Minor/Repaint: Movieverse: Combaticon Swindle

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Grimlockimus, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Grimlockimus

    Grimlockimus Wot?

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    Ordered a set of the new Studio Series wave. Sideswipe and Barricade went onto the shelf, and I was left with WW2 Bumblebee who didn't really fit anywhere to me.

    So he got turned into Swindle here.

    Wanted movie Combaticons for awhile now, and WW2 Bee's alt-mode screamed Swindle to me. Also rigged together a new head using ROTF Breacher.

    I do have plans for Blastoff, Onslaught and Vortex. But those might not be until later on.

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  2. jimimus prime

    jimimus prime commander

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    Great job. Love the idea
     
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  3. Richard598

    Richard598 Always think positive

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    This is really well done! It almost makes me want to make one of my own, and the assorted other combaticons
     
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  4. Skert

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    Stellar as always!
     
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    Love it
     
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  6. Artork312

    Artork312 The Robo-Chuvak

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  7. Hoptimus

    Hoptimus How I roll.

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    Holy cow dude, that looks like it came that way. Beautiful work, and a cool idea.
     
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  8. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    Brilliant!
     
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  9. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Brilliant use for that mold!
     
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  10. AutobotBee

    AutobotBee Well-Known Member

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    The paint on him looks great. Very clean. The new head looks like it belongs there.

    I had thoughts of getting this guy so I could turn him into a Bulkhead. He's just not big enough, sadly.
     
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  11. rumble619

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    That is awesome!!! Great job
     
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  12. hotwhilz

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    You already figured that Blackout will be the base for Vortex. Probably use SS Tanker Megs somehow for Onslaught, but can also heavy retool DOTM Sentinel from Fire Engine to Missle Launcher. I can't figure out about Blastoff, unless you use Screamer as base but he will not be a shuttle, and Jetfire for an SR 71 Blastoff is too large for proportion/scalewise. Great start.
     
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  13. TheWarPathGuy

    TheWarPathGuy King of the Monsters

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    Nice!
     
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  14. Diaclone Predaking

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    Making vortex with studio series dropkick?
     
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  15. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That works so well. Now I wish I still had my custom Deluxe Brawl from years ago and my Terradive and Tomahawk for Blast-Off and Vortex.
     
  16. TheBeastman

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    That looks so good next to Brawl I wish it was real lol
     
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  17. Dorftump

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    Brilliant as always, but do you think it's weird that you took a non-yellow bumblebee and painted it yellow?
     
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  18. westjames aka notirishman

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    Great custom, as always. I assume you don't have DOTM Vortex?
     
  19. Digger

    Digger ごはん は おかず

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    This feels like this is what I wanted WWII bee to be. Excellent. If only it was painted that well. And I’m excited to see what the other combaticons could be.
    Blackout would be nice. What most people expect. Onslaught would work well from megatron. More so the truck then it being a tanker mad max vehicle. Maybe if they do make a studio series sentinel prime that might work better. Which I have some strong confidence they will do. And jet blast off from starscream would be a good choice. Jet blast off is the best workaround these days.
    Ooh that’d be good as well. I’d say better than blackout.
    Lol I know right?
     
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  20. RobotKnight95

    RobotKnight95 Unamused and Insane

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    An outstanding idea and an amazing custom. I get my hopes up Hastak will see this and reuse the mold for a movie Swindle.

    Onto the subject of the remaining Combaticons I have an out-there level suggestion.

    Onslaught from SS Optimus Prime (ROTF)
    Blast Off from SS Jetfire
    Vortex from SS Blackout

    The cornerstone of these suggestions is letting Onslaught and Blast Off "combine" and allowing the latter keep a semi-space craft type jet. I selected Blackout for Vortex on a theme for the Combaticons common with typical Decepticon groupings. Most are large characters with one or two smaller characters to contrast the Autobots with mostly smaller characters and fewer larger ones. Vortex being a Leader scale figure fits the bill.