Minor/Repaint: Classics Ultra Magnus

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  1. Apex Prime

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    Like most people I was a little disappointed with the Classics Ultra Magnus, and wanted to do something about it. Since I didn't want to bash the figure, and the upcoming armor by fansproject is a little too expensive for me, I choose another way to make my Classics Magnus more 'Ultra'.
    So I found a Energon Ultra Magnus for a reasonable price on E-bay.
    I was first planning to construct or bash somekind of accesory to combine the two figures, but to my joy, it worked without any extras.
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    In vehicle mode, the flip-out hitch for connecting E-UM to Armade Prime fits between C-UM's kneepads and hooks up behind the little block on the legs, which allows the trailer to be towed around, and even a little side movement for making turns.
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    In robot assault mode the backpack of E-UM rests on C-UM's front bumper, and the cannons can rest on the 'arm-shields' if you flip them sideways.
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    I also made up some sort of battle station mode.
     

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  2. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    that's pretty sweet. now you should paint Magnus a bit, to match the pics on his box. they make him look much more accurate. teal mouthplate, red eyes, a small bit of teal on the kneepads and over the spatula ap on his crotch, and some blue over his forearm detail.
     
  3. big hank

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    Ultra Magnus + HUMONGOUS Guns = WIN!!:thumb 
     
  4. Apex Prime

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    I was already thinking the same :lol  I searched for his box today to get a look at those paint details. If I got the right paints and some time this week, I might try painting him up.
    I might tweak the colors a bit to better match E-UM.
     
  5. Superquad7

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    This is a cool idea man. I can't see an Energon Magnus + custom mods costing you less than the custom set (IRRC E-Magnus was hard to get to begin with), but your result is cool. Personally, I like your guns better than the custom set that's coming out. Great work man :thumb 
     
  6. MrMurder

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    looks like he's packing some serious muscle. problem is it doesn't look like he has the muscle to pack it. lol
    j/k great work
     
  7. Ramrider

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    Very nice. I can't help thinking that if you could come up with a suitable chest/head add-on, it'd make a pretty kick-arse Ultra Magnus just like that... :D 
     
  8. Apex Prime

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    I got him of e-bay for €27,5 including shipping ($44), which is less than what he retailed for here in Europe.
     
  9. autobotx23

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    You did a great job converting it to your concept. Great work, bro.
     
  10. maximus_primal

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    ROCK ON!!! That was a good idea.
     
  11. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Man, thats pretty slick....nice execution on the whole thing.

    Loving the Battle Station mode too :thumb 
     

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