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Parts Required For The Lower Hull
The components required to assemble the lower hull can be seen below highlighted in green on the appropriate frames.
Below: The lower hull highlighted in green on the hull frame. Below: The tracks on the track frame.
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Assembling The Lower Hull
Step 1. Begin assembly by attaching the tracks to the lower hull section.

Note: Each track has been keyed to correspond with a particular side of the lower hull; this aids in ensuring the correct orientation of the tracks when assembling the miniature.
Below: The orientation keys on the tracks. Below: The orientation keys on the lower hull section.
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Below: The correct alignment for the left-hand side track. Below: The correct alignment for the right-hand side track. Step 2. Attach the tracks to lower hull section.
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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.
Below: The left-hand side track attached to the hull. Below: The right-hand side track attached to the hull. Below: The fully assembled lower hull.
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Parts Required For The Upper Hull
The parts highlighted in green represent the components require to assemble the SU-85; the parts highlighted in red are optional and can be used to add some modelling variety to your miniatures if you wish.
Below: The required components for the SU-85 on the hull frame. Below: The components for the SU-85 on the accessory frame.
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Assembling The Upper Hull
Step 1. Attach the upper hull of the SU-85 to the lower hull. Then attach the exhausts to the location shown below
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Step 2. Attach the commander's hatch to the top of the hull as shown in the example below. Step 3. Next, attach the gun mantlet to thefront of the hull.
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Step 4. Next, attach the fuel drums to the sides of the hull. Tip: Ensure that the caps on the fuel drums are pointing upwards when you attach them to the hull.
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Step 5. With the gun mantlet in place, it's time to add the main gun. Below: With the main gun in place the SU-85 is now fully assembled and ready to be painted.
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Last Updated On Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by Chris at Battlefront