Heavy/Scratch: Masterpiece Soundwave w Interchangable Energon Chest Plates

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  1. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    This was a commissioned piece. Soundwave started as the over sized knockoff Generation 1 figure and features the following upgrades and modifications:

    • Completely scratch built head based off of Frenzy_Rumble's original Soundwave head
    • Added arm articulation at elbows that features flexion/extension and rotation
    • Modified waist that telescopes for transformation giving Soundwave an additional 1/2" in height (courtesy of Frenzy_Rumble's help)
    • New custom cast articulated hands that are on ball joints at the wrist
    • Completely rebuilt chest with interchangeable chest plates
    • Knees and hips were modified to allow more poseability
    • Pivots added to feet to allow them to sit flush to a surface
    • Custom installed purple LEDs in the chest cavity as well as a red LED in the head that both operate independently with dual switches and single battery supply in the back of the figure.
    • Custom created and applied decals
    • 3D Embossed faction symbol on chest
    • The entire figure has been reinforced to add weight and stability

    More pictures can be seen at my facebook page:

    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.233862983296537.78118.124395977576572&saved#!/pages/Customs-By-Zildjian/124395977576572

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  2. supervir2

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    LOVE it. The energon is well done!
     
  3. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    And the academy award for best Soundwave is........

    Zildjian!





    Flawless figure buddy, easily deserves the MasterPiece brand!
     
  4. Hype1

    Hype1 D Witwicky biographer

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    I am a sucker for almost ANY MasterPiece but these G1 cartoon shaded ones are making me jealous, lol...It baffles the mind that Harbro/Takara/Fans Project/etc. don't produce ANYTHING that looks like this! The only way I'll have the pleasure of owning something like this is if they are mass produced enough that the price is reasonable. (Not they aren't worth what they go for on ebay and whatnot :thumb 
     
  5. KINGBOTZ

    KINGBOTZ www.KINGBOTZ.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    That just looks incredible. Raw G1-goodness
     
  6. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    LOVE IT!! maybe it will make me get crackin on finishing mine.....
     
  7. xaviercal

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    nicely done ! very vibrant colors
     
  8. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    that's insanely awesome......Mr Z.
     
  9. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    when will this if at all be on ebay?
     
  10. Kuma Style

    Kuma Style On Military Leave TFW2005 Supporter

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    The term "win" is an understatement!
     
  11. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    You've done a beautiful job on this but it's those light-up energon cubes that draw me in... :lol  Luv it! I f#ck'n luv it! :thumb 
     
  12. The Dark Seeker

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    Yup. If Has/Tak made this....I'd so buy it. :D 
     
  13. Quantum25

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    Soundwave superior indeed.
    And the interchangeable chestplate with a light up energon cube, just amazing.
     
  14. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    please ZJ are any WIP's shots available.. reveal some secrets please :D 
     
  15. autobotx23

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    I'm working on a similar project, have been for a while. This REALLY make me want to finish it. The blue is PERFECT! Very well done, sir.
     
  16. OptimusTimelord

    OptimusTimelord Masterpiece Reanimator

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    Really nice, love the light-up details. Great to see how different folks tackle the same character; my Soundwave could use a few upgrades from yours! Think I actually prefer the blue you've got here. And that energon cube, wow, insane!!! :p 
     
  17. Scotscream

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    amazing,how the hell did you get that stero recording thing wrote on there?!

    love it!
     
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    Truly awesome, dude!
     
  19. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout SANTARN IS COMING AGAIN TFW2005 Supporter

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    That is AWESOME looking. I'm loving how everybody is making these KO oversized Soundwaves into MP-grade works of art, yet each one offers something unique to the table. I really need to get my hands on one of these oversized KO's to try my own hand at this someday. Are you people getting them through KOtoys or what?
     
  20. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    Truly a Masterpiece. Well done.
     

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