Minor/Repaint: ROTF Whirl!

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  1. OmarJT82

    OmarJT82 Well-Known Member

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    About a month ago, I posted this thread in the General Discussion area:

    Head of 2007 Movie Payload on ROTF Whirl?
    One said it was possible the other said it was not. Thanks to me it is, and here’s how I did it:

    FIRST:

    Using my rotary tool, I screwed off and removed the vehicle mode cockpit/robot mode chest area piece by piece chest, cut offed the plastic part in the middle that kept his old head in place and drilled a hole through that very spot.

    SECOND:

    I removed Payload’s head from its base and the connecting rivet from his head using the claw end of a hammer. After removing the rivet, I used a drill to make the rivet hole large enough to fit a small screw from an old figure. The butt of the screw had to be cut off and the screw itself had to be sanded off enough so that it could keep the head in place without the risk of it popping of. Once that was done, the screw was place on his head.

    THIRD:

    I cut offed the chin of Payload's head to make the bottom flat so it could fit right on top as I manually screwed the head in place. Once that was done. I screwed back on all of the parts and it was done. An ROTF Voyager class Whirl with a one-eyed head, just like his G1 predecessor.
     

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  2. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

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    That's pretty darn cool, though I'd suggest tinting the optic red to complete the look!

    And all things are possible, it's just a matter of how much effort you're willing to put in, extra points for perseverance on this one!

    D/L
     
  3. perceptowave

    perceptowave Shop-N-Chop-Detailer

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    I really like what you have done to him. Great Job! I may have to do one like this for myself.
     
  4. Andrew28b

    Andrew28b Nemesis custom

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    looks good. any ideas on painting him?
     
  5. Bumblebee92

    Bumblebee92 Wheeljack Fan

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    pretty darn good anf g1 accurate head payload's head can be used for a variety of things in my opinion
     
  6. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Oh man, that is awesome.
     
  7. Metal Chaos

    Metal Chaos The Spark of Chaos

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    I had the same idea to use payload's head except on Incinerator's body.
     
  8. the (H)i(GH)con

    the (H)i(GH)con raver-in-diguise

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    Nice job. Good idea too, it works really well.
     
  9. gargunkle

    gargunkle someone

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    That's a cool idea and good execution. I like it even though I do not really like the actual movie figures that had the lens faces.
     
  10. MasterDeath

    MasterDeath Just Insane

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    Hmmmmm says more shockwave to me! looks neat.
     

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