Leave the carbines to drones. Putting carbines on FW's is a waste of points for a weapon that should be cheaper than the Rifle. Even with a rifle, Fire Warriors are currently overpriced in 5th edition.
Originally Posted by dspadres
In an army that favors staying away from everything
Is this another "Tau is a shooty gun line army" fallacy, because if it is, stop giving advice. Tau are mobile first and foremost, then shooty second. Playing Tau right means lots of jet packs and precise movement to just barely deny enemy assaults - and using vehicles to their full extent.
Static Tau will always lose against mobile Tau.