Customs: the combiner wars custom idea thread!

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  1. Bob Schoonover

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    Looking for some advice. Here's my unaffiliated crew so far:[​IMG]
    I intend to put a new head on Cyclonus (and the Tailclonus head will be the combiner head) and need to add a fifth (at least). So here are my questions:

    1. What head can work (straight headswap - I suck a more intricate modding or painting) on Cyclonus? I don't want him to be Cyclonus or Galvatron - any black, grey, or purple head, preferably from a non 1984-1986 character

    2. Who should be my fifth? There's always a chance Reprolabels comes out with another awesome label set, but if not, are there good options for a headswap w/any of the wave 4 or 6 deluxes + swapping Autobot for Decepticon symbols to put here? Doesn't have to be a canonical character or anything - just a "wow, this looks neat" kind of thing.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Bob Schoonover

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    Sorry to double post, but I have an idea and need some help - does anyone have both GDO Hot Spot and CW Cyclonus? If so, can you tell me if the Hot Spot head, when put on Cyclonus, will tuck back in for alt-mode and torso-mode? I tried w/U2.0 Inferno and the ball joint is correct, but the Inferno head is too thick in the back to slip into Cyclonus's cavity
     
  3. JazzIsBack

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    I'm trying to decide on how to do a custom Magnaboss, thinking Silverbolt, Prowl and Ironhide as their beast wars color schemes. Custom Tigatron, made from Breakdown similar to the bot on mold but done up similar to dawn of future past Tigatron (blue and white color scheme but with stripes). The last spot I'm trying to decide between Perceptor since he was the original spot according to the comics or Airazor rom one of the jet limbs in transmetal colors
     
  4. Bob Schoonover

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    This is a pretty decent Perceptor if you go that way - seems like mostly part swapping between Off Road, Ironhide, and Rook's head (although another head would be a better choice, I suppose):
    Custom Transformers Combiner Wars Preceptor Deluxe | eBay
     
  5. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    You know something it just occurred to me that no one mentioned or it was, but was forgotten what about a combiner for Autobot X. My take is main body will be Motormaster limbs are Brawl, Dead End (because why not that mold is badass) Alpha Bravo who whomever shares the mold, and Airraid.
     
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    i want to see someone swap liokaiser's and sky reign's lower face......
     
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    Dramatic Spoon Well-Known Member

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    What would be easier, and which would be cooler?

    -Gears (Ironhide with Mirage's head)
    -Emirate Xaaron (Brawl with new head)

    Dunno which head to use, though.
    Either CHUG Megatron or CW Skydive might be best, but both are expensive.
     
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    I can't help you with your first question but as for your second, I'd recommend you get a CW Trailbreaker. Reprolabels has made a set to make him look like the Fallen. It is really good!! OH BTW I added extra paint to my smoulder. I haven't heard of x-tinguish though but he looks good. Might get the set for him instead of the one for wheel jack.
     
  9. Bob Schoonover

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    I think I got BBTS's last Trailbreaker a week or so ago :) . I really like the x-tinguish set a lot - one minor note of caution - the labels really need to be placed carefully to cover the green on Wheeljack. It's precision placement
     
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    as i said in the cw thread, lets make a combiner with over twice the multiple personalities than mold usage!

    blitzwing from brawl (three faces for three people, lol)
    funpub's counterpunch (keep punch for this....)
    doubledealer from hot shot, with some minor tooling to the ladder to look like the missile (i imagine he actually alters his personality to fit his business needs)
    flywheelz from a jet mold or brawl. bonus points if you use both.....(because both have separate minds)
    armada tidal wave/mirage from another jet or something. (i imagine that his new form is corrupted and is now continually switching minds from old and new)
    armada sideways from legends groove (obviously because of having two headmasters)

    combined mode: MENTALITUS!
     
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    Just an idea. Double Dealer from Onslaught. No idea for limbs but I can see this being a neutral/mercenary combiner.

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    So... Galvaempress anyone? Galvatronia?
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    Could be interesting.
     
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    Anyone have ideas for a replacement limb for Wreckage? Not really a big fan of Fractyl being part of the group. Just seems out of place. I know there's AB and Offroad but I'm looking for something else.
     
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    rotorstorm from g2 vortex (or equal molding).........i'm still shocked he's not a wrecker combiner component!!!!!
     
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    Maybe a Roadbuster out of Hound/Swindle?

    Fang out of Hound might be kinda cool as well.
     
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    Interesting ideas. Though Roadbuster is the only one that clicks to me due to the monstrous nature of Wreckage. Though I had failed to mention such a description I'll be the bearer of that issue. So to redefine my search I'm looking for characters who can be described as or similar to "monstrous" in either their nature or some of their past actions.

    Anyways. I've been looking at Thunder Mayhem's design and I've come to dislike the head. While it works in story and the combiner's namesake I think I'd prefer a head resembling the bot making his torso, Bludgeon. Anyone on board with making this head a replacement for Thunder Mayhem?
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    Hmm.

    Given the desperate nature of Wreckage, perhaps a different survivor of Squadron X?

    Macabre would be hard to pull off, but he would be fitting.
     
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    Not really. I could repaint him from Air Raid and give him Skydive's head. He wont have horns but I its a minor price to pay/

    Rather funny because Fractyl is an Air Raid retool. We've gone full circle.
     
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    Has anyone attempted the RID Strongarm from the Off road mold idea yet? I'd love to see it happen.
     

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