beefy ankle

3 legs!

back from DragonCon – back to work I started drilling the pipes today. First I made a hole for a pin to lock the two pipes together pin by kimncris, on Flickr after very carefully aligning the two legs legs by kimncris, on Flickr I drilled the hole through the smaller pipe to lock them … Continue reading »

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legs ready for paint!

yesterday I started assembling my legs for a test fit and to get all of the drilling done before it was painted, because I know that I will always get some ding or another and I don’t want to wreck the paint job when that is all done… fit test by kimncris, on Flickr I … Continue reading »

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more ankle cylinder assembly

yesterday I started trying to fit the tubes to the legs and also permanently attached my endcaps screw holes by kimncris, on Flickr one done by kimncris, on Flickr here is broken drill bit number 2 of this project, this one I was able to get out but the other one stayed inside as a … Continue reading »

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Groovy

I started yesterday opening up the shoulder hub holes again so I could test my booster covers before making the gooves in the legs dig out center by kimncris, on Flickr open circles by kimncris, on Flickr ok by kimncris, on Flickr with that seeming ok I was satisfied I could move on seems right … Continue reading »

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legs legs legs…

I started yesterday again sanding the trouble spots on my legs, and though they are not perfect yet, they are getting much better trouble spots by kimncris, on Flickr I got some evercoat from amazon too – it definitely is creamier than the bondo I was using evercoat by kimncris, on Flickr then I turned … Continue reading »

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molded

this morning it was such a nice feeling to press into the silicone and have it be cured! hard! by kimncris, on Flickr on the other hand, the leg skin disaster still taunts me ugh – still more defects by kimncris, on Flickr so I de-molded the master – sort of… de-mold by kimncris, on … Continue reading »

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mold

today I spent more hours sanding and I can tell that there are going to be even more and more to come. The skin layer on the edges probably did not save me any work there – and probably caused extra – but it is protecting the wood I guess. anyway – in between sanding … Continue reading »

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