Friday, December 28, 2012

He's ALIVE!!!!

Well, it's been a LONG time since my last post. With the holiday season, a new girlfriend, work, lack of parts, and just being busy, R2 hasn't had much time for 'fun' fact, he's done a lot of sitting!

However, on the morning of 12/28/2012, R2 became alive! It took a lot longer than it should have due to a mis-wired diagram, however, we were able to fix it with the help of George Westwater(Engima516), a fellow R2 builder! 

Travis Macken(Tmacken), came by to help install the board/solder and everything in-between. Without a doubt, he's assistance was valuable!

 And last, but certainly not least....I have to give a LOUD shout to Mark Smith of Pensacola, FL. (Marks47, Mark spent the entire evening Skype chatting with me walking Travis and I through the process step-by-step, and I can assure you, without his help and direction, we never would have accomplished anything! Mark, I owe you a lot!

 Finally, let me just say that it's been a long road, and it's still a long road to go, but this is a HUGE milestone for R2! Enjoy!!