Minor/Repaint: Optimus Primal Earth vehicle mode

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  1. KenobiwanX

    KenobiwanX Mammoth Prime

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    What if the Beast Wars had happened on present day Earth? Instead of a gorilla, Optimus Primal might have been a badass SUV!

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    I got the idea to do this after seeing some pictures on flickr of movie Stockade transformed into an ape-like mode. It didn't really take much to turn Stockade into a new version of Optimus Primal.

    - remove S7 and Decepticon logos with rubbing alcohol
    - paint all teal areas red
    - paint head blue with silver crest and faceplate
    - glue antennas to side of head
    - print and apply license plate label

    The antennas were pieces I cut from the sword that came with a "Red Battle Suit Power Ranger" which was $3 at Family Dollar.

    The gold mace and swords are from some "Ninja Storm" action figures I found at my local dollar store.

    The paints I used were Testors Model Master Acryl Guards Red, Dark Blue, and Silver.
     

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  2. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    Love it, Love it, Love it!!! Those arms fit Primal very well. Nice!!!
     
  3. RHansen

    RHansen Sir. Ranbotnic Veteran

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    i want one

    very nice job man
     
  4. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    I knew we'd see at least one of these soon. Nice job, it really does work too. Shame I'm not a beasties fan. :p 
     
  5. primeone

    primeone PRIME

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    Nice idea. when I first look at it he looks more like the mastodon convoy to me. thats just my thoughts very nice custom.
     
  6. mattarmstrong

    mattarmstrong Well-Known Member

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    WOW that is a great job and a hell of an idea
     
  7. dak

    dak <b><font color=blue>I am DAK! The customizer!</fon

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    that worked very well!
     
  8. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    I knew that to, that stockade looked like an ape. Very cool custom from the paint job, those antennas, the weapons, and the license plate.
     
  9. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    That's damned clever. Nicely done!
     
  10. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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    Great idea! I love the way you executed this bash. I would like to see if any other BW characters would fit into the movie line this well.

    Oh and I'm glad to hear that you address Primal as an Ape cuz I've never been a fan of calling an Ape a monkey like most fans do :D 
     
  11. MrMurder

    MrMurder Well-Known Member

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    i knew somebody would do this eventually.
    as soon as i saw this mold i thought it would make a perfect primal
    still thinking about doing one myself.
    excellent work
     
  12. Brawlastator

    Brawlastator it is our life - jon bovi

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    Wow... A little red and he looks just like Primal...
     
  13. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    That's cool, extra points for original thinking. Not a BW fan, but I dig it!
     
  14. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    That's a great take on Primal! Very nicely done. :) 
     
  15. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I agree on all counts here. :thumb  [<- for your work :) ]
     
  16. TonyzCustomz

    TonyzCustomz Am I doin it rite? TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great Idea! Looks perfect.
     
  17. KenobiwanX

    KenobiwanX Mammoth Prime

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    Thanks everybody for your comments... This is my first custom ever... I'm glad you guys like it! :D 

    I'm working on it... :wink: 
     

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