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“The assembly of the thigh plates continues with the parts that will connect to the right knee to complete this part of the Mark III armor.”

This issue will be very similar to the work we we did on the Left Thigh back in Issue 37.



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


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  • Step by Step – Model Instructions
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The Right Thigh (4)

Stage 1 – Inner Thigh Plate
Steps 1-2

Align the two small posts of the Inner Thigh Plate to these matching holes of the Interior Thigh Structure and secure the parts together from the inside with two (2) IP screws:

Stage 2 – Inner Thigh Cap
Step 1

Press the pin of the Thigh Cap (marked ‘R1’) into the hole at this location on the outside of the Inner Thigh Plate, as shown. This Thigh Cap will only fit flush if it is aligned correctly.

These two Thigh Caps are not the same. They are marked ‘R1’ and ‘R2’:

Use the Thigh Cap marked ‘R1’ here:

Stage 3 – Outer Thigh Cap
Step 1

Retrieve your Right Thigh assembly from the previous issue. Press the pin of the remaining Thigh Cap (marked ‘R2’) into the hole at this location on the outside of the Outer Knee Protection, as shown. Like before, this Thigh Cap will only fit flush if aligned correctly:


We have now added details to both sides of the Right Thigh, so these will be needed soon. Keep them safe for now.

Next Up

Issue 58 – Right Leg 1

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