Beer2-D3 is the best use of beer cans

by Dhiram Shah


Paul Loughridge from Bierbots give Beer disposal a whole new twist. Interviewed by Star Wars blog he tells us more about his resourceful creations.
Why did you decide to give R2-D2 a friend?
While rummaging around in my laboratory (garage) for parts I accidentally knocked a tractor headlight directly on top of the beer keg. While rummaging around in my laboratory (garage) for parts I accidentally knocked a tractor head light directly on top of the beer keg. The diameters of the two match perfectly. The diameter of the two match perfectly. That’s when I realized the Force was strong with this one and fabrication commenced. That’s when I realized what the Force strong with this one and fabrication commenced. Plus I was exhibiting at a large toy/collectibles show and wanted to have something special for all the Star Wars fans. Plus I was Exhibiting at a large toy / collectibles show and wanted to have something special for all the Star Wars fans.
What is Beer2-D3 made from? What is Beer2 D3 made from?
Beer2’s technical specs: Beer2’s technical specs:
Head – 1945 chrome BLC utility light shell. Head – 1945 BLC chrome utility light shell.
Eye – vintage movie camera lens w/adjustable spring-loaded aluminum casing. Eye – vintage movie camera lens w / adjustable spring-loaded aluminum casing.
Body – 4.7 liter “adult soda” mini-keg. Body – 4.7 liter “adult soda” mini-keg.
Legs – propane tank valve handles, brass spacers, drilled-out washers, pair of aluminum Lady Josephine shoe butler (wall-mounted shoe shine holders). Legs – propane tank valve handles, brass spaces, drilled-out washers, pair of aluminum shoe Lady Josephine Butler (wall-mounted shoe shine holders).
Feet/base – 3 mini bread loaf pans, lamp hardware and a 1/2″ precision drilled aluminum base plate. Feet / base – 3 mini bread loaf pans, lamp hardware and a 1 / 2 “precision drilled aluminum base plate.
+assorted nuts, bolts, screws and, of course – lockwashers! + assorted nuts, bolts, screws and, of course – lockwashers!

[Starwars blog via Nerdcore]

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