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“In this issue, the assembly of the left leg continues. So that the armor on the rear of the leg can move freely, the different piece move on two hinges.”




Materials: The Calf Plate is metal and the other parts are plastic.


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The Left Leg (5)

Stage 1 – Calf Hinge
Steps 1-2

Align the Calf Hinge 1 and Calf Hinge 2 together as shown, then secure them together with two (2) LP screws, one on each side to form a pivot point.

This hinge assembly should be able to rotate, but not too loose:

Stage 1 – Assembly of the Calf Plate and Hinge
Step 1

Fit the two holes of the Calf Hinge 2 over the matching posts inside the Calf Plate, as shown:

Secure the Calf Hinge assembly to the Calf Plate with two (2) EM screws.

This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:


This was a quick and easy issue. We will do a good amount more with the Left Leg in the next one.

Next Up

Issue 44 – Left Leg 6

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