legs

Minor Setback

Free Comic Book day yesterday – R2 visited a local comic book store Free comic book day. by kimncris, on Flickr but then this happened Ack! by kimncris, on Flickr Not good by kimncris, on Flickr something seems to have happened allowing the gas pipe to unscrew. Or at least I hope that is what … Continue reading »

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all-con

back from all-con had lots of droiding fun kim r2 smile by kimncris, on Flickr 501st photo by kimncris, on Flickr doctor fixes r2 by kimncris, on Flickr r2 dalek by kimncris, on Flickr girl by kimncris, on Flickr r2 girl by kimncris, on Flickr jawa by kimncris, on Flickr boy by kimncris, on Flickr … 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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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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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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big weekend

I had a nice weekend of nothing else to do to speak of, so I spent some time on R2 when I went to put the back door on I noticed that my fittings were starting to rust. Funny that the bar itself never rusted – it must have had a coating on it. anyway … Continue reading »

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more blue

I had another free day so I tried to knock out some more blue parts I painted these chrome chrome paint by kimncris, on Flickr then dykem over the chrome one bllue by kimncris, on Flickr this one some dye seeped under the tape – I think I dripped out of the cup but I … Continue reading »

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a free sunday!

finally some free time on a weekend again, got to work on my horseshoes and the arms I taped off the outsides tape horseshoes by kimncris, on Flickr and chrome painted the insides chrome paint by kimncris, on Flickr painted chrome by kimncris, on Flickr then masked the chrome and painted white white horseshoe by … Continue reading »

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fixed wobbly feet and disassembled

rying to fix my wobbly legs I took the feet off and plugged the old holes – thanks to victor for that trick, glue in wood dowel by kimncris, on Flickr cut off the excess dowel cut off excess by kimncris, on Flickr marked the holes lower lower holes by kimncris, on Flickr I also … Continue reading »

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Sunday Drive

Tried working on the sound issues today, and after a lot of experimentation I find it totally unreliable, even after renaming clips to the TRACK001.MP3 format and reducing the number of clips to test with, it just plays random clips, or sometimes no clip at all. The volume control works, sometimes, but for the most … Continue reading »

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