aluminum

restraining bolt

wanted to get busy again – so I made myself a restraining bolt the remains of my old cryocooler became the start of a new bolt start of bolt = cryocooler cutoff piece by kimncris, on Flickr but it was too short so I had to make it in two parts the first part is … Continue reading »

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legs done

tonight I set my sights on finishing the legs and feet Since I haven’t used the lathe in a while, i thought it would be fun to trim off the excess hose fitting threads that way lathe excess by kimncris, on Flickr new length by kimncris, on Flickr DSC08116 by kimncris, on Flickr also these … Continue reading »

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Fort Worth Science Museum

no rain and successful outing to the museum! Level up science museum 7 by kimncris, on Flickr science museum 9 by kimncris, on Flickr science museum 11 by kimncris, on Flickr science museum 12 by kimncris, on Flickr science museum 16 by kimncris, on Flickr r2 also met his first leia science museum 18 by … Continue reading »

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foot strips

I made my outer feet doors, half moon is still temp but it seems like they will look ok test by kimncris, on Flickr my supplies from amazon arrived so I could make my foot strips new supplies by kimncris, on Flickr the metal is listed weirdly on amazon which made it a little harder … 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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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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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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Dome

I set myself a goal of having r2 functional if not complete by Feb 16 so that is not much time!!! Anyway Today I set about making some headway on the dome first remove the laser slag remove laser slag by kimncris, on Flickr sand the insides sand inside by kimncris, on Flickr sand more … Continue reading »

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Skirt Done, Body Done!

more progress adding caulk to the ribs and inside corners caulk by kimncris, on Flickr attaching the inside door detail (farewell to this clean door BTW – it is totally trashed as of now…) glue back panel by kimncris, on Flickr one of these doors I was lucky and the VHB worked, but the others … Continue reading »

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