ISSUE 17

 Return to the BUILD


“In this issue, you will attach the sides of the head assembled in Issues 9 and 15 to the top of the head, supplied with this issue. We also add ball joints to the base of the hand.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: The Top of Head is metal, but the ball joints are plastic.

Magazine

  • T-800 Assembly – Model Instructions
  • Sci-Fi Cinema Legends – Forbidden Planet
  • Real World Science – Observing the Universe: The Most Advanced Telescopes Part 1

Build


Fitting the Sides of the Head to the Top of the Head

Upper Skull
Step 1

Retrieve the Right Skull Plate assembly from Issue 9 and the Top of Head from this issue:

Step 2

Fit the Right Skull Plate to the underside of the Top of Head as shown, and secure with two (2) PM 2×4 mm screws:

Step 3

Retrieve the Left Skull Plate assembly from Issue 15. Secure it to the other side of the Top of Head with two (2) PM 2×4 mm screws:

Right Wrist Joints
Step 4

Retrieve the Right Hand assembly from Issue 15 along with the Ball Joints for Right Wrist. Note their odd-shaped mounting holes below:

Step 5

Fit one of these ball joints into the palm of the hand, aligning the unique post shape with each hole until they are fully flush:

Step 6

Fix the ball joint into place using one of three (3) KB 2×6 mm screws:

You may have to grip the ball joints with pliers to keep them from turning.

To safe the ball joints from damage, I used my small craft vise:

Repeat these steps to install the other two Ball Joints for Right Wrist:

Thoughts


The skull is starting to really get some size and weight to it!

Next Up


 Issue 18 – Eye Motor/Mount

One thought on “ISSUE 17”

  1. Hallo liebe Terminator Fans,
    ich suche für meinen T-800 die Terminator T-800 1 /2 Scale Replacement Wrist Joints.
    Bei Modelmodz gibst sie nicht auf Lager.
    Vielleicht hat ja jemand von euch die Terminator T-800 1 /2 Scale Replacement Wrist Joints zum Verkauf?
    Bitte meldet euch danke.

    Grüße
    Torsten Weitzel

    ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Hello dear Terminator fans,
    I’m looking for the Terminator T-800 1/2 Scale Replacement Wrist Joints for my T-800.
    At Modelmodz they are not in stock.
    Maybe someone of you has the Terminator T-800 1/2 Scale Replacement Wrist Joints for sale?
    Please get in touch, thank you.

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Building the 1:2 scale Terminator T-800 from Hachette Partworks