under shoulder detail

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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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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pre-mother’s day

well it has been nearly 5 months now since I got started on R2 – the first month was slow to be sure, but hey presto we almost have legs!!   only had a moment to work today, but got the second horseshoe and shim assembled to the leg two horseshoes! by kimncris, on Flickr … Continue reading »

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under shoulder pocket worries

so when I made my under shoulder details on day 1 of my build I left those posts a little long because A) I was having a hard time assembling them as it was and B) I didn’t know how they actually attach to the R2. I thought maybe I could drill some holes and … Continue reading »

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a circle template and under shoulder detail pockets continued

I started working on a circle template for my shoulder hubs trace part by kimncris, on Flickr I figured I give this baby a Brett Favre and let it come back from retirement get out the old dremel router by kimncris, on Flickr after cutting the circle out with the dremel tool, I sanded it … Continue reading »

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Under Shoulder Details

R2 has a little metal handle looking thing under his legs on both sides. here is a set someone else made: I was inspired by these to try to make a set for my R2. At first everything was going fine… ; well pretty much right up to this point everything was going great. When … Continue reading »

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