Heavy/Scratch: TF3 Autobot Wrecker Springer

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  1. Pimp My Toy

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    Soon to be shelf warming at a retail outlet near you, I bring you TF3 Springer - my interpretation of one of the NASCAR Wreckers trio.

    Under the hood there's a TFTM Bumblebee with a bit of a leg mod to increase the posability a little. Apply a liberal coating of sculpted detailing and we have a new legends shelf warmer!

    9/1/10 - First pics posted - Just need to add the front coil suspension details and the rear spoiler prior to a paint job.

    10/15/10 - 1st stage paint

    10/19/10 - Decals on and complete
     

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  2. Pimp My Toy

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    Rear detail, robot mode, etc...
     

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  3. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    Oh wow! It's a Legends toy! I didn't even recognize it! AMAZING!
     
  4. Bort826TFWorld

    Bort826TFWorld OOGA CHAKA

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    Dude, I gotta have this!
     
  5. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    Dude, that is bad-ass. Your attention detail really shows - from the super-charger on the motor to the rockets in the cluster pack. Awesome work!

    ~Z
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    From what I can tell, the work looks good. I've never been crazy for these B&W photos myself.
     
  7. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    This has got to be a new record for a custom. Not only has the third movie not finished filming, but we dont even know who this "wrecker" character really is. :lol 

    Nice job though.
     
  8. mampy

    mampy Movie-Accurate Mampy

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    Amazing sculpting at such a small scale. The level of detail is fantastic!
     
  9. Pimp My Toy

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    Cheers guys. I just tried to stick closely to the couple of reference photos that have been in the news recently - as closely as the mold would allow anyway.

    I know what you mean. I hope to get it painted up soon and replace the images with colour shots. I just have a thing about unpainted WIPs hence shooting in B&W; they just feel naked without a lick of paint :lol 

    Yep. As said, it's just an interpretation of what we could end up with coming up to TF3. For all I know Mr. Bay may have decided he is to be called Metroplex (weirder things have happened :crazy: ), but the green paint scheme and the Wrecker membership says to me, Springer. It could all be part of another big misinformation campaign, but we can dream :wink: 
     
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    I love it! Now I have to steal your idea.
     
  11. Pimp My Toy

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    Go for it by all means ;) 

    Pics updated for paint apps. I still have a few bits of touching up to do to the enamels, followed by the National Guard & 88 decals, and then a bit of weathering maybe.
     
  12. j.a.f.o.

    j.a.f.o. Just Looking, Not Buying

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    Geez, that is a-freakin-mazing!
     
  13. destrongerlupus

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    Super Cool!
     
  14. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    awesome
     
  15. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Beardy Boyo!

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    thats pretty cool dude!
     
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    dude that amazing !!
     
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    I was under the impression these were not wreckers and not Autobots in any form. Apparently they were built by Dempsey's character for the 'cons.
     
  18. beigoma

    beigoma Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's a lot of detail for such a small bot. Nice work!
     
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    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    Excellent. That's awesomeness right there.

    ~Z
     
  20. Pimp My Toy

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    I think I'm done with this now. Decals are applied, taken from the various on-set photos, including the Impala and Mountain Dew logos that can't be more than 1mm high.

    Now the decals have dried it's time to seal the guy and then it's off to ebay with him.
     

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