Assembling the Tiger II Tank Platoon

Assembling the Tiger II Tank Platoon

How to assemble your Tiger II Tank Platoon

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Step 1. Attach the left side tracks to the main hull. Step 2. Next, attach the iright side tracks to the hull.  Step 3. Glue the upper hull of the Tiger II to the hull assembly.
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Below: The upper armour on the hull assembly.

Step 4. Now glue the exhaust on the rear armour plate.

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Step 5. Now attach the rear armour plate to the main hull. Step 6. Now attach the Tiger II hull side armour plates.
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Step 7. Glue on the other side of the armour plates. There grooves on each side to help you correctly and snugly place them. Step 6. Now glue the left side side skirt to the hull assembly.
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Step 7. Next attach the left side skirts to the main hull.

Step 8. Now attach the forward hull machine-gun to the hull.

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Step 9. We will now build the turret. Start with the upper and lower hull plates and glue them together.

Step 10. Now attach the turret front plate to the turret assembly.

Step 11. Now attach the gun mantlet to the turret front.
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Step 12. Now glue the 8.8cm gun to the gun mantlet in the slot shown below.

Step 13. Now attach the tank hatch. This can be left open or closed if you want to use a tank commander figure.

Step 14. Attach the turret peg to the underside of the turret. Alternatively you can use magnets.
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Below: The fully assembled Tiger II tank
 Assembling the Tiger II Tank Platoon


Last Updated On Thursday, July 7, 2022 by Luke at Battlefront