Took 8 years to complete this. Got the chassis by itself from eBay in 2005. Then I ordered a Kamtec replica body in 2006. I was going to paint it that year, but I moved back to Australia and many things got shelved.
I also didn’t have a sticker kit for it at the time.
Fast forward to today, I found a reasonably good sticker set, missing the white stickers unfortunately, and printed it out.
Just have to complete the wing, which is a clear lexan piece from Kamtec.
I have the interior somewhere, may have left it with my cars in Australia. When I find it, I’ll get on completing the lot.
Started making this Robot kit from weekly subscription magazine company, Deagostini Japan.
Am currently up to vol 9 of 70 odd.
His head servo is working, so at this stage it can move left and right. The half body in this picture
The completed robot has voice recognition and can walk, dance and do other activities without need for a controller or programming. Just ask him to dance and he will.
Here is a youtube video of the finished product.
The first kit also came with a “mini figure” which is about 5cm tall.
To give an idea of the size of his head, here is a picture of me holding it in my hand.
I’ll see if I can post updates on the progress of building him. It may be a while before anything really substantial is ready to show. It appears the next month or more of magazines will be mainly arm or leg parts.
He looks a little like Astro boy.
I ordered one of these Associated SC8.2E 4X4 1/8th scale Short course trucks for Christmas.
It will be my first Associated vehicle, I hope it is good quality.
I like the size of 1/8th scale buggy chassis and just the overall largeness of the truck.
Will update with pics of my truck when I get it.
Well, it has been a while. I’m currently out of work and unable to buy cars. But, I was allowed to buy one this month. It just arrived, the Toyota 86 body on a TA-06 chassis. This is going to be my first belt drive build. I own a TA-04 and TA-05, but thet 04 was already built and I haven’t touched the 05 because it is the anniversary Porsche kit.
I’ll take a look at building this soon, for starters, here is a pic of the box.