Heavy/Scratch: Let's build Transformer Lion from LEGO set 31112

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  1. alanyap

    alanyap Will work for LEGO

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    This LEGO set ,released this year is the definitive set for me to build a TF from, coz it's oozing with lots of ball joints and the price is great even at retail (RRP).

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    I must admit, I considered myself a lil "lazy" for opting to build a Transformer lion from an official LEGO set that featured a lion. And I don't even have a proper name for him!

    In the near future, I shall try to build at least 2 more TF with different alt modes using this set.

    LION MODE

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    ROBOT MODE

    As usual, transformation between modes doesn't require reassembly of parts.

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    All the ball joints and hinges from the set were used up for the beast and robot limbs , so I'm left with none for his head to swivel nor able to implement a tail for his beast mode!

    BUILDING INSTRUCTIONS

    Follow my video tutorial below on how to build this TF!



    Official photo gallery is located in my blog link below:

    Alanyuppie's LEGO Transformers: Video Tutorial: LEGO Transformer Lion from Creator set 31112: Wild Lion


    thanks for supporting my custom LEGO Transformers!
     

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  2. Chefprime

    Chefprime Radicon

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    Really cool transformation.
     
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  3. j.a.f.o.

    j.a.f.o. Just Browsing/Not Buying

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    Brilliant!
     
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  4. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Excellent build!
     
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  5. ThunderDestron

    ThunderDestron Vast predatory bird

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    Nice! The helmet reminds me of razorclaw.
     
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  6. BattleGurijiba

    BattleGurijiba One Radical Dudicus

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    Like this one a lot. Seems like with guns it could probably just be called “Victory Leo.” He has pretty much an identical transformation and color scheme. His head is even the right shape.

    Edit:
    The real Victory Leo has less red than I thought, but it still probably would work the best.

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  7. Arkimus Prime

    Arkimus Prime You shall not pass!

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    Dunno what's cooler, this build or the fact that Lego actually included a piece of a corpse in the set on purpose.
     
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  8. LegoTransformersAftermath

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    Way to "maximize" a decent Lego set. Great as always!
     
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  9. alanyap

    alanyap Will work for LEGO

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    really? I was inspired by Victory Leo actually, my ongoing pet lego project since childhood.
     
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  10. alanyap

    alanyap Will work for LEGO

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    I was pretty obsessed with TF: Victory as a child and attempted to build Victory Leo quite a few times. Here's my "latest" version more than 10 years ago. I'm planning to give it another shot with modern lego parts like mini ball joints and L shaped tile (perfect for his chest).

    Alanyuppie's LEGO Transformers: Quickie of the Week #18: Spotlight on LEGO Victory Leo


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  11. BattleGurijiba

    BattleGurijiba One Radical Dudicus

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    Wow! That looks really accurate. Maybe you could call the build from this thread, “Beast Leo,” as a reference to the more organic look.
     
  12. ThunderDestron

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