R2D2 – Frame Building


[Show slideshow] The Pizza box of part. The parts removed The dome and the skins just balanced in place. It looks like r2! COM8 includes detailed instructions on how to build the frame. I have a few extra parts but

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R2D2 – Horse Shoes


These are 3d Printed, then I used SmoothOn XTC3d to help smooth out the prints.   [Show slideshow] SmoothOn XTC3D The printed horse shoes are four parts glued together. This is after the XTC3d has been added and just waiting

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R2D2 – Blue Painting


The Blue: There are many recipes for the “Blue of R2″ floating around.  This is the one that I am using. All Blue – Rust-Oleum 7251830 Metallic Spray, Cobalt Blue http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000LNWCKM/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=1NHQFN2UTEB1K&coliid=I3B7SAB301YNOH&psc=1 Purple – Dupli-Color MC204 Purple Metal Cast Anodized Color

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Hearthstone Naxxramas Hunter Challenge Fail

Hearthstone nax Hunter Challenge FAIL. First time playing the Hearthstone hunter challenge for Naxxramas. Very fun match, did

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R2D2 – Coin Returns


R2 has three Coin Returns,  one in the Front and Two in the Rear.  I am going to 3D Print these and then smooth and paint silver. There are 3 of these on R2D2, and there are 3 Different Files

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R2D2 – Skins


  [Show slideshow] All the skins that came in. Here is what they look like out of the box. Rear Inner Skin with a 3/4 Door. Front outer skin.

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R2D2 – Utility Arm


[Show slideshow] The finished Mold. Smooth on Rebound 25 is what I used to make the mold. The box is Foam core and hot glue. From left to right. Resin copy after a quick sanding, the first pull out of

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R2D2 – Dome Electronics

There are many parts to order for this part.  I recommend getting extras incase you have problems. Teeces V3 Dome Lighting System Parts List and Tutorial: http://astromech.net/droidwiki/index.php?title=Teeces_V3_Dome_Lighting_System Parts Order Status: PCB Boards: Link: http://store.oshpark.com/collections/droid-parts/products/teecees-r2d2-v3-1-5-board-set Order Status : Arrived Logic Bezels:

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R2D2 – Rader Eye Lens


The Radar Eye it self I 3D Printed and painted.   I took an Acrylic ball I ordered from amazon and cut it to shape.  This was very easy to do.   Needed Supplies: Acrylic Globe – 4 inch Diameter

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R2D2 – Dome Building


All the Panels on the outer dome need to be remove, save the panels they will be painted.  Before removing any panels, clean your dome with soap and water, then give it a good polish. Once you are ready to start

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