Payload fan modes (and Longview) - presented by the lord of Latveria

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  1. Autobus Prime

    Autobus Prime Transit Former

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    I was playing with Payload for a while, intending to photograph his "two-headed dragon trucktaur" mode for the Target pricecut thread, but came up with some fanmodes that seemed better.

    It's interesting, I think, that Payload should lend himself to these, as he has a very well-defined and realistic truck mode, unlike most of the fanmode-worthy figures of past lines, but a lot of it is reshaped or concealed in robot mode, which leaves us lots of alternate geometry to choose from.

    Super GoBot mode, or perhaps G1 Ironhide MARBsled Mode:

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    Splitting the cab from this mode gives you the dragon-trucktaur. This isn't incredibly stable,
    as the arms are just sitting there, supporting everything via the clamps.

    Orthrus ("Sinnertwin") Mode:
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    This one is pretty stable. The clamps are treacherously used to keep the ram retracted.

    Cute Dino On Skis Mode:

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    And my favorite - Spychanger Spark Extractor Mode. For Kids! Complete with shoulder-restraint bars, and a catch pan to keep the floors clean.

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    In action:
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    The clamps work when the grille is pushed, and even with different functionality than robot mode. :) 

    And finally, Longview's horrifying alternate robot mode:

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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    I heart cute dinos on skis.
     
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    Truckasaurus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    "Doom can't wait until Richards sees this one", awesome :lol 
     
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    Thanks a lot. I was thinkin' of getting Payload (for photocomic reasons) even if stuff has been said about the quality of the figure/design, and now... :) 

    Longview looks kinda sad. :( 
     
  9. Autobus Prime

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    Longview reminds me of one of the characters from Toy Story when he's like that.

    And I love Dr. Doom's hosting and commentary. That is just brilliant.
     
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    That's Lenny! From Toy Story, the little binocular guy.
     
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    that is absolutely amazing :lol 
     
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    I might have to take another look at my Payload
     
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    I might actually have to get Payload... Him and Longarm never interested me before, yet all of a sudden I want them..
     
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