Talk:Burner mining drill

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Mining speed and output

The info box is wrong, the mining speed is 0.35,no unit (or items, although not releant). items/sec would express an output, and 0.35 items/sec is definitely not the output of burner drills. The output of a fully powered burner drill on copper, iron and coal is 0.28, would be twice as small for uranium, and greater for stone (0.3675 items/sec) as shown here : https://wiki.factorio.com/Mining. I don't know how to edit the infobox so can't make the change, if someone can integrate these information, it would be great.

Caveats re: self-sustaining mines w/ burner inserters

The design outlined in Burner_mining_drill#Method_2 can result in the northern burner inserters becoming coal-starved to the point that they have to be refueled manually. Perhaps we should warn new players about it, lest they copy the design as-is and become perplexed when it doesn't work as well as they expected.

I changed the setup in the image so that can no longer happen and added a note to the text. Please sign talk messages with the 4 ~'s in the future. -- Bilka (talk) - Admin 19:24, 31 August 2017 (UTC)

Thanks. Will do. H0lyD4wg (talk) 17:49, 3 September 2017 (UTC)