ISSUE 51

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“Affix the pelvic shield to the pelvis, and attach a hip socket to the existing assembly.”

Contents


Parts

Magazine

  • T-800 Assembly – Model Instructions
  • Sci-Fi Cinema Legends – The Day The Earth Caught Fire
  • Real World Science – The Hubble… Inconstant?

Build


Fitting Details to the Pelvis

Steps 1-3

Retrieve your T-800 endoskeleton from the previous issue. Fit the four posts of the Pelvic Plate down into the matching holes of the Pelvic Shields, as shown:

This plate should be flush with the inner edges of the Pelvic Shields:

Step 4

Apply a small amount of super glue into these two squared recesses of the Hip Socket:

Steps 5-7

Align these squared recesses of the Hip Socket over the matching square posts of the Right Pelvic Girdle and fit it into place, as shown:

Thoughts


With this progress on the right leg, it seems we will be building down the right side of the T-800 and not finishing the upper torso and right arm first. We did not use the Muscle Connection this time, but keep it nearby for the next issue. All of these parts are plastic except for the metal pin in the hinge of the Muscle Connection.

Running Total of screws used so far: 175

Next Up


 Issue 52 – Pelvic Plate, Outer/Inner Muscle, Muscle Cap

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