ISSUE 60

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“Attach two tendon joins and connect them to the inner thigh.”

 

Contents


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More Muscles for the Right Leg

Steps 1-2

Apply a small amount of super glue to each of these three holes of the Right Leg Joint:

Step 3

Fit the three studs of the Centre Part for Joint into these three holes, as shown. It should sit flush and not rotate:

Step 4-5

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:

Step 6-7

Fit a M3 nut into the hexagonal recess at the other end of the Tendon for Right Leg, as shown:

Step 8

Retrieve your thigh muscle assembly from Issue 54. This Muscle Connection should be marked with a ‘2’.

Steps 9-11

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:

Steps 12-13

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:

Steps 14-15

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:

Step 16

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:

Thoughts


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.

Running Total of screws used so far: 190

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 Issue 61 – Knee Joint, Right Leg Tendon, Joint Centre Parts

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