Time for another update on the Posey Project. If you recall form the last post on version 3.0 (link here), the big change was to introduce the new joint made out of chain link fence caps. That was definitely a break through moment in the project and my gratitude still goes to the individual that was referenced in that post as the spark. To be honest, the modification that became version 3.1 was really a result of designing and building this latest version which I refer to as V4.0. Here is the latest version all dressed to kill!
Of course you can’t tell the details with the costume on, so let’s take that off and see what tweaks we have to show in this version. First off you will see that I stuck with the same chain link fence cap joint model detailed in V3.0. That is the go to joint for now due to being sturdy and easy to position – thanks again to the individual that sparked the concept. I do keep my eyes open every time I’m in a hardware store just in case something else will catch my eye – if I could shrink the overall length of the joint down it would be beneficial for a number of reasons. One area that is completely different is the backbone design.
Hit the jump to see the design details and a few more shots