Minor/Repaint: FoC Huffer

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  1. KnightStrike

    KnightStrike Well-Known Member

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    So here is my take on Fall of Cybertron Huffer. I always liked Huffer and wanted to try to do a Cybertronian version of him with this mold. The most important elements of Huffer I wanted to capture were the all silver arms with cylindrical sections that give the feel of smokestacks and of course his bot mode hood. I ended up deciding to go the partsformer route and use magnets to attach his hood in bot mode and in alt mode it turns into an armored weapons platform. I sort of figured Huffer for the support type in a skirmish so I figured giving him an anti-Seeker turret works and added magnets to mount it. Apart from the base FoC Optimus used I also used a modded Generations Black Shadow head, piece from a crossovers Hulk, and bits from a Kreo Battleship set(lets hear it for clearance aisles!) and a CD spindle for the shoulders. Weapon comes from an Iron Man movie figure with a shapeways handle added. Also, lots of little magnets. Airbrushed him with Tamiya primer and then used Model Masters and Testors enamels, topped off with a Reprolabels faction symbol and a coat of Future. All in all, he has some blemishes from mistakes I made, but I am really pleased with him. I have to give thanks to my friend Krenger99 for all his tips and suggestions during this custom's creation that were extremely helpful. Hope you all like him!

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    Rest of the pics can be seen here FoC Huffer Custom Photos by Knightstryke | Photobucket
     

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  2. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    Cool , great idea !
     
  3. pumpkingonzo

    pumpkingonzo Stunticon lover!

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    Fantastic!
    Love the colours.
     
  4. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    Cool.
     
  5. The Diggs

    The Diggs Mad Scientist

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    Very innovative---I like the clever parts choice! What did you use for his hood?
     
  6. KnightStrike

    KnightStrike Well-Known Member

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    Thanks!

    Thanks! testors Sea Blue, Model Masters Chrome Silver(one of my new favorites) and Amber Metallic with a bit of testors Metal Flake Red :) 

    Thanks!

    Thanks! The hood was a piece I had leftover from a TF crossovers Hulk i dismantled for parts.
     
  7. DumpsterJ

    DumpsterJ Well-Known Member

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    Like it a lot. Huffer doesn't get enough love in licensed toys.
     
  8. BScorpinok75

    BScorpinok75 Squadron X #1 Consultant

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    I love it! :thumb 
     
  9. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot

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    I would love to buy this at retail.
     
  10. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Total Randomness Personified

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    Sweet mother of the man from upstairs, that is amazing.
     
  11. stevil33

    stevil33 Army of Wastemen

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    Would never in a million years thought about using this mold for Huffer!!
    Really well done piece.
     
  12. Autoboticon

    Autoboticon In like a Bot, out like a Con

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    Wow I would've loved to see him on the ark as a cameo...than again I could say that for every G1 character that never appeared in FOC.
     
  13. LegoTFGuy

    LegoTFGuy aka BrickBotGuy

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    Pretty cool! It's amazing how many uses the FoC Prime mold can have. :thumb .

    Though if I had to offer some constructive criticism, the 'hood' looks a bit odd in truck mode (like a random giant scoop sitting on the truck mode). Perhaps it could fold over onto the 'cab' section of the truck?
     
  14. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    HA!...that is awesome!...love that orange. :thumb 
     
  15. Biotoakid

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    Best Huffer I've seen
     
  16. soymonk

    soymonk Mathematical!

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    Oh man! That looks great!
     
  17. timcourtois

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    Nice job! Didn't even recognize the FOC Prime mold at first. Really creative and great colors!
     
  18. Sideswipe2000

    Sideswipe2000 Cybertron Transformer

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    Nice one.
     
  19. Neekotron

    Neekotron We're in Ratbat Country!

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    Kick ass! :thumb 
     
  20. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Woah! VERY nice. Fits him perfectly. So far, this mold works so much better as every character but Optimus.