Minor/Repaint: Scratchbuilt Weapons for Classics Bumblebee and Cliffjumper

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  1. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    I just got around to uploading these to my Photobucket, so I decided to share them here too. They're just some simple mods made from spare parts.

    First up is Classic Bumblebee's pistol, based very loosely off E.J. Su's "Infiltration" version.

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    The main body is from the Spino-Sapper Zoid. I had one ages ago, and wound up salvaging it for scrap. The handle is a friction peg from my Lego Technic collection. I've got a million of those. The barrel is taken from my scrapped Classics Jetfire, trimmed and glued on, with part of a toothpick to guide it. It can be hidden inside of Bumblebee's vehicle mode by wedging the barrel between his folded legs. If you squint, it sorta looks like a gear shift handle.

    Next up is a heavier rifle weapon for Cliffjumper.

    Obviously the main body was made from the scrapped shoulder cannons from my Classics Jetfire. The handle is another Lego friction pin, goobered in with a heavy dose of plumber's epoxy putty, painted over in black. I've yet to detail the other side, which looks like rough epoxy. So what you're seeing here is it's "good side." I plan to fill in the loop on the back too, or maybe convert into a stock. The handle is also loose in Cliffjumper's fist, so in a lot of ways, this is experimental.
     

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  2. Crimsonthunder

    Crimsonthunder Well-Known Member

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    Awesome gun!! Straight off of Jetfire, makes it better =D
     
  3. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    Thanks a lot ^_^
     
  4. JazzEd

    JazzEd Truckasaurus!

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    Great job!! CJ and BB need some guns.
     
  5. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    I'll say.And those upgrade kits ain't gettin' any cheaper or more plentiful, right?
     
  6. JazzEd

    JazzEd Truckasaurus!

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    Your right, paying $40+ for some weapons is just a little crazy.

    Also, do those weapons store in vechile mode?
     
  7. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    $40 and up? Wow, I've seen the upgrade kit for upwards of $200!
     
  8. JazzEd

    JazzEd Truckasaurus!

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    I was referencing the Gears of War set at bbts.com.
    I think they had them there for $40 plus shipping. Now I want to know, what is it that you've see and were those eBay prices of $200?
    I do remember the Fansproject Cliffjumper upgrade set going for like $100 on ebay.
     
  9. Lucs

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    There are KO kits of those CJ parts going for $80 on ebay the original goes for like $200 to $350!!!

    Anyways the guns look pretty cool and it's cool that they store in car mode for at least Bumblebee, does CJ's fit? Can you take some pics of the under side of the car with the gun stored and one with the gun stored and the inside of the car?
     
  10. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    Geez... that's just robbery, man... as for the guns, unfortunately, I can't fit Cliffjumper's in his vehicle mode anywhere. Which is a shame. I would like to create some sort of weapon that could fit within him.
     
  11. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    Well, I'm also broke and unemployed, so any price is too high for me XD The GoW set is alright, but I'm really into the Fan Project Trailer with the weapons for Sideswipe, Mirage, Bumblebee, Hound and Grimlock! Man, I'd love to have a few of those...
     
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    Please attach images per TFW Radicons Standards.
     
  13. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    -Sighs- I thought I did -___- I read that ridiculously lengthy TOME of directions and the images loaded properly, so i thought i had it.
     

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