ISSUE 19

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“Sync up the cogs and motor casing that bring your T-800 Terminator™ Endoskeleton to life.”

Contents


Parts

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Build


Assemble the Head Motor

Head Motor
Step 1

Fit the Cog Assembly Housing to the Connecting Cog Assembly. Note the locating pin used to align the parts:

Steps 2-3

Secure these parts together with two (2) PB 2×6 mm screws.

The instructions say to use PWB 2x6x5 mm screws, but that is incorrect. Use the PB 2×6 mm screws:

Steps 4-5

Align the raised posts of the Motor Housing into the holes of the tabs on the sides of the Motor:

The gear should pass through the large hole:

Step 6

Secure the Motor into place with two (2) PWB 2x6x5 mm screws:

Step 7

On the cog assembly, check the alignment of the circular disc (with the peg). The wedge on the disc should be rotated so it butts up against the wedge on the housing:

Steps 8-9

Fit the cog assembly over the Motor Housing, meshing the gears, and aligning the three mounting holes. Secure these parts together with three (3) PB 2×6 mm screws:

Thoughts


While this is called the ‘head’ motor, it will actually open and close the jaw. All of these parts (other than the Motor) are plastic.

Running Total of screws used so far: 68

Next Up


 Issue 20 – Jaw Motor Mount

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