ISSUE 27

 Return to the BUILD


“In this issue, the first elements of the torso are assembled, starting with part of the rear structure.”

 

Contents


Parts

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

Magazine

  • Glen Whitman – Hacker and Computer Expert
  • Optimus’ Trailer: Secrets of the Trailer
  • Bombshell: Insecticons (Decepticon)
  • Decepticons Series 5 (3): Inspired by the Trojan Horse
  • Step-by-Step Assembly Instructions

Build


Torso (1)

Step 27-1

Press the two pins of the Left Abdominal Back Plate Support into the matching posts at this location on the Rear of the Torso.

The two Abdominal Back Plate Supports are not readily marked, so this should help determine which one is which:

Knowing this, fit the Left Support into proper posts of the Torso, orienting it as shown:

In the same way, press the pins of the Right Abdominal Back Plate Support into the matching posts at this location on the Torso:

Step 27-2

Fit the keyed post of the Support for the Pelvic Back Plate into the matching hole at this location on the Rear of the Torso, as shown:

Secure this Support into place from the inside with one (1) IP screw:

Thoughts


I am excited to begin on the Torso section of our Optimus Prime – this will be the central core that holds everything else together!

Next Up


 Issue 28 – Fixed Connections, Fixed Connection Brackets

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