Heavy/Scratch: Headstrong

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  1. TheDevastator

    TheDevastator Decepticon

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    The original Headstrong toy left much to be desired. His beast mode was okay, his leg mode was fine, but the robot mode? Urg. Here's a list of mods made to him:

    Heads: The robot head was okay, but the Alternators Skids head was so similar and had better details so I used that as a base. I trimmed down the sides and added the visor from the original head, and then I glued it to what was left of the original Headstrong's head transformational joint. For the beast mode I cut the jaw off and installed a Mini-con join so it could open and close. A Mini-con neck joint allowed side-to-side movement as well.

    Arms: They're virtually un-modifed Alternators Skids arms. I unscrewed the arms and swapped them around so the screws and hands would face the directions desired. I glued parts from the original Headstrong shoulder areas to the new shoulders to complete the look I opted to keep his fingers black

    Legs: The robot hip and thighs were from Energon Steamhammer. I had a few of them lying around from a failed kitbash project. The robot lower leg areas came from the original Headstrong toy. The beast mode legs are just the originals with added Mini-con balljoints.

    I opted to keep most of his hands black because I thought they would look too boring if they were all red.
     

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  2. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    Not to big on the arms kinda just hanging there in beast mode.
    But then again if you own all 6 Preds chances are you not going to dispaly him in beast mode.
    Other than that, this came out really sweet.
     
  3. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    woot. glad you're finally sharing this monster with everyone :) 
     
  4. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I've always really liked Heastrong, and you finally made it where he gets a proper treatment. AWESOME work, buddy :thumb 
     
  5. Ptitvite

    Ptitvite Construction worker

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    Plain awesome and unbeleivable!
     
  6. TheDevastator

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    Thanks everyone! I agree with you about the arms Nemesis Predaking. I felt that anything I could have done to cover certain parts like the fists would have made his shoulders in robot mode too awkward. Considering the improvement in his robot mode, I thought it was a worthy compromise.
     
  7. REDLINE

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    I would agree with that assessment!
     

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