Monthly Archives: January 2013

New builder hazing

well they finally got me…. Build the feet yourself they said! Oh the feet are easy, they said! Somewhere there is a group of styrene builders laughing over beers… These feet are a giant pain!! Aluminum holoprojectors are nothing compared to this mess. anyway here’s where I am after 12 hours of frustration: plans glued … Continue reading »

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charging and data port logics completed

last night and tonight I wanted to finish up the charge bay and data logics to get the A and A panel SK-10 to fit my wooden frame first I had to remove the walls I had glued in around the panel sides remove walls to get it to fit by kimncris, on Flickr then … Continue reading »

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charge bay indicators

since my A and A kit did not fit so well I decided to make just the backplate instead of mangling the nice kit. I transferred the layout to a piece of 1/8″ aluminum layout by kimncris, on Flickr drilled 1/8″ holes holes by kimncris, on Flickr this was as big as I could get … Continue reading »

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dome mostly done

kept on working on R2 this weekend attached some of the unpainted panels and the holo projector cones and lenses putting on some panels by kimncris, on Flickr cones siliconed by kimncris, on Flickr lens installed by kimncris, on Flickr a couple of minutes to work on the data panel built box around red LEDS … Continue reading »

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friday night lights

I got my voltage regulators today, so I tried building one like suggested on my breadboard voltage regulator by kimncris, on Flickr 5 volts from 9! by kimncris, on Flickr and after seeing that work I wanted to transfer it to my protoboard DSC07712 by kimncris, on Flickr but it didn’t work what I didn’t … Continue reading »

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blinky blinky

here is the wingshield that Kim got for me some assembly required! wing shield by kimncris, on Flickr also today I did a test on E6000 silicone glue since I ran out of my GE silicone. This stuff is STRONG! I can really pull on these two pieces and they are not going anywhere. I … Continue reading »

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wireless!

a few items came in the mail today my new mad catz controller – used from Ebay a panel mount XLR connector for the charge bay (which maybe is waiting at the post office) mad catz controller by kimncris, on Flickr and Kim’s adafruit order came in which contained my wingshield kit to hardwire in … Continue reading »

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dome progress

over the weekend I continued on the dome I made these little styrene holders for my holo projectors bend plastic back frame by kimncris, on Flickr they are designed just to hold the cups snug to the inner dome goes in back frame by kimncris, on Flickr holes drilled by kimncris, on Flickr test install … Continue reading »

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minor progress

electronics drudgery tonight I did finally after several more attempts get my sounds to work as they should – the trick was finally copying them one at a time to the memory card I could not get the dome code talking to the body code though – the ps2 code that DanF has written is … Continue reading »

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dome part 2

today the madness continued but at a slower pace I resumed with the logics cut out logics holes by kimncris, on Flickr file them down by kimncris, on Flickr fit by kimncris, on Flickr this is what it my holes looked like before a good bit of filing rear logic by kimncris, on Flickr and … Continue reading »

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