Heavy/Scratch: Legends Blast Off - Finally one that half looks like a shuttle...

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Treadshot A1, Mar 19, 2010.

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You guys want a tutorial?

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  1. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    ...Well, shuttle may be a bit of a stretch, but here goes.

    It's made from a Legends Grindor, with parts from a Classsics Starscream and some model jet wings. As a result, i can't tell if it's a jet or a spacecraft, you decide.

    It's still WIP, obviously; It still needs paint, but all the mods are done. Yes, it has a cockpit arm, but at least i managed to shoehorn the hand back into the other arm. Oh, and although mine can't because of spilled glue, technically you can still open the jet to see Screamer's face! Looks like he did more than just create the Combaticons...

    BTW, if you guys like it, i did happen to take step by step pics, and if there is any interest, i can make a tutorial.
     

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  2. cowclone

    cowclone I am lost..were am I?

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    more of a jet
     
  3. autobotchico

    autobotchico Well-Known Member

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    very interesting... i think you made need difference nose to make look like space shuttle so far I like it
     
  4. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Ha, that's exactly what my father said when i showed it to him. I would like a more shuttle-y nosecone, but i just don't have one. Anyone have suggestions i'm open to them.
     
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    Looks sweet but yeah more like a jet!
     
  6. GENOZAUR

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    looks more like mach from the victory era autobot multiforce
     
  7. Bigbot3030

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    I think if you thickend up the back end it would make it look more like a shuttle. jets are ususally thicker in the middle, where a shuttle is thicker towards the back becasue of the engines. Either way i think it looks pretty cool.

    Randy!
     
  8. Insecticons

    Insecticons The different Kitbasher

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    IMO You should make the Nosecone Splitting in half and sit on each arm , but good work anyways!
     
  9. galvascream

    galvascream Apple Junkie

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    the screamer head could be part of bruticus's head.
     
  10. Dischord

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    One of the other things that makes it look jet like is the way the forward cockpit section fits to the main body. The main body is larger left to right, which resembles large engine intakes--like on a Harrier. There's an oversize knockoff of the Sixwing space shuttle, the nose of which might fit your Blastoff quite well.

    In any case, I'm very interested to see how this one turns out.
     
  11. Anti-Venom

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    I want STEP BY STEP PICS!!!
     
  12. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    True. True. :) 

    Sadly, i have the Multiforce and i can never remember who is who. :lol  But yeah, now that wyou mention it, it does look a lot like it. :) 

    Hmm, never thought of that. I'm no astronaut, so i have no idea what shuttles should look like, but i'll see if i can. I've also been wondering as to how to install faux engines on the back. Maybe I can...maybe i will...

    If only i9 could make bots from scrap like you, then maybe. But i'm sorta running low on scrap cockpits. And, given that the arm is limited to just bludgeoning people with the cockpit, i'd rather him still have one hand.

    If only the glue hadn't spilled. It is the one reason why i hate Zap a Gap. ;) 

    Hmm, i think i might just have that KO you're talking about, but i don't know where i chucked it. I'll try that. Thanks!

    Well, i can't really say no, can I? :lol 

    In any case, i'll get working on step by step pics today if i can. Might take longer if it ends up with a new cockpit.
     
  13. blobatron

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    ooh, you should mod it so that the nose opens up to grab stuff, like the giant shuttle in 007 Moonraker that ate shuttles.
     
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    If you lose the tail and close up the cockpit a bit, you have a dead ringer for the shuttle in 2001. Most of the stuff in that movie has come to be and the plans for the next shuttle actually resemble that so you COULD be ahead of the game.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Valkysas

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    I don't think this one is gonna get shuttle-like. but I like the shape of it in alt mode. refine and clean it up a bit. it'll look cool.

    if you hadnt glued starscream's head shut, you could have worked in a rotation at the "neck", sculpted a hand where starscream's face was, and had the nosecone flipped onto the back of the arm. I think it would have looked nice.
     
  16. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Oh god. Please no. I rememebr having to watch that at school. Half the class fell asleep 5 minutes in.

    Though i do see the resemblance.
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    *sigh* Well maybe Shuttle was a bit of a stretch. I'm just going to refer to it as a Cybertronian Spacecraft from now on. It's easier.
     
  17. Anti-Venom

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    You have inspired me to try this!!!!
     

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