The past year certainly has been a challenging one. We are a small operation and are doing our best to fulfill your hobby needs.
Orders are taking longer to process due to material and shipping issues. We are doing our best to process all orders that we have received as quickly as we can.
SUMMER 2021 UPDATE - PLEASE READ
In June and July we will be relocating the shop, so some orders may incur delays in shipping due to the move. During this time we will not be able to do rush orders. If you have questions, feel free to e-Mail email@example.com
All items shipped from the Eastern USA via USPS. Other arrangements with other carriers can be made. Rush orders may incur additional fees.
PLEASE NOTE: All carriers (FEDEX & UPS) including The United States Postal Service (USPS) May still be experiencing delays. Plan on at least 10-30 day transit times from USPS.
All dimensions are approximate. Comes with all fasteners to assemble hinges (not mounting). For best results, follow assembly instructions in link provided below. Requires assembly.
These hinges are great for use on a variety of Maker projects. We have provided notes below, specific to the Astromech (R2-D2) Builders:
Original Spec is designed to fit R2-D2 Builders aluminum skins. They are not guaranteed to work on thicker fiberglass skins.
If you are using a wood frame or plastic skins, some modifications to you droid (frame) may need to be modified to allow the hinge to function as designed. Placement of the hinges varies due to the materials used as noted above. Please consult the forums and reference other builders threads on installation. For the most part, it is explanatory. The hinge design incorporates several different servo mounting holes on the ends to accommodate various connection points for optimal mechanical operation.
All sizes are approximate:
Sizes (LxHxW) are as follows:
Now available - Hinge Sets!
Assembly instructions will be sent via download link when item is purchased.
Note: Occasionally, due to high demand, stock may run low until more hinges fabricated. Please be patient as sometimes we can incur up-to a 4 week delay on raw materials.
SHIPPING - PLEASE READ BEFORE ORDERING
USA Shipping- When selecting shipping method for these products, keep in mind that XL hinges, Body and Complete kits will not fit a USPS Flat Rate Small box. Please choose Medium Flat Rate Box for these items.
Dome Kits and individual smaller hinges (Sm, Med, Lg) will fit in an USPS Priority Mail Flat rate SMALL. If you add any additional items, please choose the Medium Priority Mail Flat Rate at checkout.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING NOTICE:
International shipments please contact us for shipping. Due to the high cost of shipping internationally, this will be invoiced separately (usually runs between $25 -$35 USD)