Digibash: Big Magnus

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  1. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    So the thought occurred to me that Ultra Magnus never had a Beast wars incarnation. Or at least as far as I was able to find out. So I ended up doing this on a whim.
    Come to think of it, I don't really know why I thought about this. I guess because, more often then not, Magnus usually ends up being a repaint of a Prime figure; so the concept of a Primal/Convoy beast figure gettting the Magnus tratment seemed like something that would have happened at some point by now...I donno.

    I'm honestly not sure how well this works, since my idea was to homage the G1 Magnus armored deco, but Big Convoy already has a red torso and lower white legs.
    Also, at first I tried to digibash a face onto the head, but that didn't work out, so I colored it as the un-armored Prime Magnus head. Because painted as the armored Magnus head was too close to Optimus/Convoy.

    So I donno...What do you think? Does this work, or is it fail?

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  2. Starwave

    Starwave Herald of Unicron

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    I think the name fails, but the paint job works REALLY well for a Beast Wras Ultra Magnus. Great job it looks great.
     
  3. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    Well, the original figure is called Big Convoy, so thus this is Big Magnus.
     
  4. maximus_primal

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    Good job. I like the way it came out. The only thing that might make it look better is if the beast mode was more white instead of silver and grey, maybe. Robot mode I think is spot on.
     
  5. honcho

    honcho It's been a while.

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    Wow, that surprisingly works. Also, I agree with maximus_primal on the grey, it doesn't quite work. You could keep some of it, it just needs some more white in beast mode to make it more unified. Other than that, I love how it turned out!
     
  6. Overhaulimus

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    I would buy that if they released it as part of the Universe line,because my Uni 1.0 Nemmy Prime needs someone to face off against.
     
  7. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Neat! I think it looks great.
     
  8. Guardian_Prime

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    I really like the paint scheme for this. The only suggestion I have is for the mammoth eyes. Since he is supposed to be more of the Prime/Magnus as opposed to the armored Magnus I would have done the eyes in a green/yellow tone like the colors used in the dreamwave comics for his grill. But that's just my opinion. Do what you like man, its a great custom no matter what!
     
  9. -Mainframe-

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    Maybe, a retitling and a recoloring (brown), Mammoth Magnus.

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  10. Paxtin

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    Yeah, I tried to make the beast-mode a bit more white, but it started to bleach out the details and made it look like he was glowing, more then anything else.
    So I settled on gray. I think it works for what it is.


    ...Well then he'd just look like the original figure, titled Big Convoy , which is a brown mammoth.
     
  11. Cyber-Kun

    Cyber-Kun UNLEASHED!

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    I think just calling it Ultra Magnus will be fine.
    But that paint job is fantastic! It works PERFECTLY for Magnus ^_^

    EDIT: Didn't realize it was a digibash... FAIL for me.
     
  12. Starwave

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    Yea I know, but Ultra Magnus just sounds better than Big Magnus.
     
  13. mrfang2

    mrfang2 leader of team rejects

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    :bay :bay :bay :bay  this could so work. spot on!
     
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    Hey Paxtin, great idea.

    I bought a Big Convoy with the intention of doing just this, but I got stalled on the soft plastic on the trunk.
     
  15. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I was just talking to someone yesterday about an Ultra Magnus in Beast Wars, and then you post this! What a masterpiece, very cool design!
     
  16. Paxtin

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    Thanks.

    Yeah, I can see where that'd be a problem.
     
  17. batcam11

    batcam11 SHINIGAMI CHOP!!!

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    man this..is..awesome!
     

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