Custom 18 inch Superion

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by thyvipera, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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  2. Cyberjet #7

    Cyberjet #7 Banned

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    Not feelin' it.

    I don't like how the arms assemble - you can make out the figures too easily, especially where the heads are hidden by panels.

    I also think his hands are too large. Plus, he could use a chest piece - right now it looks very busy on his torso and something more uniform and flat might pull it together.
     
  3. yyh2046

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    Based on G1, I like it.

    Could have used a bigger chest plate.
     
  4. aprim

    aprim Well-Known Member

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    I fucking love it. And I bid but I don't think I will win. Will you commission one?
     
  5. LifePincher

    LifePincher BBTS is the SOURCE!

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    This thing is already at $152.50 + $12. shipping.

    It's halfway decent, but a little sloppy.
     
  6. Starscream2008

    Starscream2008 Megatron sucks!

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    Quite nice. I like the way the aerialbots themselves were done, they have a great look to them. The Superion does need a little added touches, but all in all a very good custom.
     
  7. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    I think seeing Masterpieces like frenzy_rumble's work is what is detracting from this Superion. If we never saw Devastator, Menasor, or that uber-badass Defensor this Superion would be the coolest thing we've ever seen. Personally I like it, however I must concur with the comments made before me. There is some roughness, and the hands are huge, but you worked with what you had. However the current bid is already higher than the price of materials so if I were you I'd call this a win.

    ~Z
     
  8. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    not bad!

    i like it

    not enough to shell out that much cash on it but :p 

    its cool none the less!

    if only we'd get some REAL combiners made out of deluxes/voyagers

    that would be heaven <3
     
  9. buckizzled

    buckizzled Well-Known Member

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    meh. i would go with rumble_frenzys customs instead. those are so good!!

    nice attempt though.
     
  10. Takeout

    Takeout Mistress of the Night

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    If I only had 250 to blow on that.....and an eBay account.....
     
  11. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    Its a nice looking custom, but a bit more work on to hide the arm bots heads, but I still say it is nicely done work.
     
  12. LifePincher

    LifePincher BBTS is the SOURCE!

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    Up to $167.50 w/5 days left on the auction. Thats :crazy: 
     
  13. SCPrime

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    Is that a knock on this particular custom or just a knock on the price in general. If the latter then apparently you missed some auctions of some other custom combiners that went for over $1000 (some as high as $4000). $167.50 is really nothing in comparison. That really only covers materials.
     
  14. OldDirtyBot

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    It has an industrial look that I do find very appealing. Seeing pistons and joints makes it much more robotic. The individual bots are great to. Very nicely detailed.

    Also not everyone can afford a F_R custom, I doubt most of you that are comparing it to one have one. If as much time and work went into this one as one of those then it would be way out of the reach of most.
     
  15. evil ivotron

    evil ivotron destroy'em all

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    great idea, clean it up a bit and it will look a whole lot better.
     
  16. SCPrime

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    I don’t think it’s fair to say that thevipera did not put in as much time and work as the higher priced ones just because some may think the quality doesn’t compare.
     
  17. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    As usual, I'd like to see a pic of all the extra parts needed for combination - how come nobody ever shows them?
     
  18. SCPrime

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    It might deter other people from bidding/buying if they see that you need 10 other extra pieces to make the big bot like putting together a Lego set :p 
     
  19. Jeremy.B

    Jeremy.B Formerly Leader Blackout TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, I mean it is one thing to offer constructive criticism, but some of these comments are just rude. Thyvipera put A LOT of work into it, and that should be respected.

    Further, I don't think the people making these comments would know how to do half that good, it's easy to throw stones from across the room. If you knew and understood the complexity of building a combiner, you wouldn't be making these comments. I hate it when people bust their ass to make something unique and cool and people bash it to make themselves feel high and mighty. I do believe this was his FIRST combiner, and it turned out damn well. I hope my devvy comes out half as awesome.

    there is a way to offer constructive criticism and praise at the same time.
    Acting like an asshole is disrespectful and comes across as childish.

    Great job, TV, I like it. The wings look really good. I hope you get a ton for it!
     
  20. Jeremy.B

    Jeremy.B Formerly Leader Blackout TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hey MMM, I have started building my own Devvy similar to Pitvites and FR, and I asked for help in working on the connection pieces. They were really cool in doing so. I don't want to give away too much of what they did - since they helped me - but I can tell you what pieces I am using and some other stuff if you are interested. Hit me on the PM.
     

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