My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

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Postby corelki2005 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:43 am

with the whole lot assembled
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:06 pm

issues 81-84 have arrived

pics of the parts
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:07 pm

issue 81 - just three quarters of the top ring frame
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:08 pm

issue 82 tool compartments and the front sensors
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:10 pm

issue 83 the remainder of the top ring frame and the two dome sensors

this pic is with it added to the rest of the frames for the body
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:11 pm

issue 84 the front linage arms
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Postby corelki2005 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:13 pm

this is a pic of the tool compartments and the arms attached to the front body panel
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby wingnut2 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:22 pm

Hi Nick really taking shape now, the parts look nice and clean. Thanks for the "cube" ;)
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby Mark » Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:42 pm

Looking good Nick
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:21 pm

Thanks Gents :D

issues 85-88 have arrived

issue 85 final front panel
issue 86 tool compartment
issue 87 bottom dome frame and bearing
issue 88 body base


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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:22 pm

the completed frame
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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:23 pm

the completed tool compartment
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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:24 pm

the tool compartment and frame joined
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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:25 pm

all three front frames joined
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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:26 pm

front and rear frames attached to metal work
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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:26 pm

lower dome frame and bearing
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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:27 pm

and finally for this month the base of R2D2
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:31 pm

lots of tricky wiring and electronics to fit for the next couple of months
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby wingnut2 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:25 pm

Hi Nick, coming along at a pace now ! great diary :clap:
How much do think it will weigh ?

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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:22 pm

At present without the main electronics, batteries, centre leg it weighs in at just over 5Kg, I would therefore imagine it will be around 7-8Kg when complete
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