- Difference between F1 and F2 - simply the new long barrelled 75mm gun instead of the old shorter one!
- Difference between F2 & G - Vision ports eliminated from turret, new muzzle brake, means of swapping coolant between vehicles, possible smoke dischargers on turret and addition of Schurzen plates.
- Difference between G & H - new external air filters and single piece commander's hatch.
One thing with a simple exploded diagram as an assembly instruction is that you can choose your own building order. I decided I'd try and assembly the vehicle in three sub-assemblies to ease painting.
- Lower hull and running gear
- Upper hull
It's time for a break now.....Part Two to follow.