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R2-D2 + Heineken Mini-Keg = Beer2-D3
Originally posted on: Tuesday, March 24, 2009
The typical Mutineer Magazine reader enjoys the simple things in life, such as this Heineken Mini-Keg turned futuristic R2-D2-esque robot creation that doesn’t do a heck of a lot but has been rumored to have been outlawed due to its force-like powers over both womenfolk and fanboys.
If you regularly read the Mutineer Blog, you know that alcohol + anything = awesomeness. Today’s blog post is no exception. Enter Beer2-D3, a bold collision of fine beverage and post-modern science fiction. Created by Paul Loughridge, this is an ingenious use of the Heineken mini-keg.
I have a history with Heineken mini-kegs. I first moved to Los Angeles I was living in a 2-bedroom apartment with 4 people, so one guy lived in the living room, and we’d buy these Heineken mini-kegs all the time. (There is even a photo out there somewhere of me doing a mini-keg stand.) After awhile, we began to amass enough of these mini-kegs to start building a wall to separate our roommate’s living space from the living room.
The robot is built with the following parts…
Beer2’s technical specs:
For a full interview with the artist head over to the Star Wars Blog.