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Blake demonstrates how to assemble the plastic Tiger (8.8cm)

Step 1. Start by attaching the tracks the bottom hull section. Step 2. Next, attach the hull rear plate to the back of the lower hull.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Step 3. Attach the lower front hull section to the front of the hull... Step 4. ...followed by the top front hull section. Step 5. Attach the front glacis plate to the top deck of the hull.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Step 6. Next, attach the hull side to the top deck of the hull.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Step 8. Next, attach the completed top hull section to the bottom hull. Step 9. Time for the turret. begin by joining the top and bottom turret sections.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Step 10. Next, attach the rear stowage bin. Step 11. Followed by the gun mantlet,
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Step 12. Attach the main gun to the gun mantlet Step 13. Next, attach the spare track links to the sides of the turret.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Below: The plastic sprue includes both an open and closed version of the cupola.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Step 14. Attach the cupola of choice to the top of the turret. Step 15. Next, add a Tank Commander if using the open cupola.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Below: The plastic sprue also includes an undamaged and damaged set of the side skirts.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Step 16. Attach the side skirts to each side of the hull. Step 17. Finally, attach the hull machine-gun to the glacis plate.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)
Adding Rare Earth Magnets
Alternatively, you may choose to glue rare earth magnets into the recess in the hull and to the bottom of the turret. Magnets are a quick and secure way of fixing your turrets to the hulls, as an alternative to the included plastic peg.

Rare Earth Magnets (XX105) are available through the online store here...

Rare Earth Magnets (XX105)
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm) Read Chris' guide to Rare Earth Magnets here for more tips and tricks...
Below: With the hull machine-gun in place, the Tiger (8.8cm) is now fully assembled.
Assembling the Tiger I (8.8cm)


Last Updated On Thursday, November 16, 2017 by Luke at Battlefront