Standing up Warbot: Any tips and tricks

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  1. Kuma Style

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    I'm sitting here racking my brain on making something to help give Warbot ankle supports while standing, but before I put the time and resources into it, I'm just making sure no one's found a simple fix to help with standing him in different poses in robot mode?
     
  2. Bob Schoonover

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  4. Kuma Style

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    I think he stands and poses pretty well anyway myself
     
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    I've been meaning to buy Process' heels for weeks, but keep forgetting. Placing an order today!
     
  8. Kuma Style

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    Awwww.... just saw the $25 minimum for an order :( 

    Looks like they won't be ordered too soon as there's not too much on there I'd want since I don't paint.

    If anyone wants to do a group order, and wouldn't mind tacking my heels on, I'd owe you big.
     
  9. xanthax

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    Hey process, do the heals come in a pair or do you have to buy two? I didn't notice it saying so anywhere.
     
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    There are lots of Transformers-related accessories on Shapeways. The targetmasters I linked you to are boss.

    As for the heels, the clear detail actually looks pretty good with Defender without paint. You can always dye the material, which is a fairly simple and more comprehensive alternative to painting.

    The come it pairs. The 3D thumbnails on the Shapeways order pages shows you what you'll get.
     
  11. Kuma Style

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    Oh, I know. There's a ton of crap I WANT on there... just none I'd WANT to paint haha. I'm not good at that stuff.
     
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    Thanks man!
     
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    I have been thinking about buying a pair for my warbot. Would be willing to do a group buy for some parts from shapeways.
     
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    When I had mine he always stood up fine. But I was always scared of him tipping backwards. I don't know why FP didn't design some sort of heal spur to stabilize him. I would have bought those add ons if still had Defender.

    How does one search all the transformer stuff they have on shapeways?
     
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    I pmed some members that posted here. I hope to hear from you guys.
     
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    I actually havent had that much of an issue possing him but I would be down for a group buy for a pair of heels.
     
  17. Kuma Style

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    Let's go ahead and get a group Order going. So far I've got:

    Me
    Rcal
    Tb1599
     
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    I never had an issue with my Warbot standing.
     
  19. mx-01 archon

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    Never had much problem with standing him because of the feet, but moreso because of the dodgy knee design that easily wears out the ratchets and has him tipping backwards all the time. Managed to dribble a little superglue into the gaps in the knee panels to stiffen them up after the knees simply became too loose, and he's been good to go.
     
  20. Tiller

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    I don't have much of a problem getting him to stand up. For whatever reason he tends to defy the laws of gravity and do it on his own even when he feels like he's gonna tip.

    However, I cannot for the life of me get mine's center chest flap to fold up and stay up. It's extremely loose and floppy. Any tips outside of super gluing the sides to make more friction?
     

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