Return to the BUILD
“With this issue, you receive parts for the left shin guard of the armor. The shin guard includes a hinged piece that protects the instep – the top of the foot between the toes and the ankle.”
Materials: The Left Shin Guard is metal, but the other two parts are plastic.
- The History of Iron Man – Disassembled: The End of an Era for Iron Man
- Step by Step – Model Instructions
- In the Comics – Happy Hogan: Tough Guy, Faithful Friend
- The Armor – Submarine Argonaut: Underwater Armor
The Left Leg (1)
Stage 1 – Positioning the Instep Protector
Fit the T-post of the Instep Protector into this matching groove inside the Left Shin Guard, as shown:
Stage 1 – Fixing the Hinge Bracket
Fit the Hinge Bracket over the T-post as shown, and secure the Hinge Bracket into place with one (1) AM screw.
This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:
Once installed, this Instep Protector should be able to rotate away from the Left Shin Guard:
After a long multi-month delay waiting for Issues 39-42, I am happy to be back building my Iron Man. Thankfully, I have the next four months of parts here ready to go, so expect many updates soon!
Issue 40 – Left Leg 2