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I am thinking of buying a couple of boxes of the Jackal bikers in order to convert them to rough riders. Since I won't be using the quad I am wondering if GSC players will be interested in multiple of those. Can they use more then one in a squad?

   
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No, you need to have 4 bikers to include a quad. So you would need 8 bikers to have 2 quads.

I could see them being useful for terrain, conversions, and other things though.

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Most people won't be able to answer this question till the Codex comes out on Saturday. My assumption is that a squad has 4 bikes and 1 quad and that growing the unit involves adding another 4 bikes and 1 quad. I doubt there's much flexibility in that.
   
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You could use the quads converted to counts-as Sentinels in your army...?

 
   
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 Elbows wrote:
You could use the quads converted to counts-as Sentinels in your army...?


That's not a bad idea.

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Also people will like them as conversion pieces and the like.
   
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Yeah turning the quads into sentinels makes a lot of sense.
   
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Also, there will be a plenty large eBay desire for them --- for all kinds of Necromunda gangs, Blanchitsu projects, non-40K gaming, etc. Plenty of desire, it's a brand new kit and a suitable kit for other games.

 
   
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Netherlands

Thanks a lot for the answers. I guess I will convert them to ork bikers. And the sentinel idea is not a bad one at all.

   
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 Elbows wrote:
You could use the quads converted to counts-as Sentinels in your army...?


Isn't there also some kind of forgeworld jeep piece for guard?
   
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id just make them into the rough riders who are holding meltas/plasma. They arent that much bigger and it would make sense for the heavy weapon guy to have more stability.

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That Rough Rider idea ain't half bad. They look like they'd be easy to convert too.

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Use them to make Heavy Weapons teams. Lascannon Quadbikes!

   
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That would work nicely.

I think the quads are a bit small for a tauros though,
   
 
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