Heavy/Scratch: Animated Omega Supreme, Classics Style

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  1. vidmouse

    vidmouse Well-Known Member

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    SO inspired by Anemis' work, I just had to have a larger,
    ark-transforming Omega Supreme.

    After I saw the Star Wars Darth Vader quad-changer on
    sale at TJMaxx for $20, I knew it was time to try it.

    Still very much a WIP, here's few shots after playing
    around with it this weekend.

    - changed the "shell" so closer resemble an "Ark"
    - changed the head using Cybertron Metroplex's head w/ some heavy mods
    - changed the skimpy lower Vader legs to beefier ones using Energon Jetfire's legs. Added some shin plating from a Lego Batman.
    - added shoulder jets/blasters from a Doctor Octopus Megamorph junker
    - triple claw/blaster arm came from the rocket engines from the Star Wars Darth Transformer
    - single blaster arm came from the Doc Ock Megamorph junker

    Still to add:
    - knee guards
    - Autobot chest symbol
    - deck guns/rear cape cannon turrets
    - paint, paint, paint

    He's still leader-size, slightly shorter than my Armada Tidal Wave.

    Hope you all enjoy!

    EDIT: updated with knee guards, deck guns, primer, new head. Plus redid the "wings" so that they can fold up the right way in robot mode.

    EDIT: updated with initial paint and colors.
     

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  2. Sparkless

    Sparkless Well-Known Member

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    Woah
     
  3. destrongerlupus

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    SO good to see someone using this awesome toy for something good :) 
     
  4. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    I'm amazed and impressed. Great vision.
     
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    wow
     
  6. Naztok

    Naztok will work for gold chrome

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    Awesome idea!
    I bought this figure to do something similar
     
  7. DJW107PRIME

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    O3o.......*faints*
     
  9. Fisitronus

    Fisitronus Wrecker

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    impressive!
     
  10. vidmouse

    vidmouse Well-Known Member

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    Thanks a bunch! Glad you like him so far.

    I was working w/ him a bit more last night and ran into a few snags.
    His head is essentially glued together from pieces of Cybertron Metroplex's
    head, plus some random pivoting gun I had. The problem is, a lot of it
    is falling apart and I'm considering scrapping it as a head. Any suggestions
    for another good leader-size Omega Supreme head?

    Also: some good news.... I found the matching shoulder piece from my
    Octopus bot for his right shoulder... the one in the photos I made up
    using some of Jetfire's parts and that's why it doesn't match. Just have
    to grind and redo.
     
  11. OldsCut78

    OldsCut78 Laser Rod

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    loving this so far
     
  12. Sparkless

    Sparkless Well-Known Member

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    The head from energon OS would actually work well IMO
     
  13. vidmouse

    vidmouse Well-Known Member

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    I thought about that too... wish I had one! :) 

    I'll probably end up scratch-building when I get some energy back
     
  14. Joey_Santana

    Joey_Santana Shockwave fanboy

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    Wow! I like it a lot! Nice eye, this one really captures the character, can't wait to see him finished.
     
  15. solarstorm

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    I've been looking at that figure at my local TJ Maxx, wondering what awesome thing it could turn into - as the mold has potential.

    Out of this world man. I've got a ton of things on my list of things to make, but this is definitely being added on.I'm going to pick one up this weekend, just to have and prepare.
     
  16. vidmouse

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    Update:

    Did some work on the head tonight, using a clear bubble from a coin-op machine, and shortened the cannon.
     

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    vidmouse Well-Known Member

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    Tweaked the head just a little bit more. The bits on the outside to form his chin strap are ground from a piece from a junker RID Red Alert/Prowl.

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  18. xaviercal

    xaviercal Customizer/ Store Owner

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    that look great so far.. cool
     
  19. Naztok

    Naztok will work for gold chrome

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    Can't wait to see this in Omega Supreme colors!
     
  20. vidmouse

    vidmouse Well-Known Member

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    Added a few more pics to the first post.
    Been working on him last few days... primered him up, added the head, added the wing/deck guns (and yes they do rotate), changed his right shoulder guns to match the left, added knee shields. I redid the wings so that they will fold up in robot mode... maybe a little more G1 vs Animated, but I like the look.

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