Heavy/Scratch: TR Fort Max upgrades(including ramps, towers, and wrist and arm guns)

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  1. Wackimus Prime

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    So I like everyone else wanted ramps and a real tower. I designed adapters to accomadate g1 fort max parts that could be used on the titans returns fort max. The goal was to do it in such a way that all parts could be returned back to normal, without damage, if I wanted to in the future. This is what I came up with. All of the parts adapters are 3d printed and the add-ons are g1. I plan on painting it up starting tonight. I wanted to get all of the mods right before I began painting. Let me know what you think. Enjoy!

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    Been wanting to do the same, as I have a reissue max with no purpose post-Titans Return. Are you going to shapeways those adaptors?
     
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    Look perfect.

    But I'm confused.....you took apart a G1 Fort Max to accomplish this? How?
     
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    You selling these parts? Is there any way to get a G1 or reissue Fort Max to do this? At a decent price?
     
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    If TR Fort Max had been more like yours, I would have bought him in a heartbeat. Excellent work!
     
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    dam why i wish hasbro did that
     
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    I'm going to Shapeways them. I have some tweeks to do before they're ready.

    Most of the parts pop on and off. The tower simply screws off. Everything can come back off and return to orig.nal state.

    Thanks
     
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    Daaaaang. Incorporating parts from a G1 Fort Max actually worked out really well.
     
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    Interesting.

    So how are the arm ramps being held in place? ...and for that matter, the hip guns too?
     
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    DoubleClouder Prototype / Testshot collector

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    Did the same thing with the tower from my Brave Max, since the blue color looks a little more coherent. I never thought about the ramps though.
     
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    Dude, that is so cool! I just bought Fort Max and I would love to have these mods on mine. Great work and thanks for sharing.
     
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    I'd love to see your city mode with that fan configuration of using the legs as the side towers.
     
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    Here it is. I'm going to try to do a bit more after work.
     
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    Looking forward to it, between these adaptations,the Takara paint job, and the 3rd party upgrade kit we could get an amazingly good Maximus. Adding in the tower alone like that fixes one of my major peeves about the figure.
    With the legs as side towers it's very close to what I really want my Maximus to look like.

    Can't wait to see these on shapeways.
     
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    Makes me wish I had a bigger display spot for him. He's Maxed out my FortMax shelf. I know, poor pun indeed
     
  19. Wackimus Prime

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    IMG_3593.JPG Here's a pic with some updates painting. That includes, the legs and chest mainly, I'll have the parts up on shapeways tomorrow for anyone interested. thanks
     
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  20. C16

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    Damn, it's unfortunate that the central tower is still not taller since it's such an iconic aspect of its design, but what can you do.

    It seems like you angled the towers higher than they should be. Do they look better if you don't do that?
     

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