Assembling the Sturmtiger Assault Howitzer Platoon

Assembling the Sturmtiger Assault Howitzer Platoon

How to assemble your Sturmtiger Assault Howitzer Platoon

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Step 1. Begin assembly by attaching the tracks to the hull of the Sturmtiger.

Note: 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. Each track is also marked with a letter L or R to indicate orientation.
Below: The orentation keys on the tracks. Below: The correct alignment for the left-hand side track. Below: The correct alignment for the right-hand side track.
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Tip: When refer 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: The right-hand side track attached to the hull. Below: The left-hand side track attached to the hull. Step 2. Next, attach the hull MG.

Note: There is an outline etched into the hull showing the position for the hull MG.
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Below: The attached hull MG. Step 3. Next attach the rocket launcher barrel.
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Step 4. The barrel of the rocket launch can be left empty or modelled to include the rocket.
Below: An empty rocket launcher barrel. Below: The loaded rocket launcher barrel.

Note: The warhead can be found on the rear hatch sprue.
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Step 5. Next, attach the loading hatch. Step 6. Followed by the rear hatch.
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Below: The rear hatch in position. Step 7. Next, attach the winch to the rear of the hull.
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Step 8. The side fenders come next. Below: The right-hand side fender in place.
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Below: The left-hand side fender in place. Step 9. Time to added the rear mudguards
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Below: Both rear mudguards in place. Step 10. Finally, attach the front mudguards to the hull.
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Below: Both front mudguards in place. Below: With the front mudguards in place to the Sturmtiger is ready for painting.
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Add The Winch Crew
Step 1. Begin by attaching the rocket to the winch. Step 2. Add the winch to the rear to the hull. Step 3. Position the winch operator figure next to the winch ensuring the handle lines up with the winch.
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Step 4. Attach the loader figure to the hull. Below: The winch in place. Feel free to experiment with the positioning of the winch crew.
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Last Updated On Friday, July 29, 2022 by Luke at Battlefront