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Fitting Day

I've been fitting out my ships for a while.

The 4/10 plex from the other day did not drop an A type mod but it dropped a bunch of C types for a net haul of about 350mil. Not bad for something that took us under 10 minutes to complete.

My exploration has picked up again and I've been pulling some decent items from sites. I've been much calmer lately about selling stuff. I tend to gather a bit more and then make a high sec run when I am out of sites or need something else to do. I lost yet another covops frig, however this morning. I warped in and saw that it was a site that I can not do. Then about 30 seconds later I decloaked and the missile batteries beat the fuck out of me. Of course, I did not insure that ship. Yay me.

Anyway, I refit and all that good stuff and decided to go to bed with what I had. Once awake, I headed back down, making sure to buy some extras of the stuff I keep losing with these frigs, and got to work scanning and fitting ships.

I had to spend a bit more money fitting my Oni. The Meta 4 mods were 10mil a piece. Agh. blargh. Woe is my wallet. Ahh well, its creeping back up. I've had some pretty good scanning days recently.



Then I can't fit my T2 neuts yet. Gah. Well, I doubt I'm taking them out tomorrow and if I do I'll switch them to T1s. Still bit by bit the 4 ships got built and put together. I converted my ammo to faction ammo and made sure that all the guns were bound the ships were armed and they were ready to go.

Now I was all excited so got one of my corp mates to let me shoot him so I could rep him and see how I did. I quickly established I sucked. Especially when another corp mate bounced on, put me into deep structure and then started wailing on the corp mate in his new shiny ridiculously powerful ship. I frantically attempted to keep the corpmate alive and escape myself. Ahh, boys and their spaceships.



POS bashing means the dreds come out. I got to light the return cyno. That was my first cyno as well.
Then we decided to do a gatecamp. Here was our fleet: Protus, Hurricane, Hurricane, Raven, Abaddon, Loki, Tengu, Megathron, Navy Megathron, POroteus, Oneiras. What a nasty gatecamp we were. A poor destroyer hopped in. The bet on coms was that the Navy Mega could shoot him if he could lock him before he warped. He missed by a second and a half, so we told the guy in local. He then came back at 20k and let the Mega try to lock him again before warping off. That kind of shanangans is why Eve is so fun.



Of course, I got shot for telling the guy about the bet. my poor shields. I was armor tanked however so it wasn't a big deal. Still. Ouch.










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