Minor/Repaint: So I made my own Gears...

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  1. Christopher-2

    Christopher-2 Well-Known Member

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    Here's my personal version of Gears, made from the revenge of the fallen stockade repaint. I used the default figure as my classics Gears for a while, until I got into serious customizing and I gradually worked to make this guy better and better. First, I gave it a head from the original Classics Cliffjumper (which would scare some of you, I know, because Cliffy is hard to come by, but the head was a left over, since Cliffy now has a better one). Then I shortened the arms, so that the robot has less of a gorilla look. Finally, I came up with an appropriate paintscheme, and if Gears is going to be an SUV, it's going to be grimy and gritty. Sort of like his personality. Overall, I think the asthetic is better suited to the Transformers Prime line, but I'd really appreciate opinions. Thanks for looking!

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  2. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    I think it make a better classics gears than prime,looks good to me dude!
     
  3. Mr.Deflok

    Mr.Deflok Well-Known Member

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    The head is really clever. Cutting off the horns gives him that wide head look without it being ridiculous. Really impressed by that.
     
  4. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    I like it a bunch
     
  5. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Looks good to me :thumb 
     
  6. winstonojo

    winstonojo Primal

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    Really good. Nice use of the head.
     
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    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    Very Gears!
    Nicely done!
     
  8. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    That sound you hear is Stockade prices going up all over the internet.

    I love it.
     
  9. BScorpinok75

    BScorpinok75 Squadron X #1 Consultant

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    It looks good as a Classics Gears to me, what color is that blue you used? You planning on doing his G1 retool/remold, Swerve?
     
  10. Wheel_Jack

    Wheel_Jack pitying fools

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    He looks pretty bad ass. Clever use of that classic BB head.
     
  11. Christopher-2

    Christopher-2 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, It was a simple mod to do, and the head fits perfectly on the balljoint.

    Thanks, guys. I really appreciate it!

    Thank you. I think the gears from rotf was a fair option to begin with, so I don't doubt it.

    I used Testors Acrylic Gloss Blue. I might not do swerve, because I don't really know the character, or how important he is, but I highly recommend using this mould for anyone who is interested.

    Thank you very much!

    Oh, and I've decided to put him on ebay...
    [EBAY]170850768667[/EBAY]
     
  12. dougc73dac

    dougc73dac Well-Known Member

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    I relly like it i think its right at home with the classics.good job
     
  13. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    Great work here!
     
  14. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    Looks good. I agree that he has more of a classics feel to him.
     
  15. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    run...

    everyone run.

    gears looks effen happy.

    he's going to kill us all! :lol 

    other then that it looks great! but gears was never happy ever. he's like grumpy bear or what ever lol
     

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