Heavy/Scratch: Lego Transformers

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by The Librarian, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. The Librarian

    The Librarian Well-Known Member

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    So, it's been a while since I've posted anything and even longer since I was last doing so in Radicons. Buuuut I've kept busy in the long meantime building one or two Lego TFs. Nowhere near as skillful a task as proper customisation but I'm quite pleased with how far I've been able to refine my models. All of them are at more or less minifigure scale, which is quite tricky for the cars, believe me. Hence the, uh, gappy nature of some of the bots and cons.

    Anyhow . . . and with mottos occasionally adjusted for reasons of taste . . . a handful of Mircomasters and a couple of original characters . . . more or less . . .

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  2. Darkshift

    Darkshift Well-Known Member

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    oh mY GOD! You made transforming Lego transformers.. that aren't ugly in either mode
     
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  3. Brave Magnus

    Brave Magnus Drawings from Argentina! :D

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    Its stuff like these that makes me wish someone didnt lost my LEgo sets. xD Man, those are awesome!! More, more!!!
     
  4. weeklyhero

    weeklyhero Prototytan

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    Damn these are incredible!
     
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  5. Lord Dcast

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    Nice to see a fellow MOCer on the boards. Keep up the good work.
    Clearly you need to take a trip over to MOCpages...
     
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  6. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Those are amazing!
     
  7. HAIL_KING_PRIME

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    Totally awesome!
     
  8. Razorrider

    Razorrider Well-Known Member

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    Love the cannon/car Duocon. Is Meanstreak and his Target master based on the cartoon characters Dick Dastardly and Muttley?
     
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  9. MastaBlasta

    MastaBlasta Knight Industries Two Thousand

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    Wow these are amazing! Love the simple yet unique faces. Countdown and Ironworks are definitely my favorites because they have space for minifigs

    Totally what happens to me when I build. Except for once (then being the idiot I am dropped it).
     
  10. The Librarian

    The Librarian Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the kind comments, folks!

    It takes a *lot* of iteration and rebuilding, trust me,

    To which the only answer is, of course, hehhhehhhehhhehhhehhhehehhh!

    Well Countdown does. Ironworks is a total cheat and only looks like he does - his chest ends up too high in the cab to allow any figure placement.

    Ah, Crash-arrgh! moments. I know them well!

    Two more - would have been more but my camera's battery died and I forgot to take a shot of Whisper's back (yep, I have the full complement of Air Strikes to come):

    Stormcloud

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    Punch/Counterpunch - about whom I should justify myself: there was no way at this scale to give him/them wheels and the two robot modes, unfortunately, so I went with a hover car. I've done the same thing with Siren for different reasons. The problem with wheels in Lego (at this scale) is that the attachment points take up so much room, usually at least a brick's width - a lot when your'e working at six-wide. Bit of a swiz, I know, but there it is unfortunately.

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    Enjoy!
     
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  11. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    always a fan.

    Stormcloud and Ironworks are my faves.
     
  12. The Librarian

    The Librarian Well-Known Member

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    Cheers!

    A couple more - Whisper as promised, and Pincher.

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  13. Novaburnhilde

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    These are amazing! :D 

    Awesome work.
     
  14. Novus

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    Teach me your ways master. I must learn your techniques.
     
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    Really cool
     
  16. echotransformer

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    OH man, how did I miss this thread before, these are fantastic! Great work, they are so cool.
     
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    There's a whole toyline right there!
     
  18. The Librarian

    The Librarian Well-Known Member

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    Glad you're all enjoying the models!

    Here are some more:

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    Rumble and Enemy (and Frenzy, to be photographed) are built mainly for their robot modes, I have to admit. So the minitank modes are . . . dubious to say the least!
     
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  19. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Formerly SPLIT LIP

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    Librarian's Lego TFs are never not amazing. So glad you're back at it!
     
  20. Novaburnhilde

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    Awesome!

    Glad to see that your making more of these. :D