Heavy/Scratch: Powerbaser Add-on kit

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  1. IgTerminals

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    So, in my continuing quest for all things G1 comic, I bought Fanshobbys Powerbaser with the plan to build an add-on kit to help him better match the G1 comic model of Powermaster Optimus Prime.
    I felt the main design elements he needed were the crotch, thigh caps and double shoulder stacks. The ankle parts were because I really didn't like the pistons.
    It's built from cut-up Lego and styrene, and involves no modification of the base figure save removing the skirts. It also enables the waist swivel to properly work, unlike the original skirts.
    It is fully transformable with no parts-forming.

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  2. Snaku

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    Stunning work!
     
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  3. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Love those piston covers, awesome work.
     
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  4. IgTerminals

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    Thank you guys.
     
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    How tough is it to make those piston covers? Looks much better imo.
     
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  6. IgTerminals

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    Thanks. Well, they took me a little while to get right. The bottom piece slides tightly over the bottom of the pistons, and the covers have tabs that latch behind them, and tabs that plug into the slots at the edge of the pistons. Dark blue Lego is an almost exact match for the blue of Powerbaser. The rest is painted black sheet styrene glued into rough shape and filed to size.
     
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