Minor/Repaint: G1 Cartoon accurate RtS Jazz

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  1. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    I've always wondered why all the Jazz toys have door-wings when the G1 cartoon Jazz does not.

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    Well I fixed it with RtS Jazz. I used a Dremel to slot the door hinge so they can be removed. It makes him a part former, but the doors store in the backpack like they were made to go in there!

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    Oh yeah the speaker gimmick still works too!
     

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  2. HunterRose

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    That Jazz figure is pure LOVE!

    I would guess the answer to why do all the Jazz figures have wing doors is because unlike G1, the toys do not have magic-shrinkydink-subspace.

    Here's my question, why do all the Jazz customs have Elite Guard logos when the G1 character clearly does not?
     
  3. Scarecrow

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    I'm digging it, I'll probably give it a try when I open mine up.
     
  4. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    Heh, it was the only Autobot logo I had that was the right size for him. :) 
     
  5. Quickwing

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    B-but I love doorwings!:( 
     
  6. stratonrye

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    Yeah, the new toy is like that cause you can't cheat and make parts disappear on toys. Also, they apparently wanted to make the new figure very accurate to the original toy that did have wing doors.

    Ditto. I'm actually glad they designed Jazz the way he is cause I love the original figure.

    Those points aside, it looks like your mod accomplished what you wanted to so good for you.
     
  7. SMOG

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    I love door-wings too... remember the G1 toys came first, so really it's Cartoon Jazz who is missing something. ;) 

    But that said, this looks pretty good. I'm not usually a fan of parts-forming, but the wingless Jazz looks cool anyway. Is there any possibility that ball-joints could be added so the wings fold up behind without needing to be removed?

    zmog
     
  8. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Very interesting, I just wish I could see one of these in our area..
     
  9. Jaicen

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    You know, i've never noticed that before! Looks great without wings!
     
  10. G60Force

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    EPIC wing-mod... but PUHLEASE replace that ugly logo ;) 
     
  11. Rotorstorm

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    I quite like the elite guard logo on him actually, looks stylish, don't think i'll use one on mine but so long as you're happy good on you.
     
  12. D-Unit

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    Nice job, this always bothered me about Jazz as well. I was planning something similar, except I wanted to do it like IDW Infiltration did, with the doors on his forearms, I was just waiting to get a 2nd Jazz in case I messed it up
     
  13. madhatprime

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    I personally prefer door - wings, but I love how he looks with the speakers out in your mod! :thumbs2: 
     
  14. Satomiblood

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    I've always liked Jazz better with door wings. I know it's not cartoon accurate, but I normally don't care for that sort of thing. I had G2 Jazz while I was growing up and he was one of my favorite vintage Transformers. I loved the door wings on that as well as the Alternator. I think it fits the design perfectly, but I also believe Hasbro should've engineered it so the doors can also fold back. People would at least have the option of door wings or none.
     
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    Yeah, even though I prefer it with the doors out, it kind of surprised me that they didn't at least build that option into the figure.

    zmog
     
  16. reggye

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    very nice
     
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    Not bad!

    I like the Elite Guard symbol, too. It's a nice nod to Animated Jazz.
     
  18. Satomiblood

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    Yea, I don't think there's really a right or wrong way to portray Jazz. We've seen iterations with door wings and without. It sort of reminds me of Red Alert having a red head versus a black one. There's no absolute IMO.

    This mod does look cool, though.
     
  19. katch26

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    seems like all the g1 artwork is doors out just the show had it without doors
     
  20. hailstarscream

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    i like the way he looks now more cartoon accurate. jazz mod for the wing...... ahem..... i mean, for the win
     

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