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Old 30 Apr 2009, 08:43   #1 (permalink)
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Default Quick Question: Warfish Options: Where does what go?

Physically speaking I am trying to construct a Warfish (Devilfish with Disruption Pod, Multi-tracker Smart Missile System, Targeting Array) and I'm not sure which bitz to use where.

SMS

From my Skyrail set I have 2 SMS which mount on appropriate drones. These attach themselves to the wings. This seems straight forward.

But this is where my problems start: What do I put in the center front side where the burst Cannon traditionally goes? The eye-thing from the skyrail box? Also what bitz (if any) represent the Disruption Pod, Multi-tracker, and Targeting Array?

At the same time I am trying to field an Ionhead (Hammerhead with Disruption Pod, Multi-tracker, Ion Cannon, Burst Cannon) but I only have 2 gun holding drones (they did not come with the devilfish). I was wondering whether I could field this unit with a single burst cannon in the center where the Fish traditionally puts it or would that be unfluffy enough that other players would point it out? It would leave the wings most likely bare of any units which would look silly.

One obvious option is to buy another Skyrail box but I'd rather not...
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Old 30 Apr 2009, 11:41   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Quick Question: Warfish Options: Where does what go?

Well if you have a Devil Fish and a Hammer Head then you'll have enough Burst cannons to do it. Just make a small holding for them off of the Drones.

As for the other things there isn't anything for you to represent them with. Although Forge World does has Flachette Discharges and Disruption Pods I believe. For everything in the Tau I always assume the Target Array would be integrated into the Optical Devices and so forth.

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Old 30 Apr 2009, 12:01   #3 (permalink)
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Well if you have a Devil Fish and a Hammer Head then you'll have enough Burst cannons to do it. Just make a small holding for them off of the Drones.

As for the other things there isn't anything for you to represent them with. Although Forge World does has Flachette Discharges and Disruption Pods I believe. For everything in the Tau I always assume the Target Array would be integrated into the Optical Devices and so forth.

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Skyray sorry... I have three burst Cannons. The Burst Cannons aren't the issue, the supporting drones are. Drones that are able to hold SMS/Burst Cannons only come with the Skyray/Hammerheads. The Devilfish comes with two drones and one burst Cannon meant for the central gun position. So what I have now is 2 gun drones which I might be able to play with until they look like drones that can carry heavier guns. But to save some work I was wondering whether it would be OK to have a single central burst cannon on the HH instead of the traditional pair attached to the appropriate drone things.

This is all temporary.. it's all magnetised so none of it's fixed.
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Old 30 Apr 2009, 12:04   #4 (permalink)
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no what I ment was actually conceive come way of putting them on. For instance instead of using the supports on the SMS, Use them on the BC and just glue it on it's side into the lower hole of the Gun Drones.
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Old 30 Apr 2009, 12:23   #5 (permalink)
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no what I ment was actually conceive come way of putting them on. For instance instead of using the supports on the SMS, Use them on the BC and just glue it on it's side into the lower hole of the Gun Drones.
Thanks for the idea, I think I'm going to magnetize in a way that won't see the magnets later on when I use the parts for their real purposes..
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Old 30 Apr 2009, 21:10   #6 (permalink)
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Skyrail has given me an idea: A Skyray, but instead of Burst Cannons or SMS's on the Drones at the front, give them Railrifles!!

Whatcha think?

EDIT in response to following post: I'll make a new topic.
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Old 30 Apr 2009, 21:15   #7 (permalink)
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Skyrail has given me an idea: A Skyray, but instead of Burst Cannons or SMS's on the Drones at the front, give them Railrifles!!

Whatcha think?
I am feeling a new topic, skyrail, great idea!

by the way you can buy two Decoy Launchers and two Flechette Dischargers from forge world http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/acatalog...CESSORIES.html
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Old 01 May 2009, 00:20   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Quick Question: Warfish Options: Where does what go?

What I did was this. Take the carbines off the gun drones, and glue some missile pods beneath. Problem Solved.
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Old 01 May 2009, 09:24   #9 (permalink)
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To close this topic I thought I would show my solution to the problem. Here it is.

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The magnets fit perfectly, and afterwords there is nothing in the way of using the parts for what they should be.

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Old 01 May 2009, 09:52   #10 (permalink)
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Default Re: Quick Question: Warfish Options: Where does what go?

Quick thing: in your first post you seem to be implying the burst cannon shouldn't be there because you have SMS? That would be quite wrong: The devilfish always has that central burst.
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