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Prep for the 11th annual Maker Faire

In preparation for the Maker Faire I wanted to have some improvements over last year. I have been doing quite a bit, but not much documentation. I replaced my old light system with the fiber optics offered on the astromech forum. They are much nicer, but caused me power problems. I have rewired a little … 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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R2 Blue was living In my garage?

well it seems as though one of my photos a few weeks ago may have inspired several of the other builders in the group to start experimenting with this as the Blue color to match what was used in Star Wars (Ep IV) Could it be true? I have been indecisive on paint for weeks … Continue reading »

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