Heavy/Scratch: Ramjet from POTP Dreadwind

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  1. RobotBastard

    RobotBastard Well-Known Member

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    So I lost the arms from my Dreadwind, and after my replacement arrived I started wondering what to do. I could just make new forearms but that would be boring. Those big wings held on by plastic pegs sure did look promising...

    A little research and some CAD work gave me this:

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    I'm using Slag's head because it fits the blocky look of Ramjet a little better; it doesn't quite work, though, and I may design a completely new one. And I plan to paint him in G2 colors.

    Oh--I also clipped off the small purple wings at the feet and worked the dark gray wings loose so I could fold them flat in alt mode.
     
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  2. warhawk

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    Looking good so far. Always loved Ramjet.
     
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  3. AverageAvenger

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    I love Ramjet! Good luck with the project!
     
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  4. Kaleb Hart

    Kaleb Hart Toy maker and storyteller

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    Very clever use of alt mode kibble, very G1.
     
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  5. autobot prowl

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    I like where this is going so far. The arms are a tad long though. Really liking the wing
     
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  6. RobotBastard

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    I could maybe shorten the arms a tad, but I kinda like the look; it gives the 'bot mode a different look from the base figure. I might add a chamfer to the corners of the fist-cover plates, those are bit severe now that I look at them...
     
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  7. Hooper_X

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    That looks really promising.
     
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  8. RobotBastard

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    Update: a minor tweak (Ramjet's tails are vertical, not slanted) and printed both wings...next step: painting!

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  9. cirrusstratus1

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    I initially read the title as "Dreadwind from Masterpiece Ramjet". :D 
     
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  10. RobotBastard

    RobotBastard Well-Known Member

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    27D50A77-E298-4D65-A62B-7A4E292208E5.jpeg 9DF0943E-112F-4217-B9D4-A35DBE6095E1.jpeg DBE59538-23C3-4A59-9C78-89D0219F9F55.jpeg 9CBF3478-B632-4578-AFB7-7D05472BE065.jpeg A bit of paint. Wait, G2 Rammie has teal fists!? d'oh! My teal is still on order anyway. And I need to paint more of the center body, but I think all that black would be boring...what the heck, itsa my damm figure, monkey-boy, I'll paint it how I like!
     
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  11. warhawk

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    Too cool man!
     
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  12. autobot prowl

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    Those wings are really nice. I wouldn't mind a figure like this.
     
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    Looks good. Did you see my message
     
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    I like this, but works a bit better for needlenose maybe?