Heavy/Scratch: G1 Grimlock with Super articulation WIP!

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  1. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    ....Well, technically G2.....for now!

    UPDATE w/pics and video on post #80!
    UPDATE w/pics and details on posts #65!
    UPDATE w/pics and details on posts #39 & #40!

    I went to town on Grimmy here! Still fully transformable!

    Beefed up his arms with styrene to look more "MP-ish", scratch built a new ab section for articulation, scratch built feet (just roughed in so far).

    Articulation galore:

    Shoulders: ball joint, swivel, and hinge
    Biceps: swivel
    Elbows: hinge
    Wrists: ball joint, swivel
    Hands: Index finger, group of three (Alternators style)
    Abs: crunch, twist via ball joints
    Waist: ball jointed (limited range)
    Hips: swivel, hinge
    Knees: double Ball joints
    Ankles: ball joints
    Head: Ball joint, swivel (possibly double ball joint, still working on it!)


    Still a long way to go on him, need to settle on a plan for the neck, refine the feet, add LEDs to the eyes (both modes), paint, etc.

    Recipe:

    G2 Grimlock (base)
    Classics Rodimus (hips/thighs)
    Classics Grimlock (head)
    Alternators Sunstreaker (hands)

    Enjoy!!

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  2. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Fan and customizer of the TAWYS

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    That's looking great!
     
  3. Tom_Servo

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    F'n magic! Do those feet really work with the transformation?
     
  4. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Thanks Tom!

    The feet will work. As of now they don't (just popped them on for pics) but I have to carve out the inside and center to clear the thighs when transforming. That's one of the last things to do besides the neck,and sculpting on the knees a bit. The plus side is it allows a tad of articulation at the base of the tail in T-rex mode. I should grab a couple more alt mode pics, but I'm lazy.......tomorrow, lol.

    @U-9: Thanks bro!:thumbs2: 
     
  5. thyvipera

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    now that's what we should have get for classics grimlock! that's looking amazing
     
  6. roaddemon2001

    roaddemon2001 Mr. fixit

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    what, you don't like the thigh-high stripper boots? (shudders in disgust)
     
  7. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    This is gonna be pretty dang EPIC!
     
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    Want!
     
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  10. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Man, this looks soooo BOSS. Beats the shit out of the Classsics version :thumb 
     
  11. Superquad7

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    Great work, bud :thumb 
     
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    Great work, way beyond what i could ever hope to do. Something about the transition between midsection and hips is bugging me a bit though.
     
  13. knockoff

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    that is fricken sweet, man. would kill for a mass release of this, ha!
     
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    you sure ;)  heheh

    man this is top notch!!!!
     
  15. Megatron31

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    genrious use of hot rod's legs. where did those hands come from though?

    this is definantly classics grimlock
     
  16. Dormamu

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    Um, wow. Really, just keep him G2, and call it in, because I like the colors that are setup. I can't believe how much you put into the abs section for him.
     
  17. Satomiblood

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    You should keep him in G2 colors (blue or turquoise). We almost NEVER see a Dinobot done up in G2 colors. And honestly, the Dinobots were one of the few examples of a G2 color scheme (Black Sideswipe being another) that didn't suck.
     
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    Noting it's incomplete state this will be Awsome once Painted. :D 
     
  19. Bigbot3030

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    That jumping/kicking pose is friggin awesome.

    What did you use for the shoulder joints?

    Randy!
     
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