So, tonight I'm playing Mick up at WHW (he can't make it tomorrow as he's seeing "them from across the park") I've seen his 1750 list in action a few times but I've never actually played against it so it's time for a bit of theoryhammer as to how to stop it. First up, here's what he usually runs:
Lord on Thunderwolf with 2 bullet catching Wolves
3 x full Grey Hunter packs in Rhinos
Scout Pack with Meltagun & Meltabombs
5 Thunderwolves tricked out for wound allocation
2 x Long Fangs packs with Missiles & Lascannons
Against this, I'll be trying out my Razorwolf list again. I'm thinking that my biggest issue will be dealing with those nasty Thunderwolves...
Tactic 1 - Ignore them
This is the internet's usual advice for dealing with single rock lists - ignore the rock and focus everything on the supporting elements. I think in an Objective game this would probably be the best thing to do. I can feed the Thunderwolves a couple of speedbump units while I focus fire on the 3 scoring units.
Tactic 2 - Focus fire
Shoot them! Shoot them until they're dead. Now, I think I can just about muster enough fire power to do some serious damage to the Thunderwolves in a round of shooting so long as a) I go first, b) they're not in cover and c) my dice aren't as horrible as they normally are. If I go second, Mick will be able to supress some of my firepower with his and if those TWolves are in cover all those lovely AP3, AP2 and AP1 shots of mine aren't as killy.
So option 1 sounds like the better option - I just hope I don't lose my nerve and decide to start firing at the dogs instead...