Heavy/Scratch: G1 Tetra-Jetfire WIP

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  1. KINGBOTZ

    KINGBOTZ www.KINGBOTZ.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    My last thread for the Starscream Tetrajet contained a voting poll on who most would like to see next, and guess who. So here's Jetfire/Skyfire, the latest in the line of Cybertronian seekers nearing completion & going up on e-bay in about a week. Since Jetfire was the largest of the the jets in the 'toon, I wanted to do something a little different to distinguish him from the others and beef him up a bit in both modes. I've also included a mock-up of the color scheme I plan to use that worked best in both modes without clashing too much...

    This prototype has changed a little since these pics were taken, but to name a few mods, I started by bulking up his side slopes with a bulging effect instead of concaved slopes and added some little cannons in front. He will be able to display his flip-out gun attached, and you can detach it as well and place the gun in his fist like in the cartoon. I also created a second barrel for the gun to look more like his too. I wanted to tribute the original toy somehow, so what I did was I actually implemented G1 Jetfire's boosters into his jet mode as a wing enhancement. These can be taken off, or left in place to enhance the robot mode. I haven't decided yet, but I may implement these boosters into the bot mode as overhead firepower like the classics Jetfire. The legs will be different and bulkier in robot mode, and I've done a few necessary mods to the head to resemble the cartoon...
     

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  2. aprim

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    WOW , thats very cool indeed.
     
  3. bellyboy

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    i hate u shane !!!


    this one will b even more awesome then the rest of the tetra jet!!

    please give me one !!!
     
  4. lotussouljah

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    Diiirty!!!
     
  5. deaculpa

    deaculpa Seven Star Fist

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    as professional as always! i wish i had your styrene skillz!
     
  6. optimusawesome

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    I would say that this is not a stupid idea either. after all I feel a project like this shows that people can and do think outside of the box and get their creative juices flowing. Just because it is different from what we know does not make it stupid. we don't have to follow the cannon of G1 just because it may be near and dear to our hearts. after all if that was the case. G2, armada, energon, and all the rest probably made you one unhappy individual.

    As for the custom KINGBOTZ. AWESOME AS USUAL!!!!!!!
     
  7. Wheel_Jack

    Wheel_Jack pitying fools

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    I'll never get tired of this design. looks great bro. I love the mock up colors. can't wait to see the head.
     
  8. katch26

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    whatever these tetrajets are always so awesome!, cant wait to see how different he looks
     
  9. compute146

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    this is just so awesome, i really like jetfire and you've done him perfectly!!!! brilliant as always, and so profesional too!
    all the best
    colin
     
  10. KINGBOTZ

    KINGBOTZ www.KINGBOTZ.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks for the cool comments everybody, I actually finished this one up about 2 months ago, this was just a WIP thread of him, here's some finished pics of him including a "Mecha-mode" I dreamed up...
     

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    thats just wow, like WOW!
    just mind blowing!!!
    all the best
    colin
     
  12. primal primus

    primal primus Wants more Batman

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    my eyes are burning from the awesomeness
     
  13. cheetor71

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    Looks great. I love these jets and you styrene work is always outstanding.
     
  14. jestermon

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    Love the work, but if he is Cybertronian then he wouldn't have the Earth lettering, I am in no way tellign you to put that horrible movie writing on this guy.

    But maybe some other kind of logo/detail.
     
  15. Superquad7

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    This is gonna sound a little odd (though not really :) ), but I'd love to see those 'con symbols purple :) 

    Aside from that, I LOVE this.
     
  16. lotussouljah

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    A jar of awesomesauce exploded on my screen, that looks incredible!! and the new pics are so nice.
     
  17. mampy

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    Awesome work with the white paintjob. Just add in some panel lines and it will be just perfect :thumb 
     
  18. Chaos Muffin

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    Beautifully done
     
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    I never really would have pictured Jetfire as a tetra-jet. However, the end result and craftsmanship are top notch, and the colors look pretty darn nice. I do love when people veer off into different territory for their customs and give old characters a different direction. Keep up the excellent work (that goes for everyone in the forum).
     
  20. Will of Unicron

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    Very cool. I like your style!!!!
     

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