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“Construct the right ankle joint that will support the right leg and toes.”
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Carefully remove the three Ball Joints from the sprue. Smooth any rough edges.
I used a sprue cutter here, but a sharp hobby knife would work as well:
Locate these three keyed holes of the Ankle Joint (Upper):
Fit one Ball Joint into each keyed hole:
Secure the Ball Joints into place from the other side with three (3) PB 1.7×6 mm screws, one for each:
Fit this Ankle Joint (Upper) on top of the Ankle Joint (Lower), aligning the two mounting posts:
Secure the Ankle Joint halves together with two (2) PB 2×6 mm screws, as shown:
We have started to assemble our right foot! We are going to spend a good amount of time building toes soon. All of these parts are plastic.
Running Total of screws used so far: 206
Issue 68 – Lower Leg Connectors, Ankle Joint (Ball/Socket)