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Adam Savage's Apollo A7L Spacesuit Upgrade!

Adam’s Apollo spacesuit gets a major upgrade! After showing us some of his favorite details on his A7L, Adam shares a few recent modifications that showcase spacesuit replica maker Ryan Nagata's talent and incredible attention to detail, including new gloves, new wrist rings, a new bubble helmet, but especially a new, functional neck ring!

Show and Tell: Hot Toys 1/4 Scale Darth Vader Figure

With Comic-Con at Home and the new Sideshow Con happening later this month, Norm gets in the collectibles mindset with a look at the Hot Toys quarter scale Darth Vader figure. We show off the incredible portrait sculpt and costuming on this massive figure, and give it a dynamic action pose for some toy photography. The detail in quarter scale is amazing!

Children of Makers - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/30/20
On the 25th anniversary of the release of Apollo 13, we talk about the impact of the film, the great late Bill Paxton, and our hopes for Comic-Con at home later this month. Plus, a discussion about the ways parents try to encourage their children to be makers and find the interests and pursuits that'll resonate.
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Adam Savage's New Tiny Parts Sorter and Storage!

Adam checks out a new set of boxes for sorting and storing tiny screw and other parts for his modelmaking builds. His solution of gluing small jewelry boxes to foamcore is similar to the sorting boxes used by professional watch repairers like these sent by a viewer. Also sent are some incredibly tiny screws and watch parts that Adam checks out with his recently upgraded microscope!

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Front Porch Table!

Adam's latest weekend build is a piece of furniture for his home--an integrated front porch table to help organize all the shoes, outdoor gear, and pet paraphernalia that lives in Adam's home foyer. And it's going to be a surprise for his partner--so it's one of the more finished and polished builds Adam takes on during the lockdown!

ButtKicker Gamer 2 Review: Amazing Audio Haptics in VR!

Sound is a big part of immersion in VR, and adding a bass shaker to seated VR rigs is something we've always wanted to test. We're impressed by the performance of the ButtKicker Gamer 2 tactile transducer and amplifier kit, which works seamlessly with cockpit games from racing to mech piloting to space combat games, and adds a tremendous amount of fun to VR experiences. It's a highly-recommended upgrade to your VR setup!