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40K: Tau Fire Warriors Breachers – Inside the Box

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Oct 25 2015
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The new Fire Warriors / Breacher kit is a HUGE improvement over the old 2001 one. Come see the new kit, unboxed!

This new kit looks to be a wonder to assemble,  with either version of the troops Breacher or Strike teams, and comes with enough extra bits to keep the heat on those pesky Astartes!

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Description

Amongst the best-equipped infantry in the Galaxy, Tau Fire Warriors are bristling with suites of complex targeting, communications and strategic mapping systems – even before their weaponry comes into the equation. Their Strike Teams form impressively accurate long-range gun lines, pouring fire into any weak point and sniping targets from a safe distance, while the Breacher Teams clear buildings, bunkers and strongpoints with up close and personal aggression. Both teams are equally respected, capable – and rightfully feared.

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This multi-part plastic kit gives you everything you need to build ten Tau Empire Fire Warriors, in their Strike Team configuration. One model may be upgraded to a Shas’ui, and the kit includes two drones, a DS8 tactical support turret, a selection of different shoulder pads and back packs and a choice of weapons – pulse pistols, pulse carbines, EMP and photon grenades! 230 components in total, with ten Citadel 25mm Round bases, one Citadel 40mm Round base and two small flying bases.

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This kit can also be assembled as a Fire Warriors Breacher Team.

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PROS:

  • Tons of parts for customizing your warriors with lots of gear
  • Both male and female heads
  • Enough weapons to equip models with Pulse Carbines, Rifles or Blasters!
  • 20 total Shoulder Pads included!

CONS:

  • Pay close attention the assembly instructions, the majority of weapons arms can only be assembled only one way.
  • About $15 increase in price over last kit, which is a nearly 50% increase.

Overall the new kit is a vast improvement on the old version, and will serve the next generations of Tau hobbyists with no issues.

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