Heavy/Scratch: MP Magnus gun-scratch built...mainly

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  1. Alloy Alchemist

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    Well as the title states, a MP Ultra Magnus gun...half scratch built and the other half is MP Optimus Prime gun. I just wanted to show it off and get some feedback before its gets sanded and primed.


    UPDATE: 6/5/12 DONE ! ! ! Bout time!
     

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    Pretty cool, but I'm sure you can get a MP Magnus rifle just like like that on e-bay for about $8. I got 2 of them there about a month ago. Even comes hollow for the LED customizing! Nice job on the build though, Cheers!
     
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    i like it! however, if i were to change anything it would be the smaller handle. id either omit it or make it shorter
     
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    ^8 dollars really? I have been looking on e-bay and the only ones I've been seeing are the ones that come with a non transforming roller and a gas pump thing,and they go for more than 8 bucks though. Thanks for the complment!

    "quote from Astronopolis "i like it! however, if i were to change anything it would be the smaller handle. id either omit it or make it shorter

    Great to hear your thoughts, I almost left it off, but I didnt because I thought it would be cool for my alternators to be able to hold the gun too.
    I do think it might be a tad too long though.
     
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    Hey, that looks great man, can't wait to see it finished up with paint, and in magnus's hands.
     
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    ^ Thanks man ,me too! I've got one more thats almost done to finish so my Magnus can be weilding dual guns just like my MP Prime...any suggestions or do you think its fine the way it is?
     
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    My only suggestion would be to go back to the barrel and add the small dimples like the g1 for a little more detail, But your scratch built parts look great and as Is it's defiantly magnus's gun

    I look forward to seeing it painted.
     
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    Nice
     
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    Very cool...I love seeing stuff scratch built with styrene...coming along nicely
     
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    ^Thanks!
     
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    New picture added, left and right handed gun fabracation complete. Now on too final sanding priming and painting....
     

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    i dont know that i would drill it all the way through it might make the barrel look like less than it is if that makes sense
     
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    got pics that installed? wanna see the look
     
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    ^^I get what your saying,I gonna leave them out(even though I would like them on there) because I think it would be to easy to mess up. If I would have made that part of the barrel myself I would probably give it a go since then it would be easier for me to fix/replace. Thanks for the input!

    ^can ,and will do!
     

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    Looks good in his hands. Can't wait to see it painted
     
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    Update: Well I finally got around to painting these up. Not perfect by a long shot BUT good enough for me to live with. C&C always welcome.
     

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