ISSUE 32

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“In this issue, some additional torso details are fitted.”

 

Contents


Parts

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

Magazine

  • A Script Against the Clock: The Eventful Genesis of the Sequel
  • The Values of Optimus: Justice Above All
  • Warpath: Reinforcements Arrive
  • Autobots Victory: New Times, New Hero
  • Step-by-Step Assembly Instructions

Build


Torso (6)

Step 32-1

Retrieve your Torso assembly from the previous issue. Press the two pins of the Left Pelvis Detail A into the matching holes at this location of the Left Side of Pelvis, as shown:

Similarly, press the pins of the Left Pelvis Detail B into the matching holes of the Left Side of Pelvis, as shown:

Step 32-2

Fit the D-shaped hole of Front Torso Detail A and Front Torso Detail B onto the matching pins at this location on the Torso assembly.

The Front Torso Detail A (32F) and Front Torso Detail B (32G) are not the same –  the angle of the holes is different. When mounted, these Details should angle down and away from the Torso, as shown.

TIP: Both of these Details will need to be removed again in a later stage to install another part. You can choose to wait to install them until then:

Then, retrieve your Circular Pelvis Detail from Issue 26. Firmly press the three posts of this Circular Detail into the matching holes on the Left Side of Pelvis, orienting it as shown:

Step 32-3

Press the posts of Lower Left Torso Support into the matching holes at this location on the back of the Pelvis, as shown:

In the same way, press the posts of Lower Right Torso Support into the opposite holes at this location on the back of the Pelvis, as shown:

Step 32-4

Retrieve two of your Shock Absorber assemblies from Issue 26. Snap the thicker Outer Cylinder ends of the Shock Absorbers over these matching rear split pin of the Pelvis, orienting them as shown:

Step 32-5

Press the two pins of the Lower Lumbar Plate into the matching posts at this location on the lower back of the Pelvis assembly, as shown:

Then, fit the pins of the Upper Lumbar Plate into the matching holes of the Lower Lumbar Plate we just fitted, as shown:

Thoughts


The more details like this that we add to our Optimus Prime, the more interesting it becomes!

Next Up


 Issue 33 – Pelvis Back Plate/Hinges, Piston, Piston Mount, Lower Front Torso Detail, Hinge Bars

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