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If i have a squad of Destroyers & i'm shooting at AV10 or AV11 vehicles (usually the side) & i score a 6 for penetrating, does that 6 class as a glancing hit or a penetrating?
Penetrating. A Gauss weapon that scores a penetrating hit on a 6 counts the hit as penetrating (not glancing, or glancing and penetrating).
The Codex entry about Gauss weapons vs vehicles clearly state that any hit from a Gauss weapon against a vehicle glances on a 6, no matter the vehicle's armour value. It also says that a roll that beats the vehicle's armour value, AKA a normal penetrating hit, does not score a glancing hit as well as the normal penetrating hit, meaning you only get the penetrating one if you actually beat the target's armour value.
Pretty much, if the strength of your Gauss weapon plus the die you roll to see if you penetrate is higher than the armor value of the tank it counts as a penetrating hit even if you rolled a 6. If the armor value is higher, a 6 will still automatically glance the tank.
World Eaters: W-47 D-10 L-9
Necrons: W-19 D-3 L-2
Protectorate of Menoth: W-36 D-0 L-7
Actually it does "say" it, but the statement is put forward as an implication: "You don't get a glancing hit in addition to the penetrating hit [you've already scored]".
"Tau Commandment #226: Participants who use Velocity Trackers in the Tau Clay Pigeon Tournament will be disqualified"