Help figuring out a back connection

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Help figuring out a back connection

Postby Grass4hopper » Fri Jul 01, 2016 5:03 pm

So I want to build this Mobile Frame:

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I have it all figured out, except for the back connections for the arms. To me it looks like a Bracket 1x2, 1x2 with Tile, Modified 1 x 1 with Clips (or a Plate, Modified 1 x 2 with Clip on Top) connection to Taps at the shoulder, Or a Plate, Modified 1 x 2 with Clips Horizontal attaching to the Taps. The Plate, Modified 1 x 2 with Clips Horizontal make the connection closer the center of the torso than the other method.

But there also appears to be another plate or tile underneath the connection. It looks like maybe a Tile, Modified 1 x 2 Grille, but how would it be attached.

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Re: Help figuring out a back connection

Postby Soren » Fri Jul 01, 2016 6:19 pm

It's the tiles, the version on the left - the version on the right would have the arms higher up by roughly a plate. My guess is that the grille is simply below the 1x1 tiles on the bracket. You can test this by matching the pose and angle in LDD, see which version most closely lines up with the original.

(The container as torso is really charming.)
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Re: Help figuring out a back connection

Postby Grass4hopper » Fri Jul 01, 2016 6:36 pm

OK, perfect. Thanks for clearing that up
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Re: Help figuring out a back connection

Postby EvilGod » Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:56 pm

I really like this model.
maybe my boxers https://flic.kr/p/FfGsb6 will get a big brother.

I think i might try this combination
a grill and two Tiles, Modified 1 x 1 with Clip
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on a Bracket 1 x 2 - 2 x 2
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