Heavy/Scratch: How to Start Question

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  1. Toa Maximus

    Toa Maximus Well-Known Member

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    I want to make a non transforming G1 Scorpion mode Scorponok that be several feet long, and I want to know: What materials should I use to make the body?
     

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  2. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    i would say sheet styrene, gonna be pricey
     
  3. Boggs6ft7

    Boggs6ft7 TFW2005 Supporter

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    If you have not scratchbuilt anything before, I would try to build one on a much smaller scale first.
     
  4. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    Even if someone has scratch built something a smaller scale MK1 version is always a good idea
     
  5. fakebusker83

    fakebusker83 Radicon

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    To reduce costs, white or blue foam can be used as filler material with styrene sheets glued over.
    If posability is needed then plastic or wire armatures should be built first.

    Sounds like an overwhelming project though. All the best!
     
  6. Houndvoice

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    MDF boards and gallons of epoxy for detailing?
     

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