This is the final issue on the dome for the moment.
Another 6 plastic dome screws:
Fit the projector assembly:
Fit the distribution board:
WARNING: Don’t try starting this build at 9.00pm after a day at the beach and without your glasses.
There’s quite a few steps to this one. This was by far the longest build yet. Total build time for me was more than an hour.
Firstly collect all the parts from previous issues as per the instructions:
Using a long screw, fit the lid to the hinge and then attach the hinged panel to the dome:
Now fit the dome:
Break the plastic spacers from their holder
Place the spacers over the screw holes and insert screws
Carefully place the dome over the frame
At this point you are asked to check the flap opens easily. Mine keeps catching. After some fettling I managed to ease it up but its still not quite right and will some adjustment later on. I’m not going to worry until the frame and dome are more secured.
Using the supplied allen key, drive the plastic screws into place to secure the panels.
Fit the lens into the hole and locate it into the lug.
Using two screws, secure the display over the lens cover
Use two screws to secure the function display.
Time to fit some more dome panels. Note that two of the dome panels to fit were supplied in previous issues. Build time 10 minutes as these can be a little fiddly sometimes. Use the sticky strips supplied and press the dome panels into place.
Then three dome panels at the top of the dome. Again, fit the sticky strips and then press the panels into place.
Next to fit the camera and projector mounts using the short and long screws with nuts supplied in issue 61:
I’ve tried to include a few images to show the fitting for the mounts:
My car insurance renewal letter arrived a couple of days ago. I spent 15 minutes on hold trying to speak with their customer service department this evening as the premium had jumped by 25% for no reason.
Finally spoke to a gentleman and I told him I wanted to cancel because of the huge increase in the premium. He asked if they could check the price again and asked how much I had been quoted elsewhere. Within a few seconds he came back with a 30% cheaper quote for the same policy. Happy days and worth waiting a few minutes on the phone!