Image of the Day: Amazing radio-controlled R2-D2 pumpkin

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Oct 31, 2014

Most Halloween pumpkins would be content with a nice lid and a candle, but this famous little Star Wars droid gets the full remote-controlled treatment.   Greg Aronowitz of Barnyard FX concocted this most-excellent R2-D2 jack-o'-lantern for Geek and Sundry's Halloweek Pumpkin Carving, melding together the worlds of Halloween and Star Wars to create what he aptly named "OCT-3.1." Not stopping there, Aronowitz then installed a radio-control unit to grant his hybrid creation life.  

Take a look at his video below to see exactly how this lonely squash went from the local pumpkin patch to candy-crusted, motorized perfection ...

(Via Geek Tyrant)

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