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    As they make jetbikes for space marines I'm wondering if you would let me give one to a character for 55 points as thats what it costs for a bike and a jump pack which when used together do the same thing.

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    If you have a close look at the armoury on page 6 of Codex SM, you'll notice that there already is an option to equip Space Marine independent characters with a bike.

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    Euh? I've never seen a SM jetbike??
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    D&#39;oh, i didn&#39;t realize that he talked about JETbikes...

    However, technically there shouldn&#39;t be a problem to model a jump pack as a jetbike. The model doesn&#39;t get that toughness bonus of a real jetbike then though.

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    they&#39;re archive
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    They&#39;re archive for a reason: the models are useless. In a previous edition SM could have jetbikes, but not in third (as I think just about everyone knows).
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    yes but a model with a jump pack and a bike is the same as a model with a jet bike and they look cool
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    I&#39;m pretty sure that this in fact is legal, because GW saw no need to clarify that a character shouldn&#39;t have both jump packs and bike - because it&#39;s a horrible waste of points.

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    I bet if you ask the rulezboyz about this they&#39;ll say it&#39;s one or the other, to prevent characters ignoring terrain whilst also getting twinlinked bolters and a T bonus.
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    I dont think a jet pack could lift a marine and a bike

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