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“Attach two tendon joins and connect them to the inner thigh.”
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More Muscles for the Right Leg
Apply a small amount of super glue to each of these three holes of the Right Leg Joint:
Fit the three studs of the Centre Part for Joint into these three holes, as shown. It should sit flush and not rotate:
Fit the wider recess of the rubber Ring for Tendon over the post end of the Tendon for Right Leg as shown, and secure in place with one (1) PWB 2×5 mm screw.
The tighter you make this screw, the thicker the ring gets and the more resistance it will have to moving inside the ‘cylinder’ it will be installed in later:
Fit a M3 nut into the hexagonal recess at the other end of the Tendon for Right Leg, as shown:
Retrieve your thigh muscle assembly from Issue 54. This Muscle Connection should be marked with a ‘2’.
Retrieve your T-800 endoskeleton. Fit the Muscle Connection to this location at the rear of the Pelvis assembly, as shown, and secure it into place with one (1) PM 3×12 mm screw.
Once the screw is tight, this connection is meant to be loose to allow for movement:
Turn your T-800 over so it is facing up. Retrieve the Tendon assembly from the previous issue and insert the end with the rubber ring into the front muscle assembly, as shown:
Turn your T-800 over again so it is facing down. Take the Tendon assembly from this issue and insert the end with the rubber ring into the rear muscle assembly, as shown:
Position the two Tendons on either side of this hole in the inner part of the Right Thigh and secure with one (1) PM 3×16 mm screw.
Make sure the M3 nut you added in the previous steps is still there. These parts should remain a bit loose to allow for movement:
I like when we add parts to our T-800 that were taking up storage space. We now have some additional leg muscles attached! The Right Leg Joint is metal and the other parts are plastic.
Issue 61 – Knee Joint, Right Leg Tendon, Joint Centre Parts