Heavy/Scratch: Lego FOC Bruticus upgrade concept

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  1. general saberwi

    general saberwi legoformer

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    Well, as many of my more weird projects start out, I was bored. I had been given 2 out of the five FOC Combaticons (Blast Off and Brawl), and was impatiently awaiting the time when I could go shopping. I looked at Brawl, who was in leg mode at the time, and I thought something about how odd Bruticus would look, based on the box pics. I wondered if I could do an upgrade, then grabbed one of the Lego Technic pieces on my desk, and wondered if it would fit in Brawl's combiner port. Turns out, it did. However, I was presented with a minor problem, this being that the fit was quite loose. However, salvation came in the form of this piece:
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    I can't remember exactly what it's called, but it has two extensions for Brawl's combiner port to grab onto. I was actually fairly amazed that this worked.

    After that, I tackled the lack of ankle, thinking that Brawl's hands, when flipped out, would make perfect attachment points for a new ankle module
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    Keep in mind that this is all prototype stuff. This piece, for instance, has a stand in foot because that's what I had handy. Also, due to the spur of the moment nature of this thing, some pictures are bad.

    To compare, here is Brawl with his upgrades:
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    And stock:
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    The upgrade also includes a second knee joint.
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    How to put it together:
    First, you flip out Brawl's hands, all the way.
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    Then, you plug the pegs on the foot piece in to the hands, then flip them closed.
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    After that, plug the upper pegs onto the combiner hand halves.
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    Finally, wedge the knee piece onto the combiner port.
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    Well, that's all for now. I'll be making more parts for the upgrade, after I get the remaining three team members.
     

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  2. cliffjumperftw1

    cliffjumperftw1 I have no idea what I'm doing.

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    This is going to be interesting...Bookmarked. :) 
     
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