Heavy/Scratch: Beast Wars TigherHawk ---> modernize + Headmaster project

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  1. xueyue2

    xueyue2 Well-Known Member

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    Since I have 3 TigherHawk junk bodies, so I decided use 1 to play around.

    I'm still in middle of this project, so the hands are not finished, (I already have plan use junkie Gundam parts), for now I will just show the effect of TR headmaster, which is pretty easy modification.
    I have this TR headmaster idea because I saw there is a cockpit in the chest of Tigerhawk's beast form, so why not?

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    ==day 2 progress================================================
    I added the hands to show effect. With Gundam hands, it's better for more pose. All I need to do is repaint the parts.
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    ==Answer to question===============================================================

    I said it's easy, in a relative term compare to normal works requited in heavy DIY projects, it just these few steps, let me show them here:

    1. took the old head off and drill a hole big enough for the new TR head.
    View attachment 27878499

    2. Took this cockpit cover off, file it a little bit on the side, so it can be taken off and plug in again anytime, without need of remove screws. So in beast mode, I can easily put the driver here.

    Also need to cut a little part in the cockpit cover, so the head master's feet can fit in the cockpit.
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    As you can see, in robot mode, I put the cut part inside, so it's better hidden, almost unnoticeable.
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    That's AWESOME! I'm excited to see it finished!
     
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    How easy is it, just removing a part like some of the RID combiner force figures? Its a really neat idea,
    Z ctempted to hunt down the purple repaint for fanppogry.o
     
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    This is cool
     
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    Looks good so far.

    Of course, to really modernize it you'll have to cheapen out the plastic and hollow out a few limbs... :D 
     
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    thats kind of brilliant and now im tempted to turn my razorclaw into fangry haha
     
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    that is awesome
     
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    Hah! That's awesome
     
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    I said it's easy, in a relative term compare to normal works requited in heavy DIY projects, it just these few steps, let me show them here:

    1. took the old head off and drill a hole big enough for the new TR head.
    tigerHawk5.jpg

    2. Took this cockpit cover off, file it a little bit on the side, so it can be taken off and plug in again anytime, without need of remove screws. So in beast mode, I can easily put the driver here.

    Also need to cut a little part in the cockpit cover, so the head master's feet can fit in the cockpit.
    tigerHawk5_1.jpg



    As you can see, in robot mode, I put the cut part inside, so it's better hidden, almost unnoticeable.
    tigerHawk5_2.jpg
     
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  11. xueyue2

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    More progress, I added the hands to show effect. With Gundam hands, it's better for more pose.

    tigerHawk6.jpg

    tigerHawk6_1.jpg
     
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    That looks awesome
     
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    This looks amazing man! Thank you for posting the modifications to head master Tigatron.
     
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    Nice! By the by, what size drill head did you use for the hole?
     
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    Nice work! That TM works really well with the body.
     
  16. xueyue2

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    I started with the smaller drill head, make sure I got the position right, then increase the size little by little. The largest I use is 3/16.
    After that I filled the hole a little bit to make sure the headmaster can plug in smoothly.
     
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    What exactly is tigerhawks robot mode modeled after?

    Between the tiger themed armor and the wings he brings to mind the mental image of the african born European n
    Knight about as the heavenssent warrior(said otherworldly warrior as the Palladian knight literally being thereself one of the saraphim(Angel)having been literally reincarnated into the life ing world in the flesh of man but still largely retaining their otherworldly angelic nature and the wings as well as the heavens sent warrior in the appearan e of man

    Least that's what tigerhawks looks like
    To me


    Be the would look rocking sweet .As he'll as bla k panther too
     
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    Nice. What figure are the arms from?
     
  19. xueyue2

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    I got arms from a VF-2SS junkie model kit.
     
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