Heavy/Scratch: LEGO Transformer Snapdragon v3

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  1. alanyap

    alanyap Will work for LEGO

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    Yes! this my 3rd rendition of LEGO Snapdragon since the very first one made I about 15 years ago (when I first rekindled my passion with LEGO as an adult)

    VERSION 1 (2004)

    Back then most of the parts I used came from LEGO sets so I just make do with whatever colors I had.

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    More photos here:
    Snap Dragon: A LEGO® creation by Yap Alan : MOCpages.com

    VERSION 2 (2012)

    Leaps and bound improvement over v1. I was pretty satisfied with the outcome then. I even cloned 2 extra copies of this creation to be displayed in a LEGO exhibition in 2015 .. so visitors can see all 3 modes

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    More photos here:
    Fall of Cybertron Snapdragon Triple Changer: A LEGO® creation by Yap Alan : MOCpages.com

    On retrospect, I found version 2 to be pretty dated now with a few design glitch

    > like protruding robot head on the jet undercarriage
    > weak jet nosecone design that tend to detach easily
    > shoulders too wide (think "ROTF Leader Class Optimus Prime")
    > robot back kibble jutting out at a weird angle.

    VERSION 3 (2019)


    What meant to be a quick 1 week project , dragged on to about 2 weeks: My overzealousness got the better of me. Part of the long list of to-fix's:

    > Every nooks and corners were rebuilt to strengthen weak hinges
    > Rounder/more cylindrical arms.
    > Nosecone-kibble tucked in more neatly to the robot's back.
    > beast head too funny-looking. off with the buck teeth!
    > narrower shoulders.

    ..and of coz... a color scheme closer to his G1 toy version.

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    more photos here:
    Alanyuppie's LEGO Transformers: LEGO Triple Changer Snapdragon version 3

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    Amazing work!
     
  3. alanyap

    alanyap Will work for LEGO

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    Thanks!!
     
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    You are truly talented
     
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    That's fantastic! I enjoyed looking through those pics.
     
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  8. alanyap

    alanyap Will work for LEGO

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    Thanks guys!! I'm flattered !

    Now I'm rushing to complete Broadside before this month ends!
     
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    Incoming ....!!!

    (part 2 featuring robot mode will come next week or so)
     
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  11. alanyap

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    part 2 vid is up..!