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hendie posted a topic in Work In Progress - SF & RealSpaceHere we go again.... In an effort to appease some one of our numpties illustrious fellow members, and to prove that I can (or cannot) multi-task, I have been baited (against my better judgement I may add), into creating another thread, yeh, even while my DB5 build has not yet come to fruition, in order to satiate aforementioned members appetite and polymeric addiction. I shall not mention georgeusa's name for I am certain we are all well aware that his reputation far precedes him, like a serpent, slithering through the undergrowth. So, that being said, welcome to the thread. In this chapter of my BM life, I am attempting to build not one robot, not one and a half robots, but two, yes, that's two, (II, 2) robots, both of whom I am sure everyone is fully aware - Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet, and Robot B9 (a.k.a. GUNTER, a.k.a. YM3) from Lost In Space. And to make matters worse, there are some pretty awesome builds of both robots out there on the interwebby. And so, georgeusa, who's name I shall not mention.... not only am I multi-tasking but I with these two builds in tandem, I am multi-tasking2 ! Both are Polar Lights releases, some years old I believe, and I actually started both of them a while back, way before I even contemplated building Periwinkle the Dalek. Since then, they have both languished in my build bin, stuck on a shelf, never knowing when or if they were going to be completed. Well, now the time has come. I am reaching the end of my DB5 build (I hope!) and need something else to occupy my wayward hours with. Although I had started them both, to be honest I hadn't really got that far with either of them. Here's B9, or GUNTER... and here's Robby... (sorry I couldn't help but announce that in my head in some crazy American accent!) Assembly began, and there are some pretty nasty seams to take care of, especially on the arms. The body wasn't too bad although I think I may revisit the seams on B9 here. B9's legs for some reason appeared to be a bit easier. I think I managed to get this seam taken care of... Along with his legs. (well, almost...) .. and with this post, I have now apparently committed myself to building a couple of robots and finishing of a DB5 - Oh the humiliation if I fail to deliver. Okay, now for some thoughts: I have no idea how to continue with these builds. Originally I had wanted to add a lot of detail, however, there is an etch set for Robby, but the only etch set I can find for B9 is for the smaller, teeny weeny version. Even with the Robby etch set, the only parts I think I would use are the radar circley things that are inside the dome. I know the kits parts are absolutely awful, but I hate the idea of spending almost $30 just to get those two parts, so who knows where this is going to go.... stay tuned At some point, I plan on getting the newly released 1/6 B9, but there's a slight moratorium on my spending habits (- still waiting for the in-house chancellor to set me free again). oh, and the surprise will be announced later - if I can pluck up the courage to commit myself to yet another build... any guesses?