Heavy/Scratch: 3D Printed Beast Wars Stuff - CR Chamber, Healing Vat and more ......

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  1. SlickPrime

    SlickPrime Lazy Guy with a 3D Printer

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    Just bought the Stasis Pod Models on Cults3d. Looking forward to giving it a print. Most of the parts are cut small enough that I can even give it a go on my resin printer. Looks like the only parts that will absolutely need to be made in FDM is the lid, glass and protoform.
     
  2. rusticon

    rusticon Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for the support! Yes, the design approach will always be to cut things down as small as sensible to allow for more folks to be able to print them on smaller volume machines. But think we also left in a full sized one in case one has a larger 3d printer :) 

    Was wondering if anyone would be game to try making the lid with vacuum-forming actually :p 

    Do have fun 3d printing the piece!
     
  3. rusticon

    rusticon Well-Known Member

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    Oh boy, was this a fun little excursion by the Preds as they went to hunt down the sleep-prowling Maximals..... in style!

    Never one to underdo things, Megatron and crew managed to find the time and inclination to put together an entire hunting palanquin. A hunting drum for Blackarachnia completes the set, and gives the tribal beats to set the mood!

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    "Careful, you bumbling twit!"

    Can't wait for Scorponok to be released next so that this can be a tad more accurate? :p 

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    Tarantulas heading up the rear of the palanquin ...

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    Here's how the set looks sans the Predacons...

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    A bit of handicraft was required with the white tiger stripped paper cutouts and the black rope lashings to give it that final rustic tribal look

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    Well then, it didn't really help with the Pred's hunting mission, but was all in good fun anyway :p ​
     
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  4. rusticon

    rusticon Well-Known Member

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    Adding on to the series of display pieces from within the Axalon - here comes the main computer terminal for our Maximal pals!

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    A fairly large piece, the terminal sports a ton of monitors and display screens which were used to guide the bots on their space (and now earth-bound) adventures! The terminal is flanked by two massive pillar pieces, which do seem to also provide structural support to the ship itself.

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    Have left all the screens in this piece unpainted for now but they can definitely be decorated with all sorts of fun terminal displays and status readouts.

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    . Taking a closer look at the centre controls, there are the familiar handpads for control, and various buttons and guages. the left and right of the screen also sit the "mic" and "globe" (or is that a webcam?) of the terminal. A very familiar web-conferencing setup no doubt ... :p 

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    Here's the terminal with the earlier Axalon Crew Seat in position! Ready for any of the heroic Maximals to take the helm.

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    And, now for some shots with our stalwart band of Maximals too, for when they are checking in on what the Preds are up to!

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    Adding on the Axalon Main Computer Table from earlier brings the display further along to completion.

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    The scene's just not complete with Rattrap and Dinobot bickering around the table as they are wont to do :p 

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    Hope y'all enjoyed that! If anyone's keen, the files are available from Patreon as usual - https://www.patreon.com/posts/51115252 =)​
     
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  5. Megatron_X

    Megatron_X Supreme Predacon Warlord

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    This is AWESOME!
     
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    Opticaloptics Well-Known Member

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    Oh wow. These are awesome. Need this in mp scale.
     
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  7. BattleGurijiba

    BattleGurijiba One Radical Dudicus

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    Nice.
     
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  8. ryu hayabusha

    ryu hayabusha Well-Known Member

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    these are absolutely perfect !!
     
  9. rusticon

    rusticon Well-Known Member

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    Thank ya all! =)

    Well, they come as digital 3d print files so can definitely be up-scaled before getting 3d printed ;) 
     
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    rusticon Well-Known Member

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    Now then, to further flesh out the Darksyde base - here's the Command Chair and Computer Globe used by oh mighty leader of the Predacons - Megatron! Yessssss...


    Was going to be tough to have this hanging from a top piece, so instead did a simulated floating command chair

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    Here's what it looks like with the computer globe on its side. Used a 6cm clear christmas ornament sphere in place for the globe. Could probably have printed a small axalon and stuffed in it there :p 

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    Here's the same setup from another angle. Fun fact - the piston on the arm of the globe computer actually slides in and out depending on the angle the arm is put to.

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    And of course, Megatron needs to take his seat to plan for his next attack on the pesky Maximals!

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    Prepare to take on the Axalon, Predacons!

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  11. ThunderDestron

    ThunderDestron Vast predatory bird

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    The detailing is nice, I like the functional piston. Reminds me of when they put details like that in the ROTF line.
    No Darksyde is complete without Megatron’s collection of commemorative Axelon snow globes.
     
  12. rusticon

    rusticon Well-Known Member

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    Here's a fun little piece to help Waspinator celebrate the momentous end of the original Beast Wars series.

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    After all the dust from the conflict had settled, it was Waspy here who saw through it all and manage to find his contentment and happiness at last :p 

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    Flanked by the fawning primitives, here's a drink to the good life!

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    All's well till the next time ~

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  13. Rafael_Oliveira

    Rafael_Oliveira Oliver Raf Studio

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    Let's just forget Beast Machines ever happened, and let good ol' Waspy be happy at last...
     
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  14. rusticon

    rusticon Well-Known Member

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    Beast Machines? What Beast Machines? :D 
     
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  15. BattleGurijiba

    BattleGurijiba One Radical Dudicus

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    I think he’s talking about Machine Wars.
     
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