Minor/Repaint: Siege Ultra Magnus knee mod

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  1. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    I was kind of annoyed at how limited possibility for Magnus was. There was clearly some intent to make the legs move deeper with how the thigh has recessed areas near the joint, but the lower legs are blocked off.

    The only tools really needed are nippers, but a wood chisel or knife can work too.

    Orignal unmodified leg, note the back of the knee clearance.
    IMG_20190108_213630.jpg

    Modified knee, extra 45°
    IMG_20190108_214740.jpg

    Originally I tried going to the first vent, but it's not enough clearance.
    IMG_20190108_213812.jpg

    Modded and original
    IMG_20190108_215238.jpg
    Note the bottom left corner on the left/block on the bottom right inside
    IMG_20190108_215328.jpg

    You need to removed the highlighted area. You don't need to go too far in since the teeth on the knee fit perfectly. It really feels intentional.
    IMG_20190108_215921.jpg

    With the nub gone.
    IMG_20190108_214511.jpg
     
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  2. lilcarus

    lilcarus Well-Known Member

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    awesome mod and it looks great and solves a problem.
     
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  3. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    Thanks! I think the only problem now is how big my pictures ended up being.
     
  4. marvel b

    marvel b Bearer of the Matrix of Smash

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    I think i'll be doing this when i get Siege UM. thanks for posting it!
     
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  5. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    Yeah, I'll definitely be doing this once I get mine at the end of the month
     
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  6. DrOblivian

    DrOblivian Mad Doctor jAmS

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    nice! i love easy mods
     
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  7. astrakhan

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    Yeah it was definitely designed to bend this far. The extra blocking material seems like it might be a safety fix because of drop tests.
     
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