Minor/Repaint: G1 Optimus Prime, cartoon colours and extra articulation

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by VectorPrime404, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. VectorPrime404

    VectorPrime404 Banned

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    G1 Optimus Prime is a kickass figure, no doubt about it. He has lovely arm articulation. His knees and ankles bend. His legs bend at the hip, but due to the springs and whatnot he can't walk forward. I have kitbashed mine to change that, as seen here.
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    Another thing you can see is that I just cut the realistic handle off his rifle so that he can hold the damn thing properly. I also painted his optics blue and painted Roller silver for cartoon accuracy. Then I modified the trailer to un-neuter the launcher. It now snaps fully forward, and no longer needs Roller's pegs to be pushed back. I've also fashioned an energon-axe for him, you can see it sitting on the deck in the third and fourth photos.
     

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  2. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    paint has much improved.... good job!! love the rest :D 
     
  3. Theand

    Theand Well-Known Member

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    Wow, very nice.
     
  4. Big Dawg

    Big Dawg Well-Known Member

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    how did you mod the legs?
     
  5. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    Nice, now he needs some Gundam hands for finger articulation and a ball-jointed head. Awesome, this is how he should've been! :) 
    Long live G1 Prime!
     
  6. Tom_Servo

    Tom_Servo Well-read chick magnet

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    Nice work! The super-charged trailer mod is one of my faves.
     
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    wylungz Well-Known Member

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    leg articulation FTW!
     
  8. VectorPrime404

    VectorPrime404 Banned

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    Thanks guys.

    One of mine too. With the blocker tabs removed that launcher packs quite the kick. Quite the way for the Autobots to roll out.

    Tigertrack, I asssure you those things are on the list. Although Mags is getting a balljoint neck first.
     
  9. pumpkingonzo

    pumpkingonzo Stunticon lover!

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    great job! looks really cool. makes the figure look more powerful.
     
  10. VectorPrime404

    VectorPrime404 Banned

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    It does indeed. It also adds a truckload more play value.
     

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