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Building a Stealth Suit team....What the heck is this part?
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Old 21 Nov 2008, 15:07   #1 (permalink)
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Default Building a Stealth Suit team....What the heck is this part?

Hey all,

Building my Stealth suits and found this huge bit on the sprue:



Can anyone tell me what it's for?
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Old 21 Nov 2008, 15:17   #2 (permalink)
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Its called a gubbinz, from the orkoid "to Gubz".

Its basically whatever you want it to be - they had room on the sprue and chucked it on. I've seen them used on converted sniper teams, converted suits (replacing the jet pack) as well as objective markers etc.

Short answer - its just a random bit you can use for anything. Looks good on tanks as well as like a command upgrade for Apoc.
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Old 21 Nov 2008, 15:23   #3 (permalink)
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It's a super advanced thingie that all Stealth teams are to lug with them so they can be seen. This is because their stealth suits are so effective, they often get misplaced by the Shas'el/Shas'O in charge.

Seriously though, it's just a random bit that can be used for anything and is a sprue space filler.
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Old 21 Nov 2008, 16:40   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for the quick and humorous replies! I'll add it to the bitz bag and see what it winds up stuck to in the future ;D
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Old 22 Nov 2008, 01:07   #5 (permalink)
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Many people put a base on it (as seen in many GW photos, including the one on the stealth box iirc) and use it as an objective marker.

I'm inclined to believe it's a cooling system, and it's what makes stealths so cool.
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Old 22 Nov 2008, 01:12   #6 (permalink)
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Many people put a base on it (as seen in many GW photos, including the one on the stealth box iirc) and use it as an objective marker.

I'm inclined to believe it's a cooling system, and it's what makes stealths so cool.
It doesn't hurt that in GW's rag they flat-out labeled it as an Objective marker.
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Old 22 Nov 2008, 01:15   #7 (permalink)
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If you cut the top bit off (furthest right in teh pic) then stick to a drone.. instant command drone!
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Old 22 Nov 2008, 01:29   #8 (permalink)
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You could also put it on a gun drone.
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Old 22 Nov 2008, 01:39   #9 (permalink)
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I'm inclined to believe it's a cooling system, and it's what makes stealths so cool.
Awesome.
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Old 22 Nov 2008, 05:18   #10 (permalink)
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I have gotten several of these with my different stealth teams. I chopped up a couple of them and used it to convert a crisis suit commander. It's a pretty cool looking conversion. Nothing crazy but he's got a neat-o jet pack.
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