Custom Boxes, omnibot Downshift and Tracks.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Blue Meanie, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    I have a few more printed but not finished, like skids and Hound. But I managed to get these done tonight while fighting a cold so i am still behind schedule.

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  2. Hotspot17

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    So? Uh? How are you making these? Did you explain how these are made? Do you print them yourself or do you use an outside source?
     
  3. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    I'm printing them myself and hand-cutting the boxes.
     
  4. Lumpy

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    dude....thats awesome...i want a tracks box....
     
  5. Reeds

    Reeds Q-Wing Pilot TFW2005 Supporter

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    sweet custom boxes, dude! That downshift one rocks.
     
  6. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    Thanks man. Wanna get those Omnibots those boxes they always deserved.

    All 6 that are finished

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    THAT right there is what the re-issue boxes should have been. can't wait till your done so i can get the file and do me up some Liokaiser bot boxes.
     
  8. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    do you have more pictures of the insert for downshift? is it just pieces of styrene?

    since your boxes are made with such high craftsmanship and careful attention to detail maybe you can invest in a homemade vacuum form table...if you use thin acrylic or PETG you won't have any problems making your own reissue style plastic inserts:

    http://www.studiocreations.com/howto/vacuumtable/index.html

    love the work you are doing! hope these get mass-made soon.
     
  9. Hotspot17

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    So how do you make your bubbles/inserts?

    What type of printer and printing paper you use?

    Sorry for asking so many questions but your work looks so flawless it's like straight from the factory itself. You should write a webpage or a thread on your whole process. That's if you feel like sharing your secrets...
     
  10. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    i think he's just using takara inserts for everything except downshift.
     
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  12. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    Uh ohhh new tool.:dj  Sweet. Bubbles will be made. I have been looking for a way to make the bubbles, just found it. The plastic windows are coming from open toy boxes for my daughters dolls. The downshift card I made myself, he's twisty tied to a ramp. The others use Ehobby inserts, but I ran into trouble the way they are laid out on Skids and hound so I will be making my own. I will be doing a tutorial as soon as I am finished making a few and doing Con boxes and minibot cards. I have spoken to a few people who can get them made and diecut, but don't know if that'll piss off Hasbro or the Artists who I'm getting the boxart from so I have that on hold.
     
  13. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    Just got back from Home Depot and picked up half the stuff I need. Heading to walmart now to get the rest. I am going to make some carded bubbles!
     
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    Wow, props to you on doing such great work. Those boxes look superb!
     

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