Minor/Repaint: Another Movie/Alt Ratchet

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  1. scubaboy31

    scubaboy31 Digital Gypsy

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    This is my first time posting something up on here. Just hadn't got around to it for ages! The head was originally a Energon megatron, with a custom crest. the head now flips back on a energon rodimus neck hinge. the waist pieces were originally on the knees. there is just about enough clearance to roll in alt mode, but I think they do the job, despite the gap it leaves on the back of the ambulance. But, hey, ani blurr doesn't complain so why should ratchet? i made it to stay in display in bot mode anyway (I don't tend to play with my alts much, or even transform them too often. i prefer them as display pieces...)

    I know this has been done a million times, but any feedback would be appreciated.
     

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  2. dsn1014

    dsn1014 41:75:74:6f:62:6f:74

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    really nice work

    yup, I'm buying this mold in the morning
     
  3. SMOG

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    Hey, nice work with the waist armour to fill the gap! I hadn't thought of that solution... which also makes his legs a bit sleeker. Can we get an alt-mode picture, just as reference?

    Also, the Energon Megatron head is a good scale for that figure... I was having trouble finding a head around the right size for mine.

    zmog
     
  4. Auceps Prime

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    WOW! Man this look familiar oh cause I'm working on the same project. I like your work on him so far. I may have to steal that waist idea or something near to that.
    I should have my hands finished up on him tonight before I go to bed. Then I would like to try to see if there is a way to get his arms to flip around to show crosses. Nice work!:thumbs2: 
     
  5. the (H)i(GH)con

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    That looks nice. Some of you on here know that I'm planning something similar with my movie Rachet. I had originaly planned on just switching out his head and hands, but with all the sweet mods I've seen for this mold lately, I might do something more. Again, very nice!
     
  6. Pun-3X

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    I'm really happy to see someone work with this concept. I've got mine modded already, though I have to cut and reattach the swing piece underneath that used to cover the head. AND I need to find a head that I'm happy with. I'm glad you got one done, and I like what you did for the waist armor. It fits just right. :) 
     
  7. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I just bought this toy on clearance from Walmart the other day. My purchase is directly linked to the inspiration I've gotten from the customs such as these. Great work :thumb 
     
  8. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    He looks awesome. Does he still transform?
     
  9. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    True! These mods are the reason I want to do one of these too!:thumbs2: 
     
  10. mattarmstrong

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    dam good job this mod rocks
     
  11. autobotx23

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    Great job, and welcome to the Radicons, bro.
     
  12. Creaky

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    This is... utterly inspiring. Could I please ask for some pointers in replicating something similar? I love the chest area. Sorry if I'm being rude or something - i'm not sure how things work in the Radicons. :D 
     
  13. big hank

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    We are all here to share and help! This is a great mod, there are a few versions floating around. I really like Smog's version, maybe because it was the first time I saw it. Someone should help you out, maybe help us all with a tutorial as I too would like to make Ratchet as Awesome as this!:thumbs2: 
     
  14. SMOG

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    Heh... I think I invented this mod, but I still haven't even finished my Ratchet! :) 

    I believe I posted some very detailed instructions of how and where to cut in my original thread for this mod, but without any pictures. I don't know if anyone's done a pictorial tutorial yet, but once you get the basic idea, it becomes pretty clear where you need to cut away plastic to make it fall into place.

    zmog
     
  15. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    I missed this somehow, but wow is that great. Love it.
     
  16. Auceps Prime

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    Maybe I could help on a tutorial for Ratchet.
    Most of you know I am working on this project as we speak and he's almost finished, should be able to post new pics soon. My second Ratchet just arrived today and I will be making him into Ironhide. I could take step by step pics on the cutting process. I also have added a few more mods to him, which have not been done by anyone here yet.
     
  17. SMOG

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    Bring it on, I say!

    I'm happy to have other people work out solutions before I destroy a toy in a fit of ill-prepared zeal. :) 

    zmog
     

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