Customs: Cannon Blast Bumblebee fixes

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  1. LegoNinja

    LegoNinja Well-Known Member

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    Yay! the arms aren't all uh arrmy...and his head doesn't look like a death's head mask (not that that wasn't cool) but his chest. It does nothing. Like mine. I can't even get other men to stare at me in disgust when I life my shirt up! But the real question I had was has anyone figured out a good mod to add movable chest/hood/grill portions for CB BB? The other thing I may do to him is to add some 1/144 gundam ball joints for the doors.
    I've tried looking around for posts or ideas like this but haven't stumbled across anything.
    Pics to follow.
     
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    Can't wait to see what you come up with. I was just thinking though, instead of using gundam joints for the doors, should use the door joints off of the univers 2.0 prowl/streak/smokescreen mold for them. Also, how do you go about creating the parts for the chest. I wanted to do something similar, but can't decide how to go about doing it. Keep us posted on this.
     
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    I was thinking of cannibilizing the BB07 but I'm not sure yet. I'm gonna try to take some pics of what I've got disassembled so far and see what might work. But those ones only swing up and down not twist on thier horizontal axis.
     
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    I was thinkin that if you could find a way for those swiel joints from the universe figure and have them able to swing into the center of the back then the ball joint would allow the dors to be more accurate? Does that make sence to where I'm goin with this??
     
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    Here's what's broken down so far.
     

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    At this point I'm not sure weather or not to cut the Cannon BB chest into three and have the sides rotate where the screw holes are or if i should mangle the 07BB front sides to try and work with the cannon BB...
     

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    Holy crap! If you can make the chest rotate at the sides - this fig would go from easy pass to very debatable, nice job seeing the option to make the mod... will watch this mod with great interest.
     
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    I have to figure out where to cut the cannonblast bb's pecs so they don't leave wierd lines in his alt mode...ill post a pic mabye later tonight. Suggestions or helps are welcome. :D 
    But yeah everything about this is great except how his chest is like a FAB.
     
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    You gonna mount his pecs on a spring-loaded post* (for tension), that way you can pull them out & rotate them & they'll hold themselves in place?

    *like the PS logo on a PS2
     
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    I thought about it but I think it'll be easier for me to mount them off some 1/144 gundam joints i have kicking around and just put a cap on whatever end it has so it won't slide out...ill try to take a clearer pic in a little while here.
     
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    Ok so with two larger gundam joints and two smaller ones I can mount 07BB's pecs on the sides and have them rotate around and then I just need to figure out how to keep his head and collarbone/clavical? and head attached....
     

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    The gundam joints are exactly the right size to slip on the wheel bars and the smaller joints I may glue to the mount points for the original chest...
    (I'm writing this down so I don't forget later)
     
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    What's keeping the wheels from falling off though? Doesn't the chest piece keep them from ust hanging there??
     
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    I was wondering about the same thing
     
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    The chest secures the wheelbar but it's attached to the back hinge that lowers/raises his torso during transformation.
    That red dot is the pin that goes through the bar that holds the wheel/shoulder joint.
     

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    Better pic, although I still would like something across the front part because it just seems like it will stress those back pins and plastic whenever he transforms or when i make dance. ;) 
    apparently i didnt add the pic
     
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    Now?
     

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