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Assembling The Hummel/ Hornisse

How to assemble the Hummel/ Hornisse

Assembling The Hummel/ Hornisse

 Colour  Figure Type
Common to both Varriants
 Hummel
Hornisse
Step 1. Attach the left side track to the lower hull. Step 2. Attach the right side track to the hull. Below: The left and right side tracks in place
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Step 3. Now attach the top armour and gun deck to the main hull.

Step 4. Glue the crew compartment plates to the main hull in the location shown below.

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Step 5. Attach the back armour plate of the crew compartment in the slot shown below. Step 6. Now attach the spare tracks to the front of the main hull.
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Step 7. .Now attach the drivers armour cab to the main hull on the slot shown below.

Step 8. Now glue the ammo racks to the inside of the rear compartment. Note that there are notches on the backs to help you correctly place them

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Step 9. .Attach the gun shiled to the main hull. With this the Hornisse hull is now complete. Step 10. We will now build the main gun. Start by attaching the gun mount. Note the guides and orientation.
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Step 11. Now glue the gun seat and mount to the assembly. Step 12. Now attach the gun shield to the gun assembly.
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Below: The fully assembled 8.8cm gun. Note that the gunsield attaches on the top of the gun mount

Below: The fully assembled Hornisse

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Step 1. Attach the left side track to the lower hull. Step 2. Attach the right side track to the hull. Below: The left and right side tracks in place
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Step 3. Now attach the top armour and gun deck to the main hull.

Step 4. Glue the crew compartment plates to the main hull in the location shown below.

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Step 5. Attach the back armour plate of the crew compartment in the slot shown below. Step 6. Now attach the spare tracks to the front of the main hull.
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Step 7. .Now attach the drivers armour cab to the main hull on the slot shown below.

Step 8. Now glue the ammo racks to the inside of the rear compartment.

Step 9. Next attach the gun shield to the main hull in the slot shown below.

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Below: The Hummel hull is now complete. Step 10. We will now build the main gun. Start by attaching the gun mount. Note the guides and orientation.
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Step 11: Now glue the gun seat and mount to the assembly. Step 12. Now attach the gun shield to the gun assembly. Note that the gunsield attaches on the top of the gun mount
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Below: The fully assembled Hummel

Assembling The Hummel/ Hornisse


Last Updated On Friday, June 10, 2022 by Luke at Battlefront