Assembling The 8.8cm Tank-hunter Platoon (GBX175)

Assembling The 8.8cm Tank-hunter Platoon (GBX175)

How to assemble your 8.8cm Tank-hunter Platoon.

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Plastic Gun Crew Sprue
 Colour  Figure Type
5cm Gun Loader (unused)
Nebelwerfer Loader (unused)
NCO
8.8cm Gun Loeader
Gun Crew
Step 1. Attach the tow hook to the cross stand.

Step 2. Now attach the gun base plate. A small notch on the base plate signifies the frontof the weapon and the direction the gun faces.

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Step 3. Now we build the firing chamber. Attach these two peices together in the orientation shown below.
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Step 4. Next attach the left side mount to the base plate. Make sure that the piece shown is on the right -hand side of the base.
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Step 5. Now attach the firing chamber and the left-side mount. Step 6. Next attach the seat to the left side of the gun.
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Step 7. Attach the ammo bin to the back of the gun shield. Step 8. Next glue the 8.8cm gun to the front of the gun shield.
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Step 9. Attach the completed 8.8cm gun to the main hull. Note that there are slots to help guide you. Below: The 8.8cm Gun is now fully completed.
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Step 10. Attach the seated gunner to the seat Below: The seated gunner in place. 
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Step 11. Attach the 8.8cm gun to the base. Make sure you dry fit first so you can see which holes you need to fill in first

Step 12. With the gun in place glue each figure into place in the open slots. You will need an NCO, the 8.8cm Loader and a Gun Crew figure.

Assembling The 8.8cm Tank-hunter Platoon (GBX175) Assembling The 8.8cm Tank-hunter Platoon (GBX175)
Below: The fully completed 8.8cm gun with crew in place. 
Assembling The 8.8cm Tank-hunter Platoon (GBX175)


Last Updated On Friday, October 11, 2019 by Luke at Battlefront