Assembling the Hetzer Assault Gun

Assembling the Hetzer Assault Gun/ Marder Tank-hunter

How to assemble your Hetzer Assault-guns or Marder Tank-hunter.

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Step 1. Begin assembly of the Hetzer by attaching the lower front hull section to the front of the hull. Step 2. Next, attach the rear hull section to the back of the hull.
Below: The front and rear sections in place. Step 3. Attach the upper hull plate the lower hull assembly. Step 4. Attach the exhaust to the rear of the upper hull.
Step 5. Next, attach the machine gun to the upper hull in the slot below. Step 6. Attach the hatch to the upper hull in the slot shown below.
Below: The machine-gun and hatch. Step 7. Next, attach the left-hand side side skirt.
Step 8. Attach the right-hand side skirt to the lower hull section. Step 9. Attach your choice of gun barrel to the main hull. Note the shorter barrel is for the Flame Hetzer and longer barrel is the 7.5cm gun.

Step 10. Now attach the left and right tracks to the main hull.

Below: The fully assembled Hetzer (7.5cm).
Step 1. Begin assembly of the Marder by attaching the upper hull section to the lower hull. Step 2. Next, attach the ammo to the Marder's side armour plates.
Below: The ammo in place. Step 3. Attach the upper left side hull plate the hull assembly in the slot shown below.
Step 5. Next, attach right side hull plate to the hull assembly. Note there are guides on the mold to help you correctly place it.
Step 6: Glue the rear armour section to the rear of the Marder.
Step 7. Next, glue the barrel lock to the front of the hull. There is a notch to help you correctly place this.
Below: The barrel lock in place on the hull. Step 8. Attach the gun shield to the upper hull in the location shown below.
Step 9. Attach the machine-gun in the slot shown below.

Below: The gun shield and machine-gun in place on the main hull.

Step 10. We will now build the 7.5cm gun. First we we attach the gun shield to the gun in the location shown below..

Below: The gun shield on the 7.5cm gun..

Step 11. Attach the 7.5cm gun assembly to the main hull. Step 12. Now attach the left and right tracks to the Marder assembly.

Below: The fully assembled Marder Tank-hunter.


Last Updated On Thursday, March 11, 2021 by Luke at Battlefront