Minor/Repaint: Universe Skullcruncher

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  1. Giga Leo

    Giga Leo I know and you know...

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    Ever since we got Weirdwolf as the Botcon '07 exclusive I was obsessed with somehow updating the Decepticon Headmasters. I worked on Skullcruncher, Snapdragon and Apeface back in early 2008, but didn't get a decent camera until recently.
    I used the Cybertron Beast Megatron as the base for this, I thought the mold worked as a great update for Skullcruncher despite him being a T-Rex instead of a gator, especially the face.
     

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  2. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    Nicely done! I love that group shot!
     
  3. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Those are AMAZING.

    Really great work, Grimlock works so well as Snapdragon. In that mode, at least ;) 
     
  4. olddirtyogre

    olddirtyogre Well-Known Member

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    Awesome, truely fantastic. Skullcruncher was always my favorite Transformer and it's always nice seeing him recreated in these Radicon Customs.

    You did a great job.
     
  5. Giga Leo

    Giga Leo I know and you know...

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    Thanks! I'll see if I can get more shots of them posted soon.

    Many thanks! I love the Universe mold for it being everyone except Grimlock, I own the Overkill mold and think that works better as well! Surprisingly, I think the Universe Grimlock head is almost a dead ringer for Snapdragon's, I'll try to get a thread started for him on Monday.

    Thank you sir! I remember seeing someone use the Classics Grimlock for him as a base and was surprised by how well it works on him, it really is a shame that they haven't revisited them a little more in the Universe line. Although, it's nice to see Hardhead getting some attention finally.
     
  6. blue death

    blue death TokuNation Staff

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    i really really like this! ive seen this done similarly with classics Grimlock before but i think this mold may actually work better
     
  7. kaindarkstar87

    kaindarkstar87 Decepticon Outcast

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    I must have missed the cyb beast megs when he came out, but WOW!
    I'm soo diggin' this group man, I love it when ppl recreate full teams in the universe line.

    I'm so trying this!!!
    :ideas stolen: HAHA!
     
  8. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    Beautifully done! The paint applications look extremely clean! :thumb 
     
  9. antapp

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    That, Sir, is absolutley fantastic work! Bravo!
     
  10. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    ok this is what i call take a mold which was severally lacking and turning it into something i would by two off. great job and i love the flow of the deco
     
  11. roy_flagg00

    roy_flagg00 I want more life....

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    kick a$$:thumb 
     
  12. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    The group shot is awesome. I think you did a great job making homages to the Headmasters (Decepticon side).
     
  13. RRavage

    RRavage MMC follower......

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    ?Very nice indeed!
     
  14. struecker85

    struecker85 Autobot

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    this is really neat
     
  15. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

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    Hey how come you never showed me these!

    I love 'em, Snapdragon looks especially great!

    You've really hit a new level over the last year or so!

    D/L
     
  16. Lumpy

    Lumpy Taylor Swift Actionmaster Super Mod

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    wow man, i love those...i wanted to make skullcruncher and mindwipe, just haven't gotten to it yet...but using that mold as skullcruncher works really well...and i love apeface and snapdragon...those are two i wish they'd redo in universe and make real triple changers out of, but that's a SUPER long shot...i may have to attempt to copy you on these...

    you going to make mindwipe?
     
  17. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    I have to concur here dude. I'm going to totally rip you off and copy your Snapdragon and Skullcruncher :lol  right after I finish Grapple... and Omega Supreme... and everything else I have on the go, haha.

    Also I echo Lumpy: we want Mindwipe! ;) 
     
  18. Giga Leo

    Giga Leo I know and you know...

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    Many, many thanks everyone, I'm really glad you're enjoying this custom! My goal is to eventually get all of the Decepticon Headmasters 'updated'. I've been kicking ideas around for Fangry, Horri-Bull, and Squeezeplay and hope to have them customized in the near future.

    Thank you sir! I don't know why, but for some reason I thought I'd sent you pics of these! I may have rethought on account of my old camera being horrible. Not to worry though, I'll be peppering you with w.i.p pics now that I have a camera that doesn't think it's a camera-phone.

    I'm flattered and honored if I've inspired anyone :) , definitely post some pics when you finish! Mindwipe is on the list, I got may hands on the K.O deluxe Nightscream from beast machines that I thought would work well for him, but replacing the head is a big fat pain.
     
  19. jazz1914

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    kudos! very nice character updates!
     
  20. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    There's a KO Deluxe Nightscream?

    Replacing Nightscreams head can only be an improvement! :lol 

    They all look great dude!
     

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