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R2-D2 Build Update: A&A Holo Projector Servo Frame Mod

June 15th, 2012 at 10:19 pm » Comments (0)

I have completed the A&A Holo Projector (HP) mounts.  The rear and top HP fit fine, but the front interferes with the Process State indicator (PSI) and will not fit with the 1.5″ tube for the Teeces PSI lights. I reworked the A&A servo mount plate and came up with a new design that moves the servos [...]

MechWarfare Arena on Kickstarter

March 28th, 2012 at 3:32 pm » Comments (0)

One of my favorite sites is Kickstarter becuase anyone with an idea and some effort can pitch their idea and make it a reality. Not every idea is for a product or service, many are for art, writing, good causes, and sometimes just for fun. Building a MechWarfare Arena is definitly on the cool list [...]

Live, Robots in Tokyo

December 24th, 2007 at 7:13 am » Comments (0)

One of my flying buddies, Wahgo, is working in Tokyo, Japan for a few months (yes, I am jealous!) and he sent me these pictures from his trip to The National Science Museum. The National Science Museum is running an exhibit on robots. The walking robot is Asimo built by Honda and the second robot [...]

Transformers Are Real and From Japan

June 14th, 2007 at 1:31 am » Comments (0)

On July 4, 2007 Transformers The Movie will open to summer movie audiences across the US and is set to be the summer blockbuster of summer blockbusters. Like many, I grew up with Transformers on TV and watched the original Tranformers Movie in 1986. The upcoming movie pulls out all the CGI and special effect [...]

Weak Signal’s 53rd Toledo R/C Show – Quick Update

April 15th, 2007 at 8:18 pm » Comments (2)

As always, the Weak Signal’s put on a fantastic show! New products, intense competition, fantastic models, and just the best in RC all around. Over the next few days and weeks I will be posting more from Toledo. Pics are on Flickr – Click For More I put a few quick clips from the ETOC [...]