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Re: Experimental Leg Assembly


Great video.
Great idea. One thing that comes to mind, if the back part of the shin (calf area) stretches too far when you wear it, will the Keys pop their slots? This might need to be tested thoughly before you proceed. Also, will the glue/ apoxy hold the ABS plastic keys and slots under pressure?
Keep us posted on any updates and findings.

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One thing I noticed is that the locks and keys would be better if they were smaller. Right now they are big enough that they don't completely come in to contact with the curved edge of the leg. If I made them about half the size they would have more contact and glue better. So far the E-6000 seems to be holding but the plan would be to eventually add a little fiberglass reinforcement.

I still need to add some elastic to see if it would actually work or not as far as opening wide enough to get my foot and leg through.

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also, the lower leg has a better 'fit' with a gap either side which is large enough for the hinge to fit into. (Hope that makes sense).




I think I understand what you mean and that makes sense. The hinges would also give a much more secure connection and prevent any odd movement of the leg piece. It would also probably help prevent that gap that I was seeing from the back side when I put the halves together. I'll keep experimenting with it a little to see what I can learn about it.

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