Minor/Repaint: minor mods to universe blades

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  1. Red Alert

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    did some minor mods to universe blades to improve a already great figure
    I disassembled the grapple and extended the line to almost 2 feet and tightened the tension to compensate.
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    Also i remolded his hands to be able to hold his blades as swords by heating the plastic and forming a groove so the blades can slide in and out.
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    Just some simple improvements to make him that much more enjoyable.
     

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  2. REDLINE

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    nicely done. shame he won't be able to hold any other TF gun now though. :( 
     
  3. luke4

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    i like it,,,
     
  4. Red Alert

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    he still can:wink: 

    i just made the slit big enough to fit the blade without mangling the grip
     
  5. Ramrider

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    Cunning; I can see how that would work too.

    How exactly did you do the winch mod? If it's not too tricky, I might be tempted to have a crack at it on Blaze Master - I'm happy with the Whirling Blades of Doom arm-mounted weapon (which is a better homage to his G1 weapon anyway), but I like the idea of extending his reach in combat...
     
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    Have to say, that's slick.
     
  7. Red Alert

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    It isn't too tough but when you open it go slow.There is a tension wire that wraps around the wheel and it can unravel easily.

    Adding line was easy(dental floss matches almost perfectly to the size and color).cut about a inch from the hook so it is easy to splice together(the hook does not come apart as they glued it).


    About 2 feet is the max you can add without causing major problems.And when attached tighten the coil more to give it the extra oomph needed to recoil.More could be added but the wheel would need to be filed down.
     
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    Any chance of getting a close up of the modified hand?
     
  9. Xhairs

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    great mods.
     

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