Minor/Repaint: Custom Hybrid Universe Ratchet

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  1. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Just some very minor mod where I used Specialist Ratchet from DOTM.
    removed the hands and the head, replaced it with a spare RTS Perceptor head I have, used a different hand and the head crest from a junker brave toy I have.

    Some minor touch ups and nothing else. This concept is where the movieverse meets with the G1 continuity.

    Thanks for looking.

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    Alt mode is usually unchanged, but I am sure SOME will always ask for alt mode pics even there are minor or NO changes to the alt mode.
    So, for those insisting for alt mode pics, here are some.
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    The gun stores between the gap in alt mode, so there are no loose parts.
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  2. Giskard Rentlov

    Giskard Rentlov Agent of Chaos

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    looks great!

    Interesting to see a new hybrid style-I have a real fondness for customs that combine movie-G1 aesthetics.
     
  3. UltraMagnus2008

    UltraMagnus2008 Autobot

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    Tone down that crest and you got a winner! :) 
     
  4. mampy

    mampy Movie-Accurate Mampy

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    It works. Great job!
     
  5. Lucs

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    Looks pretty awesome but I'm not really seeing Ratchet. More of a new character along the lines of a more ancient TF or like Sentinel Prime. I do think this head works well on him. Heck it could be a hybrid Perceptor if you just used the stock head
     
  6. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    I can definitely see a Ratchet here. I was actually thinking of using this mold for an earth mode Soundwave.
     
  7. astig

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    awesome. i like it! good job :thumb 
     
  8. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    YES!
    That totally works.

    Fantastic job.
     
  9. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    That's awesome tcracker. I love it, its like the perfect G1 update for him!
     
  10. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I really really like this. WOW!
     
  11. Boy Blunder

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    If I could make a suggestion, a little more white on his robot mode would go a long way and make this really look like a hybrid Ratchet. As it is, the overmuch red is giving me a Sentinel Prime/Inferno/Ironhide vibe more that Ratchet. Still, amazing, and very inspirational.

    The Perceptor head, in particular, is a nice touch.
     
  12. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Thanks, I always pondered what if the G1 Ratchet kinda blended with Movieverse aesthetics. :d


    Ahhh...that, I was going for exaggerated features and the crest was one of them. Looking to invoke some dynamic anime feel...

    Thanks! :thumb 


    Must be the red color. As for Perceptor, I have a Hybrid kitbash in the works. :) 
    Soundwave? That can work too.....if only I can get a spare WFC Soundwave head.....


    Thanks all! :thumb 

    Yup, that's I was gunning for :D 


    Hmmm...maybe later when I get hold of a second Specialist Ratchet. But you idea I am gonna try soon. :D 
     
  13. hXcpunk23

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    Excellent work, Symon! I think it looks great as-is and if you do another, I'm looking forward to seeing it also!

    Now I want this mold to see how a Trailbreaker might work from it. The body on this new DOTM mold seems to invoke a more G1 feel, so I think that would make a nice one also.
     
  14. sherpole

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    good gob TCracker. sy suka. total works as ol skool ratchet. love the factory product looks.
     
  15. TCracker

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    Hmm..Trailbreaker.....maybe I will get another Ratchet to do this. Thanks for the idea! :thumb 

    Trimas, Abg Sherpole! Much appreciated :D 
     
  16. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I really like this. I think you did a good job with the changes you made :) 
     
  17. destrongerlupus

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    SWEET! I love all the DLX Ratchet molds, but especially they're more retro-color versions, I think they work great as classics'ish base models!

    LOVE the head and crest choice on this one!
     
  18. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    Dude.. I REALLY like this.. I could have seen this working for the movie...great idea and good execution on it!
     
  19. ironscythe

    ironscythe The Critic

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    I REALLY like this. I would like it even more if the red and white were reversed on the body, but as it stands, it's top-notch work and it screams "Ratchet" in a way that not even the Universe/Classics mold did.
     
  20. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Thanks, Allen! :thumb 

    LIke many said, the body is a good blend of Movie and Classic verse, the customizing possibilities are endless.

    I plan to do that when I get another movie Ratchet. Thanks for your comment. :D  :D 
     

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