Now the generic term for a small, maneuverable robot. (Read
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|"One assumes that R2 astromech units have interchangeable components. There realistically could not be space inside the small form factor of R2D2 for all of the tools he carries, as well as an energy source, rocket fuel and computer components, and that big third leg he sometimes retracts into his body. Anyone ever try to create a schematic?"|
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( 4/13/2005 5:47:14 AM )
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