Assembling The Sturmi (FSO120)

Assembling The Sturmi (FSO120)

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Components Required For The Lower Hull
Assembling The Sturmi (FSO120)
Assembling The Sturmi (FSO120)
Assembling The Hull
Step 1. Begin assembly of the lower hull by attaching the tracks to each side of the hull. Below: Each track has been keyed to correspond with a particular side of the hull; this aids in ensuring the correct orientation of the tracks when assembling the miniature.
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Tip: Although regular Hobby Glue can be used to assemble plastic vehicles, we recommend that you use good quality plastic cement instead. It gives the strongest bond when gluing plastic to plastic.
Below: The right-hand side track attached to the hull. Below: The left-hand side track attached to the hull. Step 2. Next, attach the rear plate to the back to the lower hull.
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Tip: When referring to left or right-hand side in regards to a Flames Of War miniature, the orientation is determined as if looking at the vehicle from the rear.
Below: Attacking the rear plate to the back of the lower hull. Below: The lower hull of the now fully assembled.
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Components Required For Sturmi

With the lower hull now assembled, we can now use it as the foundation to create the Sturmi. The additional components required to assemble this version can be seen below highlighted on the sprues below. Parts highlighted light grey are used to complete the hull on any variation of StuG, as shown below.

Red and Yellow are components for both the Sturmi (7.5cm)
Green Parts are for the StuG (10.5cm) (Not used)

Assembling The Sturmi (FSO120)
Assembling The Sturmi (FSO120)
Assembling The Sturmi
Step 1. Begin assembly of the Sturmi by attaching the top section of the hull to the assembled lower hull section.
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Step 2. Next, attach the driver's vision port section to the front of the hull. Step 3.Attach the antenna / spare track to the back of the hull superstructure.
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Below: The antenna / spare track section to the back of the hull superstructure. Step 4. Next, attach the commander's cupola to the top of the superstructure.
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Step 5. Attach the main gun to the front of the hull. Use the 7.5cm gun. Below: The 7.5cm main gun of the Sturmi(7.5cm).
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Step 6. Next, attach the gun shield to the top of the superstructure in front of the loader's hatch. Below: The gun shield attached to the top of the superstructure.
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Step 7. Attach the machine-gun to the freshly attached gun shield. Below: The machine-gun attached to the gun shield.
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Attaching the Sturmi Upgrade Kit
Assembling The Sturmi (FSO120)
Step 8. Now you want to trim off the Schürzen mounts on the side of the hull. Step 9. Next, attach the left side logs flush with the hull.
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Below: The left side logs on the Sturmi Step 10. Now, attach the right side logs flush with the hull.
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Step 11. Now glue the concrete slab over the driver slit. Step 12. Finally, glue the storage box to the rear of the of upper hull in the location shown below. Note that the box does not sit flat on the hull.
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Last Updated On Tuesday, August 10, 2021 by Luke at Battlefront