It’s a classic mining cruiser setup. Some mining lasers, some mining drones, and one gun for dealing with rats. Maybe a little bit of tank, almost never any propulsion or tackle.

It’s a BAD fit for shooting at the “stupid fuck in the industrial that just took my ore”, but they never can seem to to resist the temptation. This guy did better than most, he had a few meters per second of speed on me and he was getting out close to the edge of my point range before he popped:

2010.07.01 18:26:00

Victim: Father Jape
Corp: School of Applied Knowledge
Alliance: Unknown
Faction: Unknown
Destroyed: Osprey
System: [redacted]
Security: 0.7
Damage Taken: 3495

Involved parties:

Name: Marlenus (laid the final blow)
Security: 1.3
Corp: Ironfleet Towing And Salvage
Alliance: NONE
Faction: NONE
Ship: Crane
Weapon: Thunderbolt Fury Heavy Missile
Damage Done: 3495

Destroyed items:

Cap Booster 25, Qty: 32
Y-S8 Hydrocarbon I Afterburners
Co-Processor I
Hellfire Assault Missile, Qty: 44
Miner II, Qty: 3
Medium Capacitor Booster I
Azure Plagioclase, Qty: 1378 (Cargo)

Dropped items:

Co-Processor I
Small Shield Booster I
Mining Laser Upgrade I
Hellfire Assault Missile, Qty: 173 (Cargo)
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher I

One Response to “One-Gun Mining Cruiser”

  1. Bass Indy says:

    I’ve had the same experience whenever I go out in my Battle Itty. Something about Industrial ships just screams victim to the type of people who mine in cruisers.

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