Arnold Schwarzenegger

Buns of Steel

10/9/2011 6:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
1009_Arnold-Schwarzenegger_statue_bauer_griffen_264-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger knows quality when he sees it -- and last Friday in his hometown of Thal, Austria ... the bodybuilding legend grabbed a handful of his own backside.

The statue was erected in honor of Ahnuld's legacy -- and The Terminator himself stopped by for the grand unveiling.

Ripped for his pleasure.