Heavy/Scratch: Haslab Unicron 3D upgrade kit

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  1. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    Yeh that seems to be the condenses. I might do it anyway. I know pins are a pain and scary to mess withy but these ones are easy since they protrude out from each side of teeth.

    There is one available that I have downloaded and will be printing for someone else. When I get one printed I'll post up some pictures and see if there is more interest. In the mean time you should all consider the decal set from ToyHax. its really great.

    I'm working on that but it's taking me longer to get to it.
     
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  2. shep

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    Thanks for the update djjetstorm. I will mosdef acquire the ToyHax stickers.

    And I can wait for your takes on the maw, gears, and planetary ring projects.

    God bless those with 3D printers and a willingness to use them!
     
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  3. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    Here it is. The color matched and full close up of my resin printed backplate for the internal kit. If you printed the internal kit already and would like just this back place then DM me. As soon as I fill the orders I have I'll open it up for more preorders.

     
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    You can't see my face, but I'm grinning from ear to ear! I like what I see and where this is going.

    Yep, it's truly official now. You are obligated to make the remaining upgrade parts for this mamma jamma.
     
  5. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    Ha!! Thanks! I have plans for others too. Just need to find the time.
     
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    I'm definitely looking forward to what you do for his wings.
     
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    Just breathtaking work. Just found this thread, and hope to get in on the next batch if there ever is one. Great work.
     
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  8. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    Thank you. I should have the first back done and shipped by the end of next month. DM so I can get you going.
     
  9. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    Lighting is everything! So what lighting do you guys use with your displays?

    From the first pic to the last is different types of lighting in the house. The first one is “daylight” LEDs. The next is standard LED house lighting. “Amber” the third is IKEA spot track led lighting. “Amber” and the last two are in the sun. (Not recommended)

    I have spent so much time and money getting this mix right so I’m done but would like your options on the best lighting for this color mix. EE49D35A-FCB3-4CD3-8FE2-AB0F66FDD13A.jpeg 34B0078D-079C-4C72-B0C1-F4C4D95C082B.jpeg 00206184-2F3B-418D-AD79-A8186ECF4EB6.jpeg 49DC6BF2-8E27-4665-964D-383DF7A6DFE8.jpeg
     
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    Interesting looks, but hard for me to settle on the lighting via pics djjetstorm.

    The reason lighting won't affect me much is the fact that mine is going to be in a dark environment, and seen mostly from the front; save an occasional rotation on the turntable.

    It's funny that you asked this because I've never once thought of Unicron in any type of bright light setting. To me the darkness of space works perfect for me; with some equatorial, maw, and planetary ring highlights at best.
     
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    I use LED (RGB variable) strip lighting in my display area - set to red when the focus is on the chaos bringer :) 
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  12. djjetstorm

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    even in darkness the ambient lighting is still important and a factor. But I had not considered colored LEDs. I guess I’ll have to see what that looks like especially with the red.

    I’m getting to the point now that I’m just going to print these in gray and let you guys paint them. Just trying to get a consistent yellow form batch to batch is proving quite difficult.
     
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    I'm one of your customers that pre-ordered and, honestly, the color you have pictured above is 100% fine with me.
     
  14. djjetstorm

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    That's really good to know because I'm starting out ship out what I have next week. I'll do my best to match the colors for all the parts so at least you guys that ordered them will have a matching set. I'm doing some testing today so I should have a more consistent color mix worked out for the next batch.

    BTW for any of you that just wanted my back plate and spike set that have not got the change to preorder. I have two sets that are a bright canary yellow that need to be painted I can sell at a discounted price. DM if you are interested.
     
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    That's color is definitely fine with me. I don't want to have to paint anything at all.
    And please remember and apply the same color mix to any pieces you print in the future for Unicron please.

    I can't stress this point enough djjetstorm; I don't want to have to paint anything! I just want color consistency between the related pieces.
     
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  16. djjetstorm

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    Well if you are happy with what you see in the images then it's moot point. ;) 
     
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    Do your best to match the color. If I have to paint it, I will, but I would rather the base color being in the same color palette instead of grey
     
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  18. djjetstorm

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    Oh for sure. They will all be at least this base yellow color. But I worked out the colors I think.
     
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  19. djjetstorm

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    Just wanted to give you guys a quick update. for those that ordered the full kit or the backplate from me. I have finally get my colors consistent and materials for the backplate, spikes and ring posts.
    Starting to print these this week!
    Also just went through my list to see what I have to make. I have 11 orders to fill and then I can open this back up for another round of kits.
     
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    Good news to hear! On pins and needles waiting to get this.
     
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