Heavy/Scratch: Perfect transformation BM Rattrap.

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  1. alexcollier

    alexcollier Well-Known Member

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    Something I threw together in just over an hour. Only a proof of concept so the final will look a lot different, now that I know the basic plan of attack.
     

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  2. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    even though I now hate Beastformers I loved that character design as a kid but the tyo sucked and that is win you got right there rat mode needs work but im sure you already knew that
     
  3. alexcollier

    alexcollier Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Yeah, the rat mode is really crude in the mock-up. Though, I am leaning towards a more emaciated body for the rat. If anyone has any constructive criticism, don't hesitate to add.
     
  4. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    that'd be a perfect concept for a movie-former.
     
  5. alexcollier

    alexcollier Well-Known Member

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    As in the wheeled look. Most of the drones in BM have the Movie-verse aesthetic. Thrust in particular.

    Actually, getting a half-way decent bot AND alt-mode from this guy is tricky. There is very little carry-over from one to the other in the CG model.

    One of the reasons I decided to do this guy is becuase of the morphing. I like the challenge. That's why I will be attempting BM Jetstorm after tbis. Already eyeing a VF-19 for that.
     
  6. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    great job
     
  7. CryoPrime

    CryoPrime Cody A.

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    Awesome! Beast Machines is my favorite series, and for some reason Rattrap is my favorite from it. haha don't ask why I don't know. Awesome though, can't wait to see more, and yeah, his body doesn't need to be too thick, maybe just a little more near the back end there and I think he'd be good. :thumb 
     
  8. GENOZAUR

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    he looks like a sly weasel
     
  9. rmac-69

    rmac-69 TF HUNTER

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    I posted my WIP of Rattrap just now. See what you think and let me know. BTW yours is pretty cool with the sleekness of the body and all.
     
  10. Computer5

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    I would totally love to see how you pull off jetstorm. He's a really cool character. The 2 toys don't represent him as closely as the other BM characters.
     
  11. Tomasemily

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    Nice to see a Beast Machines custom. Good luck!
     
  12. jestermon

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    bm

    I used to have BM, after BW, as sad as the crash was, BM was uber depressing, hated the drone designs, and lack of characters, but after I got Titanium Cheetor, and looked back, I realized the designs were pretty nice.

    Rattrap was one of my favs, I did not like the wheels, but they look very nice here, and the rat mode to me is fine being Weasalee, he is a robot rat hybrid, there is no reason for him to have junk in his trunk, in this BM mode, also the BM logo is cool looking.
     
  13. alexcollier

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    I think Jetstorm will be quite easy to pull off.....if I accept that there may be some sacrifices to the CG model.

    I was experimenting with a 1/65 Mac7 VF-19. However, it's going to have to be a complete scratch-build.......minus the Ultra class head being used.........maaaaybe.

    I'm quite happy with Rattrap so far. I don't mind the 'weasly" look of the rat-mode. R-Mac69 had a pretty good thing going using the Cheetor mold.

    Can anyone list the things wrong with the Rat-mode. It would be a big help so, please, tear my work down so I can build it up again! :stick: :cool: 
     
  14. rmac-69

    rmac-69 TF HUNTER

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    I've been wanting to do Jetstorm from the beginning. Of course I always wanted to do Stika, Obsidian, Tankor, Noble, Siverbolt, OK I guess there weren't too many that didn't warrant a new figure or at least a makeover. When I get time I'll have to post my Thrust.
     
  15. Rhinox555

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    Cool. The writing for Beast Machines was regurgitated trash, but everything else about the series was great. This looks good so far, although the rat's head seems to be a little low, which looks a bit "eh" on his annorexic body.
     

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