Wednesday, May 30, 2007
All I did today was work on 1 leg in the Undershoulder detail area.
It looks alot better now, I got all 3 layers of wood in this area to match.
I did discover one thing though. I thought my idea for bolting the legs on kinda stunk,
But I looked at a pair of A&A legs and they bolt up just like mine do, So I guess it's not to bad.
I did cut alittle deeper in the bolt area, But it's still not enough for the hub to set down.
So I'll get the vise for my Mill and mill the hub to fit.
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Anyway, I'll rip the legs off soon and finish them with the bondo and paint.
Cross your fingers!!!!
Monday, May 28, 2007
Thursday, May 24, 2007
The SyRen 10 motor controller came in today and I tested it out on the motor for the dome and it works great!!!
I almost wired the thing wrong from the Vex to the SyRen. The wires from the Vex only uses 2 of the 3 wires going to the SyRen.
The black which is the ground and the white which is the signal. I didn't know it does NOT use the red wire coming from the Vex, But everything is OK. I set the pins and in about 2 minutes I had the motor under control by the Vex Micro. I'll get it mounted into the panel and get the motor in place and give it a try at turning the dome. I will have to recode the Vex software to match the new motor drive.
Sunday, May 20, 2007
Thursday, May 17, 2007
So it should be soon now that the leg build will be over.
Saturday, May 12, 2007
Friday, May 11, 2007
Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Saturday, May 05, 2007
This was an AWESOME day at the Comic book Store.
The 501st Storm Troopers, KingPin, Moon Knight, Joker, Darth Vader, Jawa
Resident Evil, Spiderman and my R2 Dome where all there. I got my R2 door signed by
Hal Wamsley ( He was the Jawa that shot R2 ). Everyone was enjoying the event and
it was funny to have so many different people at the meet.
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007
I started working on the Scope and the Mounting Rod. I compared the pics at:
And this is kinda close, But I need the cone shaped Eye piece.
I also bought some rough texture paint for the blaster when I get it ready and
I'm going to try to dry brush some areas where it will look weathered and banged around.
So it's still in the rough stage, But I think it might turn out OK.