Non-TF: District 9 Prawn Mech—Hero Factory 2.0

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  1. @l3x

    @l3x Well-Known Member

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    This is a creation based on the prawn mech suit from District 9. I've wanted to have this design in plastic form since I first saw the film in theaters, and with these Hero Factory 2.0 parts I think I've built a suitable substitute. I was able to achieve the thick, bulky look by using two torso pieces, thus giving myself double the attachment points. Comments and crits welcome.

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    HF_PrawnMech - a set on Flickr
     

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    Definitely not a bad likeness!
     
  3. Moy

    Moy Constructicons!

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    D-9 suit! Yes, not sure how you pulled it off, but it works for me!!
     
  4. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    that's badass!!
     
  5. CaptainX1

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    so now you have the basics built. get some small plastic pipes and stuff and really detail the bajeezus out of it, make it an entirely new toy!
     
  6. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    COOL! I have always liked that design and these HF pieces seem to be really versatile. Good job on using those pieces in such a cool way!
     
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    wylungz Well-Known Member

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    that is some grade A sweetness!
     
  8. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    this is fantastic!!

    nice work man. :thumb 
     
  9. ZakktimusMinor2

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    so sick i love D-9
     
  10. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    Fucking tasty.
     
  11. @l3x

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    Thanks for the comments everyone. This is my first MOC where I combined the Hero Factory parts with technic parts, and I have to say it's fun integrating the two systems with each other.

    I've changed this a bit since I photographed it, mainly adjusting the arm guns and lengthening the legs so it can stand in an accurate posture without being too squat. I'll re-shoot it when I get the chance.
     
  12. Bruticus82

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    Awesome job! Definitely looks like a fun toy...err...model.
     
  13. @l3x

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    I've updated the thread with better photos and a more dynamic, accurate build. I wasn't satisfied with how the first photo shoot made made this look. Enjoy!
     

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