Heavy/Scratch: Decepticon Trench...

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Stormvapor, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    still gotta add some details and start painting :) 
    Here was constructed from a deluxe-sized knock-off, of the mini-con Runway or Jetstorm (can never get those two straight).
    Trench transforms into a Russian/Soviet ekranoplan similar to the Lun-class (the attached thumbnail pic)
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  2. kaiserlisk

    kaiserlisk Squid Kid

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    That, my friend, is badass scratch-building. I am in awe, truly.
     
  3. Spurt Reynolds

    Spurt Reynolds Puppet Show Justice!!

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    Dude that looks great!
    I got a bit of a thing for the Erkanoplan,even once bought a kit to make a movie Broadside & i have to say you made a great job squeezing all that detail in there.
     
  4. Stormvapor

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    Thanks mate!

    Aye i love ekranoplans, and i am glad I'm not the only one who thought of using an Ekranoplan for Broadside, I mean seriously, it would be perfect for him. But alas, I opt Decepticons by default, so he's Trench, Broadside's nemesis ;) 
    Thanks mate.
     
  5. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    That is very awesome!!!!
     
  6. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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  7. Nuubu

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    I was hoping someone made an ekranoplan.
     
  8. Jetcracker54

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    is that thing real?--- found out that is real thats one bad ass bot
     
  9. Mr.Deflok

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    I saw your WIP shots and thought "Uh, that doesn't look like a real plane"... then saw the real plane.

    Thoughts now? This is freakin' awesome! What a novel idea using a weird ass plane as the alt mode; very original. You can probably take the claim of being the first to do this.

    Can't wait to see it painted. Good stuff.
     
  10. MROptimusPrime

    MROptimusPrime LEGAL NAME: OPTIMUS PRIME

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    Its something like this that Lugnut should have been.
     
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  11. Stormvapor

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    Thanks everyone!
    Glad I can oblige...Ekranoplans are really one of the coolest ideas ever concieved, and it is a shame that they didn't become more prevalent.

    Yeap, very much so. Go do a Search on ekranoplan, or specifically "Caspian Sea monster" or Lun-Class ekranoplan.

    Thanks mate. I really like doing very obscure and experimental concepts into tfers... and military aircraft of all types and shapes are a hobby of mine :) 

    hmmmm... Lugnut you say...
     
  12. Stormvapor

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    Update: the painting has commenced!
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    OH! And BTW, I re-sculpted the whole head to give him a greater sense menace. Hope you chaps enjoy :) 
     
  13. Nuubu

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    I love the new head design. It makes him look kind of like shockwave.
     
  14. seali_me

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    awesome piece!

    I love that you take pictures of customs on the washer as well. :) 
     
  15. blunghole

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    That's awesome!
     
  16. cnomis

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    it could stand aside the TFC WWI series, bring it on~~
     
  17. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    Aye, a no negotiating look.
    its my best lit spot in the house :) 
    thanks mate
    I don't think it would work in WW1, as the aircraft was it was based on was made during the Cold War.
     
  18. The ARISEN PRIME

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    Please can u give full size images cause I can't open them
     
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  19. SideswipeFriend2005

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    Dude, this is a dead thread from 8 years ago, I doubt they still have the photos.
     
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    here here...
     
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