Heavy/Scratch: Steampunk Grimlock (pic heavy!)

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  1. Sculpt-bot

    Sculpt-bot So waddya want, a medal?

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    After frenzy_rumble posted an ideas thread in regards to Steampunk themed Transformers, it inspired me to start working on this guy. A few months of accumulating parts, and brainstorming ideas, and this is what I came up with. Grimlocks alt-mode was based off an old World War 1 tank, and I used a small model kit of one for the turrets, some of the armor plating, and the rear wheels on the stabilizer trailer. I used a animated Grimlock as a frame, and built it up with numerous parts: some from zoids, Vector Prime, sheet styrene and tubing, as well as some Alternator Meister forearms and hands. I used the treads from a Warhammer 40k Leman Russ battle tank, that were sawn in half and hinged to allow for transformation. Magnets were used to keep the treads open in bot mode. I topped it all off with a custom head that I built up on top of the animated Grimlocks visor piece. I gave it a down and dirty paint job that meshes well wth the Steampunk theme. I hope you all enjoy him!
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  2. katch26

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    Awesome very warhammer40k
     
  3. rohrerprime25

    rohrerprime25 Well-Known Member

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    that looks awesome that is sweet
     
  4. aprim

    aprim Well-Known Member

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    thats amazing. A Plus!
     
  5. whiskeytango

    whiskeytango Combaticon

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    I like his Bot mode, but I love his vehicle mode. Very, very cool.
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    This is one of the coolest custom Grimlock's ever. Great works as always :thumb 
     
  7. JacobPGalvatron

    JacobPGalvatron Storm Trooper #1

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    F*ckin' sweet!
     
  8. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Dude, that is wicked cool.
     
  9. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Wow, just wow. I love it.
     
  10. SonOfNemesis

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    Extremely cool man!
     
  11. dyingwill3rd

    dyingwill3rd Life is a fabled mystery

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    That is rockin' man! Another awesome custom!
     
  12. Cycrolus

    Cycrolus Herald of Primus

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    Soooooo BADASS!! Looks like a HOS grimlock
     
  13. farrizlle

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    just epic.
     
  14. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I would not mind seeing this as a new TF series.
     
  15. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    That is really, really slick SB. You nailed the look with this. Amazing, def one of your best pieces yet.
     
  16. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    Holy Shit! That is f#cking awesome! :D  All those mechanical bits & pieces suit the HOS-era perfectly. Great job Mate! :thumb 

    Now let me just reach through my monitor & take him... :lol 
     
  17. blacklion29

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    awesomeness to death! love the rust, the weathering and every detail you put on to him
     
  18. Anti-Venom

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    OMG OMG!!!! :bay  :bay 
    This is epic win.
     
  19. Scotscream

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    thats wgat i thought,this is really good lots of thought must have gone in to this!very impressive love the paint job!do another one!
     
  20. Robot.MacGyver

    Robot.MacGyver Improvisational Engineer

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    goodness grief!!!
    That is crazy!!
    The style, the detail, the drybrushing.....
    I'm beside myself and my partner is amazement.
     

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