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There are a maximum of 174 Elite: Dangerous achievements (43 without DLC) worth 21,576 (2,850)

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Heavy Lifting in Elite: Dangerous

Heavy Lifting45 (10)

Sell 10,000 units of cargo

  • Unlocked by 1,194 tracked gamers (5% - TA Ratio = 4.51) 24,313  

Achievement Guide for Heavy Lifting

661,583 (383,371)
Achievement won on 22 Sep 15
TA Score for this game: 1,658
Posted on 23 September 15 at 10:24
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There are 2 basic ways to get this. The first is to play the game "properly" and buy & sell cargo as you travel round the different star systems.

The second and far quicker way is to buy goods (fill your cargo hold) then sell them straight back to the commodity market you just bought them from. This does have a slight drawback that you generally lose money each time as the buy price is usually higher than the sell price. The smallest loss is usually buying & selling hydrogen fuel, biowaste or scrap which can lose you as little as 3CR a time so 30,000 credits to earn this achievement. I did this in a system called HIP110245 at Fox Survey. Here you can buy biowaste for 14CR and sell it back to them for 11CR.

This is a pretty tedious and boring way of grinding this achievement out but it does work if you're in a hurry. The bigger your cargo hold the less transactions you'll have to make so it's probably worth waiting until you've upgraded to a larger spaceship. This solution can also be used for the "Consumer" achievement.
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