FOC Optimus Prime and his armor

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  1. c9158183

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    FOC Optimus Prime and his trailer-armor

    Hello all! This is my first post - FOC Optimus Prime and his Armor.

    This is a quick proof for an idea that Galaxy Force First Gunner can be used as trailer and body/limbs for Optimus Prime and Ultra Magnus of smaller size. The trailer in vehicle mode and the limbs in combined robot mode are arms and legs of First Gunner. The head in combined robot mode is from a Prime Bust in K-T Figure Collection (this is the only right-sized OP head I have). Prime is connected to the trailer and the limbs by using the weapon sockets available in the two toys. This armor has a long way to go and below are the further steps I can think of at the moment:
    a) a pair of knees so the combined robot mode can stand on his own
    b) a pair of Prime-like foots/shoes
    c) a better Prime head for the combined robot mode
    d) a FOC Ultra Magnus which may better suit the color of the trailer
    e) a Ultra Magnus head for the combined robot mode
    (however, with the last two points this OP plus Armor will turn into Ultra Magnus)

    Appreciate your time! All comments, ideas and suggestions are welcomed :) 

    * First progress update on post #66
    * Second progress update on post #75
    * Third progress update on post #85
    * Fourth progress update - photo of WIP dual barrel shoulder cannon #110
    * Questions answered with head size comparison and more info on neck part #112

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  2. T4mercustomz

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    This is pretty cool!
     
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    Bad ASS!
     
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    That vehicle mode connection has a transformers Zone vibe to it. I like it!
     
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    Wow this is very cool. I don't have First Gunner, so I'm not perfectly sure how it works. In combined robot mode, do you have to take First Gunner apart? Can that be done without breaking him?
     
  6. prime326

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    Well that is interestng
     
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    that's amazing
     
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    I have U.S. equivalent CD red alert. Was gonna use his arms for my shockwave until I stumbled on a good deal foe cybertron scattershot. Now I have this figure free...I'll give this a whirl. Thanks for the idea.

    Awesome job btw. U planning on painting hI'm?
     
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    Best. Custom. Ever.
     
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  13. HaZe

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    Love what you've done here. His upper body looks sweet all non transformed like that. My only suggestion is beefer arms and bigger feet.
     
  14. Naztok

    Naztok will work for gold chrome

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    This'd make a fantastic Foc Powermaster Prime!
     
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    I think as long as you structure the knee system correctly, all this needs is a good paint job and it will be perfect.
     
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    that very cool idea
     
  17. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I waiting for someone to do this... good eye my man.
     
  19. c9158183

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    I have to thank everyone for the suggestions and encouragements :) 

    My First Gunner was disassembled an year ago and only the arms and lowerlegs are used in here. The trailer is actually the front half of First Gunner vehicle but its original front now served as the end of the trailer. For the combined robot mode, it is like FPJ City Commander which the FOC Prime served as the torso to build a bigger Prime by adding arms and legs of First Gunner. Hopefully I can get post photos of the combination-in-progress on coming weekend.

    I will definitely paint it on condition that I get another First Gunner. The searching has just started!

    Any suggestions for the arms and feet? I once think of MP Primes but I don't have one and they are beyond my budget :<

    Thanks for the suggestion! Powermaster Prime is my most favorite character in the Transformers Universe! Have to find a way to made a powermaster small enough to fit in-between the bumper and the front of the truck.

    Agreed and the search for good knees is given the first priority!
     
  20. Rodimeister0088

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    Impressive! though it seems that magnus's front in vehicle mode would need to be red for bot mode to work, right?
     

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