Minor/Repaint: MTMTE Ratchet (Planet X Vejovis Repaint)

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  1. northernautobot

    northernautobot Frozen Autobot in MN

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    I've long used Planet X Vejovis (WFC Ratchet) as my stand-in for a voyager-sized MTMTE Ratchet, but the original headsculpt of the toy just never really did it for me.

    Thanks to @SteamShield for their awesome skills, I was able to find a .stl file of a MTMTE Ratchet Head scaled for the WFC figures. Given that Vejovis is an old Voyager/Ultra size, I the original head was slightly smaller than I liked, so I scaled it up to 120% and printed it in PLA+ on an Ender 3 V2 - after which I had to use some nail polish to get the 5mm ball socket to fit the upsized head. I also used Army Painter warpaints, Mars Red for the head, Electric Blue for the eyes, and a mix of Wolf Gray and Claymore Blade for the face. I also painted the gray Vejovis hands in Mars Red as well.

    Overall, for two hours of work, I think it looks great and really meets my needs until someone does a proper MTMTE Ratchet. Hope you like!

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  2. BattleGurijiba

    BattleGurijiba One Radical Dudicus

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    Nice.
     
  3. PlasticBadger

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    That looks really good! I need to repaint the hands on mine and find a proper head for him now.
     
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  4. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Nicely done!
     
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  5. DrakenDaWolfy

    DrakenDaWolfy Well-Known Member

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    I think it works rather well. May not be exactly what I'm looking for, that being CHUG styled and scaled, but it's one of some that's pushing me to a 3P scale.
     
  6. Bumblemus Prime

    Bumblemus Prime Cracked in the head

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    That's awesome! I've been modding an iGear Ratchet from the early days of third parties for the same reason.