I don’t really know why, but it seems I’ve took lots of pictures during the assembly of my Sherman😀. Here’s the first shot which captures everything inside the box:
quite a lot of runners…maybe its because of the accessories like wooden boxes, cans, spare track, and ammo box that are also included within the kit.
The biggest parts in military kits are always the lower hull and upper hull. The picture below shows a Sherman’s lower and upper hull. Since it is a Tamiya kit, the tracks are made out of vinyl.
And then putting the front end to the lower hull:
After that, moving on to the wheels. In building scale model, there are two things that you will almost found in every kit. Those are seamlines and molding lines. In military kits, the nightmare of seamline is not as much as in gundam. But when it comes to molding lines, the wheels of the tank are usually giving you a hard time😀 Here is how it looks like:
The picture below shows all of the wheel parts:
Well..that’s it for now😀