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“In the next four stages, you’ll assemble the Lower Midsection and Upper Midsection of the aerial before telescoping them together. First, assemble the left side of the Lower Midsection.”




Materials: All of these parts are plastic.

NOTE: Save any spare screws left over at the end of each stage of this build. They may be needed in later stages!


Aerial Lower Midsection Left

Step 1

The small round bumper on this Stop Plate would have been made of hard rubber to protect the aerial as the ladder was retracted. Therefore, I used my Black Artistro Paint Pen to give them a quick coat of paint:

Push the D-shaped pin of the Stop Plate into the matching hole at this location on the Lower Midsection, as shown.

This part was a very tight fit. Therefore, I used my hobby knife to scrape off the white paint from the pin and then super glued this part in place:


This was a very short stage, and we will install similar Stop Plates in the next three stages as well. I actually grabbed all four of them and did the paint mod to them in advance.

Next Up

 Stage 66 – Lower Midsection Right, Water Pipe Bracket, Stop Plate

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