Heavy/Scratch: Classics Twin Twist WIP Update 12/09

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  1. Hooper_X

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    After six months I finally got back on the wagon with this one. Sorry the pics are a bit crap, but they get the point across. The running boards are cut from a Zoids ...Konig Wolf? kit. A big ol' wolf with goggles. The cabin is from a Zoids Blox lion. Gun is Small Energon Prime, everything else is RiD Wedge or G1 Twin Twist. I know people feel bad about cutting up G1 figs but dude, it's a Jumpstarter. There are a dozen more in a pile in the corner.

    He's still a slight partsformer, the booties pop on and off with magnets and the cabin pegs onto his back in robot mode. Still, it's a nice job filling out the kind of dinky RiD Wedge mold, and the stuff I've learned from doing this one will go a long long way towards my eventual Topspin.

    Only real heavy modding left is a possible resculpting of the helmet into something pointier ala the original Twin Twist. From there it's stripping, sanding, and painting.
     

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  2. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    It looks awesome. Despite it being slightly partsforming, its still badass to look at.
     
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  4. yourreflection

    yourreflection Well-Known Member

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    I really like what you did. Very nice design and integration of the G1 parts. Will the original G1 head fit? That would be the cherry on top.
     
  5. mstyger87

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    hey man the g1 head does fit as thats what ive used for my classics twintwist on the same mold its in the gallery somewhere man if u wana have a look.
    -mat
     
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    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    man, i like it! looks great so far
     
  7. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    Wow, 2 in one day...both with completely different takes! Nice job here as well, makes me want to finish mine...
     
  8. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    cool i loved those guys
     
  10. bellyboy

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    nice take

    i got this fig (twin twist)only a week ago(yeah i'm a late bloomer :)  )
    and i realy dig your approach.
    i think a have a junker wedge i'll try it myself if u dont mind
     
  11. Hooper_X

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    Go for it! You'll probably have to find something else to replace all the Zoid parts, though. ;D

     
  12. rainchang007

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    The same here...
     
  13. javaco

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    any updates on this? or a topspin in the works?
    im planning to make topspin and twintwist just like how you did
     
  14. Hooper_X

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    Oh wow. He's assembled, but unpainted. there's a Topspin in the works, but he's still got a ways to go.
     
  15. javaco

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    you should definitely post pics! id love to see
     

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