Minor/Repaint: My take on Classics Ultra Magnus

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  1. Darkhawk79

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    I know that people have done this repaint into the ground but I wanted to see what everyone thought of mine. I wanted him to be as close to G1'esqe as possible but yet I didn't want it to change his vehicle mode or make it look bad. I basically only added the head from a Myclone UM and then had a friend of mine doing the painting. Comments and suggestions on how to make it better are welcome.
     

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    Very nice, MeGrimlock. Yours has a high level of polish and skill to it, especially the head. Nice!! :thumb 
     
  3. Darkhawk79

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    Well the head started out as a Myclone UM head but was repainted and more detail added to it
     
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    So much white n blue. . .

    Ani Magnus! X3
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    I really like that head
     
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    Mega-Prime 316 Well-Known Member

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    How did you attach the head to the body? I have a Myclone head and was pondering how to attach it.
     
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    Ooh! Another one! I'll get to mine one day.

    These are always cool to see. You've done a very nice job making Magnus look good in bot mode while keeping his truck mode pretty clean. :) 
     
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    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Great job on this! I did one recently in a G1-style (in robot mode). Very nice paint job and I love the way you did subtle changes to the robot mode to bring Magnus to life, while keeping the vehicle mode nice and clean. I plan to revisit mine soon to create new chest armor out of styrene and fix up my vehicle mode to look more along the lines of yours (all while keeping it G1-"toon-style").

    Keep up the great work!
     
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    Maximo Prime Bassist of Ill Repute

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    my buddy Nate (Tenacious STP on Tfans) did pretty much the same thing for me. I love his, and yours looks pretty much the same! Great job!!
     
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    I just left the original head folded down and made the peg on the myclone head small enough to fit in the hole on the back of his head but be careful b/c you have to make it pretty thin

    Thanks for all the comments guys......I really thought about trying to do a little something to the chest to get rid of some of the white but that would mess up the truck mode.
     
  11. Massdestruction

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    Nice job. Looks fine with the white chest.

    However, if you are looking for a way to give the chest more of a G1 feel without messing up the truck mode, you could try something like I did.
    http://www.tfw2005.com/radicons-customs/heavy-mods-5/my-classics-ultra-magnus-148916/

    My chest plate folds down and stashes behind the stacks in truck mode.

    Hope seeing mine can help you. It was a royal pain to make it work, but hopefully seeing it work before trying to do it helps out.
     

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