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Old 09 Oct 2007, 03:09   #1 (permalink)
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Default barracuda or tigershark??

as the title suggests which one should i get as im tempted too get one of them in just over a week
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Old 09 Oct 2007, 03:20   #2 (permalink)
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If it's a choice of one or the other, I'd go for the Barracuda. The Tigershark is a superheavy flyer. Occaisionally I'll see an event that allows flyers and I'll get to dust off my Barracuda, but I've never seen an event that allows superheavy flyers.
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Old 09 Oct 2007, 03:23   #3 (permalink)
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If it's a choice of one or the other, I'd go for the Barracuda. The Tigershark is a superheavy flyer. Occaisionally I'll see an event that allows flyers and I'll get to dust off my Barracuda, but I've never seen an event that allows superheavy flyers.

yeah i was just thinking the barracuda there as i have just had a look at the stats and they are pretty much the same,only diffrence is weapons and as u said ithe tigershark is a super heavy
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Old 09 Oct 2007, 06:40   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: barracuda or tigershark??

Only difference is the superheavy thing? So I suppose you`re the love-child of Bill Gates and the Queen of England, because, apparently, the fact that a Tigerhawk costs nearly as much as TWO Barracudas isn`t imporant here?

I`d go for the Barracuda. Not only can you use it more often, but it is also a great model (believe me, I`ve got one at home).

And you can get two of them for the price of a Tigershark.

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Old 09 Oct 2007, 09:18   #5 (permalink)
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They're certainly both beautiful models. The Barracuda would serve you better, I believe (I have one and am considering dropping another one into the squadron).

But the Tiger Shark is STUNNING visually 8)
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Old 09 Oct 2007, 09:30   #6 (permalink)
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They're certainly both beautiful models.
Of course they are. They are forgeworld Tau.


Get the 'Cuda. Its a lot easier to use in games than a super heavy, and cheaper.

Although, if you are going Tigershark route, get the AX-10. Nothing says die Marine! like Starship grade Railcannon.
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Old 09 Oct 2007, 11:58   #7 (permalink)
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The short answer, Barracuda
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Old 09 Oct 2007, 12:26   #8 (permalink)
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I'll echo the sentiments for the Barracuda. It's a nice model and will see far more use than a tigershark. One of the key benefits of it is its ability to be used as an air superiority fighter in-game against other flyers. Using the Imperial Armour flyer rules it can declare dogfight which means it can take shots at another flyer before that flyer does an attack run. Under the Apocalypse rules, it has a BS4 Ion Cannon in an AA mount, meaning it has longer range and more accuracy than any other flyer in the game.

On the other hand, there's something very satisfying about the idea of dropping 14 gun drones right behind an opponent's lines...
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Remember though, the Barracuda, unless changed by FW, does not have an AA ion cannon in normal games, only in Apoc games.
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Remember though, the Barracuda, unless changed by FW, does not have an AA ion cannon in normal games, only in Apoc games.
it doesn't matter, aircraft do not need AA weapons to shoot other aircraft.

i would go for the barracuda, or the manta
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