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Site Redesign

After 10 Years I've finally redesigned my site. What do you think?
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TZ Mystic Seer

Build your own Twilight Zone Mystic Seer.
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Lost In Space

A Project Out Of This World

I had a reporter contact me a while back. Apparently he came across my web site and wanted to do a newspaper article on me in our small local newspaper. It turned out pretty good THe articel apeared on the front page of the paper. While just a small local paper, it was a frist for me.. Click on the picture to read the entire article. Tell me what you think. Funny thing is that's twice now my wife has called me crazy, in print!



In Memory of Dick Tufeld

Dick Tufeld

(Voice of the B9 Robot)

1926 - 2012

Dick passed away at the age of 85. I never had the pleasure of meeting Dick, but he, along with Bob May were the unsung heroes of Lost in Space. Together, the two of them brought our B9 Robot to life, gave it a personality and provided it with a soul.

Dick was very gracious to the B9 Builders club and made available his talents, recording 100's of custom sayings, words and dialog. To be able to have access to the original voice talent 45 years after the show ended is unheard of. I am fortunate to be able to have his custom B9 sayings recited by my B9 replica.

When the B9 robot speaks my name, in the same voice that came out of the robot in 1966, when I was a young child, that gives me chills. Thank you Dick!

I'm In Print

A book came out about Robot Building and where to get information if you want to building your own. It's called the Robot Builder's Sourcebook. It is a must-have book for building any type of robot. It has sources for small motors and gears, plastic and molding materials. Info on motor controllers and microcontroller. A never ending resource. It also includes web page links for many amateur robot builders. My site is featured on page 205. I've got my home page pictured and everything. How cool is that? If you want to order the book you can click on the link to take you directly to Amazon. It lists for $25 but you can buy it used for much less


In Memory of Bob May

Bob May

The Man Inside the B9 Robot

1939 - 2009

Bob passed away at the age of 69. I had the pleasure of meeting Bob at several conventions. He always had a joke or story to tell. His many Lost in Space anecdotes gave a behind the scenes look at the people that made the show possible. I must have heard the story of when they left him locked inside the robot as a joke one afternoon, a dozen times. But each time I laughed.

Most importantly, Bob would listen to his fans. He loved interacting with them and answering their unending questions. He always appreciated it when one of the B9 robots appeared with him at a convention and would thank us for coming.


Forbes Magazine

Forbes FYI Magazine did an article on building a B9 Robot in their Summer issue. A while ago I did phone interview with the writer. He also interviewed several other B9 Robot Builders Club members. The article is pretty good and doesn't make us look like fools. I would have preferred a different title, but that's the only fault I have it. Forbes FYI Magazine is a supplement to the regular Forbes Magazine and is published every other month.