Heavy/Scratch: RotF Leader Class Megatron w/Elbow and Transformable Murder Arm!

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  1. MonkeyBusiness

    MonkeyBusiness Autobot Engineer

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    So, while messing around with Megatron and being unbelievably unsatisfied with the arm, I figured out a way to make it look good and still transform.

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    Here's how I did it:
    First, I unscrewed the "wing" part from the bottom of the sword. I cut it in half, and removed most of the stuff in the middle. Then I mounted a pair of hinges from RotF Mudflap's legs (oddly appropriate) where the wing used to be. I shaped the hinges, and cut slots in the wings. After some gluing and reinforcing (as well as using Mudflap's kneecaps for kibble :)  ), it was ready to go.

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    As you can see, the arm can now be in either wing or hand mode.

    Even better, it still transforms! Oddly enough, I think it looks even better this way.

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    PM me if you have any questions, and feel free to leave comments!
     

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  2. shinobi77

    shinobi77 Fatbastard

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    I think a tutorial is in order, with a diagram of exactly what parts you used and where and how you put them.

    Nifty piece of work, makes me want to rethink not getting this megs.
     
  3. MonkeyBusiness

    MonkeyBusiness Autobot Engineer

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    The parts were just Mudflap's knees. The small, solid end was glued to the arm, the round, hollow part was shaped and glued to the wing.

    Thanks for the compliment. Like I said, this was bothering me, so I fixed it. It's a shame Hasbro can't do this stuff, because it's not that hard and wouldn't appreciably add to the cost of the figure, while improving playability.
     
  4. NothingHead

    NothingHead Well-Known Member

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    Yes! We need somebody to replicate this for a tutorial. Combining this with an improved left arm=A perfect Megatron. :) 
     
  5. reluttr

    reluttr Well-Known Member

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    This mod just made this mold 1000x's more wantable, crabatron ftw :D !
     
  6. MonkeyBusiness

    MonkeyBusiness Autobot Engineer

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    I'll be posting a tutorial in a bit.
     
  7. Chaos Prime

    Chaos Prime Combaticon

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    Where can this tutorial be found?
     
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    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Chaos Prime Combaticon

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    Oh, wow! Thanks!
     
  10. RotorstormNZ

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    If I can find one of these I am SO doing this, he looks awesome! It's great to see a Movie Megs who does the character/CG justice. And thanks for the tutorial!
     

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