ISSUE 87

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“Combine a left leg joint assembly with the new thigh component.”

We have done all of this before on the right leg.

Contents


Parts

Magazine

  • T-800 Assembly – Model Instructions
  • Sci-Fi Cinema Legends – X-2: X-Men United
  • Real World Science – Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

Fitting a Joint Mechanism to the Left Thigh

Steps 1-2

Place a small amount of super glue into these hexagonal recesses of the Left Thigh and fit a M2 nut into each one, as shown.

Make sure these nuts are recessed into the holes and are not crooked at all:

Step 3-4

Retrieve your Left Leg Joint Section assembly from the previous issue. Apply a bit of super glue onto each of these three posts:

Step 5

Slide the Left Leg Joint Section assembly down over the Left Thigh covering the M2 nuts, as shown:

Thoughts


There was not much to do here, but we did get a nice big part of the model. I just wish this Left Thigh wasn’t plastic!

Next Up


 Issue 88 – Hip Joint, Casings for Hip Joint, Domed/Outer Caps for Hip Joint

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