Heavy/Scratch: Masterpiece Skyfire version 2.0

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  1. Wikkid

    Wikkid Semi-retired customizer

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    I've been requested close to 20 times to do another Skyfire since my first one back in 04. Figured it may have been the best thing I've done so I thought I'd take another stab at er.
    This one will be a mix of the Dreamwave and G1 Skyfire. The only thing I'm incorporating from the comic adaptation is the panel styling. (No extra boostery things or helmet)

    Most of the jet parts are from a 1/72 scale B1 Lancer. This makes it (apparently) in exact scale to MP Starscream as Dr Archevil fits perfectly in all the ejection seats. The details include a full double seated cockpit in the nose section and another set of seats in the upper capsule.
    Fold out landing gears in the nose and in the legs sections are not parts-formerish this time.
    A fold out ladder to enter the ship is also in the bottom section.
    Actual lasers will be used in the side vents of the cockpit. (Donated from one of them there laser levels.)

    ....oh, and this is my first full-on scratch build. Big thanks to Anemis, Lobo, Turbodguy, Wheeljack, Jarrod, Dak, and Viagraprime for the inspiration over the years. Took me this long to attempt one myself.
     

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  2. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    this is gonna be epic !!!cant wait for updates!
     
  3. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Cannot wait for this!
     
  4. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    Ooooh a 1/72 B-1 you say....I never even thought of that....
    I have a 1/48 B-1 kit collecting dust....

    I love what I am seeing thus far...esp. that first pic!
     
  5. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    One awesome project, and looking great!
     
  6. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    i'm so excited. i absolutely loved your MP skyfire, cant wait to see what you do with this one.
     
  7. anemis

    anemis Well-Known Member

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    ahh !! competition !! lol i,m sure it will be a masterpiece !! how high is he going to be ?

    keep it up !!!
     
  8. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke Flynn Lives TFW2005 Supporter

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    horray, a jetfire fans Christmas here lol
     
  9. Grepicon

    Grepicon Well-Known Member

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    excited! Now get back to work
     
  10. rainchang007

    rainchang007 Well-Known Member

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    That's Skyfire in my mind,can't wait to see more updates
     
  11. rmac-69

    rmac-69 TF HUNTER

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    Wow! The shear size alone is incredible. But the detail going into it will just about go unmatched. Can't wait to see more.
     
  12. Dormamu

    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    Wikkid for the win. Cannot wait for updates!
     
  13. Wheel_Jack

    Wheel_Jack pitying fools

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    Mark this will be sure to please. Looking great so far. I can't wait to see more and i'm so glad you're back at it in full swing. and thanks for the words but it is you who have inspired us over the years.
     
  14. Jarrod

    Jarrod Semi-retired Builder

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    Looks fantastic so far! And damn, he's huge!
     
  15. Spurt Reynolds

    Spurt Reynolds Puppet Show Justice!!

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    Damn this is gonna be Epic!
    Your Skyfire was one of the first Bashes that i saw way back & it totally blew me away to this day it's still one of my favourite bashes of all time so needless to say i cant wait to see what your mad skills do this time round.
     
  16. wan_de_real

    wan_de_real Transformizer

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    i saw its massive structure!!!!!!look it will be more awesome than your first one....will watch this 24/7...damn you legend customizer:rock 
     
  17. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    Wow. This is gonna be good. Awesome picture with seats up front; the pilot helps add a sense of scale. That'd be one big ass robot right there. Awesome stuff.

    ~Z
     
  18. Grepicon

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    Just a polite nudge to see if any progress has been made. Still watching!
     
  19. Designation 13

    Designation 13 Designation 13

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    Seriously epic! can't wait for the end result
     
  20. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    Good lord.

    This is one to watch.
     

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