Heavy/Scratch: my new custom Hot Wheels transformers

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  1. guillo

    guillo Well-Known Member

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    Hi everybody, thanks for the nice comments on my last custom hot wheels transformers, this time I made a new one with a little extra touch, It doesnt transform (yet not skilled enought to do that) but at least it has articulations on the knees, hips, elbows, shoulders, neck and the mouthcover goes up and down, all of them were carved in acrylic plastic with a dremmel and secured with hot wheels wheels axles, hope you like it

    Im planning on doing another one with a 2010 camaro (guess who it is going to be)
     

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    knoted Resistor Transistor

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    This is friggin' brilliant. Very Gobot-ish too, which imo is a good thing :thumbs2: 
     
  3. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Awesome. Next step is transformation...
     
  4. katch26

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    i prefer them to not transform....imo it would hinder both modes.
     
  5. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    While it would sacrifice somethings, i admit, i still prefer transformation. It's a tougher engineering challenge.
     
  6. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    fantastic as ususal
     
  7. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Absolutely love him!! He looks fantastic :thumb 

    Adding articulation now?...go on with your bad self!!....looking forward to the next one!
     
  8. luke4

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    agreed. these are kick ass.
     
  9. destrongerlupus

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    LOVE THESE!

    Could you share some tips on how you cut up the original hotwheels vehicles?

    I'm constantly struggling whenever I have to segment a die-cast model for a custom. I've gotten a technique down that works well enough, but since you're doing such small figures, I would imagine you have a good way to do clean and precise cuts. I'd love to hear about your methods!

    D/L
     
  10. mrfang2

    mrfang2 leader of team rejects

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    cany you use the battle force 5 cars to do some, those would look sweet!
     
  11. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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    Man those are awesome.

    Here's an idea, if you got a few actual go-bots and tried adding articulation that might help bridge the gap for your awesome bot style and actual transformation
     
  12. jonatron26

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    cool!
     
  13. guillo

    guillo Well-Known Member

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    here are some of the pieces I used from other hot wheels, also how I cutted the car to do it, I dont have a go bot (wish I do, specially the one I had when I was a child) Ill try my best to do a transforming one but when I get some other tools I need to do so (I dont want to sacrifice stetics over transformation so they still look nice if I manage to do it) about how I cut them it is really not as precise as you might think, I have been told that a jeweler saw works really fine but I havent been able to find one for myself so what i do is I cut the parts I need from 1 car and cut another car getting rid of the same parts so it works as it was done with a clean cut but they are actually 2 or sometimes 3 cars to do it
     

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  14. guillo

    guillo Well-Known Member

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    I wish I could however battleforce 5 cars doesnt make it to my country, I have to stay with mainline hot wheels cars (or any other brand but I preffer Hot wheels or matchboxs for personal reasons) I will try to do a kind of G1devastator from some matchboxs but i still need to find a crane, an excavator and a mixer truck
     
  15. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I love these. If you could ever make these transform these would blow everything away. This is how I thought of Transformers AND Gobots as a kid. Hot Wheels cars that turned into robots. That's why I love these.
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I agree with this! This is just TOO cool :thumb 
     
  17. SwitchPrime

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    looks great
     

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