■ The Official R2 Builders ■ R2-D2 Trivia Source
Group website (need a www.starwars.com/episod
password to enter) e-i/bts/profile/f19990414
■ R2-D2 plans, photos,
and message board
■ Hexcrawler robot from
■ Boe-Bot from Parallax
■ The Robot Group
■ Chris James
a pink droid named “R2-KT” came to be, please pick up
this month’s issue of SERVO Magazine and check out the
feature article “The R2 Builders Club and the Jedi Code.”
In the meantime, Rick will be continuing to build parts for
his R2 unit and as he progresses, I’ll make sure to take lots
of pictures and share his progress in the future. NV
Special thanks to Rick Abbott, Chris James, and the good folks at the
R2-D2 Builders Club!
“Star Wars” and “R2-D2” are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd.
Vern Graner can be contacted via email at email@example.com.
All modules shown actual size
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