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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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Brown Dirt

R2s leg is still not fixed so I spent some time today adding the brown dirt I didn’t have time to do a few weeks ago He looks godaweful dirty in person, it barely shows in photos. I have made a few adjustments after seeing the photos, but you maybe get the idea brown dirt … Continue reading »

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dirty robot

been working on dirt the last couple of weekends. I hated to do this because he looked so sharp all shiny and white, but it had to be done. here is a goodbye pic getting ready to weather by kimncris, on Flickr I also repaired my front ankle locks which broke last event. clean foot … 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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weekend of the skirt

been busy the last few days my little flat panel is not staying closed so I tried using these little magnets magnet by kimncris, on Flickr other magnet by kimncris, on Flickr that pretty much does the trick so I siliconed it in place silicone in place by kimncris, on Flickr I used a c … Continue reading »

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waterloo

I didn’t have much time today, but I wanted to silicone a few panels in place and when I went out to the garage I found water all over the workshop water mess by kimncris, on Flickr good thing I had ole R2 out there to alert me to a serious problem before it got … 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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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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