Minor/Repaint: DoTM Smolder & Chopster

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Shinobitron, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. Shinobitron

    Shinobitron Cybertronian Ninja

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    I really dug the whole Deceps as Rescue vehicles thing that was presented to us in the first TF movie, what better a deception than posing as the vehicles that we come to trust and go to when we need help.

    I liked the Smolder from PCC but wished he could have been more. When I seen the Specialist Ratchet released I got to work on making him into a bigger version of Smolder only this time more along the lines of a Target Master.

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  2. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I totally dig this. I prefer the translucency of Chopster, but variety is cool as well. This is certainly another piece in your long line of cool customs. Thanks for sharing :thumb 
     
  3. SonUhva

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    very badass!
     
  4. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    This is the legendary stuff that legends speak of when they talk of things being the stuff of legend.
     
  5. The F.N.G.

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    Holy crap on a cracker, that is amazing. :jawdropper:  Also noticed that Chopster has actual hands rather than a pair of gatling guns, nice.
     
  6. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    i am really tempted to get that ratchet and smolder and just swap the heads and slap a con sticker on it!
     
  7. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Just an idea, but what about scratching out the "Rescue" logo & writing something else below it? I was gonna suggest Ransack or Ravage, but those being names of other cons wouldn't really make sense, but yeah.

    Sort of like the whole Barricade thing with "to punish and inslave" or whatver it is.
     
  8. Pyps

    Pyps Germany┬┤s Customizer

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    very impressive man, nice idea!
     
  9. Shinobitron

    Shinobitron Cybertronian Ninja

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    Cool idea but it would defeat the purpose of having an evil SOB looking like a good guy. Barricades was very subtle and unless you examined him closely would be missed by someone. For the most part Barricade was your average supercharged evil police car that could pass as a rescue vehicle to almost anyone.
     
  10. Satomiblood

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    I really like this.
     
  11. destrongerlupus

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    That works REALLY well!

    How hard was it to swap the heads?
     
  12. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Very cool.
     
  13. Shinobitron

    Shinobitron Cybertronian Ninja

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    Thanks! It was.a pain in the arse. You need to switch from swivel to ball. The hardest part was finding a ball that matched Smolders. I ended up using a bead from Akumas necklace, craft wire, a thin screw, and multiple coats of crazy glue till I got a nice fit.
     
  14. Gilgamesh

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    Impressive take on a cool character!

    Might I suggest scratching the "rescue" sign, or adding some insultimg message a la Barricade?
     
  15. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Makes sense, especially for the sake of him actually being a robot in disguise. I just figured it couldn't hurt to think out loud, type of deal.
     
  16. KowBot

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    Love this
     
  17. Megatron118

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    Great idea! Execution is brilliant!
     
  18. Robot.MacGyver

    Robot.MacGyver Improvisational Engineer

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    FK!!! THAT"S AWESOME!!!
    I'm stealing your idea once I find a ratchet!!
    Awesome!!
    I'm just amazed how cool that is.
    I love Smolder too!!!
    Damn, man!!
    I'm all excited!!
     
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  19. JinSaotome

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    Awesome, awesome, awesome custom Shin! The head works perfectly and I love Chop's new arms. Looks like you modded the lower chest to lock too!
     
  20. destrongerlupus

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    I agree that keeping the over-all rescue theme is the way to go, but it WOULD be fun (riffing on Barry) to give him a Red Cross- or EMS Star of Life- decal with a motto under it like "Do Much Harm" or "Search and Destroy" or something equally subversive.

    Perfect as-is, IMO, but it might add something :) 

    D/L
     

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