Minor/Repaint: POTP optimal optimus gorilla mode perfect jetpack for empty back!

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  1. xueyue2

    xueyue2 Well-Known Member

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    POTP optimal optimus is a fun toy, but the biggest issue is in gorilla mode while riding the skate board, his back is totally empty!
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    So I decided to fix this and found a perfect jet pack for it, without even need to modify anything. Here is how.

    1) Dig out the chug Jhiaxus which is probably collecting dust somewhere.
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    2) folded it like this, basically Valkyrie guardian mode with sit position.
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    3) Then just fit it into gorilla's back, perfect, you can feel the "click" sound like a combiner limb fit into socket.
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    4) That's it, time for all side view
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    Now he has a jetpack while skating, with awesome weapons too!
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    P.S. I really think these two ugly beasts are related somehow....
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    Updated, with the inspiration from brother Blunderzag, optmal Optimus is formally a mech suit now!

    Optimal Jhiaxus!
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    Optimal Optimus Prime!
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    Optimal Slash!
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    Finally, my Gundam bust collection can be put into use!
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  2. Richard598

    Richard598 Always think positive

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    That’s ingenious! I never would’ve considered Jihaxus for a backpack
     
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  3. xueyue2

    xueyue2 Well-Known Member

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    thanks, and the color fits perfectly, no difference at all. Plus no need to modify anything, so it's a really nice jetpack.

    Because it works so well, I'm working on a small DIY it can actually become jetpack for robot mode as well.
     
  4. hotwhilz

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    I don't have that, but I wonder if Armada Starscream would work the same way.
     
  5. asphalt

    asphalt King of the road

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    Very nice.
     
  6. xueyue2

    xueyue2 Well-Known Member

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    Should work too, but the color won't match as good as Jihaxus
     
  7. dragonflye18

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    more of a fan mode but cool
     
  8. King Glurch

    King Glurch You're a fool, Starscream!

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    That's amazing! I'm gonna have to try that if I ever pick them up.
     
  9. LeonSteamhawk

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    That's cool! You ought to give him a new head and faction symbols to turn him into a new character! :D 
     
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  10. xueyue2

    xueyue2 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, that's a good idea, I should apply the faction label, but I want to keep the head, because it looks like the gurila's head. :) 
     
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  11. Blunderzag

    Blunderzag Magna Convoy will lead us to victory

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    I think a robot mode is possible here
    Optimal Jhiaxus if you will
     
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  12. xueyue2

    xueyue2 Well-Known Member

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    care to explain more on "robot mode"?
    I'm doing a small DIY using Jihaxus in Optimus's robot mode as backpack as well, is that what do u mean?
     
  13. Blunderzag

    Blunderzag Magna Convoy will lead us to victory

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    If you see the back of the mod
    you will notice Jhiaxus' head pointing straight down. Flip his head up and twist around Primal's limbs until it looks like he's piloting a mech suit
     
  14. King Glurch

    King Glurch You're a fool, Starscream!

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    I'm not sure if that'll work. If you were to flip down the gorilla head so Jhiaxus could see better then there might not be enough room for it to work. Unless you mean for him to pilot a gorilla mech that is, then it would definitely work.
     
  15. xueyue2

    xueyue2 Well-Known Member

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    Thank you! I get it, u mean this? So much fun...
    primal12.jpg

    And optmal Optimus is formally a mech suit now!
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  16. xueyue2

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    I think it worked, check my post up there.
    So much fun, u should try it too. :D 
     
  17. King Glurch

    King Glurch You're a fool, Starscream!

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    Never mind then, it looks great. :) 
     
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  18. xueyue2

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    And just find one more figure, may I present you ---- Optimal Slash!
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  19. Blunderzag

    Blunderzag Magna Convoy will lead us to victory

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    I didn't realize how well this would work. Much less on other figures. I guess big bot sure has a thing for his entire body being used as a weapon. Also the last picture works extremely well.
     
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  20. King Glurch

    King Glurch You're a fool, Starscream!

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    Why does this work so well?