15FOR-T Assembly guide

This is a rather "special" module designed especially for compatibility with DBM rules, and unfortunately this makes it a little bit more complex to assemble than the standard HOPPIDUS modules, so we've thought to provide this simple step by step guide to help you with it... 15FOR-T requires 3 straight palisade modules, one on each side, and one more to be cut down to provide the two small sections that are necessary to fill the gaps which will remain.

As with all models, begin with washing all the parts in hot water and soap to remove any trace of release agent left from the molding process. Let the parts dry, then test the match between them. You'll see that the frontage of each side of the corner is longer than the walltop, this is because the "L" shaped corner is designed to fit a specific rules requirement and does represent two straight TF elements joint by a small, approximately 10x10mm corner piece, while the walltops are designed to cover only the frontage of the elements and therefore leave a gap equivalent to the frontage of the corner. Don't worry, it's an easy fix anyway! All you need to do is take one spare walltop of the same kind (we're using 15FOR-D in this example, but you can use any other design your prefer!) and cut off two small sections at the ends, about 5mm in length, to fill the remaining gaps. In doubt, make them a bit longer rather than shorter.

Using a fine sandpaper (150 grit is a good grade) gently flatten the outside edges of the walltops to ensure a good contact area, then glue the two whole modules in place so that one overlaps the other at the corner, we suggest using superglue but be careful and follow all the safety instruction of the product.
Once the glue is set (about ten seconds using superglue) trim the square bit that is coming off the centre of the corner so that fits the rounded base.

Now test the two small bits to see how they fit, eventually shorten them if needed, but make sure they are still a bit longer so that they protrude from the edge of the element. Using sandpaper again gently flatten the outside edges of the small section to ensure a good contact area, then glue them in place. Now you can easily sand down the bit that still protrude exactly to the edge of the element. Here we've also filled the small gaps left at the base with green stuff, this is not really necessary as they'll be pretty much invisible once painted, but perfectionism is a condition for which there is still no cure... :)

We suggest to always prime the models before painting them, there are a number of good brands available but make sure the product you're using is suitable for plastic!
As always with spray primers several thin coats are better than a single heavy one.

All is left to do now is paint it as the rest of your fortifications, and your troops can defend right up to the edge of the palisade!