I finally was able to get R2 to stand on his own 3 feet and as an added bonus all 3 feet have the wheels and motors in them. It should be very soon that I have him rolling around under his own power!
Archive for the ‘legs’ Category
I got my legs attached to the frame and the dome as well. It’s really starting to look like R2D2 now and not just a pile of parts. Next step, attach the skins to the frame.
I got a bunch of parts back from the paint shop today. They look great. Can’t wait to get the rest of the parts so I can have it all together, especially the frame.
I put the shoulder rings on a lathe and cleaned up the outside of them to make them nice and smooth and shiny. I also trimmed down the thickness from the 1.25″ that the bar stock was made from to the print specified 1.125″