Customs: Any one know if the 1st movie leader optimus's hand's could work with Rotf optimus?

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  1. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    That's really the only thing the figure is lacking, articulated hands. Wel that and a decent paint job(currently in progress.)
     
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    yep, they would fit well.
     
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    they also have a similar design on both rotf and tftm....
     
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    Looks like I'll have to try to get an original one then just for the hands.
     
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    Perhaps you can hit up one of our resident casters to see if you can score a pair of hands. Maybe a cheaper alternative.:thumbs2: 
     
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    Really the old toy's hands would fit? I would imagine they'd be too big. Well if they do thats great news!
     
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    I'd do it, but they'd be a pain to recreate, and I don't see a huge demand for them. Then again, it would be nice to make "clip on" type that can be available to the non-radicon TFW members also...upgrades are always nice for this fig.

    In addition, I'd like to add that TFTM Prime's rubber tires fit very well on ROTF Prime. Minor mods, and he looks a million times better.
     
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    when folded into fists, they are actually smaller. Bit of milling necessary to fit them with a peg into the new forearms though. I'll take a pic in a sec.
     
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    pic of hand in the forearm (see attached)
     

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    Neat! I'll have to do that when i customize one. Are they sturdy in there? Do they effect the transformation at all? I had intended on doing this anyway but maybe with gundam hands as i thought the old ones would be too big but i guess not.
     
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    you need to machine the wrist behind the hand so it has the peg shaped like the new ones. pretty easy though.
     
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    Doing a handswap with both primes(movie 1 and 2). :thumb 

    Easy peasy:thumb 

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