Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by JLBarnett, Jul 26, 2005.
I don't suppose anyone has ever actually kitbashed an entire gestalt?
For me, the biggest problem with even considering doing a custom Gestalts set has always been the sheer amount of work involved. I mean, personally, I usually don't have near enough time to do the work I wish I could on kitbashes, so tackling a 5-car team would be pretty darn difficult.
If you look around between here, transtopia (www.tfmaster.com) and the other TF fandom sites, you might find some custom gestalts that ARE worth noting. One of my favorites is the completely posable custom Devastator. Think "G1 toy plus Energon/Cybertron poseability." It rocks.
I made a gestault out of six alternators, but no connections. 2 sideswipes, 2 smokescreens, shockwave, and hound. It looks believeable. (edit)ROAD KAISER .
On Ebay right now there is a G1 Dinobot gestalt for sale. Love the head.
Im working on a RiD Menasor, based on TFMaster design (you can buy his custom right now, its listed on ebay and link on Transtopia´s mainpage), basically 2 RiD prowl, another modified into Dragstrip, One sideburn and Ultra Magnus
Kinda not really no.
I've repainted the following a la masquarade, though:
20OP = Motormaster (Black cab, purple connecting are, not trailer)
Alt Sideswipe = Breakdown
Alt Jazz = Dead End (proper colors w/ stirpes )
Alt Windcharger = Wildrider
And as soon as Alt Mirage is released, I shall have my Dragstrip.
Sadly though, the ability to form Menasor will be forever lost to them, unless of course via the miracle of Photoshop.
I regret that I have no digicam to take pics with.
Fordperfect, with a little ingenuity and some extra pieces, you could easily make a believable head, chestplate, hands and feet. I'd go for it if I were you.
Prior to breaking into the business, Don was best known for an online comic based on his scratch built toys - The Macromasters. There were many amazing toys he created from basically nothing, among them four Decepticons that turned into alien military vehicles, and then merged to form a fully articulated and self-contained gestalt by the name of War Monger. That boy's got skills.
I've made a few gestalts, but I can't say that they were in the same league as what's been talked about.
I made one with:
Armada Prime (Powerlinx)
Armada Prime (Gold)
Armada Jetfire (he was the jet pack).
A bunch of Minicons, bits of RID Magnus
Ultra Op 01
Ultra Op 02
Then there's the Infinity Saber that I pieced together.
I gave arms to Europe's Rescue force.
To a lesser degree there's my Energon Superion hand and foot endeavor.
A very lanky Rubicon that I got carried away with.
Larger hands for Lio Kaiser that hold energon weapon, and his own blaster.
Also, there's the Defensor that's in my sig. I also did stuff with Sixwing. I guess you could say that I got a little combiner happy.
I found Tyrannoking on Trantopia. That thing was amazing. Hasbro, Takara and E-hobby ought to contact him to find out what the creator did and make it official.
Not finished yet though
I really like that hand, makes Superion look better.
Thanks! You'd be surprised at the amount of flack I'd gotten from some people for even altering Superion at all. It's one of those "to each his own" kind of things.
That's very well done. Does the main body transform into a separate bot also?
TFMaster made an incredible Alt. Menasor that combines and everything. Pictures do not do it justice, seeing it in person is the shiznit.
Lawd, who needs the God Fire Sword when you have that?!
Nice job fisting those combiners, by the way.
this thread has inspired me to do another custom repaint... G1 Strafe's new quote? "Conquest is made of the ashes of ones enemies."
**EDIT** My bad, I didnt' catch the "alt" part of that. I linked to his RID Menasor...
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