Heavy/Scratch: classics starconvoy

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  1. chansformers

    chansformers butcher of the bots

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    made from a mixture of different parts and bits.the main parts are
    tf armada overload(main body/trailer/battlestation)
    animated activators "starconvoy"
    1/18 scale toyota celica "roadbot" (just for the head)
    loonie store finger l.e.d.(black bfg laser)
    cue ball from a loonie store pool table set(upper black shoulder cannons are made from this cue ball, sliced in half and with a balljoint and "struxx" barrel added)
    loonie store tank (for the treads)
    loonie store "knight in shining armor" set(just keep the sword and throw away the rest)
    alot of dremeling was done to the original "cavity" that rollout the minicon used to slide into.activators prime just has to fold up almost like g1 powermaster prime does,drop him in and "click" him in(the insides are notched with the dremel in a certain way to do this) and whammo!!one bot artillery backup!!
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    who needs "wingblade" armor?
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    battlestation mode
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    supermode
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    with l.e.d. lit up
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    unfortunately,he still has pretty brickish articulation.
     

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  2. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    FREAKING MASSIVE!!! You articulated an Overload??? Dude, those guns are sick!!! AND a Animated Prime???? I'M NERDING OUT!!!!!!!
     
  3. domshen

    domshen Radicon

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    fantastic presentation. I think it really does the job great!
     
  4. Altitron

    Altitron Commercial Artist

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    This is pretty effing awesome. I have to say, Chans, that your paint work has improved by leaps and bounds since I first saw your work. This is absolutely wonderful; keep it up!

    - Alty
     
  5. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    lol Star Convoy - I effin love it. I always thought Animated Prime looked kinda familiar; but I didn't know it was Star Convoy I was seeing. Very well done! I dont't think anyone else nor myself saw this coming. Good stuff; and great choice for the head.

    ~Z
     
  6. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    nice 1
     
  7. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    Effing kickass. :rock :
     
  8. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Holy f***. I always liked Star Convoy, but had to admit he was a bit...sub par. You've now made Star Convoy cool.

    I didn't even know that was possible. Now make him a small Rodimus. :D 
     
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    silentdarth Josie's Daddy

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    I like it. I've always loved Star Convoy, and I think this is a great job.
     
  11. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    Awesome idea, excellent execution. You knocked this one out of the park.
     
  12. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Man, this is just brilliance on so many levels....awesome work Chans!!
     
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    AMG Old School

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    Extremely creative, and awesome.
     
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    shinobi77 Fatbastard

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    Well, I must admit, there finally is something useful for animated.....

    I'm impressed, truly truly impressed.

    As for these "Loonie" toys you mentioned, do you have links or pics of them?
     
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    Siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiccccccccccckkkkkkkk!!!
     
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    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

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    GREAT concept, and lovely execution!
     
  17. chansformers

    chansformers butcher of the bots

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    wow!!! thanks for the awesome comments guys!!!:D 
    i did try.total props to you for accomplishing that!! this is actually the second overload that i've bucked up for this.the first one i did try articulating him first,but gave up and turfed him after much frustration.(mostly because of the way his arms transform.his thighs i may have been able to shove in a set of struxx balljoints though.maybe i may have to revisit this one again some time.

    thanks man,but no,the only extra articulation this guy has body wise as compared to a regular overload is the head can now turn.

    thanks again for the comments guys!!!:D 
     
  18. saberconvoy

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    dude that is amazing
    you sir are awesome
     
  19. Talmn

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    Activators prime nice
     
  20. Dischord

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    That's a piece of creative genius. Overload was always awkward--the disproportionate tractor to trailer, and a tractor that was actually an armoured personnel carrier. This is a much better application for that trailer. Would this figure be better cast as Animated Star Convoy perhaps? Either way, fantastic.
     

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