02/07/2017 at 01:54 •
Wow. It’s been almost a full month since I’ve given you guys an update! There is a lot to cover this time, so lets get to it!
- The eye for BB-8 arrived a few days ago, but it is WAY to big, so that’s a bummer.
- I might need a new battery, because I’ve been testing the one i got and it sucks so bad
- I finally finished the third layer of newspaper and started on the layer of canvas!
Here are some pics:
anyways, gotta go!
02/07/2017 at 01:52 •
What’s up guys, Brandoboy here with some HUGE news!
I have gotten everything i need to make BB-8 so far except
- Plastic Ornament (for BB-8’s eye)
- Wood (for the base on the inside of the body)
- Zip-ties (To keep things from moving)
- Neodymium Magnets
- Masking Tap
And even better: i’m getting the spray-paint, masking tape, and wood tomorrow after class!
Also I’ve finished cutting BB-8’s head and making the antenna’s for it!
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02/07/2017 at 01:39 •
Houston, we have a problem. Two problems.
What’s up guys, Brandon here with update number 5! This time there is some bad news 😟.
Sadly, the beach ball has been slowly loosing air while I have been putting paper maché on it. I’m going to wait until I finish the second layer to mess with trying to blow it back up though. What I’m thinking I’ll do is poke a hole through the newspaper where the hole is and try to blow it back up. That should buy me some time to finish the body.
The other problem isn’t a huge deal, but it will potentially cost some money to get replacements. The roll-on deodorants came the other day (still haven’t posted it yet), and they are WAY too big! Since TechBuilder didn’t list what kind of deodorant to buy in his instructions I just got the cheapest one. Turns out the deodorants I got are over twice as big as the ones TechBuilder used, so I will probably end up having to buy different deodorants! Hopefully I can sell mine though and get enough money to buy new ones.
Update: turns out the ball wasn't actually losing air, it just felt like it. Also, I'm still going to use the deodorants I have because I think they will still work. If they dont work I'll have to get new ones
02/07/2017 at 01:33 •
Today I started working on the body of BB-8! It's going pretty good so far...
I've got about half of it done, although I still have to do 3 more layers of newspaper and 1 layer of canvas so... yeah.
UPDATE:Just finished the first layer! just gotta let it dry and then on to round two!
02/07/2017 at 01:30 •
More packages have arrived! Yesterday i found two more packages at my door, but i wasn't able to post about it since I had to go to Youth Group at my church.
Anyways, here are the two items I received:
The picture on the left is the Jumper Wires that will be used to connect the Arduino to the Bluetooth Module and other things. On the right is the 8000mAh battery that I am going to use to power my project.
02/07/2017 at 01:26 •
Welcome back to update #2! Last night after posting my first update post my dad got home and found another package at the door! It was a big package this time, with quite a few items in it, so let’s get right to it, shall we!
The first item that came was the Arduino Uno.
So today after school I’m going to have my mom help me start on the paper mache body, and maybe I’ll test out the soldering kit.
- 02/07/2017 at 01:24 • 0 comments