Heavy/Scratch: Mega Hightide Commander class full articulated + gimmicks + mini guns + Rescue bots family

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  1. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    I don't want to sound arrogant, but I have to say that this is the most complex project I have done to date.
    Some time ago someone told me that I should make a custom of this figure, and by chance I found it in a discount store a while ago. After months of work, it is finally finished.

    In the second image you can see how I separated the pieces of the figure. The idea I had was to keep as much of the Mega Hightide as possible, and create the joints and such. The main problem in doing this is that I have to work on the idea of a body that already exists and adapt to that, in addition to making the parts allow for transformation.

    I used many parts, but the main ones are: Rodimus POTP waist and legs, RID Buildbots joints, PCC ports, Ratchet Cyberverse DOTM ramp, and Prowl Energon thighs.

    This is my first time working on built-in gimmicks. I put a spring inside the joint of the arm, so that the claw returns to its place when it transforms. And the base of the claw is rotatable. In addition, the ramp unfolds in alternate mode, to be able to carry the Hightide scout class. It also includes six 5mm ports and four guns. Interestingly, when I did this work I forgot that one of the Rescue bots does not have compatible hands.

    The figure has articulation in the neck, shoulders, arms, elbows, thighs, knees and hands. I couldn't do ankle or waist articulation.

    I also put a comparison with other figures, and a before and after. If you want to see even more images, transformation process and details of the gimmicks, you can see the gallery here: Mil robots: Custom: Mega Hightide Commander class full articulated + gimmicks + mini guns + Rescue bots family
     

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  2. Primefire

    Primefire Well-Known Member

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    I wish I could buy this
     
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  3. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    :bowdown:  what a compliment, thank you.
     
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  4. Primefire

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    Your welcome
     
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  5. Xero Prime

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    Very cool.
     
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  6. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much!
     
  7. QuintusTheExaltedOne

    QuintusTheExaltedOne Creator of the Quintessons and ex-Prime

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    I've always wanted an articulated high tide with his armor, this is awesome
     
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  8. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Oh thank you so much.
     
  9. Furnace

    Furnace Ant-droid at a picnic

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    This is the treatment High Tide always deserved! Well done!
     
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  10. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Thank you! It was funny give him articulations.
     
  11. Hooper_X

    Hooper_X i buy characters not collectibles

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    Whoa.

    I love the proportions he ends up with. Lanky, but powerful. Like Tidal Wave’s heroic brother.

    Great work integrating all those different parts, too.
     
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  12. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much! This is exactly what I want to do, make him powerful but not super chunky.
     
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  13. Venixion

    Venixion Its always the middle of the night in Moonside

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    Neato! There's nothing wrong with being proud of a successful project.
     
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  14. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Nicely done!
     
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  15. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much! I 'm proud, because this project had a lot of things that I never did before :) 

    Thank you so much!
     
  16. LeonSteamhawk

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    Amazing job! :D 
     
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  17. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Thank you!
     
  18. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    I would be totally up for a Titan class Hightide from Hasbro in this vein.
     
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  19. Heriatan

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    Thank you!
    I swear if next year Hasbro says "Ok, next titan is Rescue bots Hightide" I'm gonna riot.
     
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