Minor/Repaint: Pipes

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  1. Shinobitron

    Shinobitron Cybertronian Ninja

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    This little guy hasnt gotten much revitalization over the past few years so I gave him a modern day upgrade.

    I used an activators Prime as the base and went to work from there. I started by removing the head and reworking it into more of a Pipes look. I went with a more serious look for hinm for 2 reasons 1) Hes a truck and should be tough looking, and 2) Hes really POed since he got the shaft for so long!

    As always he was based flat black then painted over with Enchanted blue, Blood Red and Mithral Silver.

    The pipes are mortar canons from a plastic army man set. they have been modified to attach as smoke stacks or as arm canons.
     

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  2. chiptimus_prime

    chiptimus_prime Superfluous Trailer

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    Holy crap! I'm not the only one who remembers PIPES! Fantastic work. Next you'll have to work on Pipes long lost cousin......Bong! Guess what his alt mode is?
     
  3. Death333

    Death333 Otherwise known as Dx3

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    Unexpected! I like, I like!
     
  4. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    That works really well as pipes! I'm shocked that it does so well too. Great eye, hope to see huffer soon.
     
  5. Lobo

    Lobo Well-Known Member

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    That's awesome!
     
  6. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    too cool for school. I loves it
     
  7. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Just saw this on auction! I don't know how I missed it here! great job! I was usin' Activators Prime for my Huffer, Pipes looks super dope!! :bowdown: :thumb 
     
  8. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    He looks great!
     
  9. katch26

    katch26 Well-Known Member

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    looks sweet! Not many activators fans but I love the toy (seem to be way more detailed and articulated than the legends sized toys) and your pipes covered up the one gripe I had with the toy....the back kibble. Just a super job all around!
     
  10. Tech Spec

    Tech Spec Breeze Loo

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    Been awhile since I posted on the TFW boards.... PIPES IS KILLER!!!!

    Awesome work man, happy to see him get the Animated treatment :thumb 
     
  11. funstorm

    funstorm Doer of nothing

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    Pipes looks super dope!! :bowdown: :thumb [/QUOTE]

    pipes,dope tee hee tee hee:dunce 
     
  12. chiptimus_prime

    chiptimus_prime Superfluous Trailer

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    BONG!

    :horse: 
     
  13. chansformers

    chansformers butcher of the bots

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    phenominal idea!!pipes looks wicked!you could use him for either animated "or" classics!!! total eye candy:drool: !!!
     
  14. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign Rodeo Lawyer

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    Really cool animated Pipes! He's not to be fooled around with!

    BOOM!


    iDD
     
  15. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    Great idea, works really well. Good stuff.
     
  16. Ian Pongray

    Ian Pongray Well-Known Member

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    That looks super! I think I'll do my Huffer and Pipes as activators now! Great work again!
     
  17. RodimusDawg

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    I actually like this one better than then one that was designed by Derrick Wyatt but might never be used in the show . Sorry DW.

    Your innovation with the arms and the pipes are great. And I thought this was Voyager classed at first. Great job.:thumbs2: 
     
  18. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign Rodeo Lawyer

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    This Pipes is WAY cooler than DW's Pipes. HIs is old man Pipes. THIS is TMNT PIPES!

    iDD
     
  19. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    This would look awesome next to Manyoufactsure's Energon Huffer.
     
  20. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    That's too freaking cool.
     

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