Heavy/Scratch: custon longhaul

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  1. Megatron31

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    custom longhaul

    update on post 40 1/19/11


    UPDATE finally 12/17

    after lots of time away i got a few things done on this guy (things that have been tawnting me) and with the help of BIGbot30 i got some great ideas to steer me in the right direction

    visually in robot mode i feel this one maybe teh best of the ones i have done thus far (its close between him and scavenger) but the alt mode does look kinda like dump truck parts on a folded up robot so that is somethig i am curently working on but wihtout further rambling here are the pics with all of teh g1 goodness i could cram into it.

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    Lookn good so far man. Longhaul was always my fav constructicon! Very interested to see how u do his lower body. I love that fact that your building devys waist n2 longhaul. I did the same with mine.
     
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    You do realize your bot mode pic is upside down, right? But it looks good!
     
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    yeah it says that at the bottom of my post, i cant get it to rotate
     
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    Oh... Didn't see that, my bad.
     
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    Crap, you beat me to it. I was going to do the longhaul with steamhammer thing as well.
    Good luck!

    Randy!
     
  7. SH80S

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    holy craps, great job dude~~~

    I am doing the same job like you,

    but my version is movie longhaul
     
  8. Megatron31

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    fixed the pic
     
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    That looks amazing! I'm really getting excited to see these finished!
     
  11. Megatron31

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    im getting a little nervous about hook, but that one is quite a ways off. i want to debut the lower half of devastator before i do anything with hook, which is rapidly approaching a few things here and there and i will be able to connect the legs now saddly there will be some parts forming for devastator but to have 6 deluxe size fairly g1 accurate constructicons i dont think im going to car anymore, but that has been an issue i dont like parts forming
     
  12. Megatron31

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    looking good, keep it up!
     
  14. REDLINE

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    this is coming along rather nicely, and I gotta give ya kudos for creativity.
     
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    Wow awesome!!
     
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    thanks guys

    or my next trick i will be trying to figure out how do do the wheels like i want
     
  17. Megatron31

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    small update still stuck on his wheels but i have the cab and part of the hood next up will be the exhaust, and stil have to figure out where to put the head on this guy though oh well i take it as it comes
     

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    nice job~
     
  19. Megatron31

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    another update finally figured out my front wheel situation at the expense of a classics hound oh well

    onto the pics
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    rear wheels and final head and hood install to follow
     

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    Hmmm, I know your having a hard time moutning wheels, but LH looks a little short. Like a lowriding dump truck. Maybe extend those a bit, or lower the mounting point?
    As for the back wheels, how about removing those existing wheels, and making a lever that screws into that existing point, and then the new wheels mount to the other end of the lever. So when you transform him, the wheels swing down close to the leg? Kind of like how ROTF longhaul moves his wheels around on his legs, but a swinging (rotating) lever, instead of something that uses several parts and folds.

    Randy!
     

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