Minor/Repaint: Alt Ratchet with alt mode and new bot pics

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  1. Lucs

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    I posted this before but I finished the hard top, added some red cross stickers, added Ratchet license plates and some white paint to the tops of the doors. This one was kinda special cuz my giflfriend is a nurse and I really wanted to have a true ambulance Ratchet in my ALT collection

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    Let me know what you think
     
  2. TTT

    TTT OutOfCommissionToys.com

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    Noice ! ! ! ......smoooth ! ! !
     
  3. ShadowStitch

    ShadowStitch vectoring the hate plague

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    Wow, the hardtop really gives him a totally different identity there!
     
  4. Lucs

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    Yeah I've been doing a lot of Jeeps lately and I need to make sure they look different. I went for the more old school lights cuz that's all I really had and Jeep ambulances haven't been used in a while so old school lights felt right.

    Thanks for the words of encouragement guys. It keeps me going for sure
     
  5. icanfly

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    where did you get the hard top from? looks great

    JL
     
  6. Lucs

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    I got it from a model kit. I think it's actually the only kit that's out there for a 1:24 scale Jeep (CJ7) and it's discontinued. I paid $15 at a local model shop but I found the same kit on ebay for cheaper after I bought this one. It's made by Revell. I also got my Grapple wench from the same kit
     
  7. plowking

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    Looks good.....I like the look of the lights....different from all the rest, gives it a retro look :thumb 
     
  8. Ktulu

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    Brilliant, very clean!
     
  9. Lucs

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    Thanks for all the compliments guys. I have a few more projects in the works. Not sure if they are original but I do have one that I've not seen before by anyone
     
  10. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    The round lights definately scream Jeep. However, seeing the hardtop on in robot mode reminds of Sireen from Sixturbo. So in my own lil world you'd have rag-top Ratchet & hardtop Sireen. Regardless - I like it!

    ~Z

    PS: Have you thought of a First-Aid kit where the spare tire used to be? It'd turn into a hip-mounted utility box for Rathcet in robot mode.
     
  11. Grimlocka go-go

    Grimlocka go-go Back from the Dead TFW2005 Supporter

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    The top looks great, really changes the vehicle mode into something unique, or aleast different. Looks a little too much like a backpack in robot mode, but dosn't detract from who it's supposed to be. Great work!
     
  12. Lucs

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    Yeah I'm trying to figure out ways to change the "backpack" look but nothing solid yet. I think I'm gonna give him a prowl head too cuz I always think of Ratchet as having a more round head
     

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