|04-14-2012, 07:54 AM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2008
Collection Count: Many in pieces
News Credits: 4
Update April 14, 2012
"Seismus. The 'S' is silent."
Credit first goes to Cybermnky on the TFW2005 boards for proposing this idea and thinking up the
initial transformation scheme. I was captured by the awesomeness of the idea and I agreed to do it.
Seismus belongs to a clan of war crazed robots called the Smashmasters, who eschew the
cowardice of ranged combat in preference for getting into the thick of things. There's nothing
Seismus likes better than to smash some heads together and prop up whatever remains on the tip
of his trusty spear.
He transforms into a mighty war hammer, powerful enough to level a skyscraper in one hit, or
that's what he likes to tell the guys over energon shots. Whether that is true remains to be seen.
Seismus comes armed with his spear, shield and his mini-Seismus, which unfortunately does not
transform into anything. He also comes with conversion sheaths to allow larger figures to wield him
in Hammer mode.
You can smash some heads at:
Smashmaster Seismus on Shapeways
Seismus comes with a bunch of accessories. When you receive your print, make sure all the whole
set is there. Leave the accessories aside and concentrate on assembling the main bot.
You might find that some parts will be too loose, and some too tight. It is an unfortunate side effect
of Shapeways Strong Flexible. Don't panic. Add thin layers of glue to loose joints to tighten them up,
and shave of joints with a blade or sandpaper to loosen them up.
I've engineered the model to be as sturdy as possible even with the idiosyncracies of the material,
but nothing is 100%. Bad prints shouldn't happen that often, though.
Comments, critique and happy conversations much welcome!
Flickr is here.
|04-14-2012, 08:42 AM||#2|
Herald of Unicron
Join Date: Jan 2009
Collection Count: A ridiculous amount
|04-14-2012, 08:46 AM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2011
Collection Count: More than my wife knows about....
ooooooooo love it!!!
|04-14-2012, 08:53 AM||#4|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Tucson, AZ
Another awsome figure!!! Love it... Keep up the good work!!!
|04-14-2012, 10:41 AM||#5|
Join Date: Jun 2010
News Credits: 1
Yup, I'm going to get one.
|04-14-2012, 10:43 AM||#6|
Join Date: Jul 2011
Collection Count: Enough that I've lost count.
I'm in love....
|04-14-2012, 10:56 AM||#7|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Collection Count: 120+
thats an awesome little tartgetmaster. I could imagen there being a huge native tribe of these guys in some kind of junkion area jungle and hammers are great.
|04-14-2012, 11:01 AM||#8|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Canada, Ontario
Collection Count: Alot and counting XD
Nice i think my ultra magnus/ wreckers has a new friend
|04-14-2012, 01:49 PM||#9|
Join Date: Mar 2007
could you please paint him up in goldymarges? cause that would totally rock
what could possibly be more awesome then seeing a minicon turn into a goldion hammer?
one that has all the punch of a goldion crusher attack thats what
|04-14-2012, 02:22 PM||#10|
Leader of the Lost
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Between Fremont and San Jose, CA
Collection Count: Do Mini-Cons count? If so, 156. Goddammit Unicron Trilogy.
News Credits: 11
First there were headmasters. Then there were targetmasters. Followed by the powermasters. Now... the hammermaster, Thorbot!
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