Minor/Repaint: Minor Mods to Buster Prime

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  1. savio-prime

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    Hey all...

    Savio here just wanting to share 3 simple mods you can do to your Prime. There are two subtle changes you can do, and another that would require attaining parts for - or making them on your own if you have the means! I did these back in April of 2010...

    I'll keep this short and sweet with just pics for now.

    Cut a notch into the shoulder matching the profile of the arm stem for the air filter:

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    See how it fits? And the notch helps to keep the shoulder pad extended out!

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    And to better match the sternum of Prime as seen in the movie, with a cutting wheel, or if you are good with blades anyway...

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    Lastly... the wheel mounts on Prime's hips have been replaced with sliding ones allowing the wheels to slide up where they need to be:

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    Final look:

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    Thanks for checking this out!
     

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  2. G60Force

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    I NEED MOAR INFO!! can't see pics :p  thnx
     
  3. yongkykun

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    Agree with G60Force, shouldn't there be other pictures? I can only see two pictures and one picture for the thumbnail. As it is, I don't know what those mods do to the overall look though I can see the mod for the wheels on his upper hips.
     
  4. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Most of the pics arent showing...
     
  5. ThinkTank Customs

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    this is cause he hadn't added them to the thread (like in the rules) but the final result is nice!
     
  6. savio-prime

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    Sorry guys it was a late night. I'll fix it in a few minutes!
     
  7. savio-prime

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    OK pics reloaded (or loaded for the first time apparently!). It should be working now.
     
  8. phunkymunky

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    Where can i get sum hip mods? Or how can i get make the myself! Thanks
    Also will u ever mod his back too like bb?
     
  9. ThinkTank Customs

    ThinkTank Customs TFW2005-Citizen

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    hmm deja vu, i think whe had this a few month ago?
     
  10. savio-prime

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    I showed the hip modification last year in April, but some people have been asking lately about the shoulder mod on my Bumblebee thread so I decided to make a new thread for this.
     
  11. savio-prime

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    I don't know how you would go about making a new one... but I'm sure others have ideas out there.

    I am selling casted sets of them still. I have an order thread here:
    ROTF Leader Prime Hip Mod parts
     
  12. ZEGR

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    buster prime....what a gorgeous piece....by far the best movie figure ever made....and of course your mods made it even better
     
  13. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Hmm...dont know if i wanna risk cutting into my nice and shiney new paint on my primes shoulders...mind you that is a good mod.
     
  14. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    You guys can also do this instead. (Sorry, Savio, I thought it would be silly to make a new thread for this :/)
     

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  15. garibaldiprime

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    Hmm..maybe..but again its a bit too late as those parts are already chromed...speaking of which what did you use to chrome those ones?
     
  16. Peaugh

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    Got my hip parts today and they are GREAT. Much easier to install than I'd feared and they really help Prime look amazing. Thanks, Savio!

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  17. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Chrome tech USA my friend. I had them electroplated.
     
  18. CooljazCustoms

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    i also picked up a set of these from Savio, will have to take and post a pic of my Prime, but for something so small, they DEF make the figure look so much better. good job man!
     
  19. 12bulkhead

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    I know this is unrelated, but when will Super Deluxe Bumblebee be updated?
     
  20. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Thanks for posting, I might give this a go!:thumbs2: 
     

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