It's not often that we get a mod that's simple, awesome, and cheap. Many of the mods we feature often have parts milled by CNC for precision or a workshop the size of a small warehouse.
Frenkie's R2D2 mod is a little different because the vast majority of the work he's done throughout the build was completed with hand tools and personal skill, with only the odd occasion needing heavy-duty tools to get the job done.
What makes the mod all the more impressive is that Frenkie spent only $120 on this creation and so this is probably one of the cheapest builds we've featured in a while. Although the R2D2 computer has been done before, rarely do they make noises, have webcams, fan control and blue lighted feet: Frenkie has thought of it all and for that reason, and the fact we all love Star Wars' little astro droid, R2D2 rightly deserves its place in Mod of the Year 2009.
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