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“Attach a hip plate to the left hip, and construct a piston-like bone for the left leg.”

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




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  • Real World Science – Up in the Air

Finishing the Left Hip Joint and Assembling a Leg Part

Steps 1-2

Press the Left Leg Part Insert into the open end of the Left Leg Part, as shown:

Steps 3-4

Retrieve your T-800 Endoskeleton. Fit the four posts of the Hip Plate into the matching holes of the left hip joint, securing the plate in place with one (1) PM 3×12 mm Allen screw.

The tighter we make this screw, the stiffer the leg joint will be. The Allen Key tool for this screw was supplied back in Issue 26:


That was a short and sweet issue! Keep the Leg Parts handy as we will need it right away. The Leg Parts are plastic, but the Hip Plate is metal.

Next Up

 Issue 90 – Left Leg Plate

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