Heavy/Scratch: 3D Printed Legend's Blackout

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  1. waffel

    waffel Well-Known Member

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    Blackout here is largely inspired by the animated iteration. He is scaled to stand head to head with the larger iron factory legends (I would photo them together but they're stuck at my uni flat in quarantine). What was originally meant to be a quick retool of my lugnut design ended up being basically an entirely new figure.

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    I'm overall really happy with him. The chunk copter maybe has the propeller slightly too far forwards but overall I think the look is ok. I'm actually really proud of the engineering, the amount of compression the arms do is pretty neat the way the chest fills out has a neat little trick to it. I'll be making a video for both Lugnut and Blackout at some point in the near future to show the transformation mechanics off. Let me know what you think, and by the end of the month I should have a Strika to go with them

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    Here's some comparison shots with his lineage

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  2. scuffed up rts bumblebee

    scuffed up rts bumblebee dont reach for the stars youll burn up and die

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    this is awesome!
     
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  3. valguerra

    valguerra Well-Known Member

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    Great job. How long it take you to print? Is it your design or you downloaded?
     
  4. Stormvapor

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    You sir, are a true Master of Plastic!
     
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  5. waffel

    waffel Well-Known Member

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    It's my design, just like the lugnut he is stood next to
     
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  6. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime and light piping fetishist

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    I love the transformation of the rotor blades. Really clever :thumbs2: :thumbs2: :thumbs2: 
    And I'm looking forward to see your Strika o_O :) 
     
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  7. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    This is why I adore 3D printers. I love kitbashing and the physicality that goes with it, but to achieve your vision through digital means so perfectly is a big win in the end. Excellent work.
     
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  8. spoonman

    spoonman I make bots.

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    I freakin' LOVE this!
     
  9. lilcarus

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    i think this is pretty bad ass man and i think you might be onto something real cool here and unique. a chibi line of movie bots would be cool.
     
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  10. Charlock

    Charlock Lighten Up, Francis.

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    I wish it was feasible for you to produce these, even on a limited scale, for resale. I know I wouldn't be the only one interested in picking them up (or anything else you have or will come up with).

    Really nice work, again.
     
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  11. valguerra

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    How can we get the file? If its available
     
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  12. RetrogradeMercury

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    holy crap, these Blackout and Lugnut designs look so good. Such impressive work to create this through 3D printing.
     
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    This is fucking gorgeous
     
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    Incredible!
     
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    ABSOLUTELY PHENOMENAL!
     
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    He's another homerun, and unquestionably on my want-list. I really like how the lower-legs are done.
     
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    ObakaChanTachi melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness

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    Beautiful!!!
     
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    You're killing us here! Your Blackout and Lugnut are awesome! Any plans to release them?
     
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    Forgot to attach the comparison photos of Blackpit with his lineage. I think they look quite good together
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  20. waffel

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    I really appreciate the enthusiasm, and I do want to eventually find a way to make a few of my figures available in some form. I'm dabbling with file sales, but for something as complex as a full figure I'm not sure I'm happy with it, plus a lot of people miss out. I'll keep working on it

    I've had an idea for a classics-ified movie devastator kicking around for a while, but it's a project of a scale too gear for me to consider right now, and I've got other bits in working on
     
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