm is a good gun and it has good mobility

Edited by MudkipAtWar, 14 January 2018 - 05:12 AM.

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a_cookie #3 Posted 14 January 2018 - 05:40 AM

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A mantle as thick as a T29 wouldn’t make any sense

Right..?


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MAJIME #4 Posted 14 January 2018 - 06:40 AM

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I suggest buffing the mobility of the tank by a tad and improving gun characteristics to make the tank competitive for its tier.

 

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WipWapJaws #5 Posted 14 January 2018 - 09:28 AM

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It’s fine, just not in the hands of those who don’t believe in angling their tank......

Luc____ #6 Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:29 AM

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Sides are already crap. Dont nerf them any more. Maybe buff the hull armor in certain parts, kind of like a midtier Russian heavy in a way (KV-1, KV-1S, T-150). Or maybe like a stronger jumbo. Idk just a thought.
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matty_162 #7 Posted 14 January 2018 - 02:39 PM

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View Posta_cookie, on 14 January 2018 - 05:40 AM, said:

A mantle as thick as a T29 wouldn’t make any sense

Right..?

 

Im not saying making it AS strong as the t29's, but like a kv-1 where its not impossible to pen but its hard


Edited by matty_162, 14 January 2018 - 02:43 PM.


SanguinaryDan #8 Posted 14 January 2018 - 04:12 PM

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I don’t see it.  For a Tier VI Heavy it’s got decent frontal armor and a viable turret. The hull sides are weak but the only gun that can overmatch them is the 152mm.  Mobility is solid and even traverse speeds aren’t awful.

 

What exactly is wrong with this tank that careful play doesn’t cover?


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NWasabi #9 Posted 15 January 2018 - 10:59 PM

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View PostWipWapJaws, on 14 January 2018 - 09:28 AM, said:

It’s fine, just not in the hands of those who don’t believe in angling their tank......

 

Even angling doesn't work that well, because the side armor is paper.

WipWapJaws #10 Posted 16 January 2018 - 05:07 AM

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View PostNWasabi, on 16 January 2018 - 08:59 AM, said:

 

Even angling doesn't work that well, because the side armor is paper.

 

No you dont side scape in it.  You angle its flattish front and hope you catch a few in the tracks

NWasabi #11 Posted 16 January 2018 - 09:29 AM

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View PostWipWapJaws, on 16 January 2018 - 05:07 AM, said:

No you dont side scape in it.  You angle its flattish front and hope you catch a few in the tracks

 

eh . . . at the cost of exposing your side

WipWapJaws #12 Posted 16 January 2018 - 07:37 PM

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View PostNWasabi, on 16 January 2018 - 07:29 PM, said:

 

eh . . . at the cost of exposing your side

 

if that’s what ur doing then ur doing it wrong...

just wiggle the front



Educated_Redneck #13 Posted 17 January 2018 - 06:35 PM

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NWasabi #14 Posted 18 January 2018 - 09:47 AM

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View PostWipWapJaws, on 16 January 2018 - 07:37 PM, said:

if that’s what ur doing then ur doing it wrong...

just wiggle the front

You can do this in any tank, doesn't even have to be a heavy. That doesn't make the armor good, unless your opponents don't know how to aim.


Edited by NWasabi, 18 January 2018 - 09:48 AM.


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A side armor buff will be great, everyone can pen his lateral!

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