Fuel Tanks Plus

Longer fuel tanks in a variety of styles, with assocaited fueled nose cones. Stand-alone, or companion to Color Coded Canisters.

License: CC-BY-NC-SA

Game Version: 1.9.1

Downloads: 163,349

Mod Website: Forum Thread

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Fuel Tanks Plus

Parts Pack

What is "Fuel Tanks Plus" exactly? Simply, it's a set of fuel tanks that are 1.5x the length of the largest stock tanks in each diameter, plus fuel-filled nose cones for those diameters. These tanks are meant to give you some visual choice of styles that are loosely inspired by real-world rockets from NASA and ESA, while maintaining the style established in the Color Coded Canisters mod (since CCC replaces stock visuals, any "new" tanks should be spun off into a separate pack, and hence we have FTP).

Cooperates with other mods:

  • TweakScale
  • AVC (Add-on Version Checker)
  • Interstellar Fuel Switch

Part of the NecroBones suite of mods, that work nicely together:

Design Goals

  • Provide some new visual styles, to dress up the booster sections of your rockets.

  • Help mildly reduce part count and wobble, by providing larger tanks.

  • Be as memory efficient as possible. Each diameter has a shared texture to keep memory usage low.

  • Follow the same colors and artistic style established in Color Coded Canisters.


Version 2.0.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.9.1

Released on 2018-03-14

2.0.2 (2018-03-14) - RCS fixes

  • Rebalanced the smaller monopropellant tanks to match their stock counterparts.

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Version 2.0.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4

Released on 2018-03-13

2.0.1 (2018-03-13) - Minor fixes.

  • Removed shrouds from nuclear tanks and added them to the color-switcher (just one color currently)

  • Removed extraneous IFS/FS/B9 configs from the size-0 tanks.

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Version 2.0.0 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4

Released on 2018-03-12

2.0 (2018-03-12) - Overhaul for 1.4

  • Altered color/mesh switching to use new 1.4 stock switcher (except the radial tanks).

  • Note: Saved colors in existing vessels may need to be manually updated or relaunched to correct.

  • Removed most end-cap shrouds.

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Version 1.12.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.3.1

Released on 2017-04-09

1.12.1 (2017-04-09) - MFT fix.

  • Corrected some MM patch issues for ModularFuelTanks.

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Version 1.12 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2.2

Released on 2017-04-07

1.12 (2017-04-07) - Tweaks & Fixes.

  • Corrected a typo that was preventing the B9PartSwitch patches from applying correctly on the radial tanks.

  • Slightly increased the performance of the 2m/3m stack decouplers, and increased their propellant maximums.

  • Changed ModularFuelTanks config to use consolidated wildcard patch.

  • Removed "cryogenic" tank type assignments from the MFT configs.

  • Stack decouplers in sizes 1.25m, 2.5m, and 3.75m collider updates, now actually hollow.

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Version 1.11 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2.2

Released on 2016-10-12

1.11 (2016-10-10) - KSP 1.2 update.

  • Includes a "Kerbal X Plus" sample rocket, provided by StevieC (untested on my side, so far).

  • Updated categories for decouplers.

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Version 1.10 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-06-04

1.10 (2016-06-04) - Update.

  • Altered switcher priorities for mesh switching, to match fuel switching rules.

  • Added color choices from some adjacent diameters to the 1.25m and 2.5m tanks.

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Version 1.9.3 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.2

Released on 2016-05-10

1.9.3 (2016-05-10) - Tweaks.

  • Altered the color-switching rules to be based on variables rather than part names, for more flexibility and support for part duplication.

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Version 1.9.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.2

Released on 2016-05-07

1.9.2 (2016-05-07) - Fuel Switching Tweaks.

  • Added InterstellarFuelSwitch 2.0.2 flags to re-tie radial tank texture to fuel type.

  • Reduced dry mass of radial tanks when containing MonoPropellant, to better match stock tanks (Firespitter and InterstellarFuelSwitch).

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Version 1.9.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.2

Released on 2016-05-07

1.9.1 (2016-05-06) - Fuel Switching Tweaks.

  • Added minimum tech requirements for some fuels in the fuel switchers, when using InterstellarFuelSwitch 2.0.1+.

  • InterstellarFuelSwitch GUI names updated for IFS 2.0.1.

  • InterstellarFuelSwitch prioritized ahead of B9PartSwitch to take advantage of tech levels.

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Version 1.9 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.2

Released on 2016-05-06

1.9 (2016-05-06) - Update.

  • Nuclear (single-propellant) tanks capacity increased to match total units for LFO tanks. Names updated accordingly.

  • B9PartSwitch fuel-switching enabled for most tanks, Switching config overhauled:

  • Firespitter and InterstellarFuelSwitch support still included, of course.

  • Calculated values will differ somewhat from the FS/IFS values, for cost, capacity, etc. This is normal.

  • Radial tanks with texture-switching still rely on FS/IFS for now. Non-switching if only B9 is installed.

  • B9 mesh switching has been set not to regenerate drag cubes while attaching in the editors.

  • Crossfeed available (globally!) for radially attached parts, enable button added to radial tanks.

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Version 1.8.3 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.2

Released on 2016-04-29

1.8.3 (2016-04-29) - Hotfix + Tweaks.

  • Various small clean-ups in the fuel-switching config.

  • Fixed a mistake in 1.8.2 that was preventing InterstellarFuelSwitch integration from working correctly.

  • Started on FuelSwitch compatibility with B9PartSwitch, currently mixed module configuration.

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Version 1.8.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.1

Released on 2016-04-28

1.8.2 (2016-04-28) - Mesh switching compatibility

  • Added support for B9PartSwitch. Firespitter and InterstellarFuelSwitch still work too, of course.

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Version 1.8.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1

Released on 2016-04-24

1.8.1 (2016-04-24) - KSP 1.1 minor update.

  • Fix for fuel-switching to properly disable when something else is adding it (such as CryoEngines), relating to change in ModuleManager's logic.

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Version 1.8 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1

Released on 2016-04-02

1.8 (2016-04-02) - KSP 1.1 minor update.

  • Added search tags.

  • Updated included copies of dependencies to 1.1 compatible versions.

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Version 1.7 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1

Released on 2016-03-11

1.7 (2016-03-11) - Minor fixes, removal of deprecated parts.

  • Corrected capitalization of "ModularFuelTanks" in the fuel-switching rules.

  • Added MonoPropellant as a choice for LFO tanks in the fuel-switching rules.

  • Slightly increased the Oscar-A/C/D dry masses to match mass ratios of larger tanks.

  • Removed the deprecated parts (deprecated as of FTP 1.0) from this pack.

  • Moved ModuleManager patches to a "Patches" folder.

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Version 1.6 for Kerbal Space Program 1.0.5

Released on 2016-02-17

1.6 (2016-01-11) - Tweaks.

  • Increased propellant and thrust for 2.5m and 3.75m decouplers.

  • Sharpened the appearance of the checkered 1.25m long tank (Mercury setting).

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