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Postby wingnut2 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:34 pm

corelki2005 wrote: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

So around 3 bags of sugar :lol:
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:14 pm

Have had issues 89-92 delivered today and have assembled them

Issues 89-91 are the centre leg

issue 92 is the battery box and a usb charger - nothing to do with this issue until issue 100

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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:15 pm

issue 89 the left side assembled
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:16 pm

issue 90 - the right side
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:17 pm

issue 91 - base of foot
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:18 pm

the completed leg
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:20 pm

The frame with all three legs attached
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:23 pm

and finally with the front and back body coverings fitted but not screwed in place

for the size conscious people on here he now stands 36cm tall at the front, 14inches in old money :)
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Postby corelki2005 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:24 pm

Next time is the start of the internal wiring and adding the MCU
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Re: My R2D2 astromech droid build diary

Postby royjess » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:55 pm

Coming along nicely :mrgreen:
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