Heavy/Scratch: Wreckers Roadbuster

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  1. Shinobitron

    Shinobitron Cybertronian Ninja

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    In case you guys missed it there is an all new photoshoot and RB in his Armored mode on Page 3!

    In the words of Dr Steve "CHECK IT OUT!"


    Been working on this bad boy for a few weeks little bit at a time. Got the body done and wanted to get an updated yet classic looking head for him. RB is one of my bros favorite TF and wanted to sculpt me the head that I have been looking for.

    I let the head project in his hands and he did not disappoint. The head was make using a rubber block to start then was given a robotic skeleton that was then built upon by aves apoxy sculpt. Thats right this guy has a robotic skeleton under the actual head!

    The base body was a KO oversized Movie Ratchet. He was given poseable hands and a completely new paint job. I created him a weapons set out of various fodder I had in my bins. He has been given a shoulder rocket (that fires) shoulder chain gun and an energon axe made from a figure stand. I needed to give him a BFG to seal the deal and then modified a SIGMA 6 Rocket pack, gun to finish him off.
     

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  2. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    i love the way this came out...how tall is the ko and where did u get it from?
     
  3. Shinobitron

    Shinobitron Cybertronian Ninja

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    Hes 9.5" tall. Heres a comparison pic with him and movie Ratchet:
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  4. xaviercal

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    that is neat.. awesome job
     
  5. dominomist

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    Awsome job. My favorite roadbuster so far.
     
  6. siniquezu

    siniquezu Well-Known Member

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    one of your best pieces yet.
     
  7. Brunkion76

    Brunkion76 HE>i

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    SO cool and very original!
     
  8. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    Oh HELL Yeah! :D  That is one bad-ass Bayverse Roadbuster! :thumb  The only thing is that his altmode looks a little bare - I mean, it needs some giant gun attached to it... :lol 
     
  9. bellyboy

    bellyboy working working working

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    i hate that mold and u just made like it

    Great job
    I'll agree with the black sheep, he needs more firepower attachedto his alt mode
     
  10. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    This is one helluva custom, Shinobitron! It's very unique and inspiring and it actually makes me want to get this mold, simply for something like this.
     
  11. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    Whoa! Did you boost his knee joints to make him taller???

    I'm really impressed you got such a long, lean figure out of this mold... his proportions really do make me think of the ol' Mugen Calibur! :) 

    zmog
     
  12. Crazen

    Crazen TF Animated

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    Nice. Very creative. Seamless modification from ratchet to roadbuster. great job
     
  13. Kouri

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    I don't know about the legs, but it looks like the torso's transformed a bit differently to lengthen it.

    I really do like the proportions too; enough that I might consider reworking the hood-chest configuration my attempt at the idea's got going for it. Also liking the color layout, some nice inspiration for when I'm finally ready for paint.

    I do also wonder, though, if any of the weapons can stay on for the alt mode.
     
  14. Shinobitron

    Shinobitron Cybertronian Ninja

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    Oh yee of little faith in me! Weapons do stay on with an additional weapon for alt mode that can also be used in bot mode. The big gun however just looks ridiculous in SUV mode as the gun is double the size of the SUV. Pics of the bonus item will be up later tonight hopefully.
     
  15. timshinn73

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    Great job! Looking forward to more pics!
     
  16. minsok

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    Good call on lengthening the midsection. I did that in photoshop for ratchet and it really fixed his dwarf body.
     
  17. Wheel_Jack

    Wheel_Jack pitying fools

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    This is gorgeous. I love how it came out.
     
  18. katch26

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    never noticed how similiar roadbuster head is to a Halo spartan helmet
     
  19. antapp

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    Awesome work!
     
  20. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    Simply an amazing piece of work. I still can't believe it came from a movie mold. It looks completely different in so many ways.
     

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