Heavy/Scratch: TMNT Metalhead Bulkhead

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  1. GeoKaiser

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    “Metalhead” Bulkhead w/ Turtle Party Wagon Alt. Mode

    Metalhead Bulkhead is a homage to my favorite turtle - Metalhead, the vintage TMNT Turtle Van, an unreleased transforming Turtle Van, and a what if “TF Animated meets TMNT”.

    The Bulkhead mold was modified to to have hinged front windows, a hinged blast shield that can close over the windows, a spare tire on the front, and added spoiler and radar dish. The paint was job is a comprise between the Turtle Van and Metalhead color schemes. Custom waterslide decals were added for the logos, pizza pan, graffiti, and bomb labels.


    Metalhead Bulkhead won 1st place in the Botcon 2015 custom contest.



    Party Wagon
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    Battle Mode
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    Metalhead
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    Action pose(?)
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    Inspiration
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  2. warhawk

    warhawk Well-Known Member

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    That is sooooooo freakin' incredible! I can't begin to blurt out how awesome this is! Seriously, if this had not won first place, it would have been a crime against the fandom. Absolutely beautiful!
     
  3. FortressRodimus

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    This is just amazing. Two best childhood toys coming together. What size tmnt fit in bulkhead?
     
  4. KINGBOTZ

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    Damn dude, this is perfect in so many ways!! Love it!!
     
  5. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    Killer crossover, just in time for the new movie. Excellent use of the Bulkhead mold and I love the inclusion of the ride along Turtle in the driver seat. Great work.
     
  6. Eurobeatking

    Eurobeatking Well-Known Member

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    That is awesome work there:thumb :bay 
     
  7. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    DUDE!! I friggin' danced when I saw this, that's how awesoeme it is.
    I DANCED!!
     
  8. WhiteMocha

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    This is one of the coolest things I've seen on this board. SO well done. Man, the vehicle mode is almost my favorite part... who'd have thought Bulkhead would make such a good Party Wagon?

    Sawblade pizza is genius, as well.
     
  9. Digilaut

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    This is perfect. Had the Party Wagon as a kid, it was one of my favorites.

    Surprised how well Bulkhead works, in both modes. And the paintjob is super clean!

    Very well done!
     
  10. iDarkDesign

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    This should be a thing! It looks so good and well executed!

    wow.

    iDD
     
  11. ssg4life

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    OMG!!!!
     
  12. AniCosmos

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    Agreed. That is pretty awesome!
     
  13. hellbred

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    awesome work man
     
  14. Timothy.R

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    wow.. this is unbelievably awesome!

    it makes me wish we had a full line of classic transforming vehicles..

    this, the animated series batmobile the burton batmobile, the tumbler, the animated batwing, the burton batwing, ecto-1, ecto-1A, the technodrome, the delorean, the a-team van, the mystery machine.. i need to stop. lol

    seriously though, this is so awesome.
     
  15. Unicron9

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    Ha that's great! Love the shell design on top and how you gave him the robot head bandanna mask look.
     
  16. Tarn the killer

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    I saw that at botcon and loved it. sweet job man
     
  17. Wars

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    That is amazing
     
  18. TF Cagle

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    This is absolutely fantastic!
     
  19. Goldimus Prime

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    Amazing! Major kudos.
     
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    That is so awesome
     

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