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Assembling The M113 (T50)

Assembling The M113 (T50)

How to assemble your M113 (T50) vehicles.

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Assembling The M113 (T50)

Assembly of the Basic M113 Hull
Step 1. Each track for the M113 has a small tab on the front end. This tab sits up against with the lower half of the hull front as seen in the examples below. Below: The right-hand and left-hand side tracks attached successfully to the hull.

Tip: When referring 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.
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Step 2. Next, attach the front glacis plate to the front of the hull. Below: The glacis plate attached to the front of the hull. Step 3. Next, time to assemble the rear section; this is made up of the ramp and the rear door.
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Below: The assembled ramp section. Step 4. Next,attach the rampsection to the back of the hull. Below: With the ramp section attached, the basic hull is now fully assembled.
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The Side Fenders
The side fenders attach to the hull just above the tracks as shown in the example below.
Below: The side fender attached to the sides of the M113.
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Step 5. Begin by attaching the top deck to the top of the hull. Step 6. Next, attach the vehicle driver's hatch.
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Step 7. followed by the passenger compartment hatch.
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Step 8. Now add the trim vane to the front of the hull.
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Assembling The M113 T50 Turret
Step 1. Attach the main gun to the front of the turret ensuring that the shorter .30 cal MG is on the right-hand side. Step 2. Next, attach the hatch to the top of the turret.
Tip: When referring 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.
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Below: The hatch attached to the turret. Step 3. The T50 turret simply replaces the weapons turret of the stock M113. Below: The fully assembled M1113 complete with T50 turret.
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Adding A Vehicle Commander
Step 1. Attach the hatch in an open position. Step 2. Add the vehicle commander into the open hatch.
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Below: The M113 with T50 turret fully assembled complete with vehicle commander.
Assembling The M113 (T50)


Last Updated On Monday, June 18, 2018 by Charlie at Battlefront