Heavy/Scratch: MPM Bumblebee rework

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  1. Aurum Prime

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    Ill be sure to post pics of them when i get the styrene
     
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    20180820_091433.jpg 20180820_091412.jpg This should give a better idea of where the fenders will be relocated to in bot mode
     
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    But do you have a list of things you plan on fixing? Door wings, chest, etc
     
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    Well the chest is a big issue for me (obviously), but im relocating the wings and thinning out his back, also moving the wheels to better sit behind his shoulders as they should. Working on transformable cannons in his arms too. Aside from all of that a new paint job, and moving his back window wings to be more accurate and not confined to the movement of his main wings.
     
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    I hope the pics ive been showing r giving u an idea of wat i mean. Stick around, theres more to come.
     
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    I can see that you've cut the chest pieces to make them smaller like they are on screen. Do you plan on doing anything with the center piece, to make it crumple in like it does on the cgi? And I can see that you cut those fenders off with a piece of the hood, so his hood doesn't stick so far up behind his shoulders right? Those are what I see so far. Do you have any more planned mods or just those two? I like what you've done so far and I'm excited to see it progress.

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    Sounds ambitious, but you seem to be confident and it looks like it's working so far lol
     
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  7. Aurum Prime

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    Thanks for the support! For the chest i plan to rebiuld the cut away pieces to pinch around the chevy symbol. And yes the hood is connected to clear up the shoulder area (the hood was too far back in bot mode for me). Arm cannons r still in my plans for sure
     
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    Sounds great! Those are all the things I'd like to see changed.
     
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    20180822_153931.jpg 20180822_153841.jpg This is my plan for his wings, adding more articulation and pulling his backpack in a bit. Still waiting on styrene, more to come soon.
     
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    Looks/sounds ambitious! So far, so good!
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    20180823_062032_Burst01.jpg 20180823_062120.jpg Ball joints installed, now onto the swivel build. I appreciate all the support from u guys, really pushing this project forward knowing how interested yall r. More to come
     
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    So as it turns out much of bees transformation is based around pieces that, when connected create a lot of pressure, pulling the rest of the frame into shape. Im currently in the process of working around this.
     
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    Still working around my pressure problem, believe ive found a solution. More updates soon to come. This project is still at the forefront of my priorites and i appreciate the patience.
     
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    Updates!!!???
     
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    I am very sorry its been so long since an update has been posted. I came across some hard times and am currently looking for a new job. I will try to keep everyone updated at the very least with blueprints. Again, terribly sorry about this. I hope to begin work again within the month.
     
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    Good luck! Hope everything goes well for you.
     
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    Alright everyone, im not sure how to set up a vote so ill just do it like this. Im considering using cheaper materials and methods in order to get this project going again. What do u all think? Should i cheapen it up or wait until i have the cash to do it right? Like this comment if u think i should cheapen it up.
     
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    If you think you can do it right with more money and if you'll be able to afford it, it might be better to wait.
     
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