Minor/Repaint: Basic Optimus (Machine Wars)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by SPLIT LIP, Mar 20, 2024.

  1. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    I had this idea for a while now for a basic class Optimus, loosely inspired by my own design from my old fanfic where he was a mostly blue tow truck.I used a Maching Wars Hoist as a base, and my idea was to make something that felt like it could've been an official release. I also gave him T30 Orion Pax's head because it was a surprisingly perfect size for the body. Also that crud on the bumper is just paint flecks from another custom I didn't notice got on it till after I uploaded the photos, the actual bumper is clean. :p 

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    Thanks for looking!
     
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  2. Bombshock

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    WOW!! I had NO idea you'd do one out of your drawn version!!
     
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  3. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    Thats pretty cool I always liked your tow truck Optimus design. I'd love to be able to make my own characters like this but usually there's no suitable molds :lol 

    Is that really the old basic mold? I never thought Orions head would fit on it. I own both molds but never thought they were compatible like that.
     
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  4. autobot prowl

    autobot prowl Well-Known Member

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    Nice and clean
     
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  5. DeathsTreads77

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    Man, that's actually pretty awesome!
     
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  6. seawatch

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    Beautiful! Amazing use of the T30 Orion head.
     
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    Are you going to make the other members your team prime?
     
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    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    They're not compatible. The Hoist mould has a socket on the body, the Pax mould has a smaller socket in the head. I neglected to mention I had to use an adapter made from misc model kit parts.
     
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  9. Bigbang

    Bigbang "They literally call themselves Decepticons."

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    Neat! This mold really works for a young Optimus, does the bumper still become his blaster?
     
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  10. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Yup! He’s got it in the third pic.
     
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  11. Bigbang

    Bigbang "They literally call themselves Decepticons."

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    Wow, no idea how I missed that! Great work here, I love it.
     
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    Reminds me of TF Prime RID Ultra Magnus.
     
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    That is some damn fine work there bro!
     
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    Very cool!
     
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  17. SMOG

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    Wow, that actually looks super slick! The head is a perfect fit for this body too. Nicely done.

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    Very, very nice. Reminds me a little bit of Road Ranger to tell you the truth!
     
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    Excellent job on this!
     
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  20. Hyoumaru

    Hyoumaru M.S.B.S. ver. 10.5

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    Mighty impressive work here, especially the blue paintjob, it looks as if it were molded in blue.
     
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