Minor/Repaint: HA Bumblebee with full right arm and eyes. WIP

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  1. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    HA BB with full right arm, modified forearms/doors.

    I wanted to have a completely regular right arm so I replaced it from the elbow down (still fully transformable). I also removed the little headrest type thing on the right arm.
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    I finished the arm/seat mod.
    I took the second passenger seat (which very closely resembles the arm guards on the CGI model) from my parts HA BB, removed the weird headrest thing and added it to the left arm. Then I removed the lower door pieces that were attached to the arms (the pieces that stored the missiles) and attached them to the doors. They can swivel up so they are not seen in Robot mode and swivel down for Alt mode. The mod took a little over an hour to do using needle nose pliers, Superglue and an X-acto knife. This mod really cleans up the arms and keeps the door/wings looking thinner.
     

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  2. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Great job!! I'll be doing this to mine for sure! Thanks for sharing!
     
  3. Boanerge

    Boanerge Professional Lurker

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    so what is happening to all the hand less/ double cannoned bumble bees out there?

    Looks Great! I would do this if I had the money for it. :D  These HA guys are looking pretty good but I like my Bumble bees with two hands.

    (you could send me the double cannon bee, I'll take it off your hands free of charge! :D  )
     
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    Can you use the passenger seat from the handless bee instead of the gunner station arm? You would probably have to mod the missile holder/door bottom to make it work.
     
  5. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    That was going to be my next mod. I'm going to take the lower door panels off the arms and attach them to the door/wings so I can use the other passenger seat and clean up the arms. And it will still be able to transform!

    Sorry, My 5 year old loves the cannons so he got the double cannon BB.:thumbs2: 
     
  6. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Just finished this mod, Turned out better than I thought. I decided it would look better to have the lower door jam be able to swivel so you couldn't see it in Bot mode instead of just permanently sticking it to the bottom of the door.
     
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    Excellent execution! How stable is alt mode and the door articulation?
     
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    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Everything is as stable as it was when it was brand new!:D 
     
  9. Jedi_Master_Ben

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    More Pics Please!!!

    Honestly, this is a fantastic version of this figure. Those seats look so much better like this. and I love what you did with the botom rails, Briliant!
     
  10. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I just got my HA BB yesterday and love it. Maybe, if I see another one on sale I'll do the mods that you did. Unless I can figure out what to do with a handless one I can't get myself to spend 30 bucks for a hand. You made that BB looks so awesome.
     

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