The more I play in a single consecutive play session (i.e. longer running time), the greater the chance that the trader's inventories will become screwed up...across the board: in fact any of the component types in the trader's windows. this doesn't happen on every game session though.
When it does happen, a restart of a game is required to reset the inventory, I've found. especially if I'm moving from one planet to another and trading a ton.
if i see any non-consumable components show up in the "essential components" list, I will now restart.
Which is a big annoyance for me, who is a currently a Drakk carrier commander and likes my 15 fighter escorts...and has to respawn them on game restart.
Last edited by eidolad : 09-21-2012 at 09:44 PM.