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Back on 3 legs

this weekend I wanted to get R2 driving if I was to have any chance of making the prop party and the maker fest in the next few weeks. Plus we are having visitors, so he needs to be presentable. I had to take apart my feet to get them into the shells take apart … Continue reading »

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dome communication!

today my second attempt at a backup controller arrived and it works! second controller works! by kimncris, on Flickr the cool thing is that it works even with the original dongle. The bad thing might also be the same thing. Did I just get extremely lucky or are there not very many different controller models … 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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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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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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One Year

last test before the holidays I finally got all of the electronics in place, wired through the slip ring to the dome and connected to the real battery source. This was the goal all along, to have one power source. boy is it heavy now BTW – but it works! Its been a year now … Continue reading »

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dome electronics

here’s something I hate about texas rust! grr by kimncris, on Flickr other people who live here and have shops – how do you keep the rust from ruining your stuff? Many of my tools have begun to rust and this never happened the entire time we lived in LA anyway I re-ordered and got … Continue reading »

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electronics back in

I started putting my electronics back in now that I have my switch panel installed before I did that I hooked up my old one to make sure it was still working and took a few pictures to help me remember how to reassemble it before pics 1 by kimncris, on Flickr before pics 2 … Continue reading »

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Stephanie – No Disassemble!

back to r2 after a long week at work I decided to use pennies to center the rockler on the frame I measured it first and it seemed to be about 5 pennies worth, plus a little tape width of 5 pennies by kimncris, on Flickr here it is centered pennies in place by kimncris, … Continue reading »

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