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Questions on Plague Marine weapons

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So I was looking through the CSM Codex, and while looking at the entry for PMs, and got curious about the weapons entry for them. It says they are armed with a Boltgun, Bolt Pistol, and Plague Knife. Now I am assuming that you either can have a Bolter OR a Bolt Pistol as a ranged weapon, but I am confused as to whether or not the always have a Plague Knife for melee. Basically I am asking if you either get a Bolter (and are assumed to have a Plague Knife), or if you have to take a Bolt Pistol to use a Plague Knife.
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Meh. All the dudes I game with don't really care if it our games are WYSIWYG. Just wondering for if I play a game at a GW store or something, but I don't see that happening to often to be honest.
'Back in the day' Plague marines could use Bolters as Bolt-pistols. So I think you can get a fun mix of them in a squad so it looks good.
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