Customs: ROTF Wheelie w/LED eyes, need advice gang!

Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by big hank, Jul 13, 2009.

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Should both Wheelie's eyes change from red to blue as the faction changes?

  1. Yes! Make 'em both go from red to blue!

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  2. No! Go for movie accuracy and only change the left eye from red to blue!

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  3. Stop playing with those dang LEDs and get to painting!

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  1. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Hey all, I'm doing up Wheelie right now and of course he will have red LED eyes.


    BUT, when you turn the faction from Decepticon to Autobot his eye will turn blue automatically.


    But I want to know, should both eyes turn blue or just the left eye? Is there any point in the film where both his eyes are blue, can't recall!
     
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  2. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    my advice is to keep it simple i almost ripped my head off and threw it down the road because i had to do some simicomplex wiring today. only reason it was a PITA is because of size restraints and the number of wires that had to go in there.
     
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    I say go with a blue/blue-white led and a dark red lens that can pop off and dangle. Only one set of leds to install and even better movie accuracy.

    but from the choices above I say have both switch for symmetry.
     
  4. EvaUnit13

    EvaUnit13 REBUILD

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    hmm, maybe two of those super bright white leds and interchangeable pairs of blue and red eyes?
     
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    Terrorcon_King Has Gone Transmetal

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    No! Go for movie accuracy and only change the left eye from red to blue! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thats the way to goo :thumb 
     
  6. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Neither! Give him humping action.
     
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    TfAnimatedfan Five. Dollar. Headband.

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    This MUST be done !!!
     
  8. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Yeah, he's got zero room for any light work, but I think I have a workaround for that!

    That's a good idea with the dangling eye piece! My natural incination would be to do both blue as well, I tend to like symmetry also. I think I'm just gonna do the left though, for accuracy's sake.

    That be a nice simplified way, but I'm not a big fan of extra parts if I can do away with them.


    I belive this IS the way to go, poll results reinforce that as well!



    HaHA!1 Maybe on a 1:1 scale scratchbuild, then at least you could install servo motors to make the humping action! LOL

    Thaks for the input gang, I appreciate it! He will officially have red eyes and the left will turn blue when you change factions! Awesome.

    I was ispired by Xaviercal's Wheelie. He got the LEDs in the eyes first, but I think I can still get it to TF normally!!
     

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