Heavy/Scratch: 3d printed Shockwave G1 (based on MP-29)

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  1. ThePrimeDesigner

    ThePrimeDesigner Well-Known Member

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    So, I do know I had a vote and Megatron won. But I did really badly wanted to make Shockwave so I made him. OK with my model 1, a lot of my joints were outside and you could see them, and I did not like it. So I fixed that on model 2. I based a lot of it on the MP-29 images. It is a little bigger than the average voyager size. I just finished a transforming transformer. It is pretty bad but it is my first one. Anyway here is, 3d printed Shockwave G1.
    Walk.jpg Stand.jpg B and S.jpg S and OP.jpg
     
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  2. mikeax24

    mikeax24 Seeker of Knockoffs, Collector of recolors

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    Everyone starts somewhere, keep modeling and you'll get better with time!
     
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  3. ThePrimeDesigner

    ThePrimeDesigner Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I am in middle school so you shouldn't expect much
     
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    mikeax24 Seeker of Knockoffs, Collector of recolors

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    For middle school, this is very impressive. I think the next step to take would be getting rid of the generic ball joints because they look bad. Learn how to engineer your own joints! Have that freedom!
     
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    Cool! Nice work here.
     
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    Very good start!
     
  7. edjodapro2468

    edjodapro2468 Making Whatever Hasbro Wont

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    He looks like a reaction figure, very cool, legs might need some bulking up though
     
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    DeathsTreads77 We got Two sticks and a rock!

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    So I'm not the only person who made my own shockwave!

    Granted I made mine with a Light-year Zurg...
     
  10. ThePrimeDesigner

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    Saw it, I like it a lot.
     
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  11. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    Middle school huh? Very impressive! Do you have your own 3D printer? Or are you designing this in school?

    my oldest is going into 6th grade. I bet if he had more access to a 3D printer he’d be trying stuff like this instead of playing Minecraft all day. I wish this kind of stuff was around when I was that age. I wouldn’t have destroyed so many perfectly good toys to make new ones from back then till now :D 
     
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    DeathsTreads77 We got Two sticks and a rock!

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    Thank you. I think with this designing, that you could definitely make other characters you don't have, and make really cool ocs

    Darn I wish I had a 3D printer... All I got is lego
     
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    Yeah there are 3D printers at school and my near by library but at home I have a Ender 3 Pro. I would recommend getting a Ender 3 Pro because it is $200 it prints pretty well and it is FDM.
     
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    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    Thanks! I’ll keep that in mind!
     
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    You can use TinkerCAD (what I used for this) and teach him how to use it and let him use it for a while then get him a printer. Start with model then joints. P'M me if you want to learn more.
     
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    Hey don't feel too bad. All I did was design it, you and all the Lego people out there have to design AND build it! Plus designing with Legos is way harder than well TinkerCAD. Anyway keep doing your cool customs!
     
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    Thanks! Yeah, I do build a lot of stuff out of Lego (vehicles, mechs, ect ect) to use with my transformers, but I'm kinda bad at making actual transformers out of them. I have two huge bins of unsorted Lego aswell, so my price selection takes a long time, and I'm too lazy to sort my Lego

    Also I would love to 3d print my own 1/32 figurines, as as of the moment I use mega construx figures (a cardinal sin, combining Lego and off brands, I know, I know) which, while awesome for their size, are about 4 bucks a pop and hard to find in stores (I have a pet pieve of ordering things online).

    Also, I heard someone say you are in middle school? Oh man, let's just say I'm younger than most on this board, and I hated middle school. It felt so good (and awkward) to graduate...
     
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    It is OK I guess I mean it is nice since I do great in school (all A's) so I usually finish stuff early and also during free time I would look at BBTS, TFsource, etc. and kids would laugh thinking that Transformers are for 5 year olds and stuff and they say that they are stupidly expensive(some are some aren't) like G1 Optimus Prime. It stinks that they tease me. Other than that school is ok except for the hallways if you know what I mean :D . If you would like I could try to print your 1/32 figurines that you model and show you how it would look. Maybe I could mail it. I just don't really have the money or time to do it. Anyway P'M me some of the files and I will print em!
     
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    This is pretty cool. Only really need a few more joints and you could make his blaster mode
     
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    DeathsTreads77 We got Two sticks and a rock!

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    Thanks! I here about these tfsource and bbts when all I use is Amazon...

    Also, about the figurines, I wouldn't feel safe telling you my PO box or anything. I'm not the man of the house and my parents are pretty strict about that.

    I also have never 3D modeled... I like photography more than anything

    Again, thanks for the offer! But I have to decline. I guess I can just hope my hobby lobby gets 1/32 figures in, since they only seem to have much smaller.
     
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