Heavy/Scratch: G1 Ironhide & ratchet upgrade kit

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by convoymagnus, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. convoymagnus

    convoymagnus Yeshua Is Mashiach.

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    Hi: a year ago you saw my custom ratchet and ironhide customs head around here and in ebay, I stopped producing them because besttoys produced a kit of their own that is cheaper (they are a company i work alone by myself) and because although they are an improvement to the toys even with that head the toy lacks aesthetics, so I worked in an upgrade kit that You saw in a picture almos a year ago, now i finally finished the kit and will start producing them on demand. I let you with a video of them:

    YouTube - Custom Ironhide & Ratchet G1 upgrade kit


    please give me Your appreciated feedback!
     

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  2. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    I just watched the video, and I must say - you did a good job! The kit really adds much needed accuracy for their robot mode. Great for displaying the figure. If only I had either one...

    ~Z
     
  3. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Dude, those are pretty cool! I like how they turned out and how they look. I think the only thing I don't like is the way the arms move (but that's due to the original toy's design, not something you could really help). I believe some people transform theirs a certain way to get the shoulder joints to stay up high and still have a semi-normal looking arm. I still prefer what you've done with the way it looks though (they really capture that G1 'toon feel). Overall, I think you've done something most people would enjoy seeing and possibly owning. Great job!
     
  4. GAUGE

    GAUGE In Art, Nothing Is Impossible.

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    Nice attempt, but I'm still not really feeling it.

    To me nothing could possibly save these 2 G1 molds, they were poorly designed from the get go.
     
  5. repair_bay

    repair_bay Scramble Power!

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    Dude, that's kick ass! How much will they be going for?
     
  6. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    I don't how you can possibly say that, seeing as they were designed to house a human figure in the seat behind the windshields, to pilot them (they were made as non-living mechs, afterall).
     
  7. robvega214

    robvega214 Mp5_Brut

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    i have yet to ever own any of these ...mainly because they dont look anything like the Characters in the toon.....but with ur kit..im actually thinkin of gettin these guys.
    the only thing missin ...are the red crosses on ratchet's shoulders...but that can easily be fixed.......
    great job
     
  8. scarnivac

    scarnivac Well-Known Member

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    and I will be the first to get these upgrade kits =D

    LOLs at everyone ^^
     
  9. yourreflection

    yourreflection Well-Known Member

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    That's pretty nice. How much are you selling the kits for and when will the orders start?
     
  10. The Mad Vulcan

    The Mad Vulcan Well-Known Member

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    Is that the worst song you could find?
     
  11. Bruticus82

    Bruticus82 Well-Known Member

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    Turbo revin' young punk...that's classic 1986 animated movie right there!

    Now, where was I, oh yeah, nice upgrades!

    Are your new kits going to be just the arms/legs, or can they come with a head too?
     
  12. guarddog8471

    guarddog8471 Well-Known Member

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    I gotta say that I agree. The Classics versions were better designed, and a better representation than the original G1 toy. But a very good attempt.
     
  13. Moroni Prime

    Moroni Prime #TFYLP Podcast

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