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Step 1. Begin assembly of the 5cm gun by attaching the outer gun shield to the gun carriage. The best glue to use with the hard plastic gun parts is plastic cement. Superglue is also fine.

Step 2: Attach the right-hand side wheel to the gun carriage.
Below: The right-hand side wheel attached. 
Step 3. Next, attach the left-hand side wheel to the gun carriage.
Step 4. Attach the inner gun shield to the gun barrel. Below: The inner gun shield in position.  
Step 5. Mount the assembled gun to the gun carriage.
Below: Assembled 5cm gun.
Step 6. Mount the figures to the base with gun position in mind. Superglue is recommended for this, as plastic cement will not bond the flexible plastic crew figures.

Below: Figures in position.

(Desert Germans shown)

Step 8. Finish by adding the gun assembly to the base. Many hobbyists prefer to paint guns separately before attaching them to the fully painted base.
Below: The fully assembled 5cm gun.
Flexible Plastic Figures

Working With Flexible Plastic
Many of our new infantry and gun crew figures are have been produced using a new casting technique and material we have been developing.

To find out how easy it is to prepare and paint these new plastic figures click on the link below.

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Last Updated On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by Charlie at Battlefront