These steps apply only to the total conversion beam prop. For the talking computer, you can skip ahead.

Secure Bottom and Middle

Use 3x M3 x 6mm machine screws to secure the bottom and middle parts together. The two parts are joined with the mounting holes lined up. Insert and fasten screws to secure the parts together.

Bottom and Middle

Double check the two parts are properly secured together.

Secure Nose

The nose is joined to the middle part with 2x M3 x 10mm long screws. Line up the two mounting holes and fasten the screws to secure the parts together.

Magnets for Top and Middle

8x magnets are used to join the top and middle parts together. This allows the top to be removed to allow access to the circuit.

The two parts feature four 1/4in diameter cavities for fitting the magnets.

  • 8x Magnets 1/4in diameter - 1/8in thick

Glue Magnets

Use a drop of super glue to permanently secure the magnets to the top and bottom parts. 

Take note of the polarities of each magnet. Use a marker to label the north/south poles for reference.

Secured Magnets

Allow the glue to dry before joining the two parts together.

Tip and Top

The tip part will need to be glued to the top part. Line up the parts before glueing them together to test fit them.

Glue Tip and Top

Add a few drops of super glue to the top surface of the top part. Place the tip over the top part while maintaining good alignment. Allow the super glue to dry before handling the parts.

Test Fit Parts

Bring the two parts together so the magnets snap together.

Add LED Holder

An additional holder is used to hold the 10mm LED in place. The LED holder is secured over the two screws that are used for the nose part.

Remove the two screws and place the LED holder over the mountings holes. Reinstall the two screws to secure the LED holder to the middle and nose parts.

Installed LED holder

Double check the parts are tightly secured together.

This guide was first published on Nov 09, 2021. It was last updated on Sep 29, 2023.

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