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Help with StuG IIIG interior

July 9 2012 at 5:33 PM
Jamie Haggo  (Login FlyingHaggis)
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Hi chaps

I'm presently building Dragon's StuG IIIG (Smart kit) and I'm having trouble with fitting the interior.

I built and painted the assembly (I know some of the colours aren't exactly correct and I've still got a fair amount of weathering to do) but I can't seem to get it to fit together. The rear part of the gun (breach guard?) seems to long and the mounting seems a bit too far forward. I can't get the front of the gun to go through the gap and the rear bit sticks out so the casing won't fit.

HELP!!!!

Cheers

Jamie

The sub assemblies.

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Dry fitted.

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Floor, base gun mount and rear bulkhead fitted in the lower hull. The rear bulkhead fits in cut outs in the lower hull so the must be correct.

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Gun fitted.

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Top fitted. Note the snag.

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A close up of the over hanging guard.

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The gun dry fitted in the upper hull. I say fitted, it won't!

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  1. I just built one of those. - Paul Kirchner on Jul 9, 2012, 8:56 PM
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  3. Good Lookin Stuff !! - ERIK ROBERSON on Jul 9, 2012, 10:51 PM
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  5. Indeed part C12 - EricReist on Jul 10, 2012, 6:51 AM
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  7. Thanks chaps! ARGGHHHHH!!!!! - Jamie Haggo on Jul 10, 2012, 12:12 PM
    1. don't lose heart Jamie... - Mark Neville on Jul 10, 2012, 1:29 PM
    2. Don't cut yet! - Mike Carrroll on Jul 10, 2012, 8:23 PM
     
  8. u can still do it. - nathan laporte on Jul 10, 2012, 11:19 PM
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