Wherever possible I tried to simulate German WW II vehicle details in my design.
The 3.7 cm auto cannon has a muzzle break similar to Luftwaffe designs for the same reason. To reduce recoil (so the Uberkrote does not fall down each time the cannon is fired).
The rear mounted IFF dome cover was made from Super Sculpey.
This photo shows to good effect the cast texture I wanted to obtain. I carefully applied Elmer's Wood filler with a small knife in a thin coat. Then I lightly sanded it revealing air pockets and flaws.
The cast number "701" (taken from a photo of a Jagdpanther) was made from Super Sculpey, baked separately, then glued to the turret.