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    Let's Build: Codename Colossus Robot, Part 5

    To cap off the build, we try our hand at painting part of the mech to give it more weathering and aged detail. The team also discussing potential upgrades to the robot for a future project. Michael did an amazing job designing it!

    Let's Build: Codename Colossus Robot, Part 4

    Time to put the main body together for our beautiful robot (and a lab coat)! But there's some troubleshooting required! As in, the vibrating turrets of the Codename Colossus need some tweaking before we can get it up and running. But we're finally due to see this thing in action!

    Let's Build: Codename Colossus Robot, Part 3

    Sean shows off the intricate turret and gattling gun assemblies of the robot, which use some cool animatronic tricks to give them their action. We take a closer look at the control board as well to deciper how the pieces are all wired together.

    Let's Build: Codename Colossus Robot, Part 1

    We're super excited to build an awesome toy robot this week! This is the Codename Colossus, a mechanized toy designed and produced by Michael Sng (aka Machination Studio). We first met Michael at New York Comic Con, and backed his project when it launched on Kickstarter. And this week, Jeremy, Sean, and Norm are going to build it!

    Let's Build: Star Wars Snap Fit Models, Part 4

    Wrapping up the build of these Bandai model kits, we talk more about Star Wars, science communication, and behind the scenes of Mythbusters and Mythbusters: The Search. It's been an awesome week, and thanks to Allen and Tory for joining us!

    Let's Build: Star Wars Snap Fit Models, Part 2

    As we continue working on this intricate snap-fit kits, Allen talks about his cross-crountry hitchhiking adventure, inventing awesome gadgets for his YouTube channel (, and his time on Mythbusters: The Search!

    Let's Build: Star Wars Snap Fit Models, Part 1

    Our special build guests are Allen Pan and Tory Fink! Allen was a contestant on Mythbusters: The Search, and Tory has worked with Adam and Jamie running the shop at M5 during Mythbusters' run. This week, we take on Star Wars Bandai model kits!

    LEGO with Friends: VW Beetle, Part 4

    We recall vintage board games and schoolyard snacks as this vintage car build comes to a finish--the stick application is nerve-wracking! Thanks to Trace and Danica for joining us this week on this fun build! Find more of Trace's work at

    LEGO with Friends: VW Beetle, Part 3

    From underapprecaited 80s films to cult 90s flicks, we turn our talk to movies and video games in the third day of our LEGO build! We're into bag three, and the details of the Beetle are looking good!

    LEGO with Friends: VW Beetle, Part 2

    Summer camp and Science fiction conventions are the topics of discussion as Trace, Danica, and Norm continue putting together the LEGO VW Beetle! Plus, someone reveals an obession with the Fast and the Furious films.

    LEGO with Friends: VW Beetle, Part 1

    Our guest this week is friend of Tested Trace Dominguez, from the YouTube channel Seeker! Trace joins Norm and Danica to build the LEGO VW Beetle, a beautiful kit that sits well next to the LEGO VW Van. We talk about science communication and share our science fair experiences from our youth!

    Bits to Atoms: Thermal Detonator, Part 2

    Sean and Jeremy's epic quest to fabricate a metal thermal detonator comes to a thrilling conclusion! With Frank's molds perfected, it's time to experiment with pewter casting, using Kishore's backyard forge. But all the pieces still have to come together to fit Jeremy's electronics!

    Science in Progress: The Self-Driving DeLorean

    Welcome to the debut episode of Science in Progress! Tested's Kishore Hari and Indre Viskontas explore the labs where scientists invent custom tools and technologies to further their research. Their first visit takes them to a workshop where Stanford engineers study autonomous driving by turning a DeLorean into a self-drifting car!

    This Old FX Shop: Dinosaur Garage Kits

    Back in Frank's shop, we take on our next garage kit challenge: dinosaur busts we found at this year's Monsterpalooza. These reptiles have lots of sculptural detail to bring out with paint, so Norm and Frank look to nature for inspiration and reference for their distinct approaches.