Minor/Repaint: Classics Prime With G2 Trailer & Reprolabels

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  1. iron maniac

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    Real minor mod here. While not completely perfected, it is getting there.

    Just a G2 Prime Trailer with new G1 Reprolabels.

    Spike, Sparkplug, & a number of vintage Diaclone friends make a small cameo in the pics. :cool: 
     

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  2. StarFire_MK2

    StarFire_MK2 'Till All are One! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I had no idea the scales were so close. I like it :)  How does the trailer attach?
     
  3. iron maniac

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    Real minor mod. You basically just round off the square peg on classics Prime and plug into the trailer just like a G1 Prime. Pretty painless really.
     
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    Looks good... were you planning on jacking up the rear wheels on the trailer? That would level off the angle.

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    sweeeet
     
  6. iron maniac

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    No, but that's a great idea. I think I'll try it. Thanks. :thumb 
     
  7. aurascope

    aurascope Kitbash Resource Indexer

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    One really important thing I don't see many classics-Optimus-trailer kitbashers is RECASTING THE WHEELS from Optimus Prime to make it the same on the trailer. Once you do that. Your custom is perfect!
     
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    Nice. I may have to hunt down an extra trailer for this one.
     
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    Or alternatively (and possibly easier, seeing as how many folks don't have casting resources on hand), finding some rubber-tire wheels from other toy cars that match the trailer's wheels, and replacing Classics Prime's wheels with them. :) 

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    aurascope Kitbash Resource Indexer

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    Yeah, you'll need 10 of those. But I'm still for the recasting wheels. Much less destructive to prime.
     
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    Well, yeah... but it's not like kitbashers don't "damage" their figures every time they start a project... and nicer, rubbery wheels might be considered an improvement for Classics Prime.

    Also, I don't think you'd need 10 wheels necessarily. Classics Prime only has 2 rear wheels on each leg, and they're recessed, so you wouldn't see them if they were doubled up anyway. I think 6 wheels would get the job done easily...

    Unless you mean you'd need ones for the trailer too... but I don't think the trailer wheels have to match the truck wheels exactly... they just ahve to look sort of the same style. :) 

    OR... as an alternative to the casting process, one could just buy a second-hand Classics Prime for a low price, and take it's wheels off for use on the trailer. It might cost less than casting materials. :) 

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    I'm actually using the same trailer for my custom Motormaster. With slight mods it really works good.
     

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