Heavy/Scratch: Insecticon minibot “Insecti-cars”

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  1. Kaijubot

    Kaijubot Well-Known Member

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    An older project from my “lurker” days before I joined the forums.

    I thought the VW Bug would make a neat little Insecticon (Bombshell in particular). So using 3 of the Impossible Toys Minibots (one of each type of mold for some diversity), some spare G1 parts, and some creativity & paint, I did these.

    Originally the wing/horn parts folded under the cars, but there was little clearance and the wheels would no longer touch the ground, so now they can just come off (parts-forming! *gasp!* ;)  )

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  2. deltaprime

    deltaprime The Christian Transfan

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    Awesome concept! Kind of reminds me of the SG "See-Cars." Could we get a look at them without the added parts put on too?
     
  3. My BaLl JoInTs ArE lOoSe

    My BaLl JoInTs ArE lOoSe Well-Known Member

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    With a few modifications, I can see the alt modes looking like "evil Mad Max-esque purple chibi cars of doom."
     
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  5. ReximusPrimal07

    ReximusPrimal07 Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful
     
  6. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Love them!!
     
  7. warhawk

    warhawk Well-Known Member

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    Love it!
     
  8. HunterRose

    HunterRose Well-Known Member

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    LOL! These are great!
     
  9. KINGBOTZ

    KINGBOTZ www.KINGBOTZ.com

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    Aw man how cool is that!! :cool: 
     
  10. ObakaChanTachi

    ObakaChanTachi Well-Known Member

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    Love it! We need more creative customs like this, not more “cartoon cell shaded” or “battle damage” repaints.
     
  11. setsuna

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    Clever and great customs!

    Love the originality!
     
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  12. Jett23

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    Nice! A really good concept!
     
  13. BLITZTURBO86

    BLITZTURBO86 Well that's just prime

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    Great idea and great customs
     
  14. Prime Noble

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    Never seen a windshield on a bug before...

    Fantastic work!!!
     
  15. autobot prowl

    autobot prowl Well-Known Member

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    Nice work!
     
  16. Xero Prime

    Xero Prime Well-Known Member

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    That's really great.
    x
     
  17. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    These look great! Awesome idea!
     
  18. Oceanus Prime

    Oceanus Prime Beyond your wildest desperation.

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    Nice. Now I want to see some other mini-bot molds customized as Chop Shop, Ransack, Venom, and Barrage.
     
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    I really like the Impossible Toys minicar mould, and this is a really nice twist on those! Good job.
     
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