octagon ports

weekend of the skirt

been busy the last few days my little flat panel is not staying closed so I tried using these little magnets magnet by kimncris, on Flickr other magnet by kimncris, on Flickr that pretty much does the trick so I siliconed it in place silicone in place by kimncris, on Flickr I used a c … Continue reading »

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arms installed

I spent about 20 hours a day this week not at home, so I didn’t have much desire to spend much time today working on anything, but I did manage to get a few more steps toward R2 today my octos were not as dark as the rest of the parts, so I repainted them … Continue reading »

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frame glued up and modifications added

I spent some more time today working on the frame optima battery by kimncris, on Flickr for one thing I think this is the battery I want to get – but I wanted to make sure it will fit in my frame before I got it. So now that I have the frame – I … Continue reading »

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Octagon 3: The Final Chapter

I have been sick for the past few days and haven’t really wanted to mess with R2 but finally got back the will today to try to finish Octagon number 2 This one I thought I was being even more fastidious, but it turned out that I was just making it harder on myself I … Continue reading »

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Octagon Part 2

So today I had a chance to return to the Octagon project.  This was the part I was dreading because of the intricate web pattern. I thought maybe this would be a good project to use my jeweler’s saw and that saw did cut through the metal very easily, but it does not have a … Continue reading »

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Enter the Octagon: Part 1

Here’s a part that I for sure thought I was going to have to buy.  I even tried to buy a pair of them but missed out by seconds. the Octagon is the small part near the bottom of R2 shaped like a blue stop sign with an intricate spider web pattern in the back … Continue reading »

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