Bruticus maximus - my way

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  1. GAUGE

    GAUGE In Art, Nothing Is Impossible.

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    Yay, my first effort in posting a custom of sorts lol :D 

    I was tinkering for the longest time trying to figure out various configurations for this awesome combiner and...I'm happy to say I finally found the most ideal combination sequence.

    He's got 4 arms and I also made him more bulky, the sacrifice I'm afriad is that his arms are thinner. But TBH, when your a walking Armory it doesn't matter lol


    To me Bruticus always needed to be as menacing and armed to the teeth looking as posible. I believe I've succeeded in giving off that impression.

    There is no modding at all on this toy.

    (Edit: more photos added of Variant "BRIGADE" Mode)
     

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  2. Ryotaro

    Ryotaro FALCON PUNCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    The legs are great!
     
  3. Slimaximus

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    If FP ends up doing a Bruticus add-on kit I'm pretty sure they are going to use that transformation. Definitely gives him a brute look to him which works since he should look menacing
     
  4. UTF

    UTF Manifestation of /toy/

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    If there's been no modding, this should really be in toy discussion.
     
  5. Squall42080

    Squall42080 Autobot RSX Type-S

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    Man, the foot configuration on yours is really sturdy. I just don't like the arm configuration. It just doesn't sit well with me.

    If someone had four tanks you could probably make the greatest and most poseable Bruticus configuration by using your legs and the arm configuration I use:

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    It doesn't look like it, but it makes the arms ridiculously poseable, but makes it a little tought to stand.
     
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    yeah but not everyone wants to or can do a full custom combiner they're not easy. Personally the energon combiners look decent yes they have symmetrical limps, oh well if you look at most transformers they are symmetrical, so it makes since if you think of the combiners merge form as there Primary robot mode and the individual bot modes are for easier to move with the team in a space cruiser LOL
     
  7. Squall42080

    Squall42080 Autobot RSX Type-S

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    Excellent concept...never thought of that. I really dig the idea!

    Ghost Prime, I don't think the thread was about your like or dislike of the toy per se...but rather the configuration of said toy. Regardless of whether you liked the combiner or not, how would you configure him? Don't say "in a trash can..."
     
  8. GAUGE

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    Aweosme man I was tinkering with that configuration for the arms but I found the poor treads kept getting in my way :( 

    but you did give me an idea. :) 

    I'm gonna go ahead and buy another Bruticus Maximus and mod 2 of the tank limbs to connect onto the helicopter limbs for alot better posability. :thumb 
     
  9. destrongerlupus

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    I think your leg config is GREAT!

    And personally I'm in the 'Some guys make good legs, some guys make good arms, but pretty much nobody does both well' camp, so I USUALLY set mine up with L/R Symmetry.

    I'm as annoyed as anyone that Hasbro only splurged for 3 molds per team, but I'm not drinkin' their Kool-Aid that cross-docking the molds somehow makes up for it.

    So anyway, I look at your configuration and say 'Epic Win!'

    D/L
     
  10. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    i like the legs the arms look kinda jumbled, but with that said i may end up configuring mine this way once i get it
     
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    That's pretty cool.
     
  12. GAUGE

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    Well after adding two more Tanks I've decided to just call him "BRIGADE" lol j/k he's still Bruticus Maximus. :p 

    Anyway he's more photos of the 2 added tanks with slight Mods.

    (for some reason I'm now getting an SDF-1 vibe from it lol)
     

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    Now he looks like a powerhouse!
     
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    Awesome... I have the original version of this mold, but seeing it in these colours really makes me want it!

    Y'know what's funny... I dunno if there's been a bit more buzz than usual about these combiners lately, but earlier this week I came up with that exact same tank-leg configuration (normally I use the choppers)... we must have been cosmically synchronized! It's really sturdy too!

    On a subtle note, I REALLY like the way the upper legs look swiveled to the side like that. Such a small thing, but it makes a difference. I'm totally stealing that. :D 

    zmog
     
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    Awesome! I shall try!
     
  16. GAUGE

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    They are like that because I was trying to make it like the pockets on military fatigues.
     
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    Gauge, I'm going to move this thread over to the Transformers Toy Discussion forum, since it's really just a "fan mode" or an alternate-transformation, and there really wasn't any customization done to these guys at all.
     
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    just got mine today the colors and paint are awesome and the alt configuration makes him sweet
     
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    It works. :) 

    zmog
     

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