Bradley Assembly (TUBX19)

Bradley Assembly (TUBX19)

How to assemble your Bradley M2/M3 and M2A2/M3A2 Bradley Transports.

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Bradley Sprue
 Colour  Part Type
Common to all Variants
 M2A2/M3A2 Bradley
M2/M3 Bradley
Assembling the M2/M3 Bradley
Step 1. Start by gluing the tracks to the lower hull section. The notches on both sides will ensure that you can't put the tracks on the wrong sides. Below: The correctly attached tracks.
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Step 2. Glue the rear armour plate to the lower hull. Step 3. Glue the upper hull section to the lower hull. Step 4. Glue the front Armour plate to the upper hull. Note that the M2/M3 Bradley uses the pieces marked in Red.
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Step 5. Glue the left and right side skirts to the main hull. Take care to make sure that the correct skirts are used on each side. Step 6. Attach the lower turret hull to the turret ring. Note the alignment of the noches below.
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Step 7. Attach the upper hull of the turret to the lower turret assembly.
Step 8. Attach the TOW missile launhcer to the turret. Note that it can be placed in the folded down position as well.
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Step 9. Glue the stowage basket to the back of the turret in the location shown below.
Step 10. Attach the hatch to the turret assembly. You can also leave it open to place a commander.
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Below: The fully assemblyed M2/M3 Bradley.
Bradley Assembly (TUBX19)

Assembling the M2A2/ M3A2 Bradley Transport
Step 1. Start by gluing the tracks to the lower hull section. The notches on both sides will ensure that you can't put the tracks on the wrong sides. Below: The correctly attached tracks.
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Step 2. Glue the rear armour plate to the lower hull. Step 3. Glue the upper hull section to the lower hull. Step 4. Glue the front Armour plate to the upper hull. Note that the M2A2/M3A2 Bradley uses the pieces marked in Blue.
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Step 5. Glue the rear armour plate to the lower hull. Step 6. Glue the lower armour place to the underside of the front hull in the location shown below.
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Step 7. Glue the left and right side skirts to the main hull. Take care to make sure that the correct skirts are used on each side. Step 8. Attach the lower turret hull to the turret ring. Note the alignment of the noches below.
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Step 9. Attach the upper hull of the turret to the lower turret assembly.
Step 10. Attach the TOW missile launhcer to the turret. Note that it can be placed in the folded down position as well.
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Step 11. Glue the stowage basket to the back of the turret in the location shown below.
Step 12. Attach the hatch to the turret assembly. You can also leave it open to place a commander.
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Step 13. Glue the turret armour plate to the front of the turret in the polcation shown below. Note the slots for the machine-gun and main gun of the turret.
Below: The fully assembled M2/A2 or M3A2 Bradley.
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