Heavy/Scratch: Custom Chug Triggerbot Dogfight

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  1. TheClutteredDesk

    TheClutteredDesk Well-Known Member

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    A while back I made a custom Triggerbot Backstreet and everyone seemed to like him (thank you all for the support in that it meant a lot) so I've decided to make all three Triggerbot lads and next up is Dogfight the Jet lad of the team.

    The base figure is that of POTP Blackwing with some mods here and there. The wings ball joint has been cut off and moved forward to set the wings futher back along the body, I also added some styrene to fill in the gap between the wing and the body to give it more of that G1 dogfight look as well as the two tail fins being removed and replaced by a mono one. The head like always is from shapeways and is based on the IDW version of Dogfight, the legs have been slightly modified.

    The chest has been fully scratch built out if styrene and some gundam parts I had laying around and finally the weapons the missiles launcher is 100% scratch built and the Gatling cannon thing (I have no idea what it is meant to be) is siege soundwaves gun cut down and attached.

    Thoughts?

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  2. valguerra

    valguerra Well-Known Member

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    Great job. Cannot wait until other one.
     
  3. jbwkkl

    jbwkkl Wrecker for life

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  4. cirrusstratus1

    cirrusstratus1 Banned

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    Very nice. Your work is great. Can't wait to see Override.
     
  5. Prime Noble

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    Very nice. Your Backstreet has street cred and Dogfight is the dog's b######s!!
     
  6. conleyh2006

    conleyh2006 Well-Known Member

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    This is amazing I wish hasbro would do something like this
     
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  7. Stormvapor

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    You are amazing! So perfect!
     
  8. warhawk

    warhawk Well-Known Member

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    Damn man, you are just knocking them out of the park!
     
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  9. autobot prowl

    autobot prowl Well-Known Member

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    I REALLY LIKE this guy! Great job!
     
  10. REM2010

    REM2010 till all are one an “treated equally” as one lol

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    awesome work n clever use of bots
     
  11. Slimaximus

    Slimaximus Headmaster

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    I'm jealous. I could never pull off such awesomeness. The pair look amazing and can't wait to see Override. Only wish I could get these for my collection.
     
  12. KraegorStark

    KraegorStark Well-Known Member

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    That's awesome!
     
  13. Morty Prime

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    I dig it. I have no connection with the Triggerbots since they were after my time, but I'm always a sucker for forward-swept wing designs that don't look awkward in either mode.
     
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  14. valguerra

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    What primer you use?
     
  15. Ayleron

    Ayleron Autobot Vanguard

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    These are amazing! Great job!
     
  16. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Wow! Excellent work!
     
  17. Arkimus Prime

    Arkimus Prime You shall not pass!

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    Very nice job!

    Just one question. I don't mean to be rude or anything, but what's a Triggerbot?

    There're too many of these darned subclasses to keep track.
     
  18. TheClutteredDesk

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    " Triggerbots feature flip-out guns in both vehicle and robot modes,"
     
  19. Jacob Knight

    Jacob Knight Is a teenager arguing about toys

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  20. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime

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    Looks really nice :thumb 
    Does he have weapon storage in alt mode?
    And why didn't you keep the combining gimmick?