Avanti: Italian Forces In North Africa 1942-43

Step 1. Begin assembly of the M14/41 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. Attach the casemate to the hull assembly.
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Note: The M14 and 41 use the hull top on the right. Be sure to trim any excess material from the front of the hull top.
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Step 5. Mount the hull top on the hull assembly. Step 6. Next, glue on the hull guns.
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Below: Hull guns in position. Step 7. Glue together the two turret pieces.
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Below: Choose the closed (right) or open (left) commanders hatch. Step 9. Attach your chosen hatch.
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Below: Hatch in place. Step 10. Mount the main gun to the front of the turret.
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Below: Main gun attached. Step 11. Attach the hull MG to its mounting point in front of the hatch.
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Step 12. Glue the turret peg to the underside of the turret. Step 13. Position the turret on the lower tank assembly.
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Below: A fully assembled M1/41.
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M14/41 Assembly Guide
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The M14/41 medium tank was a mainstay of the Italian forces in North Africa during the Mid War period. Today Chris takes a look at how simple it is to assemble this new plastic kit. 


Last Updated On Sunday, February 11, 2018 by Luke at Battlefront