Step 1. Begin assembly of the Stuart by attaching the right-hand side track to the hull section.  Step 2. Next, attach the left-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. Mount the upper hull on the lower hull assembly. Step 5. Attach the glacis.
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Below: Glacis in place.
Step 6. Choose an open or closed turret piece.
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Step 7. Assemble the main turret pieces. Below: Assembled turret.
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Step 8. Attach the main gun to the turret. Step 9. Next, attach the MG to the turret.
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Below: Mounted MG.
Step 10. Glue your choice of commander in to the open hatch. (American commander shown)
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Below: Commander in position. Note: You can choose a magnet sleeve or turret peg.
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Step 11. Glue the pet in place. Step 12. Mount the turret on to the hull assembly.
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Below: A fully assembled M3 Stuart.
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Optional Extras
You may wish to attach fuel tanks, as seen below. The sprue also features a flamethrower for building Gung-Ho M3 Satans.
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Last Updated On Sunday, August 26, 2018 by Charlie at Battlefront