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    Is the Hellhound still open top?

    Just wondering if the hell hound and its variants still classified as open top due to the fuel tanks?

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    It was open topped before? Not according to my codex, anyway
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    I think it may of been open topped in 3rd edition codex.

    It certainly wasn't open topped in 4th edition and no one has mentioned it being open topped in 5th
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    Ah, the good old 3th ed days, where the Hellhound was just a riding bomb.
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    Blimey thats going back..... '98' 3rd Ed came out?

    It was the 3rd Ed varient, but wasn't that Glancing hits always counted as Penetrating?

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    The the answer is that the Hellhound is not open-topped. No special explosion rules either. AV12 on the front and sides even.

    Heck it is pretty durable now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RecklessFable View Post
    The the answer is that the Hellhound is not open-topped. No special explosion rules either. AV12 on the front and sides even.

    Heck it is pretty durable now.
    And damned effective, placing that template sideways can always make an opponent cry!
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    Thanks Fable,

    I'm looking forward to trying out the new hellhound, given the changes I can't decide whether I think it's better or worse than 4th ed.

    We lose range but gain, Fast vehicle, autohit and side AV.

    I know it's been discussed at length but I personally feel we'll have to see how it performs in battles before we can make a judgment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadLarkin View Post
    Just wondering if the hell hound and its variants still classified as open top due to the fuel tanks?
    Oh please tell me you haven't been playing that it is open-topped for the last 6 years?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoxANT View Post
    Oh please tell me you haven't been playing that it is open-topped for the last 6 years?
    Haha wow I can't believe it but I have. lol at least it hasn't been too big of a deal, I've hardly used the one I have as I only bring it when I bring my russ's to distract the opponent's AT fire, which wasn't very often.

    Thanks for the answers guys lol, now if you'll excuse me i'm going to go kick myself
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