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We have recently had some discussion about this and the 6 inch charge distance and some questions well we never really came to a concise agreement.
Basiclly the discussion revolved around the pivot model. It says in the rule book that wheeling counts towards distance charged. Since all models are charged the same value it is argued that while the pivot does turn with the rest of the models and is charged the movement inches of the turn there for all models count as being able to satisfy the 3 model 6in movement rule and thus can bull charge.
Others disagree in that the while the pivot does turn he never moves any closer and thus has not satisfied the movement rule.
And so while both sides made valid points we couldn't get a complete agreement figured we would get some other input.
I'd attach a picture but I suck at ansi illustration. I'll try and edit this later.
Ok guys. Heres the skinny on this debate. If you will all refer to the BRB on page 18 you will see a diagram detailing the way to work out stand and shoot. This same rule applies to the bullcharge. If your pivot guy is 5 inches from the unit being charged but you have to wheel 2 inches to come to face thats a 7 inch charge, therefore allowing for the bullcharge. You have to realize that one rule can't contradict another. It states that when you wheel...The wheel move plus the distance moved forward IS your charge distance. Therefore the WHOLE unit charges that distance. Thanks for your time
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