Heavy/Scratch: Legacy united core energon megatron weapon overhaul

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  1. Optimum Lime

    Optimum Lime Well-Known Member

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    So I got my energon megatron and thought that the weapon could stand to be a bit better, so I chopped off the blade and then gave it a handle. IMG_1400.jpeg IMG_1403.jpeg After that I poked a hole in the back of the tank so the sword could peg in and still combine with it. IMG_1402.jpeg IMG_1404.jpeg I also wanted a way for the sword to store away not on the back of the tank, so I thickened up the sides of the treads so that I could slot the sword underneath the tank IMG_1405.jpeg IMG_1406.jpeg
     
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    Don’t mind the mangled megatron, I have two copies, the other of which I’m in the process of attaching a peg for the weapon to attach to on his back
     
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    Nicely done!
     
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  4. Optimum Lime

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    Thanks!
     
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    Definitely doing this when i get mine, is the peg 3mm?
     
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    Yeah, it’s 3d printed and then gorilla glued onto the back of the blade lol, that was the best way I found. Little note though, you need the peg to be like 0.07 mm smaller than 3 mm, otherwise it will me too thick
     
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    Great work! His shoulder cannons need rotation. Hope we get an upgrade kit for that
     
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    For sure, an upgrade kit with rotating cannons would be awesome! You should check out npiece’s custom shattered glass megatron custom of this guy, he made actually rotating cannons for him and they look awesome! :D 
     
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    Galaximus Prime Humans are so plicomcated

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    Very nice work! I did the same thing with mine.
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    The Megatron in this one had all of his kibble and connections removed to make him more of an Action Master. But the Tank unit is for the normal figure.
     
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    That looks great! How’d you make the handle for yours?
     
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    Galaximus Prime Humans are so plicomcated

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    I took one of the swords from a ReAction Optimus Primal, cut the handle off and then began to shave it down with an Exacto knife until I got it right where I wanted it. Once that was done, I superglued it to the blade and now Megs has his Energon Sword.
     
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    Wow, that’s a creative way to do it! :D  Looks great! :D 
     
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    So in regards to the peg on his back, it’s now finished! It works really well, and by complete luck, acts like landing gear for jet mode! :D  IMG_1414.jpeg IMG_1415.jpeg IMG_1416.jpeg And with that, pretty much finish’s most of the customization I wanted to do with this little guy! I might color the blade of his sword at some point, but other than that, he’s done! IMG_1417.jpeg
    I’ll post any more updates back to this thread! ;)