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Happy Dance!

So Happy!! Tonight I worked on getting the door lock actuator working so I could finally have my fire extinguisher effect. essentially I just replaced the weak solenoid with the awesome door lock motor that Victor recommended.  I got this one on Amazon for about $7 and free shipping! rigged up by kimncris, on Flickr … Continue reading »

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servo control – activate!

finally – an R2 success! yesterday I finally got up the nerve to redo my wiring with my screwshield that Randy recommended about a year ago. screwshield parts by kimncris, on Flickr assemble by kimncris, on Flickr I hard wired in this little jumper circuit so that I could add or take away the 10k … Continue reading »

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Allen Americans Hockey Night

tonight the last of my pre-committed events, the Allen Americans hockey game. allen americans 3 by kimncris, on Flickr r2 cheered the 501st guys on from the safety of the edge of the rink at the ice edge by kimncris, on Flickr and was jealous of the bigger robots who got to go skating zamboni … Continue reading »

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restraining bolt

wanted to get busy again – so I made myself a restraining bolt the remains of my old cryocooler became the start of a new bolt start of bolt = cryocooler cutoff piece by kimncris, on Flickr but it was too short so I had to make it in two parts the first part is … 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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half moons and code testing

tonight I kept plugging away at my half moons half moons by kimncris, on Flickr attach to panels by kimncris, on Flickr evercoat by kimncris, on Flickr and tested some new code Dan sent me code mods by kimncris, on Flickr the code works great! I did notice a couple of problems tonight though – … Continue reading »

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Test Drive

tested out the drive tonight making a dip switch adjustment on the sabertooth. MUCH less herky jerky after that and making a tension adjustment at the chain. I hadn’t built that in, so there’s not much I can do there, but I added a screw under the bracket which is helping for now. DanF also … 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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foot strips

I made my outer feet doors, half moon is still temp but it seems like they will look ok test by kimncris, on Flickr my supplies from amazon arrived so I could make my foot strips new supplies by kimncris, on Flickr the metal is listed weirdly on amazon which made it a little harder … Continue reading »

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half moon test and door magnets

well I’m pressing on with the feet I sanded the bondo tonight and added some touch ups sanded feet by kimncris, on Flickr also I attempted a half moon seems ok by kimncris, on Flickr still seems ok by kimncris, on Flickr door test with half moon by kimncris, on Flickr hidden behind the half … Continue reading »

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