Heavy/Scratch: Upgrading G1 Prime a 2007 moviestar.. LOLZ

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by G60Force, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    Well since I got bored today ...
    that's why I do all sorts of projects at the same time to give me some variety :p 

    I looked at my vehicle mode display G1 prime (which is extremely loose)

    and suddenly it struck me.. and I had just the right leftovers :D 

    SO FAR:
    -Ball-jointed hands .. (super easy since the camshaft mold fits perfect!)
    -Articulated 3fingers (well since that mold only has 3 on each hand)
    -Voyager Movie Prime head (only turns, needed lot of scraping the cab etc.)
    -Ball-jointed knee & upper-leg (well it's better the no articulation right?)
    -Paintjob (85% Tribal-flames done!)

    TO-DO:
    -Paint (Head will have G1'ish paint-scheme)
    -Shoulder?? (maybe if I feel motivated enough)
    -Swap toes with Ultra Magnus and articulate extra

    [maybe more along the way!]
     

    Attached Files:

  2. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    If you scroll upwards .. trough all to loads of comments, you'll see I updated ;)  (LOLZ)
     
  3. Jaicen

    Jaicen Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2010
    Posts:
    1,824
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +2
    Dude, nice work, but get a G1 head on that sucker!
     
  4. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    UPDATE: Almost done I guess :D 
     
  5. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

    Joined:
    May 9, 2010
    Posts:
    832
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    The added articulation is cool but i dont understand why you are using those hands and that head.
     
  6. Insecticon

    Insecticon I am a Transformers

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2009
    Posts:
    452
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Likes:
    +0
    Ebay:
    That's a unique idea you have going here with leftover parts. Are you going to paint him in a G1 style or in the movie style?
     
  7. Coldiron

    Coldiron Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2009
    Posts:
    1,549
    Trophy Points:
    162
    Likes:
    +57
    Ebay:
    Other than the head, I like this project. Not big on the head for the movie prime figures so far. But that is just me. Painting the thighs chrome might unify the look a bit more.
     
  8. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2002
    Posts:
    15,609
    News Credits:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Likes:
    +38
    I say keep that head and paint the body up blue with flames.
     
  9. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    you've won the ... dishwasher :p 

    yup that had already crossed my mind, but have to think twice before starting

    btw does anyone have a tip for the shoulders?
     
  10. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    No turning back now stickers removed and extremely cleaned!

    I'm gonna do some thinking..

    But I'll gues the should is a no-go with my current skillz :( 
     

    Attached Files:

  11. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2002
    Posts:
    15,609
    News Credits:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Likes:
    +38
    The shoulders are already fairly well articulated for a G1 toy. I say leave 'em be. He'll look better in truck mode like this.
     
  12. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    Yeah I gues so...

    UPDATE: flame tattoo? (Unfortunately little out of scale but I think I'll survive)
     

    Attached Files:

  13. Cuillere

    Cuillere French Fries

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2006
    Posts:
    338
    News Credits:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    122
    Likes:
    +10
    Hey ! I like how it's asymmetrical ! Nice Job !
     
  14. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2010
    Posts:
    9,088
    Trophy Points:
    227
    Likes:
    +16
    Ebay:
    this is a fantastic update to one of the better articualted figures of its time and i dare to say i would like to see a g1 adaptation of this

    granted to movie version is looking great
     
  15. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2008
    Posts:
    2,580
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +9
  16. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    You sir have a wonderfull custom G1 Prime...
    best I've seen (technically the only one I've seen so far!)

    BUT,,,,

    For the love of SATAN!
    Why do you let me read the flipping' 10page long ...
    (I want my 30to45min of my precious life back!)

    100000 people begging for better pics & tuts...

    AND NADA NO INFO!!

    I wish you hadn't posted in MY THREAD!!!!

    *sigh*
     
  17. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2008
    Posts:
    2,580
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +9

    Lol.

    I used minicon balljoints for the shoulders. I put the ball end on the original swivel cab piece, and mounted the socket on the shoulder section.
    If you look at my pics, the shoulder needs to be set back slightly so that the cab doesn't need to be modded on the outside, keeping the original look.

    Hope that helps.
     
  18. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Posts:
    7,968
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Ebay:
    COPY THAT! ;) 

    then I'll make a tut when I succeed :p 
     
  19. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010
    Posts:
    2,651
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +2
    i believe that ultra magnus feet are plastic if that helps any
     
  20. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010
    Posts:
    2,651
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +2
    just went thru my parts box and found my junker g1 ultra mag and his feet are plastic for sure man....if you still want to mod the feet....
     

Share This Page