Heavy/Scratch: TFTM Jazz

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Hakka, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. Hakka

    Hakka Well-Known Member

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    I think I've posted this guy before but I've done some more mods to him.

    I regret doing the battle damage now, I did it before I modded him as a bit of a test - I didn't like the figure it was in my spare parts bin.

    I might grab another one and transfer the mods over to it and give it a nice paint job.

    The hands are from a voyager prime, the added midsection is made from deluxe brawl parts. Doors have been removed from his legs, there's some unpainted plastic where the doors were that need to be touched up.

    I dont fully extend the legs at the knee so his height matches the other autobot deuxes, the top of Jazz's head is the same height as HFTD deluxe bumblebee's eyes.

    I'm looking for some clear lenses so I can LED the headlights on his arms.

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  2. xeno

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    Cool. Nice work!
     
  3. deliciouspeter

    deliciouspeter Back in Black TFW2005 Supporter

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    Really sharp. I like the battle damage, it's not over the top. Also your painting really gives the figure a sense of size.
     
  4. mampy

    mampy Movie-Accurate Mampy

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    Very nice. The TFTM VC Prime hands work surprisingly well on him.
     
  5. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    What did you do to make him look taller and more proportionate? He looks AWESOME!
     
  6. Hakka

    Hakka Well-Known Member

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    The section circled in red has been added in, made from 3 parts of a deluxe brawl.

    The knee joints circled in yellow usually extend another 10mm, I dont extend them all the way because it makes him too tall compared to the other deluxes and I think the legs just look better that way.

    Thanks for the comments everyone.

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  7. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    that is fantasstic
     
  8. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That is a badass Jazz. Nice propartions, cool damage, the hands look great. I guess because of the mods, he doesn't transform anymore?
     
  9. morgan1194

    morgan1194 kitbasher

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    man, you do some really cool customs.
     
  10. springerbee

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    awesomesause!
     
  11. closetrat

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    Love the backpack mod - reminds me of the idea Deathwing had, if you flip the backpack over on his back, it makes the spoiler look a lot better!

    Great paintjob on this figure - love the mods you did, makes the fig look a lot better.

    Ironically, the figure's dimensions weren't wrong, it's just that he had some odd kibble that killed his proportions. The 5th & 6th wheels on his ankles can be pulled (like I did on my long-dead mod thread) to make the legs look MILES better than stock. The doors on his legs, while partially accurate to the movie renders, look tons better if removed completely or integrated into the arms (an idea I had roughly a year ago, but never finished the transformation). Even the stubby waist is accurate, but the nose of the car does not wrap around his chest like it did in the movie, so he looks oddly shaped in toy form.

    Still, like I said - this custom looks great & I would love to see a non-battle damage version if you decide to do another!
     
  12. Auto Morph

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    The hands aren't accurate to Jazz's on screen appearance, but everything else is AMAZING!

    The proportions are great and the little mods here and there really bring out a very decent figure. I can't wait to see the non-battle damaged version.
     
  13. SonOfNemesis

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    Love the lights as usual and the damage looks great!
     
  14. Moy

    Moy Constructicons!

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    poor old jazz..
     
  15. Long_Haul

    Long_Haul N*ggacon

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    I just saw this custom hombre, Its Looks So good. Great work my man
     
  16. Hash Prime

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    its nice man..luv it..good idea,
    and same question, can he transform back to pontiac?
    anyway, its a very cool deluxe jazz bro..congratz
     
  17. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    Yeah, this is now a non-transformer, right?

    Good work on the mods... this figure needed those proportion shifts so badly! I don't know why Has/Tak designers continue to do this, but they seem to just LOVE transformers with really short torsos.

    zmog
     
  18. ACofCA

    ACofCA Autobot

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    Ouch! That looks painful! LOL
     
  19. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    You shouldn't have any regrets with this man, that is sick!!
     
  20. UltraMagnus2008

    UltraMagnus2008 Autobot

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    Damn this looks good, now for the ever popular question...does it Transform? :) 
     

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