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Armoured Fist: British Forces In North Africa 1942-43

Step 1. Begin assembly of the Sherman 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 hull rear piece to the rear of the hull section.
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Step 4. For the desert use the transmission housing shown on the left. (below)
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Below: Transmission housing in place. Step 5. Mount the upper hull on the lower hull assembly.
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Below: Upper hull in position. Step 6. Attach the right-hand side skirt.
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Below: Right-hand side skirt in place. Step 7. Repeat for the left-hand side.
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Below: Side skirts in position. Step 8. Assemble the main turret pieces.
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Step 9. Affix the trunion to the turret assembly, noting the orientation arrow.
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Below: The trunion in position Step 10. Attach the mantlet to the trunion.
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Step 11. Attach the 75mm gun to the mantlet.
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Step 12. Mount your choice of hatch on the top of the turret. 
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Below: Open hatch in position. Step 13. Attach the hull MG to its mounting point on the hatch.
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Step 14. Affix a peg to the turret. Below: Turret peg in place. Step 15. Position the turret on top of the hull assembly.
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Below: A fully assembled Sherman (75mm).
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Last Updated On Tuesday, May 1, 2018 by Luke at Battlefront