STAGE 53

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“In this assembly session you will attach the backrest and the seat belt to the seat.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: The Seat is rubber, the Backrest is plastic, and the Seatbelt is nylon webbing with plastic ends.

Build


Assembling the Seat (I)

Stage 53.1

Insert the narrower (male) end of the Seat Belt through this left-side slot of the Seat, as shown:

Stage 53.2

Wrap this ‘male’ end of the Seat Belt around the back of the Seat and pass it through the right-side slot of the Seat, as shown:

Pull the ends of the Seat Belt through until they are roughly equal length, as shown:

To keep the ends of the Seat Belt in a more realistic position, I used a tiny drop of super glue gel on each and tacked them into the Seat:

Stage 53.3

Fit the Backrest to the back of the Seat so the middle posts of the Backrest align under the large tabs of the Seat.

I found it easier to slide this Backrest under the tabs of the Seat, as shown:

Stage 53.4

Secure the Backrest to the Seat with two (2) IP screws:

Thoughts


The detail on this Seat is pretty good. It is a flexible rubber, but at the right angle, it looks kind of like soft alcantara fabric! Keep this seat assembly nearby as we will add more to it in the next stage.

Next Up


 Stage 54 – Seat Bottom/Base, Backrest Cover

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