ISSUE 12

 Return to the BUILD


“In this issue, the plates to finish the inner thigh are fitted into the assembly of the right thigh structure.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: All of the parts are plastic in this issue.

Magazine

  • Kings of the Asphalt: Autobots on the Road
  • Nemesis Prime: The Dark Side of Optimus Prime
  • Ironhide: Robot of a Thousand Gadgets
  • Beyond the Robots: For the Fans, From Morning to Night
  • Step-by-Step Assembly Instructions

Build


The Right Leg (3)

Step 12-1

Firmly press the three pins of the Lower Inner Plate Cover into the matching holes at this location of the Lower Inner Plate, as shown.

Note that one of these pins go into a post (instead of a hole). This section of the Cover will remain lifted away from the Plate, so take care here:

Step 12-2

Retrieve your Thigh Structure from the previous issue. Firmly press the two pins of the Lower Inner Plate into the matching posts at this location on the Thigh.

The pins inside the Plate have a key so it can only be inserted into the Thigh to a specific depth, as shown:

Step 12-3

Firmly press the two pins of the Upper Inner Plate Detail (R) into the matching holes at this location of the Upper Inner Plate, as shown:

Step 12-4

Firmly the three inner pins of the Upper Inner Plate into the matching posts on this side of the Thigh Structure.

These pins are also keyed so they can only be inserted to specific depth. Also, the two Inner Plates we installed should line up to each other, as shown:

Thoughts


With these details now added to our distinctive Upper Thigh assembly, we will now move onto the right knee and upper leg in the next issue.

Next Up


 Issue 13 – Knee Frames, Knee Joint/Hinge Parts, Shield Plates, Rear Plate Joint, Right Knee Shaft, Washers, Pins

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