Minor/Repaint: Generations Overload and Flattop

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  1. mstyger87

    mstyger87 mastercon

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    Hi all,

    This is my go at a flattop and overload done in a bigger scale, i had flattop as a kid, i think he was the first transformer i had actually so really wanted to do a bigger version to go with my growing collection, he was made using the CW blast off toy as well as the chest cockpit from a classics acid storm, the guns are from the original toy and fit very snug in his hands, i had ideas to build his base but have not thought of how i want to do it exactly.

    Overload was another toy i had as a kid, i only have the truck cab now, not sure what ever happened to the base mode, anyway when i saw that Perfect Effect were doing there truck cabs for the ultra magnus toy it was to good to pass up, i already have ultra magnus for my collection in the form of city commander and did not want to upgrade but liked the new toy all the same, i also have the other 3rd party kit which give better hands, shins and different heads, it was the new head that i used with my overload to capture a feel for the armada overload character, the head on the cab figure is from a classics sunstreaker and has been worked to better resemble the overload character, i didnt worry about the base mode as a big powered suit mode seemed much cooler, paints used for both these toys were base coats of citadel corax white and top coats of tamiya spray and sealed with tamiya clear.

    To note they still both transform as they always have, the paint has not fully cured yet so i wont be doing that until it has.

    Comments and crits welcome

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  2. Alpha Minor 128

    Alpha Minor 128 The " did you know?" guy.

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    Thank you, there is not enough Overload in the world.
     
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  3. ReximusPrimal07

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    that is smart as if i find a cheap magnus and a pe kit i will have an overload
     
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    That is awesome! Loved Flat top as a kid! We gonna get some alt mode pics?
     
  5. Blunderzag

    Blunderzag No,Primal...YOU have FAILED

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    That cant be said enough
     
  6. Hooper_X

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    That Flattop is super clever! Here I was thinking I'd make one out of Broadside....
     
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    Those came out epic mate! I think I will have to try my hand at Flattop :) 
     
  8. Alpha Minor 128

    Alpha Minor 128 The " did you know?" guy.

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    This might be what I do now, buy viper, make him into Flattop and make Broadside into his ship.
     
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    Both of those are brilliant! I'm surprised we haven't got an official update to Flattop yet.
     
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    Alpha Minor 128 The " did you know?" guy.

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    I would prefer Overload (not the RID one.)
     
  11. RobotKnight95

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    Love that Overload.
     
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    They were two of the 1st Transformers I ever had too! Looks awesome! I would love to see the alt modes!
     
  13. mstyger87

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    Update: Flattop alt mode pictures now in first article, i will get some overload alt mode pics when i transform him, currently busy working on a Longtooth custom to go with Pinchar and doubleheader
     
  14. Alpha Minor 128

    Alpha Minor 128 The " did you know?" guy.

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    Could we see him as a limb eventually at some point.
     
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    I like that Overload a lot.
     
  16. mstyger87

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    the limb mode does not exist anymore, i took out the combiner port to make way for the faux chest he has here, i never intended this to be apart of a combiner
     
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    Very nice work. Coincidentally I'm working on a custom Flattop from chug Doubledealer at the moment.

    I customised Overload from Energon Optimus Prime last year.

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    I had planned on customising CW Ultra Magnus into Flattop's fellow Micromaster Transport Roughstuff based on a Photobash I saw online but since I bought the third party white cab a few weeks ago, I want to keep it as Magnus.

    Loving your customs. Flattop's jet mode is a perfect homage to his G1 self down to the shade of burgundy.

    It would be great if Hasbro followed your lead and gave us more characters with trailer armour besides Magnus and Prime.

    Overload is a fitting start. Excellent choice, Sir!
     

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