Customs: Question for kitbashers and repro parts users

Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by cobra zartan, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    Im just wonder if there is a market for repro parts and heads? Im going to be doing it for myself soon and figured I could help other aswell. If anyone has any ideas on common parts that are easy to do or have any thoughts please share!

    -cz
     
  2. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    Yes! We need someone to help complete G1 bots! Ever since the guy at www.transrepro.com had a stroke (I don't know why the site is still up), noone offered online orders for TF parts. I'm sure a lot of people would like that.

    I would love to see it happen and best of luck!
     
  3. plowking

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    I'm sure you get an instant following for the repro parts and what nots...good luck on your venture :thumb 
     
  4. cobra zartan

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    I figured id start with alt head since they can be done quick and easy in two parts. Do you guys thing this should be a good start?
     
  5. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    Personally, I'd love to see someone repro some of the movie heads. Especially Swindle's (I need one for a bash).
     
  6. Optimus Scourge

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    Alt heads are good. A clear blue wheeljack head :)  Bumblebee, Soundwave, Trailbreaker, a better Mirage head, and Seeker heads perhaps? I only know of one guy on ebay who sells heads and they don't pop up often.



    And, of course, I would think if you make G1 parts, you'd be helping a whole lot of us!
     
  7. TTT

    TTT OutOfCommissionToys.com

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    G1 Soundwave heads for 'Vette Alts.....
     
  8. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    Is that real, or digibash in your sig?

    There are many molds for soundwave. I think the neck hole size should be made on the smaller size, so it can be used on all the Alts. I've seen people do many different alt Soundwaves.
     
  9. plowking

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    Yeah, Alt heads would work.....as Optimus Scourge and 3T mentioned, some custom Alt heads would be really cool....I'd deffinetly buy some.

    I'm always on the lookout for heads that can be used on Alts
     
  10. cobra zartan

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    Actually that would be super easy to do...and black ones for soundblasters! well my mind is made up time to get cracking :D 
     
  11. plowking

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    Yep thats real.....it came out pretty sweet too.

    I used the same head for my Alt Soundwave, except I used the Mustang mold for mine.

    Hilarious sig 3T....nice to see your work again
     
  12. Optimus Scourge

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    I loved that Mustang Plowking, but that 'Vette has a nice original feel to it. I've seen several, but never on a Tracks! very nice work TTT
     
  13. TTT

    TTT OutOfCommissionToys.com

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    Its the real deal - check the Customs submission sticky for full pictures etc. (page 2. I think)

    THANKS Optimus Scourge & Plowking !

    *sig*.......He's pissed about not gettin a call for the movie......
     
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    Alternator Honda S2000 Driveshaft/Gun Barrel...
     
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    Yes, please I need one of these too.
     
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    A clear Blue backing for the Energon Downshift mold so people can better turn him into a Classics Wheeljack would be nice.
     
  17. Dirge121

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    Alt heads with pre-cut holes.

    For those of us who have stupid-fingers and cant cut them properly.
     
  18. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel Chicks dig the Mutt!

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    Heh...

    I wouldn't mind having a Hoist head without the growth coming outta the back of his head.
     
  19. Overlord II

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    I could use some G1 Seeker parts, particularly Starscream's left arm.
     
  20. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Yeah, if you started repro'ing parts, I would definitely be interested.
     

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