Minor/Repaint: TF:TM LOC Bumblebee Chest Mod

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  1. Rewind

    Rewind Be Kind TFW2005 Supporter

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    Firstly, I'm a heel for not having pictures for this at the moment, so I appologize, but it's so simple and self-explanatory that you may not even need them.

    Look at the underside of Bumblebee's chest. See that vertical ridge that runs down the middle? See how it fits into the groove on his waist/stomach area when you fold the chest down? Well, if you shave that ridge down the chest can go down further and get closer to the body.

    Why do this? Well, if you take off enough of the ridge you can fold down the chest far enough to get rid of that gap beween his head piece and the hole on the hood that it goes through. It looks a LOT better when that area is flush.

    Also, with the chest folded down further it doesn't stick out as far which to me looks better. The only drawback is that it covers up the details that are sculpted onto Bumblebee's waist. Your mileage may vary as to weather that's a sacrifice or not.

    And, naturally, if you are going to try this you should use something nice and sharp (my Leatherman Micra blade can cut through adamantium) and work SLOWLY, taking away small bits at a time so you don't take off TOO much.

    But don't worry little shaver, even if you do take off too much and the chest goes down too far, there is still enough friction on the chest piece that allows you to position it pretty much wherever you want it.

    And since you've got Bumblebee under the knife, if you haven't done the knee mod yet you should do that, too. But weather or not this little guy is even worth modding at all is up to you.
     
  2. wavelength

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    yay, you noticed my knee mod ( look it up fools), and doesn't this make this figure the first 78 camero bumblebee to have one of the vehicle lisence plates on his waist?
     
  3. closetrat

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    Never grabbed this mold - would need pics to understand, but this mod sounds pretty cool.
     
  4. Paul Prime

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    :useless 

    Sorry, I had to do it.

    I have that figure and I need to see some pics of that mod.

    What? Wait a minute. Knee mod?

    (Go searching).
     
  5. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Yeah. As above.

    Knee mod?

    And :useless  except to me.
     
  6. Faxon

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    Look at the date- this thread is about 1 and a half years old. The thread has probably been deleted due to age or something.
     
  7. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    I just look at whatever's in bold. But i see your point. Oh well.
     
  8. closetrat

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  9. Paul Prime

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    Yeah, I found it too, wait and I will post some pics with the two mods.
     
  10. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    I can't wait to see pics of what you're talking about here. It sounds awesome.

    I love that more people are playing around with Legends. They're my favorite size class right now and am glad that they're not getting completely passed over by the fanbase.
     
  11. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    we don't do that in Radicons. All project threads make good resources for future bashers, so we PRESERVE old threads, not delete 'em. :)  That's why you have to attach your images to your threads!
     
  12. Paul Prime

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