Minor/Repaint: My DOTM Crankcase Dreadlock Modification

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  1. Starscream217

    Starscream217 Lord Starscream

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    Heres a neat little mod i did with my Crankcase...
    I cut off his dreadlocks with a dremel, repositioned them a little higher and then moved them a more little closer to his head.
    Thats something that always bugged me after i saw Dark Of The Moon (how the dreadlocks were positioned - transformation perposes? pfft i did this and he transforms fine!)
    ...Well its simple i give you that but to me it adds alot more accuracy to the figure! Please let me know what you think!

    PS- Crankcase has a missing arm because i'm painting it. Either that or Sideswipe cut it off :p 

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    Good thing i bought another Crankcase! Just because i love this figure so much...my Crowbar kitbash is coming soon :D 

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  2. CooljazCustoms

    CooljazCustoms Autocon/Deceptibot

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    very neat...im also working on a Crowbar, good luck to you with yours!!
     
  3. closetrat

    closetrat Well-Known Member

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    Could you post better pics - this mod looks great & I REALLY wanna try this!
     
  4. Starscream217

    Starscream217 Lord Starscream

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    Sure man, heres some more for ya that I took just now. Some nice Macro shots:

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    Hopefully these shall give you guys a better look on how i did mine. I think i'm gonna fill the back of his head with epoxy just to cover up the illusion of them being glued behind his horns heh...

    Simples :D 
     
  5. closetrat

    closetrat Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the new pics - really does make a difference!

    By the way, why has nobody considered using some type of cord for Crowbar's dreads?
    Thin rope would be infinitely more flexible than plastic or wire, so it would transform easier & with the space you'd save, you could keep park of Crankcase's claws to hold the cord up in alt mode...
     
  6. Starscream217

    Starscream217 Lord Starscream

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    No Problem man.
    So in return, could i use that idea for my Crowbar? lol Sounds perfect :D 
     
  7. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Nice mod! simple yes, but effective too. Just how i like my mods! Good work.
     
  8. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Me too! I'll try this if/when mine break off...
     
  9. Starscream217

    Starscream217 Lord Starscream

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    Do it at ur own risk guys
    Thanks for all your compliments on this, i appreciate it alot.
     
  10. CommandoNinja13

    CommandoNinja13 Marvel vs Capcom!

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    thats awesome
     
  11. Cyber-Scream

    Cyber-Scream Well-Known Member

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    Looks good bro, nice job! :thumbs2: 
     
  12. closetrat

    closetrat Well-Known Member

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    Go ahead - I only bought one Crankcase, don't really plan on buying another...
     
  13. Starscream217

    Starscream217 Lord Starscream

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    Cheers
    I'll be sure to mention that you were the one who came up with that idea...when i get the chance to work on him of course :) 
     

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