KRE-O Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by transfan681, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Laserhead4

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    You'll have to ask @Aadeon for Cy-Kill. He simply gave me the pictures.

    As for Oil Slick, I recommend investing in the Kre-O Armor-Up figures (particularly Black Sideswipe) and some permanent silver markers for custom paint apps.
     
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    And here's another episode I made in collaboration with @MoonTrufflesArt.

     
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    Ahh the memories..I miss Kre-O...
     
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    I really need to work on downsizing this big bucket of Kreons I got collecting dust. While I figure out if it's even worth selling these old things that've been modifed and had their "alt modes" removed, I thought I'd take some pics of the customs I've made:

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    Sandstorm from before they made a Sandstorm
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    Overlord - kinda wish I had kept Hot Spot's legs for him, but I didn't want to be struck with the entire Protectobot set just for one piece
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    Blitzwing - trying to get a yellow helmet was absolute hell, glad I found a trading partner who had a bunch of them
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    Lugnut isn't really a custom, but his giant hammer/mace thing is
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    Impactor still needs a bit of refining, though nowadays that Decepticon symbol doesn't seem so out of place
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    Wingspan and Pounce, a real easy custom.... I forget which one's the custom...
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    A Runa...whoever to go with Runa.....the other one. Not remotely matching in aesthetics, but really it was more of a "hey I DO have enough black and red parts to make Orange-and-White's bro"
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    Hooligan and G2 Ramjet - IIRC the former was just 'what can I make with what I got' and the latter 'I need to justify a second Seacon set somehow'
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    Vehicon Team 2 - based on the Prime video game; I think I had intended to get more Vehicons and make up my own variants, but I never went any further
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    Bombshock, and a giant gun vaguely inspired by Chainclaw... who've I paired with Bombshock so long I've nearly forgotten he was originally sold with Icepick
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    A black Sharkticon (why not?) and an Allicon.... who makes me realize I had a Bulkhead just to cannibalize him!
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    Junkheap trio.... man was AoE that long ago?
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    Weirdwolf - like, he's just Sinnertwin with a different head, but I keep forgetting he's a custom
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    Generic Decepticon..... or Turmoil I guess
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    Lost Light dudes - Skids only exist because I bought a Bluestreak to give Whirl his helmet... though now I'm left wondering where'd Skids get his helmet from? Seemed like the only other blue helmets were giant Beachcomber blocks or Mirage domes.
    Also Swerve's gun is totally supposed to be a My First Blaster. I never got around to painting the tip orange.
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    If he didn't have an identical chest to Kickback's, I'd have forgotten Shrapnel was even a custom. I mean just looking here, you might think Kickback was the custom, given his specially modded hat.
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    ... which was part of making Ransack here. Kickback obviously got the second helmet.
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    More Insecticons! Made up my own bug-bots, based loosely on a mantis, peanut bug, weevil, fly, flea, and cockroach.
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    More OCs based on just playing with whatever extra parts I had lying around. Blue Guy's extra arms were a prototype to Whirl's legs.
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    G2 Dinobots! Swoop really needs the green chest and wings from Acid Storm, but I'm in this weird dumb state where I don't want to buy a spare Kreon but also don't want to break up my Seeker set.
    (also pretty sure Slag had a weapon, but hell if I can remember what it was, much less find it in the big tupperware I store the Kreons in)
     
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  5. Noideaforaname

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    More custom Kreons:
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    Crasher
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    Injector
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    Senator Ratbat - one of the earliest customs I did, largely to find some use for an extra Shockwave helmet. The painted collar is... not the best.
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    Skalor - his wave totally wasn't going to get released so I made my own. Then his wave DID get released, and for a buck a pop. Go figure.
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    Laserbeak
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    ...is a laser gun!
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    Movie Devcon, and a Hind Transformer from DotM concept art, who've I've always assumed had to be related to Devcon in some way since they both turn into Russian military vehicles:
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    Minor mods: Rhinox gets his Chainguns, and Sea Spray scuba gear
    (oh is this where I got Skids' helmet from?)
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    Also minor: Cyclonus gets a sword and some silver paint. No fixing that Decepticon insignia, but I tend to think of Cyc as an MtMtE character so it's sorta fitting in that regard.

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    InsectiKart! Saw some other folks make Kre-O Karts, had to join in.
     
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  6. Laserhead4

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    Yep, I'm definitely stealing that design for my next Kre-O film.
     
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    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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  8. Thatsjustkreo67

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    Great, Great customs! I only have a few kreon bits that arent the 86 set, but id love to get into customizing these! Personally, id love to do some Masterforce guys...
     
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    Another Micronauts Kreon comes to life!

    Space Glider!

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  10. Laserhead4

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    Here's a figure I haven't shown the public yet:
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    Battle Changer Nightbird's a redeco of my Battle Changer Arcee, with a few accessories to homage her movie counterpart, Shatter. Also, for the head, I used Grapple's head from the Class of 85 and colored it black. That helmet is from War Machine from the Iron Man 3 LEGO sets.
     
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    Kreon Space Glider is joined by Kreon Acroyear !

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    I'm back in the game and hunt. Patiently waiting for more new Kreo's with the Universal release and time to finish my fourth case which mostly is the RID stuff. Just scored unreleased Hound off e-bay :) 
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    Feels good to be back even if its for a few releases.
     
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  16. Laserhead4

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    After hours of work with my amazing and patient sister, I'm ready to begin work on a new Armor-Up Battle Changer with a specially designed custom helmet. Here's the helmet for you guys to guess.
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    It'll be printing tomorrow, but not in this chrome bronze color unfortunately. It'll be standard red.
     
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    Alright folks! Here's the helmet!
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    Wait, sorry wrong img.

    Here we go.

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    It's a bit rough, but for JHIAXUS, who was trapped inside a Dead Universe for quite some time, I think it looks cool.

    What do you think @Tresob ?
     
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    Autobots! We charge together!!
    Roll out!!!
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  19. Tresob

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    Hey! That looks great! Good show!
     
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  20. Laserhead4

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    Most of the hard work goes to my sister, really. We had issues with the original helmet we were using as a base, where it was a non-manifold structure that couldn't be properly boolean-joined. So she and I had to remake the entire mold from scratch.

    She's very happy that her hard work earned your praise. Thank you so much!