Non-TF: Metal Defender Black Lion Neck Mod

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  1. Autobot00

    Autobot00 Well-Known Member

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    Metal Defender Voltron suffers from the same crippling reality of no neck articulation which could have really made this smaller version of voltron worth the price tag. So I fixed that. And you can too, heres how!


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    Take the screws out the back that the wings plug in to. Gently separate the halves (mine didnt separate at the bottom near the legs but you can separate the top enough to do this operation. Remove the head.

    Below is a shot of the body separated with the head removed. The circled peg is what you need to pay attention to for this. Also notice the round arm bits in grey and "the ledge" at the back.
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    This is what your lego pieces will look like before you modify. Angle cut the light grey piece so it fits into the bottom of the neck. curve the ends for the arm bits. grind the nubs most of the way and notch the middle of the back and drill a hold in the center of the dark grey piece for the post
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    Heres what you should have when ur done modifying the piece
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    Once ur all done with that put him back together and enjoy your articulated head!

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    And there you have it. Now you can get Voltron Metal Defender to strike some sexy poses....(I'm not good at sexy poses).

    Hope you all enjoy and can give this a try to make your Metal Defender all it should have been.

    Now to work on those wings....
     
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  2. Hellscream85

    Hellscream85 Well-Known Member

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    The shoulders are still killing any Legendary combining Voltron for me, if anyone can make those more show accurate I'd be more than happy to pick all these up. Love the mod though, I'll bookmark it for now
     
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  3. wwoptimusprime

    wwoptimusprime Till all are one

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    This is way cleaner then mine. Might have to give it another go.....
     
  4. Autobot00

    Autobot00 Well-Known Member

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    i was going to cut the neck like i did on the legendary but the neck is way smaller and i like how u can hide the cut
     
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