Heavy/Scratch: Chug Sideburn

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  1. TheClutteredDesk

    TheClutteredDesk Well-Known Member

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    This is my take on a Chug version of the red sports car loving Sideburn from RID2001, base figure is that of the TR Hotrod with the spoiler removed and then a small duck tail spoiler in its place. The TR Faceplate is the head off a old broken RID2001 Sideburn figure what I cut in half and sanding down to the right size and glued onto a titan master body .

    Engine block is also from the broken sideburn figure what I then cut down a bit to have a better look and fit on the Hotrod figure,t autobot logo has also been cut off the original toys arm and glued onto the hotrod figures arm and the wheels are from the classics bumblebee figure

    After all that it was just a full repaint and he's done

    Thoughts?
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  2. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    I don't really know this character...but thanks to this custom I just looked him up and have to say this works amazingly well.
     
  3. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    Now finish the set!
     
  4. TheClutteredDesk

    TheClutteredDesk Well-Known Member

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    I will be making X-brawn but not prowl since I collect by a one version of each character rule and I already have a prowl
     
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    That looks great, love the use of the rear end for the shield.
     
  6. TheClutteredDesk

    TheClutteredDesk Well-Known Member

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    I thought I'd have to get the stupid roof arm thing to get the proper sideburn look
     
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    really dig the changes to alt mode. helps sell it a lot more.
     
  8. Signal LancR

    Signal LancR Bah weep gragnah

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    Parts integration is seamless and I really like the colours you picked. I think this works better for Sideburn than the TFCC 2012 figure, nice work.

    What mold are you planning on using? I look forward to seeing it, regardless
     
  9. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Nice work!
     
  10. setsuna

    setsuna Well-Known Member

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    Very cool!

    Love the arm shield from the spoiler end of the car that you made!

    I would prefer no headmaster and add those blue and white flames!
     
  11. jimsloth

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    Wow, that's sweet! My profile pic is my first custom hotrod that I had made from the red version of sideburn, so seeing you do the opposite is really fun
     
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  12. autobot prowl

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    Really like the look of this. I might have gotten rid of the titan master feature altogether but no way I could do a better job! Would definitely buy this at retail
     
  13. TheClutteredDesk

    TheClutteredDesk Well-Known Member

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    With how the transformation works I'd have to remove the head either way so just thought it would be easier to do it this way
     
  14. autobot prowl

    autobot prowl Well-Known Member

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    There are easy mods to do to remove the gimmick without having to remove the head. I did it on my hot rod and only took a few minutes. But its your custom, you do as you see fit. It looks great as is so be proud
     
  15. Nemesis Scourge

    Nemesis Scourge Unicron's finest

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    No problem! Do a Mach Alert! XD
     
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