Heavy/Scratch: Combiner Wars Menasor "Toon Up"

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  1. ultraman zoffy

    ultraman zoffy Don't Whine, Design!

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    Because I've got a pile of CW combiners and with maybe the exception of Superion, their torsos/bodies all disappoint aesthetically and functionally. I may or may not go back in after these test prints to revise the upper body into a shell to house Motormaster, but fk that guy, because if he did his job I wouldn't have had to resort to this.

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    Looks great! Yeah motormaster blows chunks
     
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  3. Mckeg74

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    Nice work as usual, Does it convert into a trailer? I was brainstorming a design like this ages ago but couldn't quite how to make it close up into a trailer that would store all the menasor bits, that could do a base mode and fit Motormaster in combined mode.
     
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    It's just a combiner body. Trying to make it do anything else would force compromises to how I want my Menasor to look and function as a combiner. I'm pretty sure there are some existing trailer options out there already that could work with CW MM in his truck mode with some kind of simple adapter to pull it off.
     
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  5. Maximus Danz

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    Nice! If I had one recommendation, I think you should make a new head, the CW one is a bit too small proportionally.
     
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  6. ultraman zoffy

    ultraman zoffy Don't Whine, Design!

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    Yeah, a new head is going to be necessary for this guy's new bulk, but I'm too tired to make one right now. lol.... maybe during the week.
     
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  8. ultraman zoffy

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    Flip or Flop
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    While I am a strong advocate of Menasor's legs having cars in the front rather than back, I feel an ideal solution would be to make the legs reversable to achieve either.

    I really can't imagine any way to actually incorporate CW-Motormaster into this body without compromising it though.
     
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  10. stprime

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    Seriously. Toy version. Make it happen. I MUST HAVE TO HAVE IT!
     
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    Are you gonna develop arms that will allow the arms to have the whole car armor look or just keep it as it is?
     
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    As is.
     
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    kit is nice, needs a better head than the stock version though
     
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    Now it just needs to transform into a trailer for Motormaster and you've gone full 3rd party.

    Seriously though, great work!
     
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    In time, but I'm super busy. This thing was an impulsive project that I didn't have time to do to begin with, so it needs to go on hold already so I can get back to printing out Predaking orders.
     
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  17. ultraman zoffy

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    Shoehorn a transformation onto this guy that forces him to be a floppy mess like Hasbro's? PASS. =)

    (I considered it, actually, as far as just replicating DX9 Capone's trailer transformation, but I just don't have the time to spend on a single intensive project like that. I'm juggling too much stuff as it is.)
     
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    It's beautiful. I do wish it would integrate Motormaster, though.

    I'd love to see a 3rd party make something like this that transforms into a trailer for vehicle mode and looks like this for combined mode.

    To give PE their due, they tried, really, but the base mold was a mess.
     
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    Still looks bad ass as is
     
  20. ultraman zoffy

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    I made the upper body on this guy big enough to shell out internally if I decide to fit Motormaster on it later on, it just wasn't a priority during this "proof of concept" phase. I needed to see if the basic design fit together as designed first.
     
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