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R2-D2 Turntable Perfect for R2-DJ2 or C-3PDisco

by Paul Strauss
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Got an old turntable lying around? Why not geek it up and give it a new look like these guys did with their awesome R2-D2 inspired turntable mod.

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I don’t know why, but I always pictured C-3PO working in a disco, spinning records, and I think this would have been his turntable of choice.┬áR2’s technical components were done by Tex Nasty from Remix Turntable Lab and the paint and art was done by Ed Hubbs of Full Blown Kustoms using a classic Technics 1200 turntable as a starting point. Here it is in action, doing what droids do best – playing flat vinyl discs.

I love how the spinning metal platter looks like R2’s turning head when it rotates. Too bad you can’t see it when there’s a record on there. Guess you need to dig up some of those rare see-through records for the full-on droid effect.

[via Nerd Approved via Obvious Winner]

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