Heavy/Scratch: Beast Wars Ironhide Revamped

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Unicron9, Dec 31, 2019.

  1. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Fan and customizer of the TAWYS

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    My final commission and custom of 2019! For this one I was asked to forget about the combining thing and make BW Ironhide a stand-alone figure that is significantly larger, has better articulation, and looks better while keeping the whole ganky monstrous bot look he had with the long arms, stubby legs, and most of the other weird stuff that made him the wacky beastly mess of a thing he was.

    Figure is over an inch and a half taller now in bot mode and both longer and taller in elephant mode. I basically chopped it to bits and rebuilt/resculpted then repainted it.

    Sure to still not be everyone's cup of tea, but hopefully some of you have some appreciation for the weirdness of some of these more out-there Beast wars figures. :) 

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    Here's what the figure looked like before-
    r_ironhide021.jpg Transformers-Beast-Wars-Ironhide-Magnaboss-Autobot-Hasbro-1997.jpg
     
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  2. Amadeus Novilium

    Amadeus Novilium Low Effort Responses, All The Corn Syrup

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    Make him fight DotM megatron. He must avenge his fallen elephant bruddas.
     
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  3. Soundwavelover2004

    Soundwavelover2004 Well-Known Member

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    Looks great
     
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  4. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Leader of the Scarlet empire

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    Good grief this thing is improved tenfold great work
     
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  5. KraegorStark

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    Wow! You made that figure look GOOD! Great work!
     
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  6. ssg4life

    ssg4life Well-Known Member

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    i've always thought his robot mode was awful and just super awkward. your adjustments made it really work. amazing what a little extra length and a head that moves can do
     
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  7. Stormvapor

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    Awesome!
     
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  8. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    Sucks he lost his combine-abitlity, but as a standalone figure he looks incredible. I particularly love the removable, flexible trunk weapon !
     
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  9. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime

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    I think he has two different trunks. Flexible parts don't go well with paintjobs :confused: 
    And the S-shaped one looks a bit slimmer.
     
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  10. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    CHEATER!!!
    :lol 
     
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  11. warhawk

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    Wow, you made this guy 100 times better. Love the added height and improved proportions. Nice sculpting work on the alt mode. Your work never fails to impress.
     
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  12. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Amazing work!
     
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  13. Anti Spark

    Anti Spark It'S DUB Or Nothing!

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    I already Miss Beast Wars.:cry 

    You doing this makes things worse!

    Such great work! :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: 
     
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  14. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    i had both magnaboss and tripredacus as the most prized figures by that time, hell even after beats machines
    this is...ART
    , pure unadulterated PERFECTION
     
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  15. spencer1984

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    Awesome job on this, especially when compared to the "before" pics there at the end.
     
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  16. cyberpredicus

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    Really awesome custom Unicron
     
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  17. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    I for a change loved his weird original proportions but that means nothing then the custom is so awesome
     
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  18. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 The Machine Wars Guy

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    I love this, I hop you'll get the Prowl and Silverbolt too.
     
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  19. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime

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    As this is a commission and not combinable anymore that's not that likely but nonetheless I'd like to see the whole team customized by you, too, @Unicron9.
     
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