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Assembling the M41A3 Walker Bulldog

Step 1. Begin assembly of the M41A3 Walker Bulldog by attaching the tracks.

Tip: Ensure that the drive sprocket is towards the rear of the vehicle.

Step 2. Next, attach the 76mm main gun to the front of the turret.
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Below: The 76mm main gun has been keyed to match the front of the turret. Below: The 76mm main gun correctly attached to the turret of the M41A3 Walker Bulldog.Step 3. Next, attach the commander’s cupola to the top of the turret.
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Below: The commander’s cupola correctly attached to the turret of the M41A3 Walker Bulldog.Step 4. With the commander’s cupola in place, it’s time to add the loader’s hatch to the opposite side of the turret.Below: The loader’s hatch correctly attached to the turret of the M41A3 Walker Bulldog.
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Step 5. Finally, attach the .50 cal AA MG to the mount found near the commander’s cupola.Below: The .50 cal AA MG correctly attached to the turret of the M41A3 Walker Bulldog.Below: With the .50 cal AA MG in place, the M41A3 Walker Bulldog is ready for the painting table.
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Adding a Tank Commander
Step 1. Replace the closed cupola with the open cupola included on the hatch sprue. Step 2. Add a commander into the open cupola.Below: The M41A3 Walker Bulldog fully-assembled with tank commander.
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