Heavy/Scratch: MPM Bumblebee rework

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  1. Aurum Prime

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    So i bought this figure with high hopes and though i wasnt necessarily dissappointed there was much left to be desired in overall accuracy. This project is about a week in now, and any constructive criticism and or suggestions are greatly appreciated. 153443798866688583635.jpg 1534438067966420940666.jpg
     
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  2. rattraprules98

    rattraprules98 AKA Chr0nus

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    What have you done so far?
     
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  3. Aurum Prime

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    Ive made his hood smaller in bot form and ive thinned out hus chest panels. Also ive removed the wings and begun cutting away the excess plastic on the frame of his chest.
     
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  4. artimus prime

    artimus prime SCALE Debater that collects multiple TF lines TFW2005 Supporter

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    So is he now unable to transform?
     
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  5. Aurum Prime

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    Only because of the disassembly ive done to mod him. When hes done he will be fully transformable (arm connons included) with a much more movie accurate look
     
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    Color me interested.
     
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  7. Aurum Prime

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    Well i hope i dont dissappoint. Ill keep this thread updated the best i can, ive been a watcher of the site since i can remember but i only recently created an account so im still learning how it works. I appreciate the support!
     
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    You've got my attention. Looks pretty good so far. And welcome to the boards!
     
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  9. iper3531

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    i saw ur post on fb im so excited for you to be done. r u goi g to do a stelth mode as well
     
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  10. Aurum Prime

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    If i can find the time id love to
     
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    Working on the fenders placing today 20180813_092725.jpg
     
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    I'm very excited to see this project unfold!
     
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    Anti Spark It'S DUB Or Nothing!

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    WOW!

    Im a little confused about taking plastic away and there being enough for transformation?
     
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  15. Aurum Prime

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    Ill post a few pics depicting how the panels will be repurposed when i get home
     
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    Its only taped at the moment but when i get the styrene ill biuld hinges for it. The fender will connect to the windshield. 20180819_015523.jpg 20180819_015515.jpg 20180819_015440.jpg
     
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    So what are all the things you'd like to accomplish with these mods?
     
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  18. Rae Ariadne

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    These are looking great so far but I’m really curious on how you’d make those hinges out of styrene,it’ll be helpful for modding most of my Studio Series figures.
     
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    I’m interested by your mods here even if I can’t tell the difference. I’ll wait and see through the end for sure.
     
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    Overall i just want a really accurate bumblebee.
     
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