Heavy/Scratch: OPTIMUS PRIME TRAILER WIP 60% DONE

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  1. bongzoe

    bongzoe Banned

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    Now i am done putting the hinges ,walls and roofs finishing most of it. The roof is held by a small little clip at one end ,the hinges are hair grips ,and it is mostly made of none other than balloon sticks. There is a container at back ,or is it front, keeping primes ion blasters. Painting will continue in a week. So how do you like it?
     

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    bongzoe Banned

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    yes it is crappy
     
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    frenzyrumble Banned

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    Balloon sticks?!?
    You gotta start somewhere, good to have you on board.
     
  4. 0ptimus__Prime

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    No, its not crappy.

    I couldnt have done any better. Cant wait for it to be done!

    *Five stars*
     
  5. plowking

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    Dude....give yourself some credit here....its not crappy. You are working with what you got, and to have pulled of a trailer using the parts you had on hand says something about you.

    In all actuallity, the rounded sides remind me of "roll up" garage doors. And nice use of the dental floss container :thumb 

    If you're not liking it, maybe look around for some flat plastic (cd jewel cases, vcr tapes,) stuff like that, and then attach those to the sides, or part of the sides, that will give you a smooth flat look if thats what you're wanting.

    Regardless, I say cool work. Keep us posted.
     
  6. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    i love the unorthodox approach you are taking with this. and i would not call it crappy. ride it out finish it and see where it takes you. you may figure out something along the way that helps you in all your future projects.

    plus the pipe look is not bad for the animated line nor is the curves and shape of the floss box
     
  7. bongzoe

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    i may have hit a snag. my current problem is hiding the holes on each end of each stick. any suggestions
     
  8. plowking

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    Fill them in with putty or some type of epoxy/glue.

    Or....get some old cd jewel cases, cut them into strips, and you can cover all the holes with the strips?
     
  9. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    You're using balloon sticks?!?!! Wow!!! I'm really impressed. Do hope it'll turn out the way you want it to be!
     
  10. luke4

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    and u could also use that to make the sides flat if u wanted to. it looks good. i cant wait to see this done.
     
  11. Superquad7

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    You just can't think like this and be a Radicon :wink: 

    Guys, you all have done such a wonderful job being honest, constructive, and encouraging. This is why I love this board. Great guys, great customs, and great times; I can't think of any TF customs board any better :thumb 


    It's already been said to keep working on this and see where it takes you. I think you're off on a great start. I'm anxious to see where you go with this and also to see where it takes you on some other things. Definitely keep us posted :thumb 
     
  12. Methusalen

    Methusalen Not good enough for G1!

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    Actually, it's an inventive use of a floss container, it looks quite a bit like a refrigerated (reefer) trailer. (You could do an internet search for reefer trailer if you want to get some reference pictures.) Also, I think that look will fit into the Animated visual style pretty well... Can't wait to see what it looks like finished!
     

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