Heavy/Scratch: WIP: movie...scorponok..hey wait a minute!

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  1. I AM MEGATRON

    I AM MEGATRON pleasure model

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    I just started this on Saturday as that south Florida rain refused to let up...
    Scorponok/Zarak as an actual earth mode type vehicle...But still has a slightly scorpion like look to him IMO. The back of the robot mode right now is hollow and I have to figure how to fill him in...with weapons. He's made from a universe dropshot's arms and legs, and a tftm thundercracker's body..the head right now is just a place holder to give me an overall aesthetic. He stands at 13 inches with his legs fully extended..and about 12 with them bent for his 'goat' stance. I know many people don't like the reversed legs..but I love em'. He's really far from done..but just want to show him off. Any c&c is appreciated. Thanks
     

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  2. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    WOW!!....quite impressive!
     
  3. Turnip

    Turnip Well-Known Member

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    Nice. I like how he goes from fairly compact vehicle mode to GIANT robot.
     
  4. yourreflection

    yourreflection Well-Known Member

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    That's very inventive. I wonder if you can keep the plane alt form somehow and make him a movie Blitzwing or something?
     
  5. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign Rodeo Lawyer

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    Looks really awesome!

    Curious about the paintscheme... (green & purple?!)

    iDD
     
  6. knoted

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    You are always up to something special !

    The only crit I have is the treads : will you allign them from the front to the back ?

    Also...when's the paint due ? True G1 colours maybe ?
     
  7. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    You come up with some of the greatest stuff.

    I'm also getting a G1 Overlord vibe from him, at least through the bot mode pics.
     
  8. prime13

    prime13 UCHUU KITAAAA

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    missle rack legs! FTW!
     
  9. Anti-Venom

    Anti-Venom Well-Known Member

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    wowza that is sweet!
     
  10. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That is very cool! And I have the parts to try that too! AWESOME!!!
     
  11. I AM MEGATRON

    I AM MEGATRON pleasure model

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    Thanks everyone for the kind words. As for colour..I'm just only started to try my hand at it..so I might not get to this guy for a while, but while I'm not thinking G1 colours..it'll be something close..
    The threads..I actually like the fact they aren't flush..it makes it look a bit wider and a bit more menacing.
     
  12. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Wow. That's cool man! Kudos for the creativity of smashing those two molds together.
     
  13. dhugieboi

    dhugieboi Well-Known Member

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    Interesting use of mold :)  I for one also like to see that you line up the threads in altMode .. unless you intend it to be that way.

    Hope to see it finished :)  Good luck
     
  14. Satomiblood

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    I actually like the wide treads. It's different and it does make him look more menacing in alt mode.
     
  15. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    Original and inventive, top marks. Look forward to the finished article.
     
  16. Bigbot3030

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    I too thought the wider rear treads looked out of place a tad, but then i thought "why not" and now I really hope you DON'T change that. it's different.
    This is the single most creative blend of toys i've seen in a long time. i would have never thought that the "fractured" look of the movie style would look so damn cool with the smooth panel look of dropshot.
    it's times like these that i wish people would make a brand new character when you have something so recognizeable, yet so new. nontheless, it's a awesome bash, and i look forward to the finished scorpy. Are you going to try and bring in a headmaster gimmick?
    Randy!
     
  17. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    Wow, nice parts-swap. It fits so well. Can't wait to see the end result!
     
  18. knoted

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    Ok, so you like it like the treads on ROTF voyager Megatron.... but then... maybe there's a way to round out the outer ends of each tread.. because atm, they just ...end there abruptly.
     
  19. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Beats my movie Scorps WIP anyday! Love the whole concept!

    I'm in Fort Lauderdale we should meet up sometime and go TF huntin'.:thumbs2: 
     
  20. eisen

    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    awesome much?

    purple and green... in camo! (G2 ftw) :lol 
     

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