Return to the BUILD
“With this issue, the armor for the front leg is completed with the plates that cover the base of the knee joint.”
Materials: All of these parts are plastic.
- The History of Iron Man – Ultimate Iron Man: A New Beginning
- Step by Step – Model Instructions
- In the Comics – Secret Invasion: The Fall of A Hero
- The Armor – Rescue Armor: Pepper Potts in Action
The Left Leg (6)
Stage 1 – Fitting the Upper Leg Plate
Peel the backing paper from an Adhesive Sticker and stick it onto this location inside the Upper Leg Plate:
Then, remove the second backing paper to expose the other adhesive surface, as shown:
Retrieve your Left Leg assembly from Issue 42. Gently spread the side of the Upper Leg Plate and ‘snap’ it over the back of the calf section, as shown:
Secure this Upper Leg Plate into place with two (2) EM screws, one on each side.
This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:
Stage 2 – Fitting the Side Plate
Press the pins of the Right Side Plate (marked ‘L1’) into the right side of the Upper Leg Plate, covering the screw as shown:
In the same way, press the pins of the Left Side Plate (marked ‘L2’) into the left side of the Upper Leg Plate, as shown:
As these legs grow in size, we are getting a good idea of how tall our Iron Man model will be. Keep the unused Cap for Hip Joint safe as it will be needed in a later issue.
Issue 45 – Right Foot 1