Minor/Repaint: Classics scorponock

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  1. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    IMG_6401.JPG IMG_6412.JPG
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  2. Lady Slipstream

    Lady Slipstream Not a weeb

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    He looks so damn good alongside the Decepticon Headmasters
     
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  3. autobot prowl

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    Great work!
     
  4. Mizzinno

    Mizzinno Merc With A Mouthplate

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    So wait, which head is that and can you buy only the head? I've never been a big fan of the original head sculpt and have been trying to figure out a replacement.
     
  5. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Sweet! The color layout is simple, but very effective.
     
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  6. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    It's the head from perfect effect deathstalker (SD scorponok) should run you about $20 but it doesn't fit on the figure without a shapeways adapter Scorponok Headmaster Adapter Revision by anthony_oster on Shapeways(pics show him wedged into the chest hinge.
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  7. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Beardy Boyo!

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    Amazing work dude! Puts the Botcon Scorponok to shame.
     
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  8. AutobotAvalanche

    AutobotAvalanche Number One in Boogieland

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    Agree with the above posters. Great looking custom.
     
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    Good work dude, this looks awesome.
     
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  10. tigatron2002

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    If you want to go a step further, and it's worth the money to you, the deathstalker head also works in the neck adapter for the headrobots green king kit that comes with new claws for the figure and also give him neck rotation, though the neck rotation isn't implemented very well
     
  11. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    I saw that buddy but I don't dig the claws as they look small and remove the spaceship mode. The neck adapter looks really nice but I don't think it's worth the price of the kit, I'm hoping I can get a swivel from widening the shapeways parts socket which should hopefully allow for the headmaster to sit in the cockpit as well
     
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    Fair, if that doesn't work for you then you can have my neck adapter from the green king kit if you want, I dislike the way it works. No charge except maybe shipping, though even that would be negligible haha
     
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    That would be amazing, I'm in the uk but I will def cover shipping :0
     
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    I'm more than happy to send it your way then, not like I'm using it :p 
     
  15. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic I'll drop you a pm, legend!
     
  16. strangeguy32000

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    Did you fix the shoulder issue?
     
  17. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    I did yes, I cut away some plastic from the bottom corners of the front pieces near the body and whittled down the poles of those parts thinner so there would be less friction.

    Tried my best to explain that but I know it's not very clear basically I just removed some plastic and reinforced with glue, would have looked ugly without paint though.
     
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    IMG_6401.JPG IMG_6411.JPG IMG_6412.JPG New neck pictures, massive thanks to tigatron2002
     
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    The head seals it, absolutely brilliant idea!
     

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