UK R2 Builder events - Upcoming Weekend Events

Busy weekends for the UK R2 Builders Club......

FACTS over in Germany this weekend.....
click picture to linked site.

October 10-11th.
UK R2 Builders will be up and down the country attending at least two events,
Feel the Force day in Peterborough [R5D4 will be there]
click picture to linked site.


Nerdageddon 'DefCon' 4 in Southampton.
click picture to linked site.


Electronics & Automation upgrade time..... 1.0

As I was not happy with the limited sounds available, due to the 12 channel remote unit not working properly, I've now got round to it & ordered a new one, should be here next month lol.

I've also ordered some servo's to see about getting his utility arms moving. Also ordered a y-lead splitter in case I need it.


Star Wars Celebration 2016 - Son's ticket

Eventually got round to buying a ticket for my Son to come visit, on the Sunday.
He's going to be very happy :)

Click on logo to go direct to ticket sales.

R5D4's Outer foot - shell repairs

The outer feet foot shells were showing signs of wear-n-tear and needed some TLC.

They were not designed to be resting on the thin edges of the newer internal metal frames. This has caused the joins to split apart in places due to the also 'thin' ankle wedges.

So, as I still had fibre resin, from making R5's dome, I started cutting strips up ready to bond onto the joins. Then once clearance areas were clearly marked, started mixing up and applying the resin to the fiber strips.
R5D4 outer feet shell

R5D4 outer foot shell

These feel much stronger now and the new ankle brackets mean there's no forces being applied directly onto the shells.

Think I still need some more support but for now they'll do.


**NEW** UK R2 Builders Facebook page

Created for Mr & Mrs Joe public is a new Facebook page to 'like'.
Here will be posted up events attending and attended, with pictures etc.

Please like & share and keep up to date with events, maybe in your area :)



Star Wars Celebration 2016 - accomadation sorted!!

Good news!!

With the help of the wife, we managed to sort out and book a hotel room, train fares
and route! Will be staying at the Ibis, (London) in Barking.

If your staying there, don't forget to say hello,
I'll be the one in the UK R2 Builders polo top
or if its cold [lol] my R5 'Bad Motivator' hoodie. 

Chippenham Sci-Fi Day - Oct 24th 2015

Looking forward to attending this event again, for its second year.

Follow updates on Twitter @Chippenhamscifi @jamesR5D4
Check out their Facebook page, links can be found on Twitter account.