Heavy/Scratch: Masterpiece Fortress Maximus

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  1. payton34

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    Thanks, guys! :thumbs2: 
     
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    Thanks again for the kudos.


    LOL, man I totally forgot about the Nature Boy. I may re-edit the video and include a clip of Flair doing his trademark "Wooooo!!" at the end, lol.
     
  3. payton34

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    Thanks again, guys!


    Yeah, I may still go back and revisit the sword in the future. I've already extended the blade once, but I think the hilt of the sword may be a bit too long on each side (which is giving the impression that the blade is shorter than it really is).
     
  4. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Oh yeah... I just died and went to customization heaven! :D 
     
  5. prime13

    prime13 UCHUU KITAAAA

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    Actually, the hilt isn't too bad. Maybe I just think this because I believe swords should be longer than the bearers arm.
     
  6. Maximo Prime

    Maximo Prime Bassist of Ill Repute

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    i think it's a combo of some of the positions the arms are in, and us TF fans used to uber-bruiser bots with huge arms that makes the arms look small.

    it's great to see this finally finished, you did a great job!!
     
  7. payton34

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    Ok, FINALLY...here is the last photoset, this time featuring "FULL ASSAULT MODE."

    Huge, HUGE thanks to Frenzy_Rumble, Zildjian and Big Hank for helping me out with the LED work. All of the LEDs have their own independent switch, however there is an attachment that will trigger them all at once, resulting in what I like to call "Melee Mode". :D 

    YouTube link: YouTube - Masterpiece Fortress Maximus - Full Assault Mode

    Enjoy!!


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  9. Zildjian

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    AWESOME!!! But you MUST post a video of this guy in action when in full assault mode. The pictures do not do this thing justice.

    Also, it was my pleasure to help out.
     
  10. John_Force

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    Only problem I have is this:
    What is that little crank on FM's middle?

    My jaw has hit the floor too many times, man. I would buy this just to gawk at the head.
     
  11. prime13

    prime13 UCHUU KITAAAA

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    That, I believe, is his "elevator crank" for base mode.
     
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    ALPHAMAGNUS I identify as an amalgamated Firetruck/Semi Veteran

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    EPIC stuff man, Good luck! I couldn't have the patience
     
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    King_Kat the sofa-king great one

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    thats SOFA-KING BAD ASS! I WONT IT
     
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    如果要用中国大陆的话来形容,这个帖子能申请永久置顶了。
     
  15. payton34

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    Yep, that's right. When in base mode, you raise the elevator and there's a lever that "shoots" the vehicles out of the storage space.



    Thanks guys, much appreciated. I will be posting a video of "Melee Mode" later tonight w/screenshots.
     
  16. payton34

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    Okay, here's a video (with accompanying screenshot) of Masterpiece Fortress Maximus in full-on "Melee Mode". The weapons have their own individual trigger for the light and sound effects, but there is a master harness to connect them all to one master switch (huge thanks again to Big Hank, Zildjian and Frenzy_Rumble).

    YouTube video link: YouTube - Masterpiece Fortress Maximus - Full Assault Mode (bonus vid)

    Enjoy!!


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    That is one massive work of art my man, hell yeah!
     
  18. BlackzaraK

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    its ok looking, but not great :rolleyes: ....who am I kidding the thing is one of the most feaking awsome things i seen, now i would love to see a scorponok the same way with all that articulation..great job payton:thumb 
     
  19. Grimlock_king

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    do you have plans to do scorpinox next as a masterpiece as well?
     
  20. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    I find myself coming back to this thread over & over again - I don't know what it is but your Fort Max just keeps drawing me in... :lol 

    I don't know where you found donor-bots big enough to salvage for his limbs, or the sheer amount of paint you went through during this project... :D 

    There's articulating/detailing normal-sized G1s & then there's this. Your Fort Max is truly in a league of it's own. Yeah, He's pretty much perfect :)