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“This [issue’s] parts enable you to continue putting together the outer shell for R2-D2’s dome and add the base to his left foot. Keep the powerbus cables for fitting in the next [issue], which will complete the left foot.”
Materials: The Foot Base is plastic, the Dome Panel is metal, and the Powerbus Cables have metal ends with a braided cord in between.
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Fitting the Dome Panel
Take the Dome Panel supplied and use the two strips of tape to stick it into this hole in the dome:
Since we have already installed a few of these panels already, there is no need to break down the steps each time. This is the final result:
Fitting the Left Foot Base
Retrieve the leg assembly from the previous issue, align the Foot Base over the wheel and sensor, and press into place:
Secure the Foot Base into place with six (6) 2.3×6 mm black screws:
The left leg is now two issues from completion!
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