Customs: Articulated Masterpiece Optimus Prime, Convoy

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  1. aurascope

    aurascope Kitbash Resource Indexer

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    This guy from Hong Kong made his own improvements
    to Masterpiece Optimus Prime.

    80????????? - obie - Yahoo! BLOG

    I was afraid his site will go down eventually
    (he rarely updates now)
    so I attached some of the pics here.

    Despite what he has done, I cannot help
    but feel something is still incomplete about MP Optimus Prime.

    Articulated Fingers - check
    G1 accurate headsculpt - check
    light-up eyes - check

    Double jointed elbows?
    what else can be done to improve this figure?
     

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  2. eisen

    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    i salute people who are not quite satisfied with what is available o buy and resort to creating their own improvements!
     
  3. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    Yeah it's too bad he never mass produced those hands or that head. If someone like fan projects made one I'd buy it in a second.
     
  4. anemis

    anemis Well-Known Member

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    i,ve seen this about 2 years ago... i asked him about selling some but he could barely say anything in english so it didnt work
     
  5. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That does look pretty cool. I have the orange DVD Prime so anything looks better than what I have.
     
  6. Drpee

    Drpee Banned

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    Amazing! Those hands are a work of art! Surely they cant be scratch-built?
     
  7. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Definitely awesome stuff. Isn't this the same guy who did a MP/Alt/Binaltech Bumblebee not long ago or something? (unless I'm confusing him with someone else). Thanks for sharing it--this is some great work and I agree, I'd buy another one if they were done like this. The head is MUCH better on his version than the original (and I like that one a lot).

    (also, this belongs in "Radicon Discussion" if you post someone's custom work that isn't your own)
     
  8. eisen

    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    nope, same guy. :) 
     
  9. KINGBOTZ

    KINGBOTZ www.KINGBOTZ.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    Damn, that is (tr)uckin' beautiful...
     
  10. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Cool, thought it was the same guy. I remember that Bumblebee he did was great also.
     
  11. aurascope

    aurascope Kitbash Resource Indexer

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    He mentioned in his website that because he could not work out a deal
    with the recaster, he could not get his custom head and hands mass produced
    at a reasonable price.
     
  12. SMOG

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    Awesome... I LOVE that new headsculpt. It's a bit sleeker, and contributes to better proportions.

    What else would improve this figure?

    Longer legs.


    zmog
     
  13. bumblebee Z

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    awesome upgrade!
     
  14. Matrix Soul

    Matrix Soul Skull 4 reporting in!

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    But is it still transformable?
     
  15. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Could someone get the parts and cast them perhaps?

    *calling Darkov*
     

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