Heavy/Scratch: Project Throttlebots 6 of 6: Searchlight WIP

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  1. Brunkion76

    Brunkion76 HE>i

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    Evening all, just finished this guy a few hours ago, so to wrap up my Project Throttlebots, here's Searchlight. Just like the other Throttlebots, he's been given an articulated head and waist as well as arms and legs with multiple points of articulation. I have to say, each one presented it's own engineering challenges, but I am pretty pleased with the results, and I hope you guys and gals are too. This has been a real labor of love for me, I always felt like these little dudes deserved better than what they got as toys. Here's the links to the rest of the squad in case anyone missed them or wanted to check them out > http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radic...ebots-1-6-freeway.html?highlight=throttlebots < > http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radic...ebots-2-6-goldbug.html?highlight=throttlebots < > http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radic...-3-6-wideload-wip.html?highlight=throttlebots < > http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radic...ots-4-6-chase-wip.html?highlight=throttlebots < > http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radic...s-5-6-rollbar-wip.html?highlight=throttlebots < Comments and crits are welcome, thanks for stopping by, God bless.

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  2. bellyboy

    bellyboy working working working

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    wow amazing stuff dude
    The way u made the wheel fold is genius.
    Which ball joints are those?
     
  3. SteelMan296

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    Dude, they're D'awsum! you gotta get a "how to make" thing going to spread the word cause they are EPIC.
     
  4. Maximo Prime

    Maximo Prime Bassist of Ill Repute

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    BRAVO dude. These look fantastic. you took an absolute $#!+ set of molds and made them cool again.
     
  5. valguerra

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    Great work. real good improvement to them.
     
  6. shinobi77

    shinobi77 Fatbastard

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    good job on all these guys. I love seeing people give the lesser known guys some effort. You really hit the ball out of the park.
     
  7. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    awesome! I made an entire repaint set of all of the g1 minibots from various energon-cybertron scouts, so I know the labour of love feeling! great work :thumb 
     
  8. Tomiku

    Tomiku black repaint fetishist

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    Damn, these look brilliant, you really made these little guys awesome (even if Wideload looks like he's wearing a kilt). ...now do the Battlechargers. :p 
     
  9. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    Great job on these.
     
  10. Brunkion76

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    Thank you first of all for following along. The ball joints for the "wheel fold" are actually Cybertron legends Soundwave thighs. As a matter of fact, I used balljoints from that, and Tracker Hound to build these guys up. I've gone through 3 Hounds and a Soundwave for each of my Throttlebots except for Wideload.
    Thank you very much, but these dudes are made with so many different parts they are most likely not worth replicating, I almost didn't finish them they aggravated me so much lol.
    Thanks Stu, looking forward to your next one buddy!
    Thanks man.
    Much appreciated, thank you.
    Thanks man, I have seen many of these when you post them, your work is actually the inspiration for my line of Minibots I have going aside from the Throttlebots, you rock brother.
    Thanks, there really isn't much you can do with Wideload, he was probably the hardest guy to make work because he isn't built like the rest. Ha, a kilt, never even registered to me before this lol.
    Thanks you.
     
  11. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    These are just sweet!
     
  12. leobreaker1977

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    I have always wanted to do this these are amazing! I love searchlight!
     
  13. Brunkion76

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    Thanks for the compliment, you, sir, are one of the people that inspires me the most. Thanks for doing Trailbreaker some justice man!
    Thank you for stopping in to have a peek.
     

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