View Full Version : Making a droideka

22-11-2006, 09:03 PM
Hey guys!

I found some spare drone parts earlier and I\'ve decided I\'m going to make a droideka out of it. So far it\'s going well:) I\'m having some problem with legs though(bent bits of sprue at the moment), I\'m using the flying base for the base, and they don\'t seem to want to play ball with me anymore.

How I\'ve made it so far:
Cut 7cm of copper wire
Bent wire into rough \'C\' shape
Swore after cutting oneself on wire (not necessary)
Popped out the gun drone body from sprue
Made sure wire fitted into hole where the flying stick normally goes
Put tubing onto wire to thicken it up
Glue drone body onto the bottom of the wire
Put pulse carbines on the top of the \'C\'
Bent bits of sprue to make legs

I\'ll make a better guide on how to build it when I\'ve got a few pics and actually finished it.

Knight of ne
22-11-2006, 09:07 PM
well i really want to see them and ive them some rules!

22-11-2006, 09:11 PM
The rules would be the same as the normal gun-drones.

I actually started the project because a: I like Star Wars and b: my drones keep breaking in their flying poses. So I decided to make a drone on the ground and thought I may as well convert it in some way.

Ziggy Tempest
22-11-2006, 09:18 PM
great idea
id peronally like someone to recreate darth vader
hed be like the empeorors right hand
a marine captain
with lightsabre(power weapon in gam terms)

Knight of ne
22-11-2006, 09:21 PM
well aunO vader has an ethereal that looks like vader!

22-11-2006, 09:21 PM
far to much starwars....

Still didn\'t stop me making the Etheral jedi....

Aun O Vader
24-11-2006, 02:07 PM
hmm, why do I get the impression people haven\'t been checking out my army? :(

all sad now :(

oh, and Fridge, you still owe me a wookie kroot, I made mine, now where\'s yours? and I want to see your droideka.

24-11-2006, 11:05 PM
Nice idea, looking forward to seeing th end result.

And Aun I did see your stuff and I really like it!