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My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:32 am

This is to start for my R2D2 build diary. I will update this when I get the first batch of parts
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Re: My R2D2 astromech drois build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Sat Jan 07, 2017 4:51 pm

Issue 1

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Issue 2

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Re: My R2D2 astromech drois build diary

Postby casper » Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:50 pm

So glad you decided to build R2D2
can't wait to see it come together
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Re: My R2D2 astromech drois build diary

Postby Mark » Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:32 am

Looking forward to your build Nick. I've subscribed too, but won't get my hands on any parts till the summer as I'm geographically challenged still.

I'll create a special section for this when I've got a minute.
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:14 pm

more parts have arrived, not going to start putting anything together till the next set of parts arrive

Issue 3

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Issue 4

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issue 5

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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:54 am

issue 6 - the lcd display



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Issue 7 -start of R2s dome

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Issue 8 - the right ankle

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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby Mark » Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:34 pm

Looking good,but not exactly a challenging build so far :lol:
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Postby wingnut » Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:39 pm

Nice ! lots of small bags with even smaller contents :angry-banghead: good luck !
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:32 pm

got issues 9-12


issue 9 contents

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issue 10

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issue 11

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issue 12

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with issue 9 fitted


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issue 10

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issue 11&12

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and the right leg frame

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to be continued .............
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Sat May 20, 2017 8:21 am

Had issues 12 to 16 delivered yesterday and as it was mainly dome frames I forgot to take photos of the individual issues but here are two once they were assembled

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Postby Mark » Sat May 20, 2017 8:44 am

Looking very impressive Nick. Can't wait to see the workings and body start.
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:56 pm

More dome frames arrived and here it is assembled

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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:33 pm

here is the latest parts

Issues 33-36
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:34 pm

completed dome frames - just got to wait until issue 51 for the skin
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:35 pm

and the completed right leg
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:54 pm

Have has some more parts delivered and have completed the motorised light sabre tube that lifts the light sabre out of r2s dome
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby casper » Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:04 pm

looks to be an interesting build Nick, love the dome assembly and lightsaber mech
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