Bludgeon's Sashimono

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  1. MECHADOOM

    MECHADOOM I'm Doombot and I know it

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    One of the things you sometimes see on a samurai warrior is a flag worn on the back called a sashimono. I read in a thread about Bludgeon on another message board about how someone wanted to make a sashimono for Bludgeon. However, I would say that he's already got one. The part of his tank turret that opens up to reveal his secondary weapon can be angled to mimic this type of flag. I slapped a Reprolabels Decepticon logo on it, and I think it looks great. The fact that it has to go over all that pipe/tubing sculpt makes the logo seem like a flag rippling in the wind.
     
  2. Computer5

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    Looks interesting. And no modding required :dunce 
     
  3. Sso02V

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    Another option would be the underside of the cannon barrel. It's relatively unseen in tank mode, and sticks up like a flagpole in robot mode.
     
  4. kamuix

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    i think going with sso02v's idea, the barrel does stick up during robot mode and you could probably stick a custom flag in the barrel. it'd be pretty high up but i think it could work.
     
  5. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    I just thought about the sashimono for my Bludgeon, and while like the idea of him having one already, I think using the gun barrel as a post for a custom made one is a better solution.
     
  6. BlackMegatron

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    looks Great! Good job!
     
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    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Or you could attach a cloth flag to the remaining part of the tank barrel.
     
  8. Sso02V

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    Bluddy's got a brand new flag
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  9. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    I love the flag, but it needs to be higher. If you look at samurais with sashimonos, the sashimono bottoms are slightly over or inline with the shoulders and very prominent.
     
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    Very cool. What if you split open the cannon and placed the flag in the hidden sheath?
     
  11. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    Not bad.

    The first thing I thought when I saw him was "where is his flag?". The engineers definitely designed him with it intentionally.
     
  12. ORIO

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    Both ideas are rad :thumb 
     
  13. Primus_feather

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    Love the flag, but I think it look better coming out of his Tanto sheath/tank half.
     
  14. Sso02V

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    I'll try and get a shot of that tomorrow. I'll have to cut another sprue though, since the first one would be way short.
     
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    Wakizashi. A Tanto is much smaller than that.
     
  16. Sso02V

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    Alright, here's the flag stuck into the hidden sheath. And what do ya know, it does sorta look better this way.
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  17. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    That's what I was talking about!!

    Looks a lot cooler that way. I'll be doing that with mine as well. :thumb 
     
  18. ersico

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    heres mine, not nearly as good as yalls, but i don't have a printer for that sweet design...oh well, here ya go
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  19. MECHADOOM

    MECHADOOM I'm Doombot and I know it

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    Glad I wasn't the only person thinking about this. All of the flags in this thread are awesome. And I think that the various placement options add a personal touch, as none of them look wrong at all. I could see troop building with repaints of our friend Bludgeon here.
     
  20. mrfang2

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    should be in customs, but still, makes a huge diference!
     

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