[Rapid Vanguard] Comm Turret

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These three parts will be used in making the turret base.
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Stack the three pieces from the previous stem to make the base.
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Add the ring on top of the base.
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Glue detail card on top of the ring.
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Find these three pieces.
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Glue the three pieces from the previous step together as shown above.
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Glue the stack into the slot in the round plate with the “F” and “B” makings facing down. It will be leaning toward the “B” side.
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Find these pieces.
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Glue these pieces in a stack onto the part from the previous steps as shown above.
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Slot the other half of the central antenna onto the part attached to the assembly.

 

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Slot the larger ring onto the antenna so that it is flush the the back block. The smaller ring will catch at the mid point of the antenna.

Note: You may wish to paint your MDF and Card parts separately to make painting easier.  If you plan to do this, stop here until you have painted your parts.

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Apply detail card to front of the small ring and to both sides of the large ring.
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You can leave the turret un-glued from the base to all it to turn if you want. The comm turret is complete.

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