Heavy/Scratch: Cobra Tape (Shapeways)

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  1. Tom_Servo

    Tom_Servo Well-read chick magnet

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    I just got the prototype of a cobra casseticon that I've been working on from Shapeways. I built him in Google Sketchup. I don't have a name for him yet, but I'm leaning towards "Hypno" or something like that.
    I'm going to redo most of his hinges and tweak a few of his tolerances to make everything sit together a little better. The sprocket holes need to be a little smaller too. I should have made them 5mm. I just wasn't thinking there. Apologies to anyone who's bugged by the one fake hole. It just had to be.
    He fits nicely inside MP Soundwave's chest, and even works with the advancing mechanism. Unfortunately, he's a hair big for G1 SW (but so are all of the MP tapes, so he's in good company.)
    Overall, I'm pretty happy with him. What do you guys think? Is this something that you'd like in your collection?
     

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  2. thielmj

    thielmj Well-Known Member

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    This i'm a huge fan of
     
  3. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    this is awesome!!
     
  4. Tom_Servo

    Tom_Servo Well-read chick magnet

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    Thank you both! I'm glad you like it. There's so much I want to improve, I was a little nervous.
    Encline- Your stuff is always an inspiration to me!
     
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    Ingenious how you use the tape to be the snake's cowl. Will you be adding detail?
     
  6. shadeozero

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    Very very cool, You should make a scorpion tape that allows the cobra to combine with it and bam you got g1 quickstrike :D 
     
  7. Awesomely done!
     
  8. Tresob

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    Words fail. That is A1 stuff right there. Knocked it out of the ballpark. Well played, sir.
     
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    I love this man
    wow
     
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    I really want to like this, and I do. I think you can do better though, add some more details, maybe rework it a little, let's get a full hole for the right side of the cassette. Keep it up, I'll be checking out your stuff from now on.
     
  11. arpcefxl

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    this is a SUPER cool concept
     
  12. Incedius

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    very nice!
     
  13. clay

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    Lovely!
     
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    When I see stuff this good it makes me want a Botch the crab badly. XD
     
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    As an homage to the Beast Wars character, who's beast mode was part cobra, this can be Generation 1 Quickstrike.
     
  16. TacticalBacon

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    This is going to be amazing in full color! A cobra cassette is an awesome concept.
     
  17. blunghole

    blunghole The Tapeworm of Unicron!

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    Oh, that is just awesome! I can't wait to order it off Shapeways!
     
  18. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    If I had to name him, I'd choose the name "Soundbite."
     
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    Awesome design, I'd love to see it mass produced.
     
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