My absence was longer than expected. Sorry about that. This week most of the small details for the hull were attached as well as the distinctive side skirts. The barrel was fitted to the turret. It really does look like an E-100 now. The exhausts have been assembled but not attached. The tools and cable D rings will be placed on the vehicle after its painted.
Unlike the rest of the kit, the side skirts were surprising difficult to attach. A certain amount of macgyvering to the mounting brackets was required along with some judicious sanding of the seams. Rather disappointing. Nevertheless the results are satisfying as shown below.
I will be applying the desert scheme shown in the header.