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Assembling The Churchill (6 pdr)

Assembling The Churchill (6 pdr)

How to assemble your Churchill (6 pdr) Tanks

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Components Required for the Churchill (6 pdr)

Assembling The Churchill (6 pdr)

Before you start, make sure that the main hull section has been cleaned of any excess flash on the outside. 

Step 1. Begin assembly of the Churchill by attaching the left-hand side track to the hull section.

Step 2. Next, attach the right-hand side track to the hull section.
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Below: Both tracks in place.  Step 3. Next, attach the upper hull to the main hull section. Step 4. Now place the rear hull section on the tank hull.
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Below: The upper hull and the rear section in place

Step 5. Attach the Machine gun to the front plate shown below. Note the correct orientation shown below.

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Below. The machine gun in place on the main hull. Below: We will now be attaching the side hatchs. The Churchill (6 pdr) uses the square doors.
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Below: Each hatch matches with a specifc side of the Churchill tank. Use these to make sure that your hatches are correctly aligned. Step 6. Attach the right side hatch to the hull.
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Step 7. Attach the left side hatch to the hull. Below: With the hatches in place the main hull of the Churchill is now finished.
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Step 8. We will now start the turret. Begin by placing the mantlet on the hull turret hull. Slot this in from underneath and dry fit before gluing to make sure the piece fits cleanly. Step 9.  Next place the upper hull onto the lower hull piece
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Step 10. Next glue the 6 pdr gun in the mantlet. Step 11.  Next attach the stowage bin to the back of the turret Step 12. Now glue the hatch of your choice onto the top of the turret.
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Below: The Churchill (6 pdr) turret with tank commander and closed hatch configuration. Below: A fully assembled Churchill (6 pdr).
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Last Updated On Friday, June 7, 2019 by Luke at Battlefront