R6-T3x Index

  • R6-T3x Intro and Overview posted in- R6-T3x Feb-01 2016

    When I decided to build my own AstromechI knew that I was starting down a long and winding road....

  • R6-T3x Backstory posted in- R6-T3x Feb-04 2016

    I enjoy having a back-story. At this time, R6-T3x is referred to as "it" because I don't yet know...

  • Composite Skins Overview posted in- Body Oct-28 2016

    As I have mentioned before, I have decided to build with Composite Skins.What this means, in...

  • Legs Overview posted in- Legs Nov-21 2016

    I have been gathering info, parts and supplies for my Composite Skins. My molds are now in hand,...

  • First Skin Run posted in- Body Jan-09 2017

    Skins! I’m really excited to have created my first couple sets of Composite Skins. The process...

  • Legs Template posted in- Legs Jan-25 2017

    I’m going to begin my Legs project by making an acrylic Template. This template will then be used...

  • Leg Pieces and Assembly posted in- Legs Jan-27 2017

    In my past post I talked about making a Template for my wooden legs. The idea was that I’d rough cut...

  • Shoulder Flanges posted in- Legs Jan-28 2017

    I printed an ABS template for the bolt pattern (Legs, through Shoulder Flanges to Frame) which I...

  • Skins and Body posted in- Body Mar-22 2017

    As soon as I got my Skins molds in hand and the weather here in BC warmed up a bit, I got to...

  • Printed Skirt posted in- Body Apr-03 2017

    The skirt is another plan gone awry. I had decided that I was going to model, mold and cast in...

  • Legs - The CNC Test posted in- Legs Nov-10 2017

    Well, I'm well on my way with this build and now I have finished construction of my CNC machine...

  • R6 Dome v1.0 (ugly placeholder) posted in- Dome Nov-10 2017

    Once I had the body built, and a skirt attached, I knew that I needed to get a dome sitting on it...

  • Beefy Ankles posted in- Legs Nov-11 2017

    I had the rough form of the R6-T3x body on my bench, with a Skirt attached and a place-holder dome...

  • R6 Dome Drawings posted in- Dome Jun-03 2019

    I was asked recently about releasing Drawings and Files from this project. Although I am modeling...