Minor/Repaint: Gobots Turbo

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  1. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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    Turbo was my favorite Gobots character and toy when I was 5. I think I owned 3 of them because I kept breaking them. Luckily Gobots were cheaper than TFs.

    I made this guy from DOTM Sideswipe's body and HFTD Tomahawk's head with the visor removed. I've wanted to do Turbo for a while now but no matter how much I liked the customs of others I just wasn't satisfied. I really dig the head on this one. I may go back and paint the windows green but not sure.

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  2. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    Neat.
     
  3. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    That head looks perfect for Turbo! I'm not really digging the green torso, but I understand why you did it... That Leader-1 is great, too!
     
  4. tobuttica

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    Nice, Turbo was my favorite one. My first transforming robot ever. I have a WIP Turbo as well and I'm also using the Tomahawk head. It just looks like the toy, which is what I'm going for as opposed to the toon, although I'll probably use the green windows of the toon since I have transparent green paint. Excellent work though. I always love seeing Gobot customs.
     
  5. SonOfNemesis

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    Looks pretty slick!
     
  6. jazzman_78

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    Nice. Turbo was my favorite as well.
     
  7. Destructicon 1

    Destructicon 1 Original Gestalt

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    Wow very nice job. This really brings back sum memories 4 me.
     
  8. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great job! He doesn't look very movie-ish at all, considering the base figure. Makes him look not out of place with the other to Gobots you made. :thumb 
     
  9. vrba79

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    Pretty swanky!
     
  10. ironjazz

    ironjazz Tie Fighter pilot

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    Awesome
     
  11. TWINTURBO

    TWINTURBO Mandiprime97's badass :)

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    nice job, I am going to have to dig out whats left of my go bots from when i was a kid know and fiend my Turbo.
     
  12. Hotwire

    Hotwire Pro-Customizer

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    I like this a lot. As well as the other customs you've posted recently. The paint looks a bit thick, but everything else is awesome.
     
  13. McSoundwave

    McSoundwave Soundwave superior!

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    Good sh*t! I was and still am a big GoBots fan. I actually have a few MOC, including the beloved Turbo. As a child, I had a fair amount of GoBots, but only a few remained ingrained in my memory all these years and none moreso than Turbo!

    Thanks for sharing and again, good job!
     
  14. Lucs

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    Thanks for all the kind words guys.

    I'm glad I'm not the only that was a a huge Turbo fan. I suppose it not really surprising since he was the muscle in the gang.

    I do agree that the paint looks a tad thick in spots but in person I like it a lot. He's gonna be hanging in bot mode mostly anyhow. As far as the green goes I just really like that color so it just made sense to put it there. I've been looking for a good bot to make with the windshield chest but I didn't like a lot of the obvious choices like Sideswipe or Drift. I even considered Cybertron Exellion with all alt transformation. I just like this mold with the wheels folded up. The stocky build and being that he's a tad shorter than my Leader-1 and taller than Scooter it just works, for now anyway.
     
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  15. Superquad7

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    Turbo has never looked better. This is great.
     
  16. ichnach

    ichnach Predacon

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    love the super shiny paint job, but am i the only one who can't stop seeing the front of the car grinning at me?
     
  17. Rodimeister0088

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    wow awesome! almost looks like an alternity figure.
     
  18. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    Definitely an interesting take on Turbo.
     

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