Heavy/Scratch: Trailbreaker reshell WIP

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  1. Wheel_Jack

    Wheel_Jack pitying fools

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    Final UPDATE: Post #40
    UPDATE: Post #32
    UPDATE: Post #26
    UPDATE: Post #9

    thought it was about time to bring Trailbreaker out of the darkness.
    this has been one of those 5 minutes at a time projects. an in between project while epoxy dries. or an in betweener as I like to call it. anyway did a lot of epoxy work on cyclonus last night and decided to crank some stuff out on trailbreaker.
    here's the original kit with his donor bot. - below
    managed to keep ratchet's fake seats and added a steering wheel.
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    didn't like ratchet's legs. so I went with an old excellion figure I poorly attempted to paint into red alert early on in my kitbashing days.
    they needed alot of work to fit, as you can see here.
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    I'll have to add some extension panels.
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    and some bot mode shots
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    thanks for looking guys
     

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  2. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Awesome stuff man. I love your 1/32 reshells, and this one is up there with the rest of them :thumb 
     
  3. Darkhawk79

    Darkhawk79 TFWM SUCK!!!!!

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    nice
     
  4. lotussouljah

    lotussouljah Well-Known Member

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    I can't believe how good this looks. Keep it up Ninos!!
     
  5. Skyripper

    Skyripper Seeker

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    I'm loving the way this looks, it looks like the character model from the show which is always the way I pictured Trailbreaker in my head and it has a great looking alt mode too, it's like a mini masterpiece so far. I can't wait to see this done. top job
     
  6. xaviercal

    xaviercal Customizer/ Store Owner

    thats awesome
     
  7. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    dammit wheel_jack why must everything you do be awesome? lol
     
  8. Autobot-X1

    Autobot-X1 Mentaly Hilarious

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    Wow, that is awesome! Looks great so far, can't wait to see it all finished!
    Keep up the great work! :thumbs2: :thumbs2: 
     
  9. Wheel_Jack

    Wheel_Jack pitying fools

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    Thanks for the comments guys.
    welp, been slowly chipping away on this guy too in between dry times. his hand canon is just a place holder buy I might use it with a little modification. the gun/missile thing on his back is just resting there too. just grabbed something to throw in there to photograph.
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    thanks for checkin' him out. :) 
     

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  10. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Lovely. I just cant get over how you do what you do with these little reshells man.

    Question: Whats the plan for the lower part (in truck mode) under the bed sides (the red that's showing) you gonna make some slick looking panels for that? or will you just smooth it out?
     
  11. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    Ooooooooooooooooo that looks really nice, man.
     
  12. blacklion29

    blacklion29 Merlion Gestalt

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    love it man! awesome work!
     
  13. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    Wow... that's really cool! I'm looking forward to the final product.

    ~Z
     
  14. len_d69

    len_d69 Well-Known Member

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    Amazing bro :thumbs2: 

    Your reshells are the best!
     
  15. evil ivotron

    evil ivotron destroy'em all

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    what! that looks awesome
     
  16. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    I can't describe how cool this is...

    This should be a future casting project for you WJ, because we will never see a "Takara/Habro" version that personifies Trailbreaker to the degree that you have achieved here.

    How do you improve on greatness???...add a few drops of WHEELJACK to you life!
     
  17. solidus

    solidus Shivaker Jazz

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    Amazing ! :)  I like what you did by using TFA Ratchet as base figure.
     
  18. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    Whoa! You've brought-together so many bits from varied lines into such a seamless piece. & then I remember that you've crammed all this awesomesauce into a deluxe-sized figure. :D  Great work Mate! :thumb 
     
  19. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Pure love. With both yours and spoonman's trailbreaker coming to completion, it's gonna be a Trailbreaker month! :thumb 
     
  20. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    Great idea and conversion!
     

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