Heavy/Scratch: Beast Wars Rodimus Pheonix

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  1. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Fan and customizer of the TAWYS

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    The story idea is simply that Rodimus' took his one man ship through a time portal searching for the missing Maximals and Predacons and ended up crashed on earth, nearly dead. Rhinox used a blank protoform pod to bring him back as a Maximal. Just like how Megatron became a dragon with the spark of G1 Megatron, Autobot Rodimus' spark made his maximal form a Pheonix.
    Kind of a mix of Depthcharge, TM Primal, and dragon Megatron's story.

    Whatever this old figure Ive had in my fodder boxes forever is, I always liked that it can be transformed to either mode in under 5 seconds. Decided to turn it into BW Rodimus.
    BW Deluxe sized (which is a little larger than modern deluxes)
     

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  2. Kraken

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    I absolutely adore this idea, can't wait to see it finished. Love the imagary :thumb 
     
  3. craftsmith

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    That works really well, Arise Rodimus Primal.
    whats the base figure?
     
  4. taddghostal

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    Fascinating
     
  5. Massasoit

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    I like what you did with the head there.
     
  6. Stormvapor

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    Amazing as usual bro!
    is that body from a Gatcha-man fig?
     
  7. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Fan and customizer of the TAWYS

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    I really don't have a clue what it is guys. I bought it at a little shop probably well over a decade ago. I was buying Beast Wars figures at the time so I thought it was close enough to be neato, like the Dinozaurs I also bought then.
    Some years later I decided it was stupid and tossed it in my fodder boxes, then my kids got it and played with it for a couple of years.
    I found it headless in their room and tossed it back in the fodder box months ago.
    Then yesterday I got this idea. Its probably still dumb but the figure deserved a makeover for surviving all this time somewhat intact.
     
  8. Novaburnhilde

    Novaburnhilde シン・ブリュンヒルド

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    Very nice work! :) 
     
  9. MaverickPrime

    MaverickPrime Mechanical Engineer-to be

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    Interesting, I'd love to see its phoenix mode!
     
  10. SG hailstorm

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    very nice work! makes me wish this was on a shelf so i could buy it
     
  11. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Fan and customizer of the TAWYS

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    Done and posted.
    I ended up resculpting some of his head and added a ponytail thingy to the back of it along with a couple of shoulder spikes to improve tweety-mode.
     
  12. ron8675309

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    I think this is amazing. During the BW era I fantasized a lot about "Rodimus Primal" and I too imagined that he would be some kind of Transmetal 2 eagle/phoenix. Thanks for bringing this to life! Now if only there was a Generations-style version I could buy...
     
  13. HotRhinoximus86

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    Highly original, HIGHLY appropriate! ROCK!
     
  14. Rexidus

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    Amazing Unicronic.
     
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    Fantastic work, looks great! Love the colors.
     
  16. cheetor71

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    This is incredible. I love the idea. Looks like this started out as an Animated Rodimus.
     
  17. Hellscream85

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    Awesome, though I was thinking a repaint of Robotmasters Lioconvoy with a new head would work well (much like the Ultra Magnus repaint of Big Convoy) this blows that idea out of the water
     
  18. rider

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    Cool
     
  19. badasp

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    Great idea and the execution of it.
     
  20. misternewuzer

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    did we ever find out what the base body was? :(  I'm brainstorming a Crow Convoy custom and I really like this toy