Minor/Repaint: Optimus Neeson project

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  1. red4

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    The main body is, of course, a ROTF Leader Optimus Prime.
    The head comes from a 12 inch collectible doll of Hannibal Smith as played by Liam Neeson in The A-Team.
    The lightsaber is made from a Zebra Brand mechanical Pencil, and a random old pen I happened to have. It does have a slot which can hold a thin rod, so there will eventually be photos of the lightsaber and its green blade.

    This is still a work in progress.

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    The design on which it is based (which I also created):
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  2. cheetor71

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    This is a joke right?
     
  3. red4

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    nope

    been in the pipeline for a couple years. With the release of the Hannibal Smith doll, the perfect opportunity arose.
     
  4. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    I get it, and i like it.


    Ignore the haters.
     
  5. red4

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    I salute you for watching the DVD's extra features.
     
  6. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    I love Liam Neeson. Taken, Star Wars, Clash of the Titans..etc. Pretty cool. I digs!
     
  7. red4

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  8. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    Uhuh... is this an afterhour idea or something?
     
  9. Auto Morph

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    I do get it, but it just looks too fucking weird.
     
  10. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    I don't get it. Care to explain??
     
  11. shinobi77

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    it's the ultimate crossover is what it is.
     
  12. wildfly

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    Liam Neeson was a reference point when movie prime was being 'imagined'.
     
  13. garibaldiprime

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    I dont remember any of this and i have both two-disc versions of each movie.
     
  14. Satomiblood

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    *Sigh*

    Liam Neeson's acting mannerisms were studied by ILM during the animation process of Optimus Prime's CGI model for TFTM back in 2006-2007.

    I find it hilarious. I was going to recommend using the head from an EP1 12" Qui-gon Jinn, but cost may have played a part in your decision.
     
  15. autobotx23

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    Am I the only idiot who just LOVES Liam Neeson? Did you guys see Taken? He kicked ASS!!!
     
  16. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    No, not at all earl, I agree that liam neeson kicks ass as well. I just didn't understand the reference.
     
  17. John_Force

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    Yup, I love how he can speak so soft, but still be frickin scary.

    I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you let my daughter go now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.

    Best line ever.
    Sick custom, BTW
     
  18. Nickleby

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    Very unique. I like it.
     
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    it just goes to show, how badass liam nesson is. optimus prime doesn't inspire liam nesson, liam nesson inspires optimus prime. LOL
     
  20. red4

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    Bingo. I had indeed considered it, but was dissuaded by the price.
     

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