Heavy/Scratch: Double Blaster Bumblebee

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by savio-prime, Jul 13, 2010.

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Have Bee dry brushed and detailed, or just detailed?

  1. Yes do a metal drybrush and detail him!

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  2. No dry brushing, just detail all the molded features!

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  1. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Also, did you manage to fix the collar pieces? I'd hate to see them fail, as they are almost perfect. Are they to heavy and they just fall to the side? If that's the case, what about just adding some super glue to the holes or the twist tie?
     
  2. savio-prime

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    BULLSEYE!!! Nailed the collars down using a little trick with the wires! They fold back under his jaw for the transformation, and flip out to a set angle in bot mode!

    Big thanks to OP1983, Liquidisk, and Mechafacture, for your ideas and letting me implement them!

    Even Bee loves the new looks he's sporting!
     

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    :lol , that second pic looks like he's touching his nipple... :eek:  I think i need to find a gf..
     
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    He's looking at you OP83! Be gentle.
     
  5. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    WHOOOOAAAAAAA........ Don't worry Bee, I'll take gooooooood care of ya ;) 
     
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    :lol 
     
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    I'd like to be there when OP83's painting him, just to see his expression when he's brushing the nipple area ROFL...

    I kid, I kid...
     
  8. savio-prime

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    I am having trouble getting this guy into the mailing package so it can get painted... I just wanna keep modding him. Today I wanted to add in his shoulder cannons (from Cannon Blast BB) It's a bit of parts forming just for this part, and I'm working on how to store them on the inside of his calves in car mode. Sorry OP83... I WILL send him tomorrow for sure!!!
     

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    Careful savio-prime - it only takes one stroke too many to destroy a great painting...
     
  10. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Yea, I have to agree, not to sure how much further i would mod this guy bro....
     
  11. garibaldiprime

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    This is looking amazing and i wish i had the money to make one. Wish i was the one painting him too.
     
  12. savio-prime

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    Well I promised I'd send it out tomorrow so I'm done modding this fig. :)  No worries. The cannons fit perfectly in car mode just behind the rear bumper, and I have them plug into base of his "inner heel". There is already a molded in "socket/pocket" there and I just drilled a matching size hole for the pin through it.

    He'll be in the snail mail tomorrow!
     
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    Are there any other instructions I should follow during painting other than the ones you've already emailed me? :) 
     
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    No we're good bro. Thank you again for taking up the paint job. I just read the emails and that's fine with me. You've been a great help, and I'm sure a lot of people are looking forward to seeing your work on Bee.
     
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    Your Bumblebee is getting to be the most "near-perfect" Bee by the minute. Excited to see it get fully painted. Can't really thank you enough for the double cannon mod idea. Hmm...I wonder if BB from the 3rd movie will be any better than this.
     
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    If it is tanleesen, I'll be incredibly shocked!!! Savio, I anticipate bee soon!! Now I need to scrape up a few extra dollars to send you mine :eek:  I hate not workin some times..
     
  17. savio-prime

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    If anyone is curious about the headlights mod to BBBB, the way I went about it was to cut out the eye hole for the pin joint off the headlight part, and replaced it with a ball joint that snaps into the connector under the hood. I used Universe Galvatron's left shoulder ball joint to do it.

    No nipple jokes please!
     

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    thank for the advice. Beautiful saying.

    I would have gone one more step!

    :) 

    Thank you and you're welcome!

    He'll be on a shipping truck today!

    Requested tutorials will follow between now and over the next week.
     
  19. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    HE BETTER BE!! :lol  I wanna paaaiiiinnnttuuuhhhhhh, :lol . I should be shipping mine out to you today as well. Also, the mods look great man.
     
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    WooohoooooooOooooOOooo...!!!