Minor/Repaint: Whirl

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  1. Cheetimus Prime

    Cheetimus Prime Lost Spark

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    An old idea finally brought to life.

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  2. The Diggs

    The Diggs Mad Scientist

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    Bravo, sir--this would be right at home in any CHUG collection, and the blues really pop! I'm guessing that's an Energon Shockblast head?
     
  3. Cheetimus Prime

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    You guess correctly! Had t left over from a Shockwave custom forever ago.
     
  4. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    Sick man! I'm working on a Whirl myself, though that has essentially crawled to a standstill until Headrobots makes Drone. Love that head on yours, very, very slick.
     
  5. Cheetimus Prime

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    That's what all the ladies say.
     
  6. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    Very nice. I really like the look of this.
     
  7. TWINTURBO

    TWINTURBO Mandiprime97's badass :)

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    nice work, I was going to make a springer out of this mold and know after seeing your whirl I have changed my mind :) 
     
  8. soymonk

    soymonk Mathematical!

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    Give him some pincers and I'd buy him in a heartbeat if he were official!
     
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    This, I just cancelled a back order for this figure but if they redecooed as Whirl I buy it in a heartbeat. Excellent custom! :thumb 
     
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    Its a great custom of the wrecker reject, the one thing missing guy is the antenna. It still says shockwave more than whirl without the bit.
     
  11. Cheetimus Prime

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    I just painted the ridge on one side. Going through source material the antenna has always been shown as freakin' tiny so I figured it was better to paint the ridge to resemble it instead of attaching a barely noticeable thing that would just make the transformation even more cramped.
     
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    stunning work mate!
    so crisp :) 
     
  13. Cheetimus Prime

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    Thank you, and thanks to the rest of ya as well :) 
     
  14. Todd Hakusho

    Todd Hakusho Resident Gryphon

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    DAYAM dat be sexy!
     
  15. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    may I suggest a very simple but needed tip, if u do make the antenna...
    drill a teeny tiny hole insert a electrical wire (black coating)
    with this u can go 2 ways... retract UP/DOWN or fold (cuz of the ironwire)
     
  16. WheelWave140

    WheelWave140 Hate's not cool, dudes!

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    Needs more whirl hands, its not whirl without the claws
    but other than that FANTASTIC SOLDIER!
     
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    Simply awesome!
     

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