ISSUE 52

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“Ready one of the connective muscles that will attach the pelvis to the chest, and seal the pelvic unit with a large pelvic plate.”

Contents


Parts

Magazine

  • T-800 Assembly – Model Instructions
  • Sci-Fi Cinema Legends – Starman
  • Real World Science – Voyager 2 Enters into Interstellar Medium

Build


Assembling a Muscle and Fitting Another Pelvic Plate

Steps 1-2

Slide the thinner end of the Inner Muscle through the Outer Muscle via the wider opening, as shown:

Step 3

Apply a thin line of super glue all the way around this ledge of the Muscle Cap:

Step 4

Slide this Muscle Cap over the exposed end of the Inner Muscle until it seats into the Outer Muscle, as shown.

Don’t worry about alignment; there is no specific way this needs to be secured into the muscle:

Steps 5-6

Retrieve the Muscle Connection from the previous issue. Apply a thin line of super glue all around this ledge of the Muscle Connection:

Slide this glued end into the open end of the Outer Muscle, as shown:

Don’t worry about alignment; there is no specific way this needs to be secured into the muscle:

Steps 7-10

Retrieve your T-800 endoskeleton. Press the four posts of the Pelvic Plate into these matching holes of the pelvis assembly.

This is a press-fit, so no glue is required:

The Pelvic Plate should sit flush, like this:

Thoughts


Well, the pelvis is almost complete! Keep the extra leg muscle assembly someplace safe for now, we will not need it again for quite a few issues. Everything in this issue is plastic.

Running Total of screws used so far: 175

Next Up


 Issue 53 – Leg Joint Section, Hip Socket, Inner Side Muscle, Muscle Connection

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